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Butter Making on an Aroostook Family Farm

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Woman milking cow, Sanford, ca. 1905

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Woman milking cow, Sanford, ca. 1905 / Sanford-Springvale Historical Society

Butter production on an Aroostook County family farm was a complex process. From caring for the cows to milking, churning, printing and marketing the butter, the skills of all family members were required. This demonstration of milking the cow is from about 1905.

 

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