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Hay Hook

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Hay baling machinery was introduced in the 1800s and during the Civil War period. Prices for hay increased during the war years. The hook was used to pick up baled hay to make it easier to transport. Source information: Fletcher, Whitcomb W. Pennsylvania Agriculture and Country Life 1840-1940. Harrisburg: Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 1955. Print. Gates, Paul W. The Impact of the Civil War: Agriculture and the Civil War. Ed. Nevins, Allan. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc, 1965. Print.

Identifier

Vince's Agricultural Project, Vol. 1

Keywords

Hay, Equipment and supplies, Pictorial works. Agricultural implements, United States, History, 19th century, Pictorial works.

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The digitized images of letters, photographs, and other items from the Agricultural Project Collection in the “Indiana, Pennsylvania in the Civil War” exhibit are the property of the Historical and Genealogical Society of Indiana County, Pa. These images may only be used for non-commercial, educational purposes under “Fair Use” guidelines. For additional information contact: HGSIC, 621 Wayne Avenue, Indiana, Pa. 15701; (724) 463-9600. Email ichistoricalsociety@gmail.com.

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The Historical and Genealogical Society of Indiana County, PA; Agriculture Project

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