Seasonality: Dairy
1875 New York Census agricultural schedule data for Royal Wilder.
1875 NY Census--Wilder Family
New York State Census, Franklin County, Burke: 1875.
Broadside for the American Cow Milker.
Wooden bucket.
Stoneware butter churn with wooden dasher.
Wooden butter stamp.
Wooden calf muzzle.
Calf Muzzle
William B. Sprague Collection, Gift of Stephen C. Clark
Guests at the opening of the new cow barn at Fenimore Farm.
Wooden cheese press.
Engraving of a woman churning butter.
Churning Butter
Benjamin Butterworth (ed.), The Growth of Industrial Art, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1892, 34.
Boy delivering milk to a factory.
Delivery of Milk at Factory
Harper's New Monthly Magazine 51, no. 306 (November 1875).
Devon milk cow, standing.
Diary entries from May 1861 to November 1862 written by Ann Scutt.
March 6, 1878 diary entry written by Marshall Fairbanks.
Letter from Thomas Taggart to J.P. Meyers in reference to the Hinman Milking Machine Company's machines.
Letter in Hinman Milking Machine Trade Catalog
Thomas Taggert to J.P. Meyers (1917), Hinman Milking Machine Co. Trade Catalog, Oneida, NY: Hinman Milking Machine Co., c. 1918.
Milk bottle from Fenimore Farm.
Milk Bottle
Gift of C.R. Jones
Women in creamery with milk pans.
Milk Pans
Benjamin Butterworth (ed.), The Growth of Industrial Art, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1892, 33.
Side view of milking stool.
Milking Stool
Gift of Gary White
Drawing of the residence of Marshall A. Fairbanks.
Residence of Marshall A. Fairbanks
Illustrated Historical Atlas of Erie County New York. New York: F.W. Beers, 1880.
Ripley, New York
New Topographical Atlas of Chautauqua County, New York. Philadelphia: William Stewart, 1867, 65.
Catalog advertisement for Economy King Cream Separators in the 1917 Sears Roebuck Catalog.
Sears Roebuck Catalog Advertisement
"Economy King Cream Separators," Sears Roebuck Catalog, 1917, 1327.
Map of Sempronius (Cayuga County), NY edited to show the location of the town creamery.
Sempronius, NY (edited)
Cayuga County, Town of Sempronius, New Century Atlas, 1904.
Top Milk and Beef Producing Counties.
Top Milk and Beef Producing Counties
Compiled by The Farmers' Museum with data from: New York Agricultural Statistics Service and U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2002 Census of Agriculture.
Woman milking cows with Hinman Units.
Woman Operating Three Hinman Units
Hinman Milking Machine Co. Trade Catalog, Oneida, NY: Hinman Milking Machine Co., c. 1918.