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4-H Champion with a Sheep

Date: November 18 1931
Description: Marian Dolan of the Maple Knoll 4-H club north of Sun Prairie, 1931 National 4-H champion, showing her lamb.
Poster

Spanning the Centuries

Date: 1929
Description: Calendar sheet for "Deering-International" farm equipment manufactured by International Harvester Company. Features a color illustration of a man operating...
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Stock Day at Blue River

Date: December 06 1910
Description: Elevated view of stock day at the railroad yards, showing pens of sheep and other livestock ready for loading into railroad cars. All of the cars are deco...
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Woman Nursing Lambs with Bottles

Date: 1946
Description: Mrs. Floyd French of Newton, Iowa feeds two orphaned lambs using beer or soda bottles. A Farmall tractor is in the background. According to the original ca...
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Woman and Lambs

Date: 1911
Description: Winter scene with woman tending lambs in a snow-covered farmyard with log buildings in the background.
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Alice in Dairyland with Sheep

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Description: Alice in Dairyland interacts with sheep in a pen at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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Men and a Boy in a Barnyard

Date: 1874
Description: Men and a boy are in a barnyard with sheep and cattle.
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Sheep at the Wisconsin State Fair

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Description: Men prepare their sheep for judging at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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Shearing Sheep at Seger Colony, School

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Description: Three men shear sheep at the Seger Colony School as one looks on.
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Renk family with John Deere tractor

Date: May 20 1947
Description: William F. Renk pointing to his son Robert Renk (sitting on John Deere tractor with Firestone Tires)and Walter Renk, leaning on the tractor. Another son,...
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...
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Sheep Shearing Contest

Date: 1951
Description: Winner Melvin Walker at work during a sheep shearing competition.
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Sheep on Agricultural Campus

Date: 1900
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison Agricultural campus with sheep and a dairy barn in the background.
Book or Pamphlet

D.M. Osborne Catalog Cover

Date: 1899
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the D.M. Osborne Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration of a farmer in a barnyard w...
Book or Pamphlet

Wm. Deering & Co. Advertising Catalog

Date: 1887
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering and Company, manufacturers of harvesting machinery. Features illustrations of sheep and chickens on the...
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Sheep Competition Winner

Date: 1960
Description: Alice in Dairyland, Joan Engh, poses with a young winner in the lamb and sheep competition at a junior livestock exposition. Joan went on to become Miss Wi...
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Lamb Judging

Date: 1959
Description: Lamb judging at the Southern Wisconsin Junior Livestock Exposition.
Postcard

Tall-tale Postcard: Man Riding Sheep

Date: 1916
Description: An older man is riding a sheep on a dirt road. He has a small barrel, some sausage links, and a loaf of bread. The object in his right hand appears to be a...
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Sheep Grazing

Date: 1986
Description: Sheep grazing in spring, Galway County, Ireland.
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Women and Man Holding Sheep

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Description: Two women and a man are posed next to a barn,each holding a lamb.

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