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Laundry Line

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Clothing hangs on a clothesline strung between a farmhouse and two small farm buildings. Corn and other crops are planted around the farmhouse.

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Thorstein Veblen

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Thorstein Veblen, seated on the ground outdoors amongst bushes and trees. He is wearing a suit and bowler hat.

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Veblen on Beach

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Thorstein Veblen sitting on a beach, probably at Washington Island, surrounded by driftwood. There is a young child on the beach on the right.

Date: 1927-07 

Description: Young farm boy holding a paint bucket and paper bag and has a pencil in his mouth. This photograph was taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Ext...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A production still for the Fox Hearst film "Romance of the Reaper" showing the front steps of the McCormick family home. The film was produced by Internati...

Date: 1926-11-18 

Description: A man operates a grader marked "Russell Motor Patrol No.3" on a rural road.

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Business Section

Date: 1921 

Description: Elevated view of the central business district. The Avoca Cooperative Company is on the street corner on the left. Three men congregate near a car parked a...

Date: 1929 

Description: Elevated view of campus up University Avenue from the tower of the First Congregational Church on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Wisconsin...

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Abandoned Cabin

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A small abandoned log cabin stands among tall conifers and overgrown brush. There is very little chinking remaining and no glass in the window. The cabin h...

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Child in a Yard

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Smiling young girl standing in a yard holding fabric, perhaps an apron.

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Formal Garden

Date: 1925-09 

Description: Formal garden with small pond, and in the background a vine-covered gazebo with a bench inside. Original caption reads: "Landscape -- formal garden. 'Rydal...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A production still for the Fox Hearst film "Romance of the Reaper". The film was produced by International Harvester to celebrate the Reaper Centennial. Ac...

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Catholic Church

Date: 1928 

Description: The exterior of Saint Mary's Church. The building features lancet arches and a steeple with a cross atop.

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Russell Road Grader

Date: 1926-08 

Description: A man operates a Russell road grader on a rural road.

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Train Depot

Date: 1921 

Description: View down platform of people waiting outside the train depot. A train is approaching the terminal on one set of tracks, and a number of train cars are on a...

Date: 1920 

Description: Advertisement for the Bates Steel Mule featuring a photograph at left of a man using the tractor. A headline reads "Why the Bates Steel Mule is the most ef...

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Cana Island

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from beach across Spike Horn Bay towards Cana Island and the Cana Island Light.

Date: 1926 

Description: Lake Wisconsin at Summerville Park. Boathouses, docks and fishing boats are along the shoreline.

Date: 1923 

Description: A man stands on the rustic porch of the Hotz cottage on Europe Lake. There is a single set of tire tracks in the snow on the drive.

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Brookside Hospital

Date: 1922 

Description: Exterior of the Brookside Hospital. The building features a fire escape, an enclosed porch, and a mansard roof.

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