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Husking Corn

Husking Corn | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Elevated view of the Krueger family husking corn. From right to left are: Mary, Sarah, August, Florentina, and Jennie Krueger. A dog is lying on the ground in the center, and Jennie is holding a cat in her lap. Edgar Krueger is sitting on top of the stack of cornhusks with a dog. Cows are in a field in the background, and farm buildings are in the far background on a hill.
DESCRIPTION
Elevated view of the Krueger family husking corn. From right to left are: Mary, Sarah, August, Florentina, and Jennie Krueger. A dog is lying on the ground in the center, and Jennie is holding a cat in her lap. Edgar Krueger is sitting on top of the stack of cornhusks with a dog. Cows are in a field in the background, and farm buildings are in the far background on a hill.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:1896
Creation Date: 1903
Creator Name:Krueger, Alexander
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County:
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Krueger family papers, 1852-1991
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:(K91)352
Original Dimensions:4 x 5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This image is part of a larger collection of over 2,000 glass plate negatives and photographs created by Alexander Krueger and other family members who photographed their family and neighborhood in exuberant detail, initiating a family tradition of photography. These images record the lifestyle and experiences of one Pomeranian-American and German-American family at the turn of the century, in rural Wisconsin.

The image appeared in the October section of the 1992 Wisconsin Historical Calendar.

SUBJECTS
Agricultural implements
Corn
Harvesting
Cats
Cows and Cattle
Dogs
Trees
Coats
Dresses
Hats
Work clothes
Hills
Fences
Land use, Rural
Children and adults
Family
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group
Carriages and carts

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