Time: 20th Century
1950 Advertisement for John Deere tractors.
Advertisement for John Deere Tractors
American Agriculturalist 147 (2 December 1950), 19.
Average annual precipitation in New York State in inches.
Average Annual Precipitation
Compiled by The Farmers' Museum with data from: Spatial Climate Analysis Service, Oregon State University (copyright 2000) and U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2002 Census of Agriculture.
Seed bag.
Broadcast Seeding Bag
Gift of Earl and Phyllis Van Alstine
Guests at the opening of the new cow barn at Fenimore Farm.
Map of climatic regions of New York State.
Climatic Regions
Compiled by The Farmers' Museum with data from: John Henry Thompson, Geography of New York State, Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University, 1977 and U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2002 Census of Agriculture.
Front page of 25 April 2005 issue of Country Folks newspaper.
Country Folks
Country Folks Eastern Edition (Palatine Bridge, NY). 25 April 2005.
Genesee Falls Town Map
New Century Atlas of Wyoming County New York with Farm Records. Philadelphia, PA: New Century Map Company, 1902.
Grain cradle.
Grain Cradle
Gift of Mrs. Ed Klock
Hempstead Town Map
Historical Atlas of New York State. Rochester: Frank Richards, Publisher, 1941.
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.
Loading dock at a Wegmans store.
Loading Dock
Photo courtesy of Wegmans.
Milk bottle from Fenimore Farm.
Milk Bottle
Gift of C.R. Jones
Mortar with pestle.
Roll of newsprint paper attached to web offset press.
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.
Shopping cart full of groceries.
Shopping Cart
Photo courtesy of Wegmans.
Map of soil regions of New York State.
Soil Regions
Compiled by The Farmers' Museum with data from: John Henry Thompson, Geography of New York State, Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University, 1977 and U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2002 Census of Agriculture.
Southold Town Map
Historical Atlas of New York State. Rochester: Frank Richards, Publisher, 1941.
Engraving of men using a steampowered threshing machine.
Threshing with Steampower
Benjamin Butterworth (ed.), Growth of Industrial Art, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1892, 23.
Top Maple, Apple and Grape Producing Counties.
Top Maple, Apple and Grape 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.
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.
Top Vegetable Producing Counties
Top Vegetable 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.
Map of the Top Wheat, Corn, Oats and Potatoes Producing Counties.
Top Wheat, Corn, Oats and Potatoes 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.
Tractor trailer truck at a rest stop.
USDA Hardiness Zones in New York State.
USDA Hardiness Zone Map
Compiled by The Farmers' Museum with data from Cornell Gardening Resources and U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2002 Census of Agriculture.
Web offset press.
Front page of the 9 April 2005 Wegmans circular.
Weekly Circular
Photo courtesy of Wegmans.
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.