15 Vintage Pictures of Farm Dogs

Herding dogs are obviously not a new phenomenon. For a look at historic images of these noble beasts, we turned to the Library of Congress.

 

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McCone County, Montana. Herder watching his sheep. (1942.)
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Sheepherder with his horse and camp outfit, Ouray County, Colorado. (1940.)
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Shepherd on his horse, Ouray County, Colorado. (1940.)
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One of the Gaynor children playing with his dog on the Gaynor farm near Fairfield, Vermont. (1941.)
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Mr. Watkins with peanut planter and dog. Coffee County, Alabama. (1939.)
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Farm boy with his dog as companion ties out cow in pasture bordering the road. Person County, North Carolina. (1939.)
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Iola Smith and her dog walking through a field on the Smith farm in Carroll County, Georgia. (1941.)
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Farmer and his dog. Yakima County, Washington. (1941.)
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Young sugar beet worker with dog, Treasure County Montana. (1938.)
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Farmer with his dog in cut-over area, New Jersey. (1938.)
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Shepherd with his horse and dog on Gravelly Range, Madison County, Montana. (1942.)
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Down on the farm. (1901.)
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Two of the children of R. L. Smith playing with a sickly dog. FSA (Farm Security Administration) borrower. Woodville, Greene County, Georgia. (1941.)
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Son of Japanese farmer with his dog. Placer County, California. (1940.)
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Mr. and Mrs. Lindemuth, farmers, at Shoup’s Mill, near Dayton, Ohio. (1899.)

15 Vintage Pictures of Farm Dogs