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Roger Baird

Roger Baird
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Title: Roger Baird
Description: 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."

Image ID: 102848
City, State: Wisconsin
Wisconsin Rural School Survey Records, 1931-1933
Genre: Photograph
Selected for scanning from a collection of photographs submitted to the Wisconsin Rural School Survey. Roger was also photographed with his prize calf; see Image ID: 102851.
Subjects: Trees
One-room schools
School buildings
School children
Outdoor photography
Portrait photography
Clothing and dress
Stone buildings

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