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Bancroft Brothers Delivery

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View across yard of a Bancroft Brothers delivery truck parked near the corner of a barn and shed. The back of a parked wagon is on the left, near two large round concrete pits in the ground. Text on the truck reads, "Bancroft Brothers, Milk and Cream", "Direct From Farm To You" and "Oakwood 88-J-12."


Image ID: 102858

Creation Date:  date unknown

Creator Name: Hartman, M. F.

City: Madison

County: Dane

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: 

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: digital file

Original Format Number: 1201000629

Original Dimensions: 4285 X 2398 pixels


Loaned for scanning by Colleen O'Dea Potter

Handwritten on the back of the photograph, "On property where the Blatz's brewery and later taken over by Bancroft. Or may be original Bancroft Farm." Notes that accompanied the image, "It appears to have front brakes as well as rear, so I would say mid to late 20s" and "looks like twenties vintage to me."







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