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Ice Harvesting

Ice Harvesting | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Poling ice blocks to the hoist on the Milwaukee River.

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Poling ice blocks to the hoist on the Milwaukee River.
Image ID:41297
Creation Date: 1910
Creator Name:Matteson, Sumner W.
Collection Name:Classified File
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:CF 654
Original Dimensions:7 x 5 inches
RESTRICTED: Image owned by Milwaukee Public Museum.

The image appeared in the Wisconsin Magazine of History, Vol. 48, pg. 257-267.

The image appeared in the "Wisconsin's Waters" section of the 1977 Wisconsin Historical Calendar.

Manual work
Work clothes
Cities and towns
Outdoor photography
Ice industry
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