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Description: A farmer leans on a steam tractor in a field.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A studio portrait of Charles Van Schaick, sitting on a stool in front of a painted backdrop, holding and hugging a small boy on his lap.

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Description: A studio portrait of two men, possibly lumberjacks, wearing wool jackets and heavy boots in front of a painted backdrop. The man sitting is smoking a cigar...

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Description: A Ho-Chunk woman walking in a field. In the background are several white tents, possibly an encampment for cranberry harvest.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Large group portrait of men and young boys operating a steam tractor that is being used for belt-driven threshing machinery in a field. In the foreground a...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of a man, woman, and child sitting in a rowboat in front of a painted backdrop. Probably Mr. and Mrs. Charles Van Schaick and their son, Sh...

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Description: A studio portrait of three men in front of a painted backdrop. Two sitting men, possibly lumberjacks, wear wool clothes with suspenders and heavy boots, wh...

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Description: A farmer drives a team of three horses hitched to a manure spreader. Another man stands next to the team, holding an additional horse by its reins.

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Man on Swing

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Description: A man, possbly Andrew Larson (?) of Hoffman Creek, sits on a tree swing. The shadow of the photographer is visible on the grass.

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Description: Two men sit atop a steam tractor that is pulling logs.

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Home Construction

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men posed demolishing one house and building another on the same property, possibly the R.P. Ravey property. Two boys and a girl are posed standing in the...

Date: 1892-08-17 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowd gathered at the intersection of First and Main Streets to watch a calliope and chariot riders in a circus parade, probably the Ringl...

Photograph

Blacksmith Shop

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Description: Blacksmith in apron standing in the doorway of a blacksmith shop. Man identified as possibly Fred Weller.

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Description: Team of horses powering a winch for moving a house. The winch was anchored to a post in the ground, logs were then placed under the house foundation and re...

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Description: A man and woman, possibly Mr. and Mrs. Andrew and Clara Larson (?) of Hoffman Creek sit on a tree swing. The shadow of the photographer is visible on the g...

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Lunch Break

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Description: A group of men stand eating and drinking. A little girl also stands with the men while they are on their break from threshing.

Photograph

Cranberry Growers

Date: 1984-10 

Description: Tim Finch and Kay Finch of the Perry Creek Cranberry Company. In the background men work in the cranberry marsh to harvest the berries.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man sleeping in a chair, possibly Thomas Thunder (HoonkHaGaKah). On the back wall of Van Schaick‚Äôs studio are photographs he made available for purchase.

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Description: A young boy calls a dog in a farmyard with cattle in the background. A shadow is cast next to the boy, possibly Van Schaick's.

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Men Logging

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men posed standing and holding logging tools in the woods during winter next to two teams of two horses and a team of two oxen.

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