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Photograph

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: 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

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.

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...

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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.

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.

Photograph

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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Description: Harman Warner and Ethel Walker pose in the branches of a broken tree in winter. They are in the backyard, and houses can be seen behind them.

Date: 1927-06 

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

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Aunt Lydia

Date: 1936-08-13 

Description: Aunt Lydia, a relative of the Brandel family, is wearing a dress and eyeglasses. She poses leaning against a tree.

Date: 1922 ca.

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

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.

Date: 1924 ca.

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

Date: 1923 ca.

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

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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: 1920 ca.

Description: A man in a hat sits on the back porch of the Brandel family house with the family dog, Max.

Date: 1981-05 

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

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Mary Brandel and a friend pose on the sideboard of a parked car in what appear to be bathing suits. They are near a drive near a small building on the left...

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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