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1938 and Electric Power

The year 1938 held an important technological advance for rural America, especially rural Wisconsin. In her Homestead family history, aunt Clara Cook describes it this way: “In 1938, the Wisconsin Power Cooperative had an easement on land to the area to … Continue reading

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Dairying 1920-1940

After including Emil’s auction in my August 2 post, I noticed an e-mail from Sid and Irene with related information, specifically about the dairy operation.  Sid remembers that Pinetree milking machines had replaced hand milking before he was born in 1923. … Continue reading

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