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Date:  

Description: A farming man and woman holding a horse and feeding milk to a baby cow.

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Description: Letterhead of the Wild Rose Stock Farm, breeder of pure-bred Holstein-Friesian cattle, in Watertown, Wisconsin. Includes a halftone image of E.E. Randall i...

Photograph

Man Milking Cow

Date: 1924-04 

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

Historical Essay

Bull Semen Parachute

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Parachute used by the University of Wisconsin to deliver fresh bull semen to farmers in rural areas, 1944-1947. (Museum object #1993.7)

Book or Pamphlet

Tuberculosis Must Go

Date: 1928-05-25 

Description: Cover of a booklet produced by International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department to help prevent the spread of tuberculosis. Includes the text:...

Date: 1931 

Description: A mechanical(?) cow standing on a platform demonstrates the use of a McCormick-Deering milker at the Dairy Cattle Congress. There are paintings of agricult...

Date: 1944 

Description: Wartime poster advocating people to "Join the Victory Farm Volunteers." The poster features an illustration of a cargo ship and Army truck set against that...

Photograph

Farmer Milking Cow

Date: 1924-03 

Description: Man sitting on a crate milking a cow by hand inside a barn on the farm of Hal Ament.

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Two young girls looking at a stuffed or mechanical cow in the Harvester Farm exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Dairymaid cream separators sold by International Harvester. Features a silhouette of a woman with a bucket in one hand...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color photograph of a farmer plowing a field with a McCormick WD-6 tractor as dairy cows graze in the background.

Photograph

Batzler Farm

Date: 1983-08 

Description: "Late in the day, the cows return for milking on the Batzler farm."

Date:  

Description: Trade card advertising Dwight's celebrated Cow Brand of Soda and Saleratus. Saleratus is an early name for baking powder.

Photograph

Man with Cow

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: A man stands behind what appears to be a Holstein cow in a barnyard. A farm building appears in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farmer holds a newborn calf steady as it stands with its mother in an open field. The mother cow nuzzles the calf.

Date:  

Description: The Hilgendorfs farm 300 acres with 55 milking cows and 45 heifers and calves. On this day they produced a little over 3,000 lbs. of milk.

Date: 1914 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for IHC ensilage cutters showing a farm with cows in the foreground and the farm buildings in the background.

Date: 1948 

Description: Prior to the 1948 State Fair, artist Robert Hodgell traveled Wisconsin to study its many landscapes. He then produced a series of study sketches outlining...

Photograph

Clipping the Cow

Date: 1931-01-28 

Description: Dairyman Martin Hopper uses a pneumatic clipper hooked-up to the hose of his milking machine to groom his cow.

Photograph

Child Milking Cow

Date:  

Description: A child from the East Tennessee Farmers Union milking a cow covered with flies.

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