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Photograph

Dr. A.W. Jones

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Description: Dr. A.W. "Uncle Bill" (also known in Randolph as "Bill Doc") Jones sits on the porch steps wearing a vest with a watch fob.

Date: 1927-06 

Description: Mrs. Brandel (center) with two other women posing on and near a tree stump on a lawn. There is a building and water in the background.

Snapshots of Daily Life

Study this collection of family photos and see a natural, simple view of everyday life in early 20th-century Randolph, Wisconsin.

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Mary Brandel is smiling and running in the yard. There is a cottage and lake in the background.

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: A young man and woman (probably Mary Brandel) pose on a parked horse-drawn carriage next to a drive. A man (face obscured) is standing behind the horse on...

Photograph

Aunt Lydia

Date: 1936-08-13 

Description: Aunt Lydia, a relative of the Brandel family, is wearing a dress and eyeglasses. She poses leaning against a tree.

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: E.W. Brandel, Mrs. Brandel, and the Taylors pose in chairs in front of a building. The man on the right is smoking a cigar, and behind them are windows wit...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Mary Brandel poses outdoors on a porch in what appears to be undergarments or sleepwear.

Date: 1927-06 

Description: Muriel Markham and Mary Brandel pose outdoors together near the side of a building in what appear to be pajamas.

Photograph

Men Having a Picnic

Date: 1927-06 

Description: Two men, probably relatives, are seated on the grass together with a picnic lunch and a campfire in front of them. There is a canoe behind them.

Photograph

Mary and Max

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Description: Mary Brandel sits outdoors on the grass with her dog Max. There is a lake in the background.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A man in a hat sits on the back porch of the Brandel family house with the family dog, Max.

Date: 1936 

Description: A woman stands on a golf course with a bird (a crow?)on her head. She is wearing a hat and sweater, and holds something (food?) in her right hand near the...

Date: 1981-05 

Description: View from behind Don's Gas Station, with tractors displayed on front, on Columbus Street.

Date: 1936 

Description: A toddler with curly hair plays golf. He is wearing a sailor shirt, shorts, and shoes.

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: View looking up at two women in fashionable clothing and hats posing at the top of a railroad train car. One of the woman is standing on a ladder looking d...

Photograph

Ethel Walker

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Description: Ethel Walker, friend of Mary Brandel, poses in the backyard with a house in the background. She is dressed for cold weather and wears a hat, scarf, and co...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Mary Brandel and Lucille Laun pose outside the Brandel home. They are standing on top of the brick walls which frame the stairway to the front porch.

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Description: Mary Brandel, peeking from behind a tree, poses with two men and a woman. They are all wearing bathing suits. There is a cottage and a lake in the backgrou...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Members of the Brandel family (probably), two men and one woman, pose on Main Street.

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