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Name Kaar, Ira James, 1851-1916
Born 08/09/1851
Deceased 02/14/1916

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RG0927.AM - RG0927 Kaar, Ira James, 1851-1916

The collection consists of one folder containing information regarding farm equipment that was invented by Ira James Kaar, Havelock, Nebraska. It includes the patent applications he submitted for a Lister Attachment for Planters (1902); a Double Lister (1904); a Potato Feeding Mechanism (1908); a Disk Scraping Mechanism (1906); and a Corn and Potato Planter (1908). There are also three advertising cards for several of the Kaar implements. Also included is a history of the Two-Row Loose-Ground Potato Planter and the Two-Row Loose-Ground Lister (which was manufactured by the Lincoln Lister & Plow Company).

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RG0927.AM.1909 - RG0927 Kaar, Ira James, 1851-1916

Advertising card: The Kaar Loose-Ground Two-Row Lister The Only Light Draft, Thoroughly Tested, Practical Two-Row Lister Ever Built. A Big Boon to Farmers. All the Advantages of Lister Planting With None of its Drawbacks. Plants two rows at a time. Permits thorough plowing - an absolute essential in dry seasons. Has increased the yield over the hard ground Lister in 1908 over 50 per cent. This Machine is made to furrow out and plant two rows of corn at a time in plowed ground. Has been used with great success at the Nebraska Experiment Farm. For Particulars Address the Patentee, I.J. Kaar, Havelock, Nebraska Reverse shows advertisement for The Kaar Two-Row Loose-Ground P