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Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Destroying slot machines and other illegal gambling devices at Law Park. From L to R: John Roach, director of the state beverage and cigaret tax division;...


Drilling a Well

Date: 1901-07 

Description: Two men drilling a well in the Will's woods using a cable tool drilling rig powered by a team of two horses. One man stands next to the drill holding the b...

Date: 1909 

Description: A circus clown sits astride a donkey outside a tent.


Mower in a Field

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Rear view of a man on a mower driving a team of two horses to work in a field. In the distance are a number of houses on the side of a large hill.


Description: A Ho-Chunk man is posed standing in a field, holding an object in his left hand. He is wearing regalia including a long bandoleer which appears to have bel...


Arthur Stubb

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Arthur Stubb, 13, a student at Peck School, "dragging the field before the grain was planted." He poses wearing a cap, jacket and bib overalls, with the re...

Date: 1926 

Description: A man uses two mules to pull a corn cultivator through a field on an International Harvester Company demonstration farm.

Date: 1915-03-16 

Description: Man using a walking fertilizer in a field. Original caption reads, "This man is distributing cotton seed fertilizer on a field on which only the week befor...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Outdoor portrait of Christ Bhend standing and holding his daughter, Ella, in a yard. In the background is the wooden support structure for what may be a wi...


Trout Stream

Date:  date unknown

Description: A fisherman dips his net into a moving stream for trout.


Food Cart

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: American soldier purchasing something from a food cart, a scene photographed by conservationist Sigurd Olson while traveling in Europe immediately after th...


Description: Lewis Arms poses on a beach in the Pacific Islands with a Korean boy. Arms is wearing his Navy uniform hat.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A man and a McCormick mower pulled by two horses pose on the lawn of a building marked "State Normal School." The inscriptions on either side of the buildi...


Plowing with Oxen

Date: 1946-09 

Description: Team of oxen pulling a hand plow with farmer, Oscar Sayles, walking behind. The animals are named Tom and Jerry.

Date: 1928 

Description: A young man fishes on the rocky shore by the Old Mill. The Mill is three-stories high and features a cupola with a wind vane on top.

Date: 1938 

Description: A man stands on the back of an International truck used by the Big Rock Stone & Material Company. The advertisement on the side of the truck features an il...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Three Confederate veterans sitting in a tent at the National Confederate Reunion.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Charles Miller sits on a McCormick-Deering Farmall H tractor and looks over his shoulder to his son, standing near a barn. A horse is looking out a window...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Group portrait of 19 women picnicking in Will's woods. The women are friends, neighbors, and relatives of the Krueger family. Sarah Krueger stands in the b...

Date: 1911-07-15 

Description: Christening ceremony for the S.S. Harvester. The ship was built for the Wisconsin Steel Company, a subsidiary of International Harvester. The 545-fo...

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