Agricultural History Series

 Missouri State University

History of Jacks and Mules in Missouri


Ag History Intro Page

Jack & Mule Intro.

Early History

1820's & 1830's

1840's & 1850's

Civil War

1880's and after

Notable Breeders 1

Notable Breeders 2

We also have jack and mule results from the 1904 World's Fair

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  • Missouri is well known for its Mules.  This series of web pages will acquaint you with the beginnings of the jack and mule industry in Missouri. You will also meet some of Missouri's best known breeders. Click on any of the links to the left to learn more about this important Missouri industry.

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Missourians have always been proud of their jacks and mules.

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For more information, contact Lyndon N. Irwin

 Photos from the Lyndon Irwin collection