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Description: Barn interior on the Greene Farm with cows in stalls, with one man milking a cow, and another man standing and holding a bucket and milking stool.

Photograph

Iowa Dairy Farm

Date: 1931-10 

Description: A man stands near several cows in front of a barn and silo. Two men converse near a tractor.

Photograph

Calves in Pasture

Date: 1929-08 

Description: Young dairy cows feeding in a clover pasture with farm buildings in the background.

Date: 1946 ca.

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

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...

Photograph

Man Milking Cows

Date: 1940 

Description: Roger Thomas uses a McCormick-Deering milker on a Holstein cow at the Lee Thomas farm.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A cultivator sitting in the snow near a fence, illustrating the hazards of improper equipment housing. A herd of cows is in the background near a barn and...

Date: 1955 

Description: Alice in Dairyland for 1955, Barbara Brown, milking a cow by hand.

Date: 1953-08-01 

Description: Exterior view of the Bowman Dairy Farm circular milking parlor building.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cattle judging at the Wisconsin State Fair. The cattle barns C and D are in the background.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Main Street, with its dirt, ruts, cows (and presumably manure), but wide enough for easy hitching of wagons and teams.

Date: 1933-03-24 

Description: Two men examine a mechanical milker and cow in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

Date: 1889 

Description: Stereograph of a posed scene showing a woman milking a cow as two other women stand waiting at an open barn door. On the left a man at a hand-pump is behin...

Date: 1953-07-21 

Description: Elsie, the Borden Co. cow with Gov. Walter Kohler, acting mayor Carl Wilhelm, Alice in Dairyland Mary Ellen Jenks and another man. They are posed together...

Book or Pamphlet

Buckeye Catalog Cover

Date: 1893 

Description: Front cover of Buckeye harvesting machinery catalog, featuring a group of men and horses resting under the shade of a tree. In the background is a field wi...

Date: 1929-06-03 

Description: A man wearing a hat and overalls holds a dairy cow in front of a farmhouse. Trees, a barn with a silo, and other dairy cows are seen in the background. The...

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Date: 1912 

Description: A head and shoulders portrait of William Dempster Hoard (1836-1918).

Date: 1917-08-26 ca.

Description: Barn, silos and cows at a farm. There are men attending to the cows, while the women and children are attending to the milk cans.

Date: 1953-11 

Description: Gary Weems, a third grader at Lapham School, pets the head of a heifer dairy cow during a tour of the Bowman Farm Dairy on Fitch Hatchery Road.

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