The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 6, 1967 · Page 7
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, June 6, 1967
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iowa's quaint amana villages A 1 BY WILLIAM C. NELSON ARTHRITIS Please write for my free information ; GOOD BRANDS are BETTER VALUES | HOME CANNING? Fruit* * IIOTECTS fU'l" You can't go wrong for a penny a pound. and wherever you buy Kerr jars, caps and lids. Post Office at Amana reflects somber, bnck st le p^ato rtm older buildings in the Colonies, Amanas_are located m east central Iowa in some of the best farm land in the nat.on. Amanas are still basically an agricultural settlement although industries have helped the villages attam a new he.ght of prosperity. The modern appearance of Amana Refrigeration Plar, contrasts with older homes. Amana today « a dehghtful blend the old and new. i5,OOO : ACRES , '•' \EN' VILLAGES ,'vvy ,„ another viilage (Amana, efinanda, turnabout? ° f Society .sent ity and flexibility to d 'o ar era when Amana wanted little , kit nec outside world were frowned I upon. _ Jewe '^s toro o , ^ ^ m ^ affect the quality of work. The y ™"fer generen ro i Qrder jdeaS] d the 'drones' by some older -men ) began to '^^^ , he outside world. The did not want to '8"? re * he1( S c f'"| *3 exposure to a faster-paced life. ^epfestn andTe^to join a nation evolving around **^r^ iob with a flourish - New A startling contrast to the f A the language is taught in sc h °°|f United States. homes, for example, is m lllt ; " lll " 0 "- n :,; dot the south section of town The in the wars and were given the land = and tourist promotion, Amana still Religion and industriousness remain still spoken by elder Amanites and ago they relinquished the 1 communal society in the r-l «—• i-» -M •*-> O0 C3 "O **-t '

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