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Date: 1890 ca.

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

Photograph

Husker and Shredder

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Two men are working with a husker-shredder near a silo and barn. One of the men is shoveling corn stalks from a wagon.

Book or Pamphlet

Mining on Lake Superior

Date: 1855 

Description: "Ancient copper mining on Lake Superior."

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: The foundry of the E.P. Allis Works.

Date:  

Description: Workers hand wind filament on transformers at Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and manufacturer of el...

Date: 1941 

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

Date: 1862-08-02 

Description: Engraved view of several men in a long trench digging Grant's canal on the Mississippi River opposite Vicksburg.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of seven men resurfacing a section of Roxboro Road with a steam roller in the foreground.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: E.P. Allis & Co's Reliance Works: steam cranes and ovens.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across ice on Lake Mendota towards men using long poles to maneuver ice up to the conveyor belt to the Conklin Ice House.

Date: 1919 

Description: Illustration of a man using a horse and handheld plow to work in a farm field. The illustration is crossed out in red and captioned with the text, "Old Fas...

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Description: Studio portrait of two telephone linemen with some of their equipment in front of a painted backdrop. They are wearing work clothes and hats, and hold ciga...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View of the lower gardens at George Washington's Mount Vernon. Two gardeners are tending to the flowers along the path that leads to an outdoor pavilion.

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Description: Retaining walls at the head gate of the Big Horn Ditch on the Crow Reservation in northeast Wyoming.

Photograph

Zinc Mining

Date: 1915 ca.

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

Date: 1952 ca.

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

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A group of correctional inmates work in a trench, while a man with a firearm watches from above.

Photograph

U.S. Mint

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the Coining Room, with men and women working at various machines. Large pallets of boxes, on wheels, sit in the central aisle, to the left side....

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Rear view of three men wearing hats, and pants with suspenders, using grain cradles to harvest a field crop. Multiple buildings, including a barn, are on a...

Photograph

Grain Elevator

Date: 1921-04-17 ca.

Description: Workers shoveling grain, possibly corn, onto a lake vessel. Probably on the lower Milwaukee River.

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