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Production of Maple Syrup

Date: 1927
Description: Man in "sugar bush" (grove of maples) boiling down maple sap in production of maple syrup. Probably Wisconsin.
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Filling Bottles with Maple Syrup

Date: 1971
Description: Milt Mehlberg filling bottles with finished maple syrup from his farm. Mehlberg is pouring syrup from a large sieve into a glass bottle. Several bottles an...
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Collecting Maple Sap at the Maple Crest Maple Syrup Farm

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Description: Two men in a forest are pouring maple sap into metal barrels and buckets at the Maple Crest Maple Syrup Farm. One man is standing in the back of the traile...
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Making Maple Syrup

Date: April 1957
Description: LuRay Arms and Otis Arms tending a fire while making maple syrup outdoors.
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Lee Dunbar Testing Maple Syrup

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Description: Lee Dunbar holding a testing cup and thermometer to test maple syrup extracted from the vat on top of the wood-burning stove behind him. Smoke is billowing...
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Gathering Maple Syrup

Date: 1945
Description: Two men and a child in Granton (vicinity), Clark County, Wisconsin. They are gathering maple syrup with a horse-drawn sled.
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Checking the Syrup in a Modern Evaporator

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Description: View of Wilmer Schulz, near High Cliff State Park, checking the syrup in a modern evaporator while standing over a vat of boiling syrup. Large piles of fue...
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Harvey Blue Drilling Hole for Maple Syrup

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Description: Harvey Blue standing in the snow and drilling a hole in a tree for maple syrup using a hand-drill. There is an axe resting in the snow next to him. Image t...
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The Arms Men Making Maple Syrup

Date: April 1957
Description: Three men from the Arms family making maple syrup outdoors. From left to right are: Lewis, Bernard, and Otis Arms.
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Maple Syrup Shack

Date: 1966
Description: View of a maple syrup shack on the side of a hill. Smoke is billowing out of the doorway, which is blocked by a wheel barrel full of wood. Two men are in t...
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Exhibit of Adulterated Foods

Date: 1905
Description: Shelves lined with cans, bottles, jars, etc. showing adulterated foods (e.g. maple syrup that contains no maple sap) at a Farmers' Institute Event.
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Exhibit of Adulterated Foods

Date: 1905
Description: Shelves lined with cans, bottles, jars, etc., showing adulterated foods (e.g. maple syrup that contains no maple sap) at a Farmers' Institute Event.
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Snow-Covered Maple Trees Collecting Sap

Date: 1966
Description: Winter scene, with a forest of snow-covered tapped Maple trees collecting sap.
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Mrs. Harvey Blue Pouring Maple Syrup Candies

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Description: Mrs. Harvey Blue pouring maple sugar candies. Mrs. Blue, in a flowered apron, is holding a white enameled pot in one hand, and a ladle of maple sugar confe...
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Maple Trees with Bags of Maple Sap

Date: 1971
Description: Sap bags are hanging on Maple trees in a snow-covered woods. In the background through the trees is a building with smoke billowing from the chimney.
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Man Tapping Sugar Maple Tree

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Description: A man drilling a hole in a sugar maple tree, for extracting the sap, using a hand drill. A bucket is hanging on the opposite side of the tree under a tap....
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Maple Sugaring

Date: September 13 1949
Description: A man and woman driving their horse-drawn cart into the woods to collect buckets that are hanging from maple trees. The buckets catch sap that is used to m...
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Maple Grove

Date: 1930
Description: An unidentified man wearing a hat and double breasted overcoat is holding a binocular case in his left hand and posing beside maple trees that have multipl...
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Maple Syrup Production

Date: April 04 1948
Description: "Maple syrup was made on the Leo Moldenhaurer farm located on Allen Road in the town of Theresa."
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Tapped Maple Tree

Date: 1966
Description: View of a tapped Maple tree collecting sap in a covered bucket. The forest is covered in snow, and a small cabin is in the background.

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