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Description: A studio portrait of a woman riding a men's bicycle in front of a painted backdrop of a house. She wears a skirt, riding gloves and a hat.
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....
Description: Native American man, possibly John Swallow, smoking a pipe near a barred window, possibly a jail, except the window has panes and curtains, and at his feet...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A man sits on a stool and milks a cow outdoors near a fence. Another cow investigates the camera lens in the foreground.
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Men stand inside a barn and use an International Motor Baling Press, or hay press to bale hay.
Description: Men with an International TD-35 TracTracTor (crawler tractor) engaged in logging operations. According to the original caption, the tractor "logs an averag...
Date: date unknown
Description: A group of female campers wearing camp uniforms roast marshmallows over a campfire in front of a cabin at Summit Lake Camp.
Description: Wagon Train organized by Everett Schultz family living on Pole Road.
Description: Two women wearing fashionable hats stand on a footbridge over a stream.
Description: Dan Downey, International Harvester blockman from Philadelphia, teaches three women how to operate a Farmall M tractor and a McCormick-Deering harvester-th...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Winter scene with two children on sled in the snow, possibly on Regent Street, Madison, Wisconsin. In the background is a house and yard.
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: A man dusting a potato crop in a field with arsenate of lead.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Studio triple portrait in front of a painted backdrop: young men with hats askew, drinking beer and smoking.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Dressed in overalls, young Robert Ansorge grips the links of a makeshift play pen fence with his left hand. His right hand is on his forehead, and he is lo...
Description: Ben Bergor, Madison magician, ventriloquist, and entertainment agent, performing with Jerry O'Reilly at a farm show. With Bergor is his wife Alva who often...
Description: View down street towards Vel Phillips, who is crouching down near the curb at an intersection helping a child laying in the street. Her handbag is next to...
Description: Five men standing on the far left survey fire damage on Main Street between N. 2nd and N. 3rd St in Winneconne. The area is completely destroyed. Surroundi...
Description: A woman leads a mule laden with bundles across the airstrip at the village of Keukacham, Laos. A young mule follows. In the background at the base of a hil...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of a young Ho-Chunk man, Jim Carriman, posed standing and holding a bicycle in front of a painted backdrop. He is wearing a hat, a scarf ar...
Description: Speck Brown (played by Wesley Barry) wearing fancy new city clothes--a Chesterfield coat, checked trousers, spats, cane, white gloves, and a straw boater--...
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