Donated to Cortland County Historical Society in 2021 by Shirley Schumacher. About 1898 Harley and Ada Kise of Clyde, New York purchased a Democrat Wagon manufactured by the Cortland Wagon Company in Cortland, NY. They used it for their farm work and their growing family. The Kise family used the wagon throughout the early 1900s, drawn by one and two horse teams. It was used to transport their family, haul wood, coal, and miscellaneous items. During the great depression, a man seeking work, food, and a place to stay stopped at the Kise farm and inquired if he could work for a meal and shelter.Read More →