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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: 1933-03-09 

Description: Men loading a cream separator and gas pumps into the back of an International Red Baby truck in front of the Landall Brothers hardware store and farm equip...

Date: 1912 

Description: Photomontage of a group of five boy scouts around a cooking fire. The scouts watch as a giant potato, suspended over the fire, slowly roasts. They are wear...

Larger Than Life Images of Animals and Produce

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

Date: 1993-09 

Description: Antique farm equipment at Calumetville.

Date: 1910 

Description: Two girls stand in front of a large pile of giant string beans. Red text in the upper portion of the image reads, "How we do things at Ihlen, Minn."

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Description: Letterhead of J.F. Riemer, a poultry breeder of "S.C. Rhode Island Reds, S.C. Buff and Brown Leghorns, Barred and White Rocks, and S.C. Black Minorcas," fr...

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: 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: 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...

Date: 1960-06 

Description: "Famous Schreiner's Restaurant of Fond du Lac had this sign on Highway 41 forty-five years ago."

Date: 1911 

Description: Two boys haul four giant plums using a small wagon pulled by two white goats. One boy is holding the reins. The boys are wearing jackets and caps. The back...

Photograph

Square Dancers

Date: 1993-09 

Description: Square dancers in farmyard at Calumetville. Barn and tractors can be seen in the background.

Date: 1993-09 

Description: "Antique farm equipment show at Calumetville."

Date: 1912 

Description: Several women and a man are outside of a barn, which is overflowing with giant onions, corn, and potatoes. A ladder is placed against the large stack of on...

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Description: Sophia Leonard's 185 colony apiary.

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...

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...

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: 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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