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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:  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...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1928-12-29 

Description: Farmers use a 6-roll husker shredder and a Farmall Regular tractor outside a barn on the farm of Will Rasque.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Adams Patent Wheel Co on Front Street along the C.B. & Q. Railroad. There are seven men and a young boy posed near four different open doorways.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad stone crusher. There is a large group of workmen posing along the work site.

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: 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.

Photograph

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.

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.

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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.

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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...

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Photograph

Woman And Lambs

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Winter scene with woman tending lambs in a snow-covered farm yard with log buildings in the background.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Four men are building the wall at Signal Point Lookout in Wyalusing State Park. They are part of Works Progress Administration (WPA) Project #8656-8. Th...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Galena (lead sulfide) was melted at this open hearth furnace owned by Richard Straw and Company on the Roundtree Branch of the Little Platte River. The men...

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...

Photograph

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...

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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