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Description: A man and a woman stand on the customer side of the counters. Phil Hof stands with a large knife behind a tabled covered with meat, while Sam and Herman Ho...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A group of Potosi Brewery employees inside the brewery.

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C.B. & Q. Railroad

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad crew with the rock crusher. The train car is labeled '204430' and 'Burlington Route'. A steep hill rises behind...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of workmen and young boys posing with horses and hand tools. They are working on an excavating project near Boscobel.

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Winter scene of snow-covered road with two men shoveling snow. A dog is standing in the road near the men. The road is lined with fenced fields and telepho...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View down railroad tracks, showing the switching station, water tank, and buildings. Two men stand on the railroad tracks. Ester Point is near Cassville, W...

Photograph

Sherwin Gillett

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Sherwin Gillett sitting in a chair, wearing a sweater, striped necktie and a hat. He is holding a brochure titled: "Portraits."

Date: 1929-12-29 

Description: Two men work on the Will Rasque farm using a horse-drawn wagon and a six-roll husker-shredder.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of men working on the railroad near a farm field.

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Toledo Scale

Date: 1928-05-20 

Description: Two men weighing milk cans on Toledo scales at the Pet Milk Company.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Ferrotype of a studio portrait of Blacksmith Wanamaker and an unidentified man standing on either side of an anvil. The man on the left is holding a horses...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a man dressed as a cowboy. He is aiming a gun in one hand and holding a whip in the other. Th...

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Lumberyard

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of men in the Kleinpel lumberyard posed in the midst of work. There are about two dozen men standing on wagons, inside buildings, and on a large stack...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view from bluff overlooking the railroad tracks and yard along the Mississippi River. A group of men are gathered on the track near stacks of lumb...

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Main Street

Date: 1921 

Description: Main Street, where two young girls walk on the sidewalk, and a horse and carriage and two cars are parked in the street. There is a townhouse complex on th...

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Brewery Tour

Date:  date unknown

Description: Tour of the Potosi Brewery.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior of a lead mine. The five miners are holding candles or lanterns.

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Post Office

Date: 1921 

Description: A group of men stand outside of the post office. There is a parked car at the curb. A building is being demolished and there is a pile of rubble in the str...

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