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Squash Harvest

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A woman stands amid a patch of squash plants and shows off a large squash in Marinette County.

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Children Gardening

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Children working in garden. One child pulls beets, while another uses a hoe to dig up potatoes from a garden. Another child sits in a wheelbarrow beside th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A seated woman peeling potatoes. Two buckets are on the floor in front of her and she is wearing a striped apron.

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Picking Cucumbers

Date: 1970-08 

Description: Mrs. Matias Perez and her daughter empty buckets of cucumbers picked into burlap bags.

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: A bearded man wearing a cap holds a gourd while standing next to a horse-drawn wagon under a pergola. The wagon is laden with gourds, kale, burlap bags ful...

Date: 1950 

Description: Color photograph of two men loading bags of onions into an International L-160 truck parked outside a garage or storage shed.

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Potato Harvest

Date: 1918 

Description: Group of seven people seated in a field and eating raw potatoes. The family dog is also present.

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Municipal Market

Date: 1918 

Description: Farm produce for sale from farm trucks at the Municipal Market on the Capitol Square. The Municipal market was established by a committee of women in July,...

Date: 1931-11-06 

Description: Albert A. Larson, Burke Township, displays a 58 pound squash which he gave to the Madison Salvation Army.

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Peter Lagacy Family

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Description: The family of French-Canadian immigrant Peter Lagacy, posing with produce, including a large cabbage, potatoes, and carrots, in front of their log farm hom...

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Farmer's Harvest

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Farmer standing in a field between two large piles of root vegetables. Possibly on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus experimental farm.

Date: 1909 

Description: Photomontage of several farmers working to lift a giant onion onto the flatbed horse-drawn cart. Beside them is a giant mound of onions with a ladder leani...

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Inspecting Peas

Date: 1975 

Description: Two women workers at a Wisconsin pea cannery enjoy a light moment, as the shelled peas they are inspecting pass by on a conveyor belt. Both women are weari...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of The Dutch Canning Company of Cedar Grove, Wisconsin, "Packers of Fancy Corn Peas and Beans," with a boy and girl in traditional clothing and...

Date: 1944-01-25 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Label for canned food from the Larsen Company. Features a can of corn, with fresh ear...

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Winter Garden

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Dr. Beeson tending to lettuce and onions in his winter garden. Original caption reads: "These vegetables have been under cultivation all winter and have be...

Date: 1910 before

Description: A giant potato rests on a single flatbed railroad car, which is part of the Great Northern line. A white banner on the potato says, "The Way We Raise Potat...

Date: 1917-05-09 

Description: Mrs. Streeter, wife of Chicago eccentric George Wellington Streeter, posing with her dog in her garden in "Streeterville".

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Two men wearing suits, ties, and hats each hold a very large squash with tags at the Iron County Fair.

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Woman in a kitchen using a Burpee bean cutter to slice green beans before canning. The photo was taken at "Harvester Farm."

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