• Map showing the location of creameries and cheese factories in Wisconsin in 1906

    Boynton, E

    This map, which accompanied Wisconsin Agricultural Experiment Station bulletin 140 published in 1906, shows the location of cheese factories, creameries, combined factories, skim stations, and condens…

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  • Wisconsin Dairying

    Ebling, Walter H

    By the early twentieth century, dairy farming had become the principle agricultural industry in Wisconsin. Over half of the state's farm income came from the sale of milk alone, in addition to the mon…

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  • Factory Cheese Production, 1885

    The title accurately describes this basic reference map. It was scanned from a reproduction published in 1986 in Cultural Resource Management in Wisconsin (Madison: State Historical Society of Wiscons…

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  • Favorite recipes from America's Dairyland

    Wisconsin. Dept. of Agriculture

    Answering an apparent need for a dairy cookbook, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture produced this cookbook in 1944 featuring "nutritious and zestful" meals. Recipes were selected from over 17,000…

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  • Some of the Elements and Effects of Dairy Progress as Seen in Wisconsin

    Hoard, William Dempster

    AfterWorld War I, Americans were called upon by the government to supply food to war-ravaged areas of Europe. During the war, War Gardens had struck a patriotic chord as Americans began producing food…

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  • Dairyland

    Geological Survey (U.S

    This standard U.S.G.S. topographic map was annotated by civil engineer and railroad historian James P. Kaysen to show the location of existing and defunct rail lines around the communities of Cozy Cor…

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  • Dairy Products, 1935

    The full title accurately describes this thematic map. It was first published in 1936 in Wisconsin’s Human and Physical Resources: a Graphic Presentation of Conditions Affecting Rural Rehabilitation (…

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  • Dairy Plants, 1932

    The title accurately describes this basic reference map. It was scanned from a reproduction published in 1986 in Cultural Resource Management in Wisconsin (Madison: State Historical Society of Wiscons…

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  • Monroe, Wisconsin : Swiss Cheese Capital of the U.S.A.

    Jelinek, Kathleen

    This pictorial map shows illustrations of historical landmarks and events, some of which include the fairgrounds, churches, the courthouse, Turner Opera House, and the birthplace of General Nathan Twi…

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  • Turtle Lake, Wisconsin: Dairyland's Gateway to Vacation Land

    Johnson, Herb

    This map shows improved town roads, federal highways, county highways, public boat access, public hunting areas, railroads, and lakes in the area around the village of Turtle Lake, in parts of Polk an…

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  • Agricultural and Dairy Lands in Reliable Wisconsin

    A. Wise Land Company

    This early 20th century map shows the township and range system, sections, railroads, roads, lakes, wetlands, and streams in the western Sawyer County towns of Bass Lake, Edgewater, and Sand Lake and…

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  • Newburg

    Geological Survey (U.S

    This standard U.S.G.S. topographic map was annotated by civil engineer and railroad historian James P. Kaysen to show the location of existing and defunct rail lines around the communities of Cheesevi…

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  • Farm Butter Production, 1859

    The title accurately describes this basic reference map. It was scanned from a reproduction published in 1986 in Cultural Resource Management in Wisconsin (Madison: State Historical Society of Wiscons…

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  • Adda F. Howie reminiscence

    Howie, Adda F., 1852-1936

    Adda F. Howie was an agricultural leader in cattle breeding and dairying in Wisconsin. A frequent lecturer at the Farmers' Institutes at the University of Wisconsin, Howie became the first woman appoi…

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  • Interview with Floyd B. Lucia, January 15, 1975

    Lucia, Floyd B

    Dale Treleven of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin staff interviews Floyd B. Lucia in his home in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, on January 15, 1975. Lucia discusses his work in various creameries and…

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  • On, Wisconsin! Official Magazine--Wisconsin State Chamber of Commerce

    Wisconsin State Chamber of Commerce

    The Wisconsin State Chamber of Commerce produced this official state magazine in September 1929. Charged with promoting economic development to attract more people and money to Wisconsin, the State Ch…

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  • Recollections of old Superior

    Bertrand, Achille H

    Achille Bertrand arrived in Superior with his parents on the Lady Elgin (the same ship that would gain notoriety for its horrific wreck in 1860) in June of 1857, where he remained until 1886. In this…

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  • Opportunities for a man who wants a chance to start in a country where even with moderate means he can get ahead and lay up something for the future

    Wisconsin Central Railway

    As logging declined, land in northern Wisconsin was increasingly promoted for farming by logging companies and railroads eager to halt the exodus of people from the region. This booklet touts the agri…

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  • Wisconsin's human and physical resources : a graphic presentation of conditions affecting rural rehabilitation

    Kirkpatrick, E.L. (Ellis Lore), b. 1884

    This book presents a wealth of statistical data on how the Great Depression affected Wisconsin's rural counties. Published July 15, 1936, it uses more than 80 maps to depict the distribution of wealth…

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  • Profile of Green County, "Wisconsin Communities"

    Profile of Green County, Wisconsin, produced by Carl Schmidt. This profile highlights Green County's Swiss heritage and the traditions still observed by its citizens, cheesemaking operations (includin…

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