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The story of the Per Ola settlements in Forest County, Wisconsin

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The story of the Per Ola settlements in Forest County, Wisconsin
[Crandon, Wisconsin]: [The Per Ola Land Company], [191-]
56 p. : map (folded) ; 23 cm.

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Contents

[Cover] The story of the Per Ola settlements in Forest County, Wisconsin

Foreword, Swenehart, John, Jr. p. [1]

[Frontispiece] Scenes of the past and the present, p. [2]

To our friends!, pp. 3-4

Forest County, p. 5

Rivers, springs and lakes, p. 5

Soil, pp. 6-8

Climate, p. 9

Crops of Forest County, p. 10

Grain crops, pp. 10-12

Field and root crops, p. 12

Vegetables, pp. 12-13

Fruit, p. 13

Clover and grasses, pp. 13-14

The cash crop of Forest County, p. 15

Some actual figures, p. 15

Potato crops will pay for land, p. 16

Cows and clover an unbeaten combination, p. 17

Comparison of the records of "buttercup and spot," two cows, uncovers the secret of successful dairying, p. 18

Live stock, pp. 19-20

Bee industry, p. 20

Farm tools and implements, p. 20

Nearly a virgin field, p. 21

Land values rising, pp. 21-22

Cut-over lands, p. 22

Markets and transportation, p. 23

The queen of the northern woods, p. 24

Road building, pp. 24-25

Schools, p. 25

A ready made community, pp. 26-27

Churches, p. 27

Opportunities for work, pp. 27-28

Hunting and fishing, p. 28

Assistance of the county agricultural representative, pp. 28-30

Per Ola clearing plan, pp. 31-35

Per Ola brand, pp. 35-36

Land prices and terms of sale, p. 37

An interesting article from the literary digest, pp. 38-41

The social life, pp. 42-55

A final word to our friends, pp. 56 ff.


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