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Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Three men breaking ground for a silo.

Date: 1936 

Description: McCormick-Deering Farm Machine brochure imprinted with the dealership name of Polson Implement Co., Seattle, Washington. Features a photograph of a man ope...

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Men Playing Ball

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A group of uniformed soldiers playing baseball on the drill field just outside the military barracks. The person pitching the ball is wearing a naval unifo...

Date: 1949-10-28 

Description: Slightly elevated view of farmer Jack Warren picking corn with a McCormick Farmall H tractor and a No. 24 corn picker.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic photograph from top of Bascom Hall facing northwest, showing Picnic Point on the University of Wisconsin campus. Washburn Observatory visible to...

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Plow Furrows

Date:  

Description: Furrows plowed to stop a forest fire in Douglas County along County N, west of Solon Springs.

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Fred Essers Farm

Date: 1937 

Description: Exterior view of a two-story house with several trees on the farm of Fred Esser. On the right is a barn with two silos. On the far left in a fenced area on...

Date: 1949 

Description: Philip Lenhart with his soap box derby car, Silverstreak. Lenhart wears a helmet and a Wisconsin State Journal T-shirt.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Group of men and women seated and standing on a Titan tractor with attached plow in large field.

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Water Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Water Street. Railroad tracks run along the river and split in the distance. A girl looks out at a steamboat that is visible in the river to the ri...

Date: 1927-08-22 

Description: Crowd greeting the "Spirit of St. Louis" when Charles Lindbergh flew to Madison on August 22, 1927. The crowd at Pennco Field (Royal Airport)was so large...

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Description: Harold F. McCormick (1872-1941) and his second wife Ganna Walska walking side by side.

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Description: Exterior ot the McDonnell House, located at 424 North Pinckney Street.

Snapshots of Daily Life

Study this collection of family photos and see a natural, simple view of everyday life in early 20th-century Randolph, Wisconsin.

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Fish Flying

Date: 1912 

Description: A Wright Model B Flyer at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. Although unidentified, this is believed to be the aircraft that Farnum Fish flew at the fairgrou...

Date: 1941-07-26 

Description: Mrs. Ollie Jacobs and her daughter Pearl Jacobs Borusky outdoors.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a military drill on the campus of Clemson College, which opened in 1893. College buildings stand in the background, and lines of soldiers march...

Date: 1906 

Description: Henry Bigalk relaxes in a wheelbarrow holding an axe in his left hand, while Emil Kuney (Keune) grabs the wheelbarrow handles as if to transport Bigalk awa...

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Woelfel Hay Stack

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a farmer from top of straw stack. The man uses a fork to push down the straw as more is being blown onto the pile from a thresher. More men in work...

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Cranberry Harvest

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men harvesting cranberries with cranberry rakes in Wisconsin marshes. There is a barge near them on the right.

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