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Barbed wire advertisement

View at Kansas Memory

Date: Between 1880 and 1889

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: QL.5 .5 *2

Unit ID: 208762

Summary: An early advertisement for barbed wire fencing "Victorious and triumphant! Haish's improved S barb and Stevens' lock stitch steel fence wire." The advent of barbed wire as material for fencing dramatically changed ranching and land use in the American West by ending the open range system that had prevailed previously.

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Title (Main title): Barbed wire advertisement


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