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T-20 TracTracTor

Date: 1937 

Description: Men haul logs in a forest using an International T-20 TracTracTor (crawler tractor). Original caption states: "Owner, Frank Knaeble, working five miles so...

Date: 1937 

Description: Winter scene with a group of men, many holding shovels, standing on the left watching a Chicago, Milwaukee, & St. Paul train pushing through snow, somewher...

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WPA at Work

Date: 1937 

Description: National Youth Administration workers cutting stone in the quarry near the Grignon House. A sign behind the group of boys says: USA Work Program."

Date: 1923-02-06 

Description: Winter scene with a group of men holding shovels pausing and looking toward the camera. Behind them is a railroad train in deep snow.

Date: 1923 

Description: Winter scene with a Wisconsin & Michigan train pushing through snow. Men are shoveling snow in front of it. Smoke is billowing from the front of the train.

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Fishermen on Boat

Date: 1938 

Description: Two men lifting a net full of fish over the side of a boat. The original caption reads, "Shrimp fleet."

Date: 1930 

Description: Four workers crating up International motor trucks for export shipment at International Harvester's Springfield Works (factory). One of the men is wearing...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Workers hauling sisal leaves with rail carts and burros to a decortication mill in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. The mill was likely part of Internation...

Date: 1912 

Description: Group portrait of twelve men posing on the steps and porch of a building, probably forest rangers. The men are wearing a variety of clothing, including a b...

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: Three employees working at the Hess Cooperage sawmill, quarter sawing oak logs to make staves and heads for barrels.

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Zinc Mining

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Two men work in a zinc mine near Platteville, Wisconsin.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Section of the factory at a crossroads with road construction workers outside. Name of company visible on building.

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Oyster Shucking

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men shucking oysters while standing in stalls in a building.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Group of men and women laboring in a garden among rows of leafy vegetables. There is a farmhouse in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group portrait of workers in the American Plumbing & Heating Company.

Date: 1912 

Description: Group portrait of quarrymen posing with their implements. There are carts on tracks that lead to the cliffs of the quarry behind the group.

Date: 1948 

Description: Workers, mostly female, hanging bundles of sisal on wires on a plantation in the Yucatan(?). The plantation was likely run by the International Harvester C...

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Tower Foundation

Date: 1898 

Description: View from water tower, showing the grove where Black Hawk's pursuers were supposed to have camped in 1832. The group of men are digging foundations for a...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Men use mule-drawn wagons as they prepare to pave a street with bricks. A pile of shovels lays in the dirt in the foreground.

Date:  

Description: A large group of men pause briefly in their work of raising this large timber framed barn.

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