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Toledo Scale

Date: 1928-05-20 

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

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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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Toledo Scale

Date: 1928-05-20 

Description: A man weighs a milk can on an old scale at the Pet Milk Company.

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of the carpenter's shop at Stonefield. Carpenters are operating lathes.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across water of men working to construct a brush dam about seven miles north of Cassville. There are two groups of well-dressed people, who appear to...

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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."

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

Date: 1910-12-06 

Description: View from snowy ditch looking down side of stock train. The engineer is looking out of the locomotive window, and another man stands on the tracks near the...

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Badger State Bank

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View from street of the Badger State Bank, which is on the first floor. On the second floor is a dentist's office. A telephone or telegraph pole is on the...

Date: 1927-10 

Description: View along shoreline of construction of the New Free bridge. Men work on and below the wooden bridge, which is partially constructed. A crane is on the bri...

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Cheese Factory

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man poses outdoors in front of a cheese factory. Behind him next to the building is a large wooden tub on stilts, perhaps for holding water.

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Haying Operations

Date: 1945-07 

Description: Front view of two men wearing hats standing atop a wagon piled with hay that is being pulled across a partially cut hay field by two horses.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A river navigation light on the Mississippi River. People were paid to keep them lit so the steam boats could operate at night. Bearded man sitting at bas...

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Zinc Mining

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Two men work in a zinc mine near Platteville, Wisconsin.

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Klindt-Geiger Canning Company. A group of male and female employees are posed outdoors on the loading dock along the railroad tracks.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

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Stone Quarry

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Stone quarry, with men working near a wagon, and at the base of the hill. In the background is a steep hill with trees.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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