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Description: A farmer hauling a milk can on a wheelbarrow.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Babcock butterfat tester set used in Adams County, Wisconsin, c. 1895. (Museum Object #1948.589; donated to WHS by Elsie Schieber Patrick)

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Description: Exterior of the Brodhead Cheese Factory purchased in 1904/5 by Casper Jaggi. The business shipped cheese in barrels, which were at first stored in the op...

Date: 1934-11-02 

Description: John R. Hauen? (Haven?) places a milk canister into a McCormick-Deering Milk Cooler set into the ground.

Date: 1949-09 

Description: "This view is straight south of Widmer Cheese Factory."

Date: 1937 

Description: Rooms with bottles, table, canisters and other dairying equipment on the Hazen Pettit farm. Original caption states: "The vat in the foreground is used fo...

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Description: After the milk is picked up at the farm, it is stored in tanks that hold up to 25,000 lbs. and is held at temperatures of 38 to 40 degrees.

Photograph

Farmer and Cows

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farmer in overalls and hat stands in a pasture next to a Holstein cow. He holds a bucket and is gripping one of the cow's horns. More cows are grouped in...

Date: 1936-11-16 

Description: A McCormick-Deering 6-can milk cooler used to store bottles of Pepsi-Cola at Springer Brothers.

Date: 1919 

Description: Mrs. Robert Viall using a gasoline engine to run a cream separator on the Babcock farm. The cream separator is driven by belts that are attached to the eng...

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: A woman wearing an apron stands on the porch of a farmhouse to look at a McCormick cream separator at the base of the stairs. Nearby a man wearing overalls...

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Description: View across yard of a Bancroft Brothers delivery truck parked near the corner of a barn and shed. The back of a parked wagon is on the left, near two large...

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Description: After the curds are leveled off in each form, they are turned so that each side of the Brick is pressed. During the course of the day, each form is turned...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: John Hurda, left, and Russell Wepking pose with milk cans on a farm wagon. Hurda holds the reins to a team of two horses. There are two small sheds behind...

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Description: Brodhead Cheese Factory taken from a nearby road, with a truck in front of the building.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Barnyard scene on the Rollo Shurfelt farm with people milking the cows. Several horses are in the yard as well.

Date: 1954-08-30 ca.

Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., and an unidentified elderly woman, toast each other with paper cups of milk. They are standing near the Department of Agric...

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...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Woman standing at a table with milk cans. The photograph was taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department. A caption with the phot...

Date: 1937 

Description: A man crouches beside a McCormick single-unit milker outside a barn, while a young girl standing next to him holds the tubes of another milker in her hands...

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