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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.

Date: Between 1880 and 1889

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Item Number: 208762
Call Number: QL.5 .5 *2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 208762

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