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Looking back with the Cheney Historical Museum


Seventy-five years ago in 1939, farm wages per day were: Hay field hands, $1.75; hay bailing hands, $2.00; grain sack sewers, $3.25; harvest field cook, $1.75; mowing wagon team and driver, $4.75; separator tender, $5.50. Learn more about our area’s history at


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