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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...

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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.

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Mary Brandel poses outdoors on a porch in what appears to be undergarments or sleepwear.

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Max, the Brandel family's pet dog, sits in the yard near the house next to a doll.

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: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the south section of town as seen from a water tower.

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Fence Sitters

Date: 1922 

Description: School friends Ethel and Eleanor fence-sit on a summer day.

Date: 1925 

Description: Mary Brandel, right, in bathing cap, poses with two friends on a pier to which a rowboat is moored. They are all wearing bathing suits. The far shoreline o...

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: Mary Brandel poses in a doorway on a porch, wearing undergarments, stockings, and shoes. Her hair is loose.

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.

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Mary Brandel is smiling and running in the yard. There is a cottage and lake in the background.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a public high school with multiple figures standing in front of it.

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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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Family Picnic

Date: 1922 ca.

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

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: View looking up at two women in fashionable clothing and hats posing at the top of a railroad train car. One of the woman is standing on a ladder looking d...

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Four Men in Car

Date: 1925 

Description: Four young men pose together in a car. They are parked on a drive near small outbuildings.

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.

Date: 1934-12-25 

Description: Edward and Mrs. Brandel and their daughter Mary pose near a Christmas tree during the holidays.

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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Mary Brandel

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Close-up portrait of Mary Brandel, with a house behind her.

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