Thursday, August 26, 2010

The New Zealand Farmer Stock & Station Journal

The MOTAT Walsh Memorial Library has this Journal from 1903 through to 2001 when it ceased. It would make a great indexing project, material to do with farms, farmers, breeds and social history etc. It contains;

  • Land transactions and values. ( Sample is displayed here).
  • Horse showing and breeding.
  • Dog showing and breeding.
  • Poultry showing and breeding.
  • Home housewife supplement.
  • Cooking, fashion and advice.
  • Childrens post office.
  • Cousins page for older children.
  • Buster Brown cartoons.
  • Cattle breeding and showing.
  • Pig breeding and showing.
  • Reports of the AMP shows.
  • Shire horses showing and breeding.
  • New tools.
  • Pasture management.
  • Wheat growing
  • Wool and sheep breeding.
  • Australian news.
  • Horticulture and fruit growing.
  • Veterinary articles.
  • Farmers help column.
  • Real Estate.
  • The markets.

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