husking bee

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a social gathering for the purpose of husking corn


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Each week, Smith edited an average of 450 items from 650 "scribes," filling 32 to 36 newspaper pages with recountings of everything from buggy wrecks to husking bees.
One observer noted that at one of the husking bees the "neighboring Swains .
For over half a century [the threshing ring] was the most highly socialized aspect of farm life," Wik says, "surpassing in importance and duration of time the other communal aspects of farm life, such as husking bees, barn raising, butchering and hay baling.
Remember the old folklore stories of the pioneers husking bees when, if a young fellow found a red ear, he got to kiss the pretty girl?