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Date: 1987 ca.

Description: Open house at the Gordon Berg farm where the Bergs show off their Holsteins.

Date: 1916 

Description: Three men ride a dairy cow on a dirt road, while a fourth pulls at the cow's tail. Of the three men, one is holding a tennis racket, one is holding a golf...

Date: 1953-08-22 

Description: Mary Ellen Jenks, Alice in Dairyland in 1953, dressed in a formal gown, standing with a cow, a clown, and another woman in a Golden Guernsey display.

Photograph

Man Milking Cow

Date: 1924-04 

Description: A man milks a cow inside a barn on Ament farm.

Date: 1987-04 

Description: City children visit the O'Connor farm for a hands-on experience.

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Description: A Guernsey cow exhibition at the 1939 World's Fair in New York City, New York. Milking equipment is being used on the cows, who stand in a circular paddock...

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Graphic pie-chart depicting the important place of dairying in the national farm economy.

Historical Essay

Vitamin-Finding Feces Bucket

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Sheetmetal bucket with wooden handle. Collected cow manure for University of Wisconsin, Madison, nutrition experiments, 1907-1911.(Museum object #1992.103)

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Description: Memohead of the Geo. (George) C. Mansfield Company, a manufacturer and dealer in butter, eggs, cheese, poultry and country produce from Johnsons Creek, Wis...

Date: 1918 

Description: Two men and a woman stand on the lawn of a home while holding four Jersey cows.

Date: 1935 

Description: View down hill of a group of cows resting by a stream near trees and a fence. A handwritten caption reads, "Hamilton, Ontario. Dairy Cows near city. Taken...

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Two mechanical cows in the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1922 

Description: Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey soil map of Wisconsin supplemented by promotional materials about the County's prospects, schools and agric...

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Description: Lloyd and Kim Hilgendorf live at W2050 McArthur (Section 17). After working in the iron mines at Neda, Lloyds's great-grandfather, Whilhelm Hilgendorf, and...

Date: 1948-08 

Description: Governor Oscar Rennebohm with cattle handler and a cow next to a truck, with a painted sign on the door that says: "Ray Farness, Morrisonville, WI."

Date: 1895 

Description: A herd of Shorthorn dairy cattle stand together in a pen on the farm of Chas. Scott six miles from Augusta. A large frame barn towers behind them. A man st...

Date: 1948 

Description: Holiday card of the history of the State of Wisconsin, 1848-1948. Shows a map of Wisconsin with many historical and themed elements. Image was created by w...

Photograph

Man Feeding Calf

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: A man feeds a calf while standing in a dirt road. A dog is running in the background.

Date: 1939-03-30 

Description: Harvey Schmidt stands amongst a row of cows in a barn to use a portable milking machine.

Painting

Milking Time

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farm family takes part in milking time. The mother carries a milk can and a stripping bucket while the boy pushes milk cans on a cart toward the barn. Th...

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