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Tall-tale Postcard: Onions

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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. Red text in the upper portion bears the inscription, "How we do things at Waupun, Wis."

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 44418

Creation Date: 1909-10-30 

Creator Name: Johnson, Alfred Stanley, Jr.

City: Waupun

County: Fond du Lac

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Exaggerated postcards, 1900-

Genre: Postcard

Original Format Type: prints, photomechanical

Original Format Number: PH 3565.5

Original Dimensions: 5 x 3.5 inches

SUBJECTS

Aged

Agriculture

Arts

Carriages and carts

Clothing and dress

Farm produce

Farmers

Farms

Food industry and trade

Hats

Land use

Men

Persons

Tall tales in art

Transportation

Vegetables

Work

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