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J.I. Case Company

Date: July 1936
Description: "Old Abe," the bald eagle trademark of the J.I. Case Company, is shown roosting on a world globe with "CASE" written on it, on the corner of a parapet on t...
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Amity Leather Products Company

Date: July 1936
Description: View across street towards the three-story brick factory building, with a taller, square central tower that has symmetrical two-story wings. Identified on...
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Parker Pen Company

Date: July 1936
Description: Cars are parked on the street in front of the 1915 brick Parker Pen factory and office building. There is a large water tower on the left. The building was...
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Speed Queen Building

Date: July 1936
Description: View across street towards automobiles parked in front of a two-story brick office building with a long, one story factory wing. There is a water tower beh...
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Zinc Mine

Date: 1935
Description: A view of the tailings pile, on the left, and on the right, the shaft house of an abandoned mine. The shaft house has been sided with corrugated metal pane...
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Paper Mill

Date: July 1936
Description: View across field towards a bus sitting in the driveway in front of a large factory complex, which has a water tower and three smokestacks. "Airport 2 Mi."...
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Pulp Vat

Date: 1930
Description: A young man is working at a pulp vat in a paper mill.
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Moving Paper

Date: 1930
Description: Two men are moving a large roll of paper with the help of an overhead pulley.
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Quarry at Devil's Lake

Date: July 1936
Description: A worker is pulling a wheelbarrow behind him while walking alongside a narrow gauge railroad track at the south end of the East Bluff near Devil's Lake. Em...
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Paper Mill

Date: July 1936
Description: View across field towards large smokestack towering above the complex of buildings at the Niagara paper mill. On the far right, water is flowing through th...
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Sand Mine

Date: July 1936
Description: A worker is driving a Plymouth "dinky" locomotive out of the entrance of a sand mine. One full car is behind the engine.
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Aluminum Goods Manufacturing Company

Date: July 1936
Description: View down street towards two buildings in the background that are part of the Aluminum Goods Manufacturing Company, makers of Mirro cookware. The buildings...
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Milwaukee Coal Yards

Date: July 1936
Description: Elevated view of vast