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Date: 1937-02-17 

Description: Kennedy Manor dining room bar with four stools and cigarette vending machine, 1 Langdon Street.

Date:  ca.

Description: The Blue Headed Tanager is a New World songbird from the family Thraupidae, known for its brightly-colored plumage.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men sit on piles of tobacco in a large warehouse with a number of rows of cured tobacco. Along the edges of the warehouse men are seated and standing.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Tobacco field in foreground, with haystacks, barn with cupola, nad house with people standing in front of it. Other small wood farm buildings are in the ba...

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Description: A father and son picking tobacco. East Tennessee Farmers Union.

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Woodpecker

Date:  ca.

Description: The woodpecker is a brightly colored bird of the family, Picidae. It has a stiff tail and strong claws to aid in climbing, and a chisel-like beak for bori...

Date: 1906-12 

Description: Double exposure image of Henry Bigalk playing cards with himself at a table placed outside next to the porch. Alcohol bottles, cards, a mug, and a bag of t...

Date: 1942 

Description: Mrs. Kathryn Mann of Columbia, Pennsylvania, sits on a Farmall A tractor while Walter Dupes, salesman for J.B. Hostetter & Sons of Mount Joy, Pennsylvania,...

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Cardinal

Date:  ca.

Description: The cardinal, or redbird is a finch found throughout the Americas. Its defining features include bright red plumage, a musical song, and a pointed crest o...

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Description: Letterhead of John A. Bosacki of Minocqua, Wisconsin, a cigar manufacturer, with an image of a cigar rolled in the "perfecto" shape.

Date: 1895-09-27 

Description: A plot of land in front of a row of houses features cabbage in the foreground, ripe, four-foot tall Havana seed leaf tobacco plants in the center, and swee...

Date: 1928-11-05 

Description: Mautz Cigars and Billards window display, 832 University Avenue, advertises Chesterfield Cigarettes with a football motif.

Date: 1902 

Description: This map shows the railroads of southern Wisconsin with the routes of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway traced in red. The township grid, counti...

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Tobacco Field

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a tobacco field. Several farmhouses can be seen nearby.

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Description: Letterhead of Louis Koenig, dealer in "Fine Wines, Liquors and Cigars" from Scott, Wisconsin, with a drawing of two men wearing long-sleeved shirts, vests,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Railroad tracks pass by a hotel and restaurant and the Bull Durham Smoking Tobacco Factory. Published by J.M. Miller.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Two men are posed amid tobacco plants. Behind the men are a windmill and barn. In the center background a woman and a child stand near tall stacks of hay....

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Description: Letterhead of the Badger State Tobacco Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the building, men working on boats moored near the water...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of a man sitting in a chair rolling a cigarette in front of a painted backdrop. A tin of Prince Albert Tobacco sits on his knee.

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