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Description: Women sorting peanuts in the Gwaltney and Bunkley Peanut Factory. Text on the photograph reads, "Parish & Co."
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...
Description: African American prison inmates working on a road chain-gang in Florida or Georgia.
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...
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...
Description: In the afternoon, nothingOvernight, unseenIn the morning, a wooden horse with strangerssending telegrams for more
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.
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.
Description: Men work on a huge, metal water wheel at Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company.
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...
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.
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...
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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