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Peshtigo Fire

Date: November 25 1871
Description: Engraved view of Peshtigo Fire showing people trying to escape the flames by boat and on horseback. A team of cattle also seek refuge and several birds tak...
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Driving Hogs through Town

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Description: Bill Payne driving a herd of large hogs through town on Main Street, possibly on the way to Adam Best's Butcher's Shop. Storefronts identified, from left t...
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County Agent Demonstrating Methods of Judging Swine

Date: 1928
Description: Sitting on pig pen fence, a county agent is demonstrating methods of judging swine to a local Boys & Girls club youth.
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Hog Butchering

Date: 1921
Description: Man butchering a hog, which has been hung on a meat hook.
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Man Dressing Butchered Pigs

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Description: Man in boots and a hard hat dresses butchered pigs on meat hooks.
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Nikita Khrushchev Visits Iowa Farm

Date: 1959
Description: Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev inspecting hogs on a farm. Khrushchev is accompanied by Roswell "Bob" Garst and Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge.
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Corralled Hogs

Date: July 16 1987
Description: Four boys trap hogs to get them into their stalls at the Waukesha County Fair.
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Pig Freight Car on the Soo Line

Date: 1917
Description: Group of people standing in front of a Soo Line freight car that was used by the railroad to promote hog transportation. This photograph was donated to the...
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Large Boar

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Description: Large boar standing in a pig pen.
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Strolling Hog

Date: 1947
Description: Boys watch as a pig takes a stroll around the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
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Hog showing at the Wisconsin State Fair

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Description: A crowd watches as boys try to steer their pigs with canes during judging in a pen at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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Family in Carriages with Barn

Date: 1878
Description: Barnyard, with what appears to be a pigyard littered with corncobs. It is enclosed with a solid board fence and has slop troughs made from hollowed logs. A...
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Carcajou Pasteur

Date: 1920
Description: View of a rocky pasture with some small, distant farm buildings, and a few farm animals grazing.
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Jones' Little Pig Sasauge Factory

Date: 1910
Description: View of Jones' sausage factory with train car.
Drawing

East Side Residence of A.A. Arnold

Date: 1877
Description: View of cattle, sheep, and pigs in a pasture on farm. Two houses are visible in the distance, with a horse-drawn carriage on the road. East side residence...
Painting

Residence of Mr. Martin Lutscher. Town Honey Creek, Wis.

Date: 1875
Description: Seifert's watercolor is fairly large, measuring 27" wide by 21" high, and provides a detailed depiction of a nineteenth century Wisconsin farm. The small s...
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Girls Feeding Pigs

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Description: Three young women feed the pigs on a Portage County farm, a livestock project under the direction of an agricultural extension representative. The caption...
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Swine Competitors

Date: 1962
Description: Competitors in the Junior Livestock Exposition with their pigs before the judging.
Postcard

Tall-tale Postcard: Riding a Pig

Date: 1916
Description: Two girls wearing white dresses ride a pig, sitting back-to-back. One girl holds the pig's tail and the other holds its ears. A boy pokes the pig's haunch...
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Feeding Hogs

Date: June 1928
Description: John Hannon feeding corn to hogs in a pen on the IHC Experimental Farm.

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