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Road to the Farm

Date: 2015-08-26 

Description: View of a long, paved driveway, bordered by trees and bushes, that goes down and up a hill. A red barn is partially visible among trees at the end of the d...

Date: 1873 

Description: View of a farm house, with fences around it, a cowboy on horseback overseeing cattle, and a horse-drawn carriage on the street in front of the estate. Re...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: John Philbrick Webster House. Built in 1836, the building served as the federal land grant office and courthouse. The composer Joseph Philbrick Webster us...

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Quinney Family

Date: 1941 

Description: Bridget, Floyd, Katherine (Kate), Earl (Richard) and Ralph Quinney with visiting friends in front of their family's farmhouse.

Postcard

Elkhorn House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elkhorn House.

Date: 1873 

Description: View of a farmstead with multiple pine trees. A road is in foreground with a carriage driven by two horses, and a man in the carriage. A dog runs in fron...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: H.S. Winsor residence, with a stagecoach in the foreground.

Date: 2014-10-15 

Description: Portrait of Ralph Quinney, standing with his right hand on the trunk of a tree. He is wearing eyeglasses, and a baseball cap with the word "Cabela's" writt...

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John Quinney

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: John Quinney, Richard Quinney's grandfather, standing in front of a horse-drawn harrow on the fields of his farm.

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Threshing Day

Date:  date unknown

Description: Threshing day in the fields at the Quinney family farm. View includes, two workers, a tractor powering the thresher, a horse-drawn cart full of straw, a t...

Date: 1937 

Description: Young Richard Quinney atop the family's new horse-drawn grain binder in a field.

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Date: 1935 

Description: Richard Quinney looks out the window of the farmhouse on his first birthday. Next to him on the windowsill sits a cake with one candle.

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The Mailbox

Date: 2014-07 

Description: A mailbox near a road. On the other of the road is a field.

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Nickel Plate Hotel

Date: 1948 

Description: Nickel Plate Hotel's porch and balcony.

Date: 2014-04 

Description: Close-up of a mare and foal standing in a pasture. In the far distance beyond rolling hills are farm buildings.

Date: 2014-10-15 

Description: Portrait of the photographer, Richard Quinney. He is wearing a black jacket, eyeglasses, and a white baseball cap, and is standing with his right hand rest...

Photograph

The Farm

Date: 2013-08 

Description: View of a weathered old barn on the family dairy farm. The sliding doors are open, and there is one small window just under the roof at the gable end of th...

Postcard

Walworth Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Buildings along Walworth Street.

Date: 1873 

Description: View of an estate covered with various plants and trees. Two people stand on a sidewalk in front of the distant estate, looking towards it. Two horses dr...

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