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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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Brewery employees, many of them from the Schumacher family, pose with barrels outside the brewery.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across field of two men pitching grain into horse-drawn wagons. Between the two wagons is a man in a horse-drawn carriage. In the far background is an...

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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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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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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.

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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.

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

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.

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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: 1900 ca.

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

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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: 1920 ca.

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

Date: 1929-12-29 

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

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Woman And Lambs

Date: 1911 ca.

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

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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: 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.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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Brewery Tour

Date:  date unknown

Description: Tour of the Potosi Brewery.

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