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Female Band Serenading Cows

Female Band Serenading Cows
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Title: Female Band Serenading Cows
Description: The Ingenues, an all-girl band and vaudeville act, serenading the cows in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Dairy Barn in a scientific test of whether the cows would give more milk to the soothing strains of music.

Image ID: 2115
August 1930 
McVicar, Angus B., 1903-1964
City, State: Madison, Wisconsin
Photo Copy Service : Photographs and Negatives, 1925-1983
Genre: Photograph
Article published in Capital Times Aug. 6, 1930 and photograph and article published in Capital Times Aug. 8, 1930. This image is one of almost 14,000 images created by Angus B. McVicar. Subject matter contains views of Madison, local businesses, movie theaters, gas stations, automobile accidents, and local events.
Subjects: Musical instruments
University of Wisconsin
Dairy cattle
Bands (Music)
Indoor photography
Portraits, Group

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