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Men Plowing Field

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Description: Probably a first plowing of land after the trees and stumps have been removed by grubbing. Many roots still remain, and the "breaking plow" turns a wide fu...

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Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk men, one posed standing and the other sitting, both wearing suit jackets, vests with watch fobs, ties, and hats. Probably J...

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Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk women sitting in front of a painted backdrop. They are wearing fringed plaid shawls draped over their shoulders, ribbons in...

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Description: Interior of a parlor with piano and mandolin.

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Description: A man and a woman standing in a tree in a clearing with houses in the background.

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Samdahl House

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Description: Man, woman, two girls, and three boys posed standing near the gate of a picket fence around a frame house. Possibly the Samdahl house on south Second Stree...

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Description: An elderly man with a beard, moustache, and hat sits for a studio portrait.

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Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1902 

Description: Grand Army of the Republic in Memorial Day Parade. During the 1890s and 1900s, most of the 45 to 65 age group of men were Civil War veterans, and belonged...

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Group of Children

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Description: A group of children pose in front of a log building.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man posed standing and a Ho-Chunk woman posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop and a tree stump. They are i...

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Description: Quarter-length portrait on an elderly woman with gray or white hair pulled up in a bun. She is wearing a dress with buttons up the front and a small ruffle...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk girls posed sitting in front of a painted backdrop. Caroline Mary Decorah Blackdeer (CheHeTeChaWinKah), left, wears a silk...

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Description: Studio portrait of two young Ho-Chunk women posed standing and wearing contemporary dress in front of a painted backdrop. The woman on the right is wearing...

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Description: Two small girls pose for a studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop. One is seated while the other stands.

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Old Stage Coach

Date: 1925 

Description: Men and women pose on an old stage coach pulled by four horses. In the background are commercial buildings at the corner of Main and First Streets. The coa...

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Four Guitar Players

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Description: A studio portrait of four men posing with guitars in front of a painted backdrop. They are all wearing suit jackets, vests, neckties, and trousers.

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Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk woman posed sitting on the left, and two women posed standing in the center and on the right. They are posed in front of a pa...

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Description: View down hill into quarry with men posed working the rock face behind a bobsled pulled by a team of two horses. A man is sitting in a cutter sleigh pulled...

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Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an unidentified man seated with his family, with an apple in his mouth. The Ho-Chunk woman is posed sitti...

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Description: Studio portrait of a young Ho-Chunk woman, Grace Decorah Whitegull, posed standing next to a chair in front of a painted backdrop. She is holding a wool sh...

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