Type of Work: Dairy Industry

Boy stands behind cow in a paddock

Boy stands behind cow in a paddock

Boy stands behind a cow in a paddock. Note the ring through the cow’s nose. Circa 1900-1910. Long Lake, NY. Photo courtesy of the Town of Long Lake Archives.

The Dominie farm in Morley

The Dominie farm in Morley

An aerial view of the Dominie dairy farm in Morley. Circa 1970s. Photo courtesy of Pat Dominie. Listen to Pat’s stories of farm life by clicking the audio clip, or read the full story here.

Bill Hull in front of his milk truck in Lisbon

Bill Hull in front of his milk truck in Lisbon

Bill Hull in front of his milk truck at his grandparent’s farm in Lisbon in 1986. He drove milk trucks on and off four around 20 years starting in 1981. 1986. Lisbon, NY. Courtesy of Bill Hull. For a look into the daily life of a milk truck driver, check out our story on Bill here.

Bob Thompson pouring milk into a pail in Lisbon

Bob Thompson pouring milk into a pail in Lisbon

Bob Thompson (right) and his son Bill milking on the Thompson farm, where Bob kept a herd of registered Holsteins and sold surplus cattle internationally. 1960s. Lisbon, NY. Courtesy of Bob Thompson. For more on the Thompson cattle operation, click here.