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Catalog Number 2005.045.00003
Object Name Ledger
Title Farmer's Pocket Ledger
Scope & Content A Farmer's Pocket Ledger produced by the John Deere Company. The piece was distributed in Humboldt by Mortensen Implement Co. The ledger is paper printed in black with soft covers. The covers are tan and red printed in black, the front cover notes the piece's title and that it was distributed compliments of the implement company. The back cover has a small yearly calendar for 1946 and 1947. The ledger includes illustrations and description of John Deere products, useful information such as weights and measurements and planting distances, and so on. Handwritten notes in the ledger list bills paid, items purchased, and crop and animal information.
Date 1947-1950
Dates of Creation 1947-1950
Language of Material English
Imagefile 067\200504500003.JPG
Search Terms John Deere
Ledger
Humboldt, SD
Farming
Livestock
Mortensen Implement Company