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Braiding a mane, August 1936

Braiding a mane, August 1936 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, August 26, 1936
Caption
WHEREIN THE HORSE'S MANE IS BRAIDED BY AN EXPERT: Harry Moxley, specialist of Michigan State college, is shown above demonstrating to a crowd at the horse clinic on the Charles McCalla farm the art of braiding a horse's mane for show purposes. A yellow sash was used for the braiding. A row of cloth flowers gave the finishing touch.

Jack Newhall and Donald Sell, son of owner George W. Sell, show off the farm's new albino calf, August 1940

Jack Newhall and Donald Sell, son of owner George W. Sell, show off the farm's new albino calf, August 1940 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, August 14, 1940
Caption
ALBINO CALF BORN IN WASHTENAW COUNTY: The albino calf shown above was born Aug. 6 on the George W. Sell farm on N. Territorial Rd., Dexter township. Born to a Holstein-Durham cow, the healthy calf is pure white and has pink eyes. Showing interest in the unusual calf are Jack Newhall of Morley and Donald Sell, son of the owners of the farm. Jack is Donald's uncle and he is visiting at the farm this summer.

J.C. Bradbury's Dutch Belted Cattle, January 1938

J.C. Bradbury's Dutch Belted Cattle, January 1938 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, January 5, 1938
Caption
FEW OF THESE IN WASHTENAW: J. C. Bradbury, route 1, Dexter, shown here with a Dutch Belted cow, has one of the two herds of this unusual breed of dairy animal in Michigan and the largest herd in the state. The Dutch Belted cow was first brought to this county from Holland by P. T. Barnum of circus fame.

Darwin Downer With Set Of Triplet Lambs, April 1937

Darwin Downer With Set Of Triplet Lambs, April 1937 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, April 21, 1937
Caption
JUST A SPECIMEN: Many strange and wonderful things happened on the Darwin Downer farm, near Chelsea, last week and the view above is just a sample - just a smidgin, as the boys say - of what went on. Mr. Downer is shown holding one set of the six sets of lamb triplets which were born during the tremendous re-storking of his sheep herd. Six sets of lamb triplets are a lot of potential chops, but they only constituted only the first paragraph of the story. There were also 102 sets of twins. Mrs. Dionne, the thing seems to be catching.

George Henning's Cattle, November 1936

George Henning's Cattle, November 1936 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, November 25, 1936
Caption
FATTENING FOR MARKET: George Henning, Salem, is one of many Washtenaw county farmers who are feeding cattle for market. Above is shown his 116 Herefords and shorthorns.

Henning Siblings and Sheep, November 1936

Henning Siblings and Sheep, November 1936 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, November 25, 1936
Caption
INTRODUCING - THE ALL-'ROUND 4-H CHAMPION, HER SISTER AND BROTHER: Above are shown Margaret Henning, right, newly crowned 4-H champion of Washtenaw county, her brother Robert, and sister, Clara. They live near Salem on their father's 280-acre farm. Margaret has completed, with remarkable success, a half dozen 4-H projects and at the banquet given Washtenaw county members in the Michigan Union Monday night by the Kiwanis club she was acclaimed the All-'Round 4-H champion of the county.

Robert Mast with Prize Sheep, October 1936

Robert Mast with Prize Sheep, October 1936 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, October 7, 1936
Caption
WIN THREE BLUE RIBBONS: Above is shown Robert Mast, Webster township, and his three Blacktop sheep with which he won three blue ribbons at the Michigan State Fair. Robert is a son of supervisor Carl Mast, and a student in Dexter high school.