Roger Baird, 11 years old and a student at Hillcrest School, District No. 6, Towns of Waukesha, Pewaukee, Brookfield and New Berlin, poses on the arched front porch of the school building. He is wearing knickers and argyle pattern stockings. Roger was the "Leader of highest class in mathematics" as well as "The Inventor." On the reverse of the photograph is written that he "Invented a contrivance that mixes wheat with other grains evenly."
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