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Walking Dredge

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Description: Men, boy, and girl posed on top of a walking dredge.

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Description: Studio portrait of a standing young woman, wearing a hat with a veil and flower, and a fur-lined coat in front of a painted backdrop.

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Description: Two men, six women, and a young girl are posed standing in the yard in front of a single-story frame house. There is also a man and woman sitting in a bugg...

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Bakery Panorama

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Description: A panoramic view of the interior of a bakery, with one man standing by the oven on the right and another man standing near the center between racks of brea...

Date: 1900 before

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two Ho-Chunk women and a boy. Lucy Decorah (AhHoRaPaNeeWinKah) is sitting on a prop stone wall on the lef...

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Description: Five men and a boy outside a tent, one dancing with snakes, two others playing a guitar and mandolin.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two young Ho-Chunk women posed standing in front of a painted backdrop. They are both wearing several necklaces and earrings, and are ea...

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Description: A woman washes clothes in a tub on the back steps of a farmhouse. In the background, clothes already hang on a clothesline.

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Description: Men and children pose in front of retail businesses and from a second story window, and look out into the street.

Photograph

Two Standing Girls

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Description: A studio portrait of two standing girls in front of a painted backdrop. One stands with her arm around the other.

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Description: A studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk women in front of a painted backdrop. The woman on the left is posed sitting and is wearing a ribbon work shirt with sil...

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Description: Elevated view of busy intersection of town, looking northeast across Main Street on First Street. Persons walking, and horses and carriages. Storefronts in...

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Description: Mrs. Charles Van Schaick, posed on horseback, rides past the livery stable. It was unusual for women at this time to ride horseback.

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Description: O.C. O'Hearn Grocery Store, Main Street, with window filled with apples and a man standing in the doorway. Posters in the window advertise "Swain Brothers...

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Description: Crowd of people lined up along board sidewalk watching a parade on diagonal part of Main Street.

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Description: A studio portrait of a well-dressed, African-American man, identified as H.F. "Frank" Lyons. He is wearing a suit jacket, vest, and necktie. Lyons was the...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Man and woman posed sitting, each holding a child in their lap, and a young man, girl, and boy, holding a toy horn, posed standing, in the yard in front of...

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Description: Studio quarter-length portrait of a Ho-Chunk man with short hair posed sitting and wearing a suit coat and plaid shirt. Identified as the father of Ben Dec...

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Description: A man holds a dead wolf by the hindquarters and poses for a studio photograph in front of a painted backdrop. He is wearing a hat, shirt, and trousers.

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