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Date: 1912 

Description: Photomontage of three women and a little girl pulling up a giant carrot root. Several other giant carrots, some of which have been pulled out of the ground...

Date: 1911 

Description: A man and a boy use dollies to haul giant musk melons near a train. In red text on the upper center portion is the inscription, "How we do things at Bald K...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Badge for the Wisconsin Beekeepers Association 58th Annual Convention at the Hotel Retlaw in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. October 29, 30, 1936. Courtesy of Ruep...

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: 1913 

Description: Photomontage of a boy using a saw to cut into a giant tomato. A man stands beside the boy, watching. A group of giant tomatoes cover the foreground. The wo...

Photograph

Lane Residence

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: A general view of the Lane residence, which is the birthplace of Carrie Lane, later Carrie Chapman Catt, noted woman suffrage leader.

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...

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: 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...

Larger Than Life Images of Animals and Produce

Learn about the tall-tale postcard industry and the career of photographer Alfred Stanley Johnson, Jr.

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Description: Sophia Leonard's 185 colony apiary.

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: 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: 1912 

Description: Two men, one wearing overalls and one wearing suspenders, stand on top of a mound of giant potatoes. A large cart drawn by two horses carries the potatoes...

Date: 1911 

Description: Photomontage of children with giant watermelons. Four girls wearing dresses and bows hold a giant slice of melon across them as they all bite into it. Two...

Date: 1913 

Description: Photomontage of a man and a boy pulling the husks off of giant ears of corn. The corn fills the foreground, creeping into the house in the background. Th...

Date: 1912 

Description: Photomontage of a horse carrying a bundle of giant ears of corn on its back. A boy is struggling to pull the horse towards the side of the road. A young...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: This two-story, wood frame house with Eastlake detailing and front bay window was owned by Mrs. Carl Kreawaldt. The New Fane school teacher, Miss Marie E....

Date: 1913 

Description: Photomontage of a dwarf wearing a top hat driving a cart, drawn by a mule, filled with giant eggs. The dwarf is wearing a suit and a top hat. The mule is...

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...

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