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Description: View across grassy field towards a large group of men, horses and horse-drawn vehicles posing along a wooden fence with a gate. There is a farmyard with a...

Date: 1998 

Description: This scene was painted by Seferina Contreras Klinger from memories of her grandmother, Aurelia M. Contreras, and her uncle, Fidel Contreras, who worked pic...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View across snow-covered ground towards a machine gun emplacement and its three man crew on the roof of a shed.

Date: 1930 

Description: Elevated view of man operating a mounted Farmall four row cultivator near a fence in a field scene. Original caption reads "#407H-Farmall [?] 4 row cultiva...

Date: 1944-01-23 

Description: Catholic Mass at Saidor, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). The Chaplain is using the hood of a jeep as an altar. Many soldiers surround the jeep a...

Photograph

Kissing Babies

Date:  date unknown

Description: Kissing babies, a hallmark of political campaigning. The candidate here is Congressman David R. Obey. The baby is unidentified.

Photograph

Lifting the Nets

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Five men in three wooden row boats lifting fyke nets out of northern Wisconsin lake. The men are doing conservation work, netting for walleyes and muskies.

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Swimming Group

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men and three women outfitted for swimming and fishing pose in a tree by a river. The man on the upper left is probably N.S. Samdahl, and the man bel...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of an outdoor baptism at McBrayer's Pond. A group of adults and children gather at the water's edge, some holding parasols. A man stands in the wate...

Photograph

Lemonweir River

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A man rows his boat along the Lemonweir River.

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Town of Lebanon

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View down unpaved street towards the old part of town. Several horse-drawn carriages are parked on both sides of the street. A group of men, women and chil...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Bedford Springs Resort, built in 1806. A car drives under a second-story walking bridge that leads to a large, pedimented balcony. A chair an...

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Description: Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) cook staff. Harold Gauer had joined the CCC for a year at a dollar a day in the late 1930's.

Date: 1821 ca.

Description: Indians of the North Red River area, probably in the vicinity of old Fort Douglas, now Winnipeg, Canada, spearing beaver.

Photograph

William O. Petersen

Date: 1981-06 

Description: William O. Petersen, right, poses with his wife, Jane Browne Petersen, and cousin Ernst Schmidt Reese. Jane holds a package of cucumber seeds and a hand cu...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Three soldiers installing barbed wire as a defense against Bolshevik forces.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View across lawn towards the back of George Washington's Mount Vernon from the left. A woman is walking on the lawn in the left foreground, and behind her...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Lumber camp group, W.H. Rogers Lumber Co., near Nashville.

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Description: Several Ho-Chunk and European American men, women, and children standing and kneeling in a field with wooden boxes. Probably picking cranberries at Gebhard...

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Conservation Work

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Two men in a wooden rowboat checking a fyke net on a northern Wisconsin lake. One man is standing, holding a fishing net full of walleyes.

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