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Photograph

Sorting Peanuts

Date:  date unknown

Description: Women sorting peanuts in the Gwaltney and Bunkley Peanut Factory. Text on the photograph reads, "Parish & Co."

View the collection of images of Wisconsin women in a variety of activities: farm work, canning, suffragism, photography, war work and civil rights.

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Description: Letterhead of the West Side Fuel Company of Port Washington, Wisconsin, with cartoon-style drawings, printed in black ink, of workers mining coal with a pi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: African American prison inmates working on a road chain-gang in Florida or Georgia.

Date: 1949 

Description: A group of workers load fiber at an International Harvester sisal plantation in Cuba. Original caption reads: "The dry fiber is being loaded for transporti...

Date: 1945-07-05 

Description: Lewis Flisram, age 79, started working for the Madison Parks Commission in 1897. He worked there until 1911. He left to work for his mother for a period of...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Several people next to a building in a wooded area. Four people push a large wooden bar on a piece of equipment with a rope. Perhaps they are pulling up th...

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Description: In the afternoon, nothing
Overnight, unseen

In the morning, a wooden horse with strangers
sending telegrams for more

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers producing artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. The fir...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A uniformed man in an indoor garage or warehouse uses a power washer to clean a truck trailer emblazoned with the Smucker's logo.

Date: 1942 

Description: Four shirtless soldiers strain to push a large gun over sandy terrain in Panama. Each man also wears a helmet and carries a backpack, a rifle, and a cantee...

Date: 1949 ca.

Description: Worker loads sisal leaves onto a small train car at an International Harvester plantation in Cuba. Original caption reads: "Loading leaves on the train car...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Men working on a wood block road.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men work on a huge, metal water wheel at Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company.

Date: 1949-06 

Description: Workman at Hess Cooperage setting rivets in a barrel hoop.

Date: 1967-04-19 ca.

Description: Factory workers paint Travelall bodies on an assembly line at International Harvester's Springfield Works. The original caption reads, in part, "Internatio...

Date: 1956-03-06 

Description: Herman Skolas sits in a wheelchair while weaving on his loom as his eight-year-old granddaughter, Deborah Culham of Stoughton, looks on approvingly. Skolas...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Men pose on top of and in front of the Spaulding, Van Hoosier & Company Sawmill.

Date: 1944-09-21 

Description: Three high school students loading a truck at Gardner Baking Company. From left: Edward Witek, Central High, Russell Kundert, Vocation High, and in the bac...

Photograph

Sorting Logs

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Description: View from shoreline of two men posed standing on log sorting piers half a mile above the Railroad Bridge on the Black River. There is a large log jam behin...

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