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Harvest Tales - Sherman County 01

Harvest stories submitted by Kansans for the online exhibit, Wheat People.
Submit your own at KansasMuseum@kshs.org.

Ron Shilling

It's Just Like They are Our Extended Family

Jim Brubaker is the person who cuts our wheat, and the story that's always been passed down to me is that his grandfather started cutting wheat out here about 40 years ago for my wife's grandfather. So this farm has gone from generation to generation. . . . Brubaker harvesting crew has gone from generation to generation. The Brubakers are like real good friends of the family, and if they have a wedding or something we are invited, and if we have a wedding they are invited to ours. Then we stay in contact with them throughout most of the year, so it's just like they are our extended family.

"Harvest Tales" is part of the online exhibit, Wheat People:  Celebrating Kansas Harvest.