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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."

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Description: Front cover, bar menu, and trifold overleaf illustration from the Fox and Hounds Restaurant. On the cover is an illustration of the restaurant's wooden pla...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Large group of men, women, and children posed standing and sitting in front of an open sawmill.

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Family Camping

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A Native American (possibly Ho-Chunk) family rests at their campsite under a large tree. There is a bucket suspended over a small campfire.

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Indian utensils and arms (views 13-18). Included are a pipe, arrow, moccasin, and possibly a drum and shield.

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Bridle

Date: 2001 ca.

Description: Bridle hanging from the rafters of the barn on the Quinney farm.

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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:  date unknown

Description: Men posed standing and sitting near the saw blade of an open sawmill.

Date: 1939 

Description: A foldout, illustrated poster for a Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) youth program featuring images of teenaged boys working. The text reads, "The CCC--A...

Date: 1945-04-28 

Description: Annual University of Wisconsin-Madison student work day project located at Picnic Point. Shown posed together are the chosen "blue jeans" king and queen fo...

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Muscoda Woman

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: 100-year-old woman, a resident of Muscoda, Wis., sitting at a table, stirring a cup of coffee (?). Newsphoto for the Wisconsin State Journal.

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Description: A soldier hacks a path through a jungle in Panama with a machete while smoking a cigarette.

Date: 1901 

Description: A crew of construction workers paving North Main Street with brick.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Factory workers pouring hot metal into molds, most likely at the McCormick Reaper Works in Chicago.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the Van Cortlandt house dining room featuring a table set with shining metal tableware, decorative plates on the wall, and open cabinets e...

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Loading a Wagon

Date: 1916-01 ca.

Description: A farmer shoveling corn stalks from a field into a wagon.

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: A man uses an axe to butcher a chicken on a tree stump. A large pile of firewood is in the background.

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Wendorf Homestead

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Ed, Martha, and William Wendorf posing in front of their home in the winter.

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Three farmers remove large chunks of earth from the side of an irrigation canal in Vietnam to widen it. One man stands with a tool on the bank to dislodge...

Date: 1935 

Description: Elevated view of International trucks as they perform heavy-duty jobs while working near the Bonneville Dam.

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