Connecticut Valley Vernacular

"A new look at the tobacco barns that still populate the Connecticut Valley. . . . For those who draw inspiration from vernacular architecture, this book is a must."—ArchitectureBoston

Connecticut Valley Vernacular
The Vanishing Landscape and Architecture of the New England Tobacco Fields

James F. O'Gorman

2002 | 144 pages | Cloth $55.00
Architecture | American History
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Introduction
Tobacco Fields: The Connecticut Intervales
Tobacco Leaves: Broadleaf and Shade-Grown
Tobacco People: Yankees, "Polanders," and Jamaicans
Tobacco Sheds: Connecticut Valley Vernacular
"How Beautiful Is Use"
The Waning of the Sheds

Notes
Further Reading
Index
Acknowledgments