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Obey Portrait

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A casual portrait of Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey taken during the mid-1970s. It must have been a favorite, for it appeared in his campaign literatu...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A panoramic view of many men gathered on the railroad tracks on an embankment, working to up-right train cars that have tipped over. On the right is a loco...

Photograph

Ice Storm Aftermath

Date: 1975-03 

Description: "Crews begin the cleanup after the ice storm."

Date: 1975-03 

Description: "As a result of the storm some farms did not have electricity for five days. A generator was shared by many farmers and was moved from farm to farm so that...

Photograph

Man with Lawn Mower

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: A man stands outdoors with a lawn mower. His work gloves and hat are resting on the mower. Caption on photograph reads, "Uncle Paul from Rice Lake-Wis."

Date: 1949 

Description: Rabbi Mayer Relles with sons Nathan (right) and George (left); Trieste, Italy.

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Description: Boaters, swimmers, and people standing on a dock pose for a portrait on Springfield Lake. Several houses and trees stand along the shore in the background.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: A panoramic view of Black River Falls' flooded streets, possibly taken during the flood of 1911. Three men are standing on the sidewalk next to the "Tollac...

Date: 1917 

Description: Elevated view of crowd at flag raising ceremony at Western Avenue. A group of people are standing on a stage or platform decorated with flags, and a large...

Date: 1942 

Description: Scrap drive at International Harvester dealer. Original caption: "C.J. Moericke, who is dealer at Marion in the Green Bay territory, was receiving scrap fr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women, a man and a boy are posed standing next to a fence surrounding a frame house. On the right a dog is curled up at the base of the fence.

Photograph

Planting Potatoes

Date: 1919 

Description: A man wearing a wide-brimmed hat and overalls sits behind a team of two horses while planting potatoes at the International Harvester Company experimental...

Date: 1940-07-06 

Description: Allis Chalmers tractor pulling a chopper and a wagon, with one man driving the tractor, two men on the wagon, and one man talking to the driver.

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: A man is seated on a wagon pulled by mules. The image caption reports that "mules are still used by many farmers as transportation. Occasionally you see a...

Date: 1948-09-08 

Description: Group portrait of the Winnebago Auto Parts baseball team, 1948 champions of the City League.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Men in a field with low hills in the background. Several men are on horseback. One man is riding a horse-drawn corn binder. All the men are wearing sombrer...

Date: 1942 

Description: Soldiers from the 14th Infantry work to move a stuck Jeep from deep mud. One man in uniform with a cigarette in his mouth leans down over the wheel holding...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A log constructed blockhouse for machine gun emplacement surrounded by trees. In front of the fortification are four men posed standing. They are possibly...

Date: 1999-04 

Description: Vice President Al Gore holds an unidentified child for a photograph at the Wausau Airport. Gore was in town to speak to the Better Way Club. Wisconsin Con...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a "Frontier Days" Rodeo. A man rides a bucking bronco while two other men run past. A circle of observers on horseback stand behind a barricade i...

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