Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
African Man Milking a Cow, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Photograph of an African man milking a cow in a paddock in the late 19th or early 20th century.
Charm for milk, 1877
Scope and Contents Charm for milk entitled 'An Toraman (For Milk)' beginning 'Buaini mise an toraman' probably collected from Mary Stewart, age 76, Malacleit [Malaclate, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] also known as Màiri Bhreac, sean bhanachaig [old dairywoman]. The charm is composed of five lines. A comment in English states that Màiri saw the plant mentioned in Skye [An t-Eilean Sgitheanach] but not in North Uist. Text scored over with note saying 'Transcribed'.
Creollo Cow Milking, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Photograph of a woman milking a Creollo cow in a paddock in [possibly Argentina] in the late 19th or early 20th century.
Custom called 'Faobh-bhleothan', 14 July 1870
Scope and Contents Custom called 'Faobh-bhleothan' probably collected from Margaret MacDonald, Malacleit/Malaclete, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist telling how if a woman was caught milking her neighbour's cow and thus stealing its milk, her hand would be cut off at the wrist. 'A spot is still pointed at Udal where this was done for a poor wretch cau[gh]t in the act'. Written transversely over the text is another example citing the spot on Vallay [Bhàlaigh] where a woman was 'buried alive' for the same offence.
Dates: 14 July 1870
Dairying - Milking, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Photograph of three women standing with milk pails ready to milk the cows in a paddock on a farm in the early 20th century.
Effect of feeding level, breed and milking potential on body tissues and organs of mature, non-lactating cows, 1991
Scope and Contents Located in I.A.P.G.R-E.R.S. Staff Papers 1991. Part 2.
Ewes, German, Milking, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Photograph of two German ewes used for milking and their two lambs in a sheep pen in the early 20th century.
In the Balkans, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Photograph of two men in traditional dress with a flock of sheep on a hillside in the Balkans in the early 20th century. The text beneath the image notes that 'sheep are mostly used for milking purposes, cows and goats being rather scarce.'
Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Robertson, 03 February 1917
Scope and Contents Robertson writes that he is enclosing some information (not present) on suggested methods of milking to secure greater cleanliness. He recommends Ewart visit Mr Buckley's farm at Moundsmere Manor, near Basingstoke, to see the method in use.
Dates: 03 February 1917
Markers for milking values in calves, 16 September 1988
Scope and Contents Located in I.A.P.G.R-E.R.S. Staff Papers 1988. Part 2.
Dates: 16 September 1988