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Author Janus, Edward.

Title Creating Dairyland [electronic resource] : how caring for cows saved our soil, created our landscape, brought prosperity to our state, and still shapes our way of life in Wisconsin / Edward Janus.

Imprint Madison, Wis. : Wisconsin Historical Society Press, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xix, 208 p. : ill. (chiefly col.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-201) and index.
Contents Introduction: Reading Dairyland -- pt. 1. The Wisconsin idea of dairying : a brief history -- pt. 2. In the company of cows : conversations with farmers and cheesemakers -- Finding themselves on the farm : the Saxon Homestead Farm -- The business of progressives : the Crave brothers -- The ages of cheddar : Sam Cook and Sid Cook -- The cow-driven life : Laura Daniels -- Forward to yesterday : Dan Patenaude and Mike Gingrich -- A dairy farm family : the Mayers -- Beauty in the barn : Hannah Iverson and family -- A place where a story ended : William Seely -- Making it pay, again : Bob Molini.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Dairy farming -- Wisconsin -- History.
Dairy farming -- Social aspects -- Wisconsin -- History.
Dairy farming -- Environmental aspects -- Wisconsin -- History.
Dairy farmers -- Wisconsin -- Interviews.
Cheesemakers -- Wisconsin -- Interviews.
Farm life -- Wisconsin.
Oral history -- Wisconsin.
Wisconsin -- Social life and customs.
Wisconsin -- Environmental conditions.
Wisconsin -- Biography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780870204630 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780870205095 (electronic bk.)

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