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Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Date: date unknown
Description: The "O'Dea and Shafer, Engineers and Contractors" construction crew, posing with a piece of equipment. A house and trees are in the background. Bags of cem...
Description: During an energy tour of his district Congressman Obey visited various sites to observe projects to increase energy efficiency. Here a workman is preparing...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Workers in the metal finishing room at the McCormick Reaper Works. In 1902 the factory became part of the International Harvester Company.
Description: "I am the man with measuring pole on my shoulder. At the age of 21 years I was sawing log in the woods. Since then I have seen the old time way go and the...
Description: While en route from Oregon prison farm to Oscar Mayer and Co., three cows were frightened by an ambulance siren on the 700 block of West Washington Avenue...
Description: Worker repainting a McCormick-Deering tractor in the paint shop of an International Harvester dealership.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A workman poses beside a belt-driven polisher inside a shed at the Montello granite quarry. Two other men relax in the background near an open door where n...
Description: Front and back cover of a Deering Harvester Company brochure for twine. The cover reads: "The Original Spinners," and "The World's Greatest Spinners, Deeri...
Date: 1917-07 ca.
Description: A factory worker painting the United States insignia on a bi-plane wing.
Description: A group of men pose at a construction site. Several men are sitting, leaning or standing on bags of cement or sand. A wheelbarrow can be seen on the right...
Description: Catalog cover of Adriance, Platt & Co. features an illustration of a farmer standing in a field holding a scythe and wiping his brow. In the background men...
Description: Two men "simonizing" an automobile. Photographed for the Simonize Company of Chicago. A refrigerator for Coca-Cola products is in the back of the garage.
Description: Leyda's Service Station on the corner of Park Street and Olin Avenue. This service station was a member of the Wadham's Oil and Grease Company chain of Mil...
Description: A man dressed in bib overalls poses with a Gardner Baking Company delivery truck. It is parked in front of Plaenert's Grocery. Over the hood in the distanc...
Description: Dressed in the clothes of a roughneck (chambray shirt, corduroy pants, high lace-up boots), Tom Redding (played by Thomas Meighan) works on an oil rig and...
Description: Overhead view looking down from a tall building at passing traffic and workmen on suspended scaffolding near the sidewalk.
Description: David R. Obey posing with factory workers at Wausau Paper Mill in Brokaw, WI, during his first campaign for Congress.
Description: During a tour of his district Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey visited various sites where energy-saving projects were underway. Here a workman on a lad...
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