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Photograph

Warren Potter

Date: 1932 

Description: Warren Potter, holding a bucket, poses with his sheep and lambs. There is a road in the background and a farmstead on the other side of the road.

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 42

Date:  date unknown

Description: That morning is adrift in passing;
it cannot last the day.
Those years are anchored to each other;
there is no other way.

Date: 1887 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering and Company, manufacturers of harvesting machinery. Features illustrations of sheep and chickens on the...

Date: 1916 

Description: An older man is riding a sheep on a dirt road. He has a small barrel, some sausage links, and a loaf of bread. The object in his right hand appears to be a...

Field Trip or Tour

'Immigration' Field Trip

Old World Wisconsin - a historic site

Explore the Norwegian Area, discover reasons for migration to the New World and what life was like for immigrants once they arrived in Wisconsin.

Date: 1895 

Description: A group of purebred Hampshire Down ewes stand in a field of rapeseed. In the background behind fences are more fields, and a group of horses grazing. There...

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Description: Letterhead of Webster Bros. of Danville, Wisconsin, breeders of short horn cattle and Spanish Merino sheep, with text and a stock image of a cow printed in...

Date: 1875 

Description: The International Order of the Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.) serve their fellow man by following the tenets of Friendship, Love, and Truth. A secret society for t...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of a family posed on a hill in front of a farm, with farmhouse, outbuildings, and a windmill. The family is gathered on a hill i...

Photograph

Prospect Park

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sheep grazing and resting by a tree in a park with rolling hills. Caption reads, "Hand Colored, Sheep - Prospect Park. Brooklyn, N.Y."

Date: 1910-12-06 

Description: Elevated view of stock day at the railroad yards, showing pens of sheep and other livestock ready for loading into railroad cars. All of the cars are deco...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Luis (Leo Carillo) sitting underneath a tree playing an instrument. He is surrounded by sheep in the film "Blockade." Mountains are in the background.

Photograph

Earl Woodbury

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Earl Woodbury, age 14, a student at Cloverland School, poses with a sheep on his home farm. The sheep has been recently shorn. There is another sheep and a...

Date: 1947-05-20 

Description: William F. Renk pointing to his son Robert Renk (sitting on John Deere tractor with Firestone Tires)and Walter Renk, leaning on the tractor. Another son,...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: View of cattle, sheep, and pigs in a pasture on farm. Two houses are visible in the distance, with a horse-drawn carriage on the road. East side residence...

Date: 1892-06-30 

Description: Flock of Shropshire sheep at the University of Wisconsin Station Farm.

Photograph

Shropshire Sheep

Date: 1895 

Description: A view of purebred Shropshire ewes grouped together in a fenced-in pasture on the stock farm of Andrew Tainter.

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Description: Billhead of Burnett & Pratt, "dealers in fresh, salt and smoked meats, fish and game in season," of River Falls, Wisconsin, with a group of livestock, incl...

Date: 1880 

Description: Holiday card. In the center are 4 choir girls singing, holding hymnals, and one girl playing the violin. They are all wearing white robes. In the backgroun...

Photograph

Boy with Sheep

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Gilbert Harvey, wearing a cap and bib overalls, stands in an open pasture with the sheep he raised as a 4-H project.

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