An illustration of a hen, cat, dog and horse standing on top of one another to see into a window.

Animals Looking Through Window

An illustration of a hen, cat, dog and horse standing on top of one another to see into a window.

Baa, baa, black sheep, have you any wool?

Baa, Baa, Black Sheep

Baa, baa, black sheep, have you any wool?

Baa, baa, black sheep, have you any wool?

Baa, Baa, Black Sheep

Baa, baa, black sheep, have you any wool?

A barn, with piles of manure around it.

Barn

A barn, with piles of manure around it.

A barn used for beef cattle.

Barn

A barn used for beef cattle.

The frame work of a Pennsylvanian barn.

The Pennsylvanian barn frame work

The frame work of a Pennsylvanian barn.

The frame work of a Pennsylvanian barn.

The Pennsylvanian barn frame work

The frame work of a Pennsylvanian barn.

An illustration of a barn filled with animals, including: cows, a rooster, a horse, lambs, and birds.

Barn Full of Animals

An illustration of a barn filled with animals, including: cows, a rooster, a horse, lambs, and birds.

A side view of a barn used for beef cattle.

Cattle Barn

A side view of a barn used for beef cattle.

A barn used to house horses and cattle.

Cattle and Horse Barn

A barn used to house horses and cattle.

A clean dairy barn, with cows feeding.

Dairy barn

A clean dairy barn, with cows feeding.

Blueprint of the design of a dairy barn.

Dairy Barn

Blueprint of the design of a dairy barn.

A dairy barn.

Dairy Barn

A dairy barn.

A barn used primarily to house horses.

Horse Barn

A barn used primarily to house horses.

A barn used primarily to house sheep.

Sheep Barn

A barn used primarily to house sheep.

An illustration of the front of a Pennsylvanian barn.

The Pennsylvanian barn

An illustration of the front of a Pennsylvanian barn.

An illustration of the end elevation of a Pennsylvanian barn.

The Pennsylvanian barn

An illustration of the end elevation of a Pennsylvanian barn.

The floor plan for the basement of a Pennsylvanian barn.

The Pennsylvanian barn

The floor plan for the basement of a Pennsylvanian barn.

Barnyard with cow and hen.

Barnyard

Barnyard with cow and hen.

An illustration of a barnyard with baby chicks.

Barnyard

An illustration of a barnyard with baby chicks.

On December 4, 1619, a group of 38 English settlers arrived at Berkeley Hundred, about eight thousand acres (32 km²) on the north bank of the James River near Herring Creek in an area then known as Charles Cittie. It was about 20 miles upstream from Jamestown, where the first permanent settlement of the Colony of Virginia was established on May 14, 1607.

Berkeley, Virginia (Near Harrison's Landing)

On December 4, 1619, a group of 38 English settlers arrived at Berkeley Hundred, about eight thousand…

A tail-piece engraved by Thomas Bewick from 'The Quadrupeds' shows a small boy "pulling a colt's tail while the mother is rushing to his rescue." -Cundall, 1895

Bewick's Tail-Piece

A tail-piece engraved by Thomas Bewick from 'The Quadrupeds' shows a small boy "pulling a colt's tail…

A closer view of a stalk of Kentucky blue-grass.

Kentucky blue-grass

A closer view of a stalk of Kentucky blue-grass.

"Ventilating a barn having a silo at or near the center. The fresh air enters at AB, and finds its way to the foul-air shaft CE, passing out through the cupola F. The ventilators, CE, are spaces in the walls around the silo."—The Federal Digest, 1921

Barn Blueprint

"Ventilating a barn having a silo at or near the center. The fresh air enters at AB, and finds its way…

An illustration of a chicken standing in front a chicken coop.

Chicken Coop

An illustration of a chicken standing in front a chicken coop.

A newly hatched chick, with broken eggshell nearby.

Newly Hatched Chick

A newly hatched chick, with broken eggshell nearby.

An illustration of two chickens.

Two Chickens

An illustration of two chickens.

"This triangular shape is a good one also for a movable poultry-house in its simplest form." — Harcourt, 1889

Triangular coop

"This triangular shape is a good one also for a movable poultry-house in its simplest form." —…

"This triangular shape is a good one also for a movable poultry-house in its simplest form." — Harcourt, 1889

Triangular coop

"This triangular shape is a good one also for a movable poultry-house in its simplest form." —…

Bountiful corn crop on a farm that has raised livestock.

