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Scrapbook compiled by Evelyn Birkby; chiefly contains clippings from "Up a country lane, " Birkby's weekly homemaking column in the Shenandoah Evening Sentinel newspaper.

Scrapbook compiled by Evelyn Birkby; chiefly contains clippings from "Up a country lane, " Birkby's weekly homemaking column in the Shenandoah Evening Sentinel newspaper.

Scrapbook compiled by Evelyn Birkby; chiefly contains clippings from "Up a country lane, " Birkby's weekly homemaking column in the Shenandoah Evening Sentinel newspaper.

Scrapbook compiled by Evelyn Birkby; chiefly contains clippings from "Up a country lane, " Birkby's weekly homemaking column in the Shenandoah Evening Sentinel newspaper.

Scrapbook compiled by Evelyn Birkby; chiefly contains clippings from "Up a country lane, " Birkby's weekly homemaking column in the Shenandoah Evening Sentinel newspaper.

On May 15, 1950, Evelyn Birkby debuted her radio program, "Up a country lane," (later re-named "Down a country lane") on radio station KMA in Shenandoah, Iowa. Adapted from her weekly local newspaper column with the same title, the program featured a…