Ellen Dennison remembers her work on a farm in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Her day started at 4 a.m. and ended at 11 p.m. Like the anonymous woman in this late 19th-century photograph, milking was part of Dennison's routine.
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Photograph by William Williams
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