Large corn crop

Bountiful corn crop on a farm that has raised livestock.

Man in a sparse cornfield.

Corn crop

Man in a sparse cornfield.

A check-row corn-planter, which plants two rows at once and rows the corn both ways.

Check-row corn-planter

A check-row corn-planter, which plants two rows at once and rows the corn both ways.

Eli Whitney's cotton gin, which made the production of cotton many times more efficient.

Cotton Gin

Eli Whitney's cotton gin, which made the production of cotton many times more efficient.

View of the countryside with a farm in the foreground and a village in the background.

Countryside

View of the countryside with a farm in the foreground and a village in the background.

An illustration of a cow.

Cow

An illustration of a cow.

A woman milking a cow on the farm.

Cow Milking

A woman milking a cow on the farm.

Three cows in a field.

Cows

Three cows in a field.

The hooded-crow of Europe, with some farm buildings in the background.

Hooded Crow of Europe

The hooded-crow of Europe, with some farm buildings in the background.

An undesirable cultivator. Shovels are too large and the man is required to walk.

Cultivator

An undesirable cultivator. Shovels are too large and the man is required to walk.

A good riding cultivator.

Cultivator, riding

A good riding cultivator.

Fertilizers are roughly broken up between organic and inorganic fertilizer, with the main difference between the two being sourcing, and not necessarily differences in nutrient content.Broadcast seeders/spreaders can be roughly divided into three groups. The smallest of the broadcast seeders/spreaders can be carried or pushed while spreading seed or fertilizer.

One Wheel Fertilizer Distributor

Fertilizers are roughly broken up between organic and inorganic fertilizer, with the main difference…

Donkey in a stable.

Donkey

Donkey in a stable.

An example of self-closing pen doors.

Pen Doors

An example of self-closing pen doors.

Yields of adjacent rows in an ear-row test, showing the difference in yielding power of two ears that looked equally good.

Ear-row test

Yields of adjacent rows in an ear-row test, showing the difference in yielding power of two ears that…

"A portable engine and feed grinder that saves frequent trips to the Grist Mill."—The Federal Digest, 1921

Portable Engine

"A portable engine and feed grinder that saves frequent trips to the Grist Mill."—The Federal…

An illustration of a man falling down after a sheep knocked him.

Man Falling

An illustration of a man falling down after a sheep knocked him.

A decorative divider of a farmhouse and plains.

Farm Divider

A decorative divider of a farmhouse and plains.

A woman doing chores on the farm with geese watching.

Farm Work

A woman doing chores on the farm with geese watching.

African-American farm workers with a horse drawn-wagon.

Farm Workers

African-American farm workers with a horse drawn-wagon.

An attractive farm home, with barn nearby.

Farmhouse

An attractive farm home, with barn nearby.

A well-planted farmyard, with trees at the sides, flowers in the corners and about the house, and an open lawn.

Farmhouse

A well-planted farmyard, with trees at the sides, flowers in the corners and about the house, and an…

A farmhouse surrounded by trees.

Farmhouse

A farmhouse surrounded by trees.

A Brazilian farmhouse.

Brazilian farmhouse

A Brazilian farmhouse.

A dilapidated farmhouse made attractive by vines and flowers.

Dilapidated farmhouse

A dilapidated farmhouse made attractive by vines and flowers.

Scattered planting of trees pruned in artificial shapes in front of a farmhouse.

Side view of farmhouse

Scattered planting of trees pruned in artificial shapes in front of a farmhouse.

A fourteenth century farmers harrowing the field. Harrowing is a cultivation method to break up clods and lumps of soil for finer finish.

Fourteenth Century Harrowing Field Farming

A fourteenth century farmers harrowing the field. Harrowing is a cultivation method to break up clods…

A fourteenth century illustration of ploughing the field using ox and plough equipment.

Fourteenth Century Ploughing Field Farming

A fourteenth century illustration of ploughing the field using ox and plough equipment.

A farmer standing waist-deep in a field of buckwheat on land that was plowed early and well fitted.

Buckwheat field

A farmer standing waist-deep in a field of buckwheat on land that was plowed early and well fitted.

Farmer standing in a sparse and stunted field of buckwheat, which was on land that was plowed late.

Buckwheat field

Farmer standing in a sparse and stunted field of buckwheat, which was on land that was plowed late.

Farmers and soldiers having a foraging party during the Civil War.

Foraging Party

Farmers and soldiers having a foraging party during the Civil War.