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NOT SO WILD WEST

The frontier West of popular legend was not the violent “Wild West,” so often depicted by Hollywood, the mainstream media and history teachers and writers. For example, in one of the most famous locations in the American west, Dodge City,

POOR COW

In 1852, three quarters of the milk drunk by the 700,000 residents of New York City came from distillery dairies. ‘Slop Milk’ as it came to be known, was so poor it could not even be used to make butter