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Tree in Cornfield

Date: August 23 1985
Description: A lone tree standing in a rural Ottawa cornfield in western Waukesha county.
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Tall-tale Postcard: Great Sport Fishing

Date: 1910
Description: Photomontage of three fishermen in a rowboat, seen from behind, trying to reel in giant fish. A shadowy forest is visible on the opposite side of the river...
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Tall-tale Postcard: Hunting Rabbits

Date: 1909
Description: Photomontage of three hunters surrounded by a large group of giant rabbits in the woods. One of the hunters is in the act of shooting a rabbit. The snowy s...
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Tall-tale Postcard: Hauling the Rabbits

Date: 1909
Description: Photomontage of a group of three men in hunting clothes, with two other men who are preparing to haul away the giant rabbits they have hunted, using a hors...
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Tall-tale Postcard: Giant Corn Cob

Date: 1908
Description: Photomontage of two men riding a giant ear of corn resting on a large, flatbed horse-drawn cart. The driver is standing on the corn, preparing to whip the...
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Tall-tale Postcard: Showing Off the Corn

Date: 1908
Description: Photomontage of a man, wearing a bow tie and straw boater hat, sitting on top of a giant ear of corn. A crowd of onlookers gather around the man, suggestin...
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Tall-tale Postcard: Onion Mound

Date: 1909
Description: Photomontage of several farmers working to lift a giant onion onto the flatbed horse-drawn cart. Beside them is a giant mound of onions with a ladder leani...
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Grain Binder with American Flag

Date: 1905
Description: An American flag flies from a McCormick grain binder as it is pulled through a field by four horses.
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Ottawa Farm Machinery Company

Date: November 20 1925
Description: A man sits behind a desk in the showroom of the Ottawa Farm Machinery Company, an International Harvester dealership. A truck, tractor, feed grinder and cr...
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Ottawa Farm Machinery Co.

Date: May 03 1929
Description: Interior, most likely a shop or service area, at the Ottawa Farm Machinery Company, an International Harvester dealership. In the shop are stools, carts, c...
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Ottawa Implement Co.

Date: May 03 1929
Description: Two men sit on wicker furniture in the showroom of the Ottawa Implement Company, an International Harvester dealership. The showroom filled with tractors,...
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Ottawa Farm Machinery Co.

Date: May 03 1929
Description: Exterior of the Ottawa Farm Machinery Company, an International Harvester dealership. Agricultural equipment and machinery are visible through the storefro...
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Ottawa Park Tourist Camp

Date: April 13 1925
Description: View down dirt road of people standing beneath the trees at Ottawa Park Tourist Camp. Automobiles are parked in the background, and tents are set up throug...
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Allen Park

Date: April 13 1925
Description: Elevated view over the Illinois River towards Allen Park, a free tourist camp. Tents are set up along the bank of the river, and a bridge spans the water i...

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