• 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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  • Ropson, Mr. Louis Oral History Interview - Full Interview

    Full audio file. Tape 1, Side 1, Part 1 - Introduction. Tape, Side 1, Part 2 - Birth, Early Life, and Schooling: His birth and farm history. Tape 1, Side 1, Part 3 - Birth, Early Life, and Schooling:…

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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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  • Horse drawn Modern Dairy milk wagon, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, 1944

    Gloria Krueger standing in the door of the milk truck and the delivery man off to the right in the background.

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  • DARE Interview: Twinsburg, Ohio; Primary Informant OH004

    Informant Data: OH004: White; male; age: 70 (old); education: college; community type: rural Media File: Full Interview (Tape 1206-S1). Content: 00:30 Personal history 02:35 Farming—dairy beef and gra…

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  • Noel, Thelis Oral History Interview - Full Interview

    Full audio file. Tape 1, Side 1, Part 1 - Introduction. Tape 1, Side 1, Part 2 - Grandparents immigrated 1856. Bought land in Lincoln. Land then cost $.50 per acre and each family was allowed 80 acres…

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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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  • Ausloos, Frank Oral History Interview - Full Interview

    Full audio file. Tape 1, Side 1, Part 1 - Introduction. Tape 1, Side 1, Part 2 - Making and drinking Hoegaarden Beer. Tape 1, Side 1, Part 3 - Burnt crusts gave beer dark color. Bock beer drunk at Eas…

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  • Milk Delivery At Schoessow's Creamery

    Mueller, Ed

    Schoessow Creamery was located on Wausaukee Road, about 3/4 mile north of Freistadt Road. Photo was taken in 1908. About two wagon loads of butter were hauled to Milwaukee every week. Operations of th…

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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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  • Greene, Stanley Oral History Interview - Full Interview

    Full audio file. Tape 3, Side 1, Part 1 - Introduction. Tape 3, Side 1, Part 2 - Belgian Weddings (entire community participates). Tape 3, Side 1, Part 3 - Few superstitions in Belgian community. Tape…

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  • Herlache, Edwin Oral History Interview - Full Interview

    Full audio file. Tape 1, Side 1, Part 1 - There was a technical problem in the recording of this section Tape 1, Side 1, Part 2 - Transporting of fish Tape 1, Side 1, Part 3 - Fishing with cousin Tape…

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  • Again, The Old Problem of Flood Control Making a Woodcut

    Milwaukee WPA Handicraft Project

    Lithograph The Milwaukee Handicraft Project was a program of the Work Projects Administration (WPA), which was created in 1935 to put unemployed Americans to work."Making a Woodcut" is comprised of li…

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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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