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Englehardt Farm | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Englehardt Farm

Englehardt Farm | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
The manufacture of bricks was begun on this spot sometime in the latter 1860's by Henry Bretag, a German brickmaker, the father of Mrs. Englehardt.  Brick making discontinued in 1910 due to lack of proper clay.  From left to right: Elizabeth C. Englehardt, Gordon L. Keeley of Hudson on horse, Laura Englehardt, Guy Englehardt on horse, and Mrs. Charles Englehardt. Charles Englehardt is standing on top of load of hay. Other men are farmhands.
DESCRIPTION
The manufacture of bricks was begun on this spot sometime in the latter 1860's by Henry Bretag, a German brickmaker, the father of Mrs. Englehardt. Brick making discontinued in 1910 due to lack of proper clay. From left to right: Elizabeth C. Englehardt, Gordon L. Keeley of Hudson on horse, Laura Englehardt, Guy Englehardt on horse, and Mrs. Charles Englehardt. Charles Englehardt is standing on top of load of hay. Other men are farmhands.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:55393
Creation Date: 1905
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Farmington, Town of
County:Polk
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Place File*
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PF Farmington.1
Original Dimensions:9.25 x 6.75 inches
SUBJECTS
Cattle
Hay
Horses
Barns
Clothing and dress
Dresses
Hats
Work clothes
Farmhouses
Dwellings
Farm buildings
Farms
Land use, Rural
Brickmaking
Children and adults
Family
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group
Farmers

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