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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: 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: 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...

Date: 1912 

Description: Photomontage of a man sawing a giant ear of corn as though it was a log. Beside him an ax is wedged in a stump-like piece of corn. A mound of giant ears...

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: 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: 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...

Date: 1937-07-16 

Description: George Landaal, left, speaks to a customer in a showroom at Landaal Brothers, an International Harvester dealership. The men stand in front of a Farmall F-...

Date: 1913 

Description: Photomontage of two men with a logging crosscut saw cutting a giant ear of corn. A mound of giant corn stands beside them. There is a barn in the backgroun...

Date: 1993-09 

Description: Antique farm equipment at Calumetville.

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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...

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: 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...

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...

Photograph

Henry Miller Family

Date: 1902-05 

Description: Henry Miller with his wife, three children, and sister-in-law, Lena Jaeger, chopping wood. Henry is sawing a log, while a woman is cutting wood with an axe...

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: 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...

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 we...

Date: 1993-09 

Description: "Antique farm equipment show at Calumetville."

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