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Description: Two boys haul four giant plums using a small wagon pulled by two white goats. One boy is holding the reins. The boys are wearing jackets and caps. The back...
Description: Two girls stand in front of a large pile of giant string beans. Red text in the upper portion of the image reads, "How we do things at Ihlen, Minn."
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Three smiling children wearing white sitting atop a gigantic, dark squash. Text in top left corner reads, "Beaver Dam, Wis." Fence lines back of squash. Ti...
Description: Chicago and North Western railroad station.
Description: An elderly, bearded man hauls a giant onion using a dolly. The man is wearing a black hat and white work gloves. The background shows the side of a barn....
Description: A group of men on a lakeshore grapple with a giant pike. Two men pull on a rope hooked to the pike while two more stand ready with harpoon-like sticks. Ano...
Description: Two men, one wearing overalls and one wearing suspenders, stand on top of a mound of giant potatoes. A large cart drawn by two horses carries the potatoes...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Division Street Methodist Episcopal Church.
Date: date unknown
Description: Exterior of the Hotel Retlaw, with cars on the street and pedestrians on the side walk.
Description: Six men wearing black jackets and hats stand proudly in front of a giant catfish. The catfish rests on the bed of a horse-drawn sled. The text in the upper...
Description: A group of male laborers load a giant cabbage up a ramp and onto a train car. The side of the train says "Wisconsin and Michigan." A pile of other giant ca...
Description: An older man is riding a sheep on a dirt road. He has a small barrel, some sausage links, and a loaf of bread. The object in his right hand appears to be a...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: View from center field of baseball game being played in Fletcher's Park. A group of spectators sits under a covered grandstand on the right.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: View of city hall with vehicles parked in front of it.
Description: Two hunters, rifles in hand, transport the giant rabbits they have killed homeward. They have tied the rabbits to a wooden pole, which they rested between...
Description: View of a dirt road with storefronts, and a men with horses and horse-drawn tools.
Description: Three men ride a dairy cow on a dirt road, while a fourth pulls at the cow's tail. Of the three men, one is holding a tennis racket, one is holding a golf...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Elevated view of a public square filled with multiple horse-drawn carriages.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Garfield High School and the lawn.
Description: View of Main Street with a lot of pedestrians, and some horse-drawn carriages. Many of the stores along the street have awnings.
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