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Union High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: Union High School, constructed in 1871. It later probably became a grade school. Men, perhaps workmen, are sitting in the second and third floor windows, a...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two Ho-Chunk men wearing beaded shirts gather cranberries (hoocake) alongside a Ho-Chunk woman and a white man and woman. A large group of cranberry harves...

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Description: Barber shop with customers and shaving mug rack. African American man is probably Frank Lyons.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: A boy and a man hold up small white pine trees while workers plant them at Alexander Lake's nursery.

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...

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Description: Men working around a small building near the construction site of a dam. Two men are standing on the roof. Houses and other buildings are on a hill in the...

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Description: Elevated view of team of horses powering a winch for moving a house at the rear of the Jackson County Bank.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three men pose next to a silo that is under construction, with wood scaffolding around it.

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Description: Workmen erecting a telephone pole with a horse team.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A large group of Ho-Chunks and whites harvest cranberries. The wooden boxes lying in the field were filled with the fruit and then shipped by railroad to t...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from across street of a dentist office and Baptist Church along a road. Two horse-drawn carriages are being driven in opposite directions down the roa...

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Description: Men constructing a building, or laying a foundation for the post-flood business district dam, using steam-powered machinery in front of the Merchants Hotel...

Date: 1892-08-17 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a crowd gathered at the intersection of First and Main Streets to watch a bell wagon pass in a circus parade, probably the Ringling Brothe...

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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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Logging Camp

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men posed holding logging tools. They are standing and sitting in front of wooden buildings. Two men display two teams of horses. Behind the group...

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Description: Men working on the passage of Town Creek under First Street, one-half block north of Main Street.

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Men Logging

Date:  date unknown

Description: Logging crew of four men with a team of oxen hauling logs through a snow-covered forest.

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Man Piling Firewood

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Description: A man piles firewood into a wheelbarrow.

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Construction site with construction crew working, people walking on the sidewalk, and a billboard advertising Oshkosh B'gosh.

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