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Woman With Axe

Woman With Axe
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Title: Woman With Axe
Description: A smiling woman holding an axe holds a pose while chopping wood.

Image ID: 25032
1920 ca.
City, State: Cross Plains, Wisconsin
Witt, Mathew : Photographs, ca. 1917-1950
Genre: Photograph
In an email 4/6/09 from Bob Frank: "I believe [this] is a picture of my Grandmother, Regina Valentine Frank. She was born in 1896 in Cross Plains and lived there her entire life. She lived in a house that can be seen in Image ID: 30125. It is the white house at the right hand side of that picture. The picture of her chopping wood was taken behind her house." This collection is snapshots of small town life, ca. 1917-1924, from the portrait studio of Matthew Witt where photo-finishing for others was also done. Images consist of people engaged in various daily and leisure activities.
Subjects: Outdoor photography
Manual work
Implements, utensils, etc.

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