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Date: 1993-09 

Description: Antique farm equipment at Calumetville.

Date: 1911 

Description: Photographic mock-up for an Alfred Stanley Johnson photomontage postcard entitled "Will It Go In." Two men stand over an open cellar door, with their hands...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Three smiling children wearing white sitting atop a gigantic, dark squash. Text in top left corner reads, "Beaver Dam, Wis." Fence lines back of squash. Ti...

Photograph

Bauer's Restaurant

Date: 1960-06 

Description: "Bauer's Restaurant in Campbellsport was a landmark in the area. The owner, 'Mush' Bauer, was an extremely overweight man."

Date: 1913 

Description: Photographic mock-up for an Alfred Stanley Johnson photomontage postcard entitled "Shooting the Shoots." A small girl is sliding down a wooden plank, whic...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the back of the Dahl residence, a second empire style house seen from across a field with a barn and other outbuildings in the background. In the...

Date: 1916 

Description: Two girls wearing white dresses ride a pig, sitting back-to-back. One girl holds the pig's tail and the other holds its ears. A boy pokes the pig's haunch...

Date: 1933-03-09 

Description: A line of several trucks in front of the Landaal Brothers Hardware store. Landaal Brothers was likely an International Harvester dealership. One of the tru...

Larger Than Life Images of Animals and Produce

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Date: 1913 

Description: Photomontage of children playing on giant carrots. Two girls are sliding down a giant carrot while a third is climbing up the steps to get to the top of th...

Photograph

Pitching Hay

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Bernice and Beatrice Dworshak, age 16, pose with pitchforks loaded with hay; one of the girls is on the hay wagon and her sister stands beside it. They are...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Photomontage of a boy driving a cart drawn by a giant chicken. The back of the cart is filled with giant eggs, and a fence lines the road in the background...

Date: 1911 

Description: Photomontage of two men standing over an open cellar door, attempting to push a giant root vegetable into it. Two women with brooms are holding a baby by t...

Photograph

Stockpiles of Hemp

Date: 1943 

Description: Original caption reads in part: "Stock piles shown were being built for Matt Rens Hemp Company for mill located on 120-acre farm near Brandon, Wisconsin. T...

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Description: Sophia Leonard's 185 colony apiary.

Date: 1909-10-30 

Description: An elderly, bearded man hauls a giant onion using a dolly. The man is wearing a black hat and white work gloves. The background shows the side of a barn....

Date: 1916 

Description: An older man is riding a sheep on a dirt road. He has a small barrel, some sausage links, and a loaf of bread. The object in his right hand appears to be a...

Date: 1942 

Description: International Harvester dealer Charles Landaal signs a pledge to help collect scrap as part of Governor Julius P. Heil's "MacArthur Week" scrap drive. Milw...

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Description: Letterhead of the Althouse, Wheeler & Company of Waupun, Wisconsin, manufacturers of the Althouse & Raymond Wind Mill and the Waupun Patent Premium Pump. I...

Date: 1913 

Description: Photographic mock-up for an Alfred Stanley Johnson photomontage postcard entitled "Kickers." A boy wearing waders and holding a rifle stands with his arms...

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