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Date: 1975-03 

Description: "As a result of the storm some farms did not have electricity for five days. A generator was shared by many farmers and was moved from farm to farm so that...

Photograph

Mrs. Lydia Ely

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vignetted head and shoulders portrait of Lydia Ely, a well-known artist, humanitarian and promoter of the arts in the late 19th century.

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Description: Bust on top of monumemt of Norwegian playwright, Henrik Ibsen, by Jacob Fjelde. Wreaths and flags decorate the monument.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1922 

Description: View down center of Main Street with cobblestones. There is a railroad crossing in the foreground. Service garages are on the left and right corners. Parke...

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Description: Stone monolith with a bronze relief of Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson. His last name is carved below his portrait.

Photograph

Planting Potatoes

Date: 1919 

Description: A man wearing a wide-brimmed hat and overalls sits behind a team of two horses while planting potatoes at the International Harvester Company experimental...

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Description: Food, Tobacco and Agriculture student at Highlander Folk School creating a stencil to be used to make signs.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Men in a field with low hills in the background. Several men are on horseback. One man is riding a horse-drawn corn binder. All the men are wearing sombrer...

Photograph

Green Thumb Site

Date: 1979-01 

Description: Green Thumb was a project sponsored by the National Farmers Union to find jobs for the elderly people who were able to work. During his district tour Congr...

Date: 1947-05-10 

Description: Mayor Vincent Totka of Cudahy and Mayor Charles Plotz of South Milwaukee pose for a photograph after greeting a CIO organized rally in South Milwaukee. A l...

Date: 1880 

Description: Page from Eclipse Wind Engine Co. [Beloit, Wisconsin] catalog featuring an illustration of an Eclipse Wind Engine installed in a barn. A cut-away view show...

Date: 1945-10-08 

Description: A shinto shrine near Tokyo serves as the starting point of a Wisconsin story as Robert J. Doyle (lower left), correspondent of the Journal, takes the names...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men at a railroad station awaiting the arrival of a train in Fremont (later Pray). There is snow on the ground. Two men are standing on a hand-powered rail...

Date: 1940-07-06 

Description: A man standing in field of high clover.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two Pawling & Harnischfeger 3-ton monorail hoists with lumber handling units laden with lumber and men in the cabs. Both hoists are stamped with text that...

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Description: A Farmers Union member from Astatde, Tennessee, attending a workshop at Highlander Folk School.

Date: 1947-08-01 

Description: Governor Oscar Rennebohm signing a bill with Voyta J. Wrabetz, Commissioner of the Industrial Commission, and others looking on.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz (1807-1873), Swiss-born American zoologist, geologist and glaciologist. Founded the Museum of Compa...

Date: 1957 

Description: The artist Robert Thom pauses to pose with his new painting, "The Forming of the United States Pharmacopeia", which depicts the inaugural delegates to the...

Date: 1930 

Description: Man operating a McCormick-Deering two-row corn picker in field. Stencils and/or decals are on the machine.

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