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Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two men wearing hats and coats, holding cigars and posing with two Dalmation dogs.
Date: 1952 ca.
Description: Frank "Foots" Hess Jr. and Tony Hess using a truss hoop driver to install hoops around a barrel at the Hess Cooperage. Also known as "trussing".
Description: Studio portrait of a young Ho-Chunk man, Benjamin Thundercloud, posed sitting in regalia for initiation into the medicine lodge. He is holding a medicine p...
Description: Frank Lloyd Wright dressed in long, black coat, holding eyeglasses in one hand and a hat in the other. This image prompted Robert Lamp's young cousins to c...
Description: Joe Hess using a crozing machine to shape an oak barrel at the Hess Cooperage.
Description: Dealer P.W. Stonebrig(?) and his son posing as a dealer explaining a Farmall F-12 tractor to a customer. A Farmall F-20 tractor and several advertising pos...
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Dr. John Maynard Woodworth (1837-1879), American physician and naturalist. In 1871, Woodworth became the first Surgeo...
Description: "Paul Koecher is proprietor of the bar located at the intersection of Milwaukee Street and Mayville Road."
Description: Factory worker preparing a harrow spring tooth for a heat treating furnace at International Harvester's Osborne Works.
Description: Technician repainting McCormick-Deering ensilage cutter wheels inside the paint shop at an International Harvester dealership.
Description: Studio portrait of four well-dressed men posed around a table drinking beer in front of a painted backdrop.
Description: Seated waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Captain Alexander Ahab Arnold, Company C, 30th Wisconsin Infantry, sitting with his sword at his side.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of George H. Wilbur, Milwaukee lumberman.
Description: Four young men pose in front of a painted backdrop with their heads together for a group studio portrait.
Description: Interviewed outside a meat packing plant near Des Moines, Russian Premier Nikita Khrushchev pronounced his first American hot dog to be "wonderful, but not...
Description: An elderly man with a beard, moustache, and hat sits for a studio portrait.
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger 3-ton grab bucket suspended from a 25-ton type "AN" crane with a 5-ton auxiliary type "A" trolley in an unidentified foundry. A ma...
Description: Carte-de-visite of J.B. Farnsworth of the 4th Wisconsin Cavalry.
Description: Frank Hess Sr., owner of Hess Cooperage, finishing the exterior of a barrel on a cooper's lathe.
Description: Man posed squatting on a wooden floor holding a drill in his hand. He is next to a piece of farm machinery, possibly a manure spreader or cranberry picker...
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