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Description: A woman and a child sit on a railing and look out from the porch of their house. A man is in the background approaching from a car parked in the street.

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: E.W. Brandel sits on porch steps holding his daughter's dog Max, a fox terrier. Next to him, holding a camera, is Dr. A.W. Jones, the twin brother of the p...

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: 2000-05-19 

Description: "Our waitress Adriane, in her German Dress, is our waitress at Feil's Supper Club." Seated from left to right, Ralph Widmer, Shirley Widmer, John Bodden, R...

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: A young woman (probably a member or friend of the Brandel family) poses on a large rock formation surrounded by boulders.

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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: 1923 ca.

Description: E.W. Brandel, standing in a road. Known as Gramps by Mary Brandel, he is posing holding a bag, a bundle of sticks on his back, and a long stick over his sh...

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: 1934 

Description: E.W. and Mary Brandel relax together in their home in front of a brick fireplace. They are both wearing eyeglasses; he is reading a newspaper and she is kn...

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Harold Smith, wearing a hat, coat, and gloves, sits on a porch step with Max the dog. He is holding a pipe in his right hand.

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Description: A woman kneels down next to Max, the family dog. Another woman stands on the sidewalk holding a hat, and a car can be seen in the background parked on the...

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.

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Women in Fur Coats

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Three women pose together wearing fur coats and fashionable hats. The woman in the middle is perched on a column near a storefront, and the woman on the ri...

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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.

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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: 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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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.

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Family Picnic

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Members of the Brandel family have a picnic in the grass.

Date: 1981-05 

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

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Two Young Men

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Two young men stand together in a jaunty pose. A group of boys are in the background.

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