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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: 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: 1905 ca.

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

Date: 1936 

Description: A woman stands on a golf course with a bird (a crow?)on her head. She is wearing a hat and sweater, and holds something (food?) in her right hand near the...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Mary Brandel poses in riding clothes with her pony. Behind them is a road, with a fence and field.

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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.

Photograph

Mary Brandel

Date: 1925 ca.

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

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Stark Street looking west.

Date: 1927-06 

Description: Muriel Markham and Mary Brandel pose outdoors together near the side of a building in what appear to be pajamas.

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: 1934-12-25 

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

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Mary Brandel, her mother, and a friend pose together wearing bathing suits. Trees and a lake are behind them, and the shadow of the photographer can be see...

Photograph

Max the Dog

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Description: The Brandel family dog Max is dressed in doll clothes and held up by Mary Brandel.

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Ethel Walker

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Description: Ethel Walker, friend of Mary Brandel, poses in the backyard with a house in the background. She is dressed for cold weather and wears a hat, scarf, and co...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A view from behind of Mrs. Brandel, wife of E.W. Brandel, before she cut her long hair. She is outdoors near a road and small outbuildings.

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Mrs. Brandel poses outdoors in the yard near the house with Max the family dog and a toy rabbit at her feet.

Photograph

Fence Sitters

Date: 1922 

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

Photograph

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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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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