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Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger 25-ton type "C" I-beam crane holding two stone blocks at the Pfeiffer Stone Company. The crane is stamped with the text "Pawling &...

Date: 1867 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Peter Engelmann (1823-1874), Wisconsin educator and naturalist. Engelman founded the German-English Academy in Milwau...

Date: 1919-08 

Description: Two women and one man, probably rural school teachers, are standing outdoors near a work bench, reviewing the blueprints to construct a nail box.

Date: 1983 

Description: Harvested cranberries being unloaded from a truck for cleaning and processing. A woman stands over the cranberries with a rake while adjusting the flow of...

Date: 1928-09-20 

Description: Stream of factory workers leaving International Harvester's McCormick Works. A sign along the front of the factory reads: "'Quality is the Foundation of ou...

Photograph

Man with Lime Sower

Date: 1920 

Description: A man holding a shovel opens the lid of a lime sower pulled by two horses. He is standing next to a lime pile in a field, and what appear to be haystacks o...

Photograph

The Shivers Family

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Description: The Shivers family poses in front of the family barbershop. From left to right are Claude Shivers, Rebecca Ann Shivers, Nettie Shivers, unknown, Ashley Shi...

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Description: A blacksmith in a working apron prepares a horse for shoeing. The bridled and saddled horse stands quietly next to another horse in the blacksmith's shop,...

Date: 1959-11-05 

Description: Two male employees operate a large factory machine.

Date: 1921 

Description: Interior pages of a pamphlet advertising the Moline-Universal tractor featuring photographs of the tractor at work on farms.

Date: 1929 

Description: Three men use a McCormick-Deering 15-30(?) tractor to move a wooden building, possibly a small home or shed, with a trailer.

Date: 1913-03-18 

Description: Factory worker preparing a harrow spring tooth for a heat treating furnace at International Harvester's Osborne Works.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Factory worker cuts spokes for wagon wheels at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works.

Photograph

William A. Fricke

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio profile portrait of William A. Fricke, Milwaukee insurance commissioner.

Date: 1942 

Description: Five women drummers with the Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus pose with striped drums at hand and wearing band uniforms, including large hats to...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Factory employees standing next to a large machine at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Two African American farmers in a field operating horse-drawn walking plows.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man stands on top of the logs that are being loaded onto a railcar. Four African American men work to hoist them onto the car, standing at ground level....

Photograph

Christmas Mail

Date: 1958-12-17 

Description: Postal workers deal with a shipment of Christmas mail that was "arriving by the roomful and the ton." Workers are, left to right: William Borjinkhof, John...

Date: 1931-11-19 

Description: Oscar Mayer workers inspect hams at a work table.

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