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Description: Farmers prepare a hog for slaughter. A group of farmers stand around hog on a long table outdoors. Smoke and steam billow from a stove in the foreground an...

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Description: Far view of farmers preparing a hog for slaughter. A group of farmers stand around a hog on a long table outside. Smoke and steam billow from a stove in th...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Mr. Peterson is sitting in a rocking chair reading the newspaper and smoking a pipe, while Mrs. Peterson is standing at the stove with their young son, Jam...

Photograph

Martin Jenson

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Description: Vignetted quarter-length cabinet card portrait of Martin Jenson, a private in Company I, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained fr...

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Description: A group of farmer workers stand with pitch forks in front of the first gas engine for threshing on the August Krenke farm. A horse-drawn vehicle is also vi...

Photograph

Life on the River

Date: 2014-07 

Description: View from back of river boat on a tour of a river. People are sitting on benches wearing hats and holding up umbrellas. A man is piloting the boat from a s...

Date: 1914 

Description: International Harvester 30-60 Mogul Tractor pulling a P&O draft plow. One man stands on the back of the tractor, and a group of men stand in the field near...

Date: 1917 

Description: Carl Peterson and his family, take a rest while driving their car on a rural dirt road. His son's name is Laurie and the girl is Muriel Peterson Jacobs. No...

Date: 1951 

Description: Group portrait of Lansing A. Wilcox — last Civil War veteran in Wisconsin — with a group of men at his 105th birthday. The birthday party was held at the G...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Captain Alexander E. Williams of the War Department testing the experimental truck that the Four Wheel Drive Company hoped to manufacture for the army. In...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline of the photographer, Carl A. Peterson, taking a moment to light his pipe while fishing from a boat near the family home.

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: View across field towards a man standing and taking a drink from a stoneware jug. Beside him on the left is a team of two horses attached to a plow. Both h...

Photograph

Men on Utility Pole

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Description: Several men in safety harnesses pose on and around a utility pole. One of them is holding a small child.

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Description: A threshing crew of men pose on tractors and threshing equipment on the Krenke farm. The tractor is powered by an engine and the threshing machine is pulle...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Will Viel chooses a cigar in Margraff & Freiburger's Dry Goods Store.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Five men pose with the first successful four-wheel drive vehicle, which was made in Clintonville in 1909. The inventor, Otto Zachow, is the man seated at t...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Two men are posing with a cow in a field under trees. One of the men is sitting as if milking the cow with one hand, while he is drinking from a bottle wit...

Photograph

Waupaca House

Date: 1884 

Description: Copy photograph of a group portrait outside the Waupaca House general store.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Carl Peterson with his youngest child, James, asleep on his lap.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of six men sitting in front of or leaning against a fence. The title suggests this is at John G. Frogner's house in Iola. There are building...

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