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Main Street

Date: 1873
Description: Main Street, with its dirt, ruts, cows (and presumably manure), but wide enough for easy hitching of wagons and teams.
Postcard

Milkmaid with Cow

Date: 1911
Description: Milkmaid with pail and cow. Text reads "Milking Time, Good Friends in Wisconsin, Scenes along the country roads".
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Female Band Serenading Cows

Date: August 1930
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 th...
Poster

Primrose Cream Separator Advertising Poster

Date: 1922
Description: Advertising poster for the Primrose cream separator featuring a color illustration of a cow and a cream separator under the text: "Bring Back Prosperity By...
Book or Pamphlet

Saving the World From Starvation Advertisement

Date: 1922
Description: Color advertising flyer entitled "Saving the World From Starvation." Features an illustration of a man in a suit and hat and a farmer looking at McCormick-...
Photograph

Milking on the Greene Farm

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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.
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Waiting For Pure Fresh Milk

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...
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Rolla B. Shurfelt Farm

Date: 1900
Description: Barnyard scene on the Rollo Shurfelt farm with people milking the cows. Several horses are in the yard as well.
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People Viewing Lantern Slide of Cow

Date: 1925
Description: Rear view of men and women sitting in wooden chairs viewing a lantern slide projection of a cow during a presentation by a lecturer from International Harv...
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Farmall M Tractor with Plow

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Description: Left side view of a farmer on a McCormick Farmall M tractor with plow in a field. Cows are grazing in the background.
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Plowing with McCormick WD-6 Tractor

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

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Description: Cows near Gates Ravine (Glen Eyrie). There is a bridge over a river in the background.
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The Cow, the Mother of Prosperity

Date: 1921
Description: Cover illustration for a publication by International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department featuring a photograph of a cow chewing hay under the t...
Photograph

Father and Sons Loading Cattle onto Truck

Date: July 18 1928
Description: View across barnyard towards a father guiding a cow up a ramp into the back of an International truck as two young boys look on at W.H. Bitner's Elm Crest...
Poster

Primrose Cream Separator Advertising Poster

Date: 1925
Description: South American advertising poster for the Primrose cream separator. Includes color illustration of the cream separator and black and white images of four c...
Photograph

Man Inspecting Cow

Date: 1913
Description: A man wearing a suit and a hat is inspecting a cow as other men look on. The occasion may have been an exhibition, inspection, or auction.
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Man and Girl Milking Cow Outdoors

Date: May 1924
Description: A man and a little girl milking a cow with a pail at Cutten Farms. A note with the original print reads: "Tuberculosis Must Go (Cover)." This was the title...
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Farmer Milking Cow

Date: March 1924
Description: Man sitting on a crate milking a cow by hand inside a barn on the farm of Hal Ament.
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Farmers in Field with Dairy Cattle

Date: 1924
Description: Three farmers standing in field among a herd of dairy cows (Holsteins).
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Calves in Pasture

Date: August 1929
Description: Young dairy cows feeding in a clover pasture with farm buildings in the background.

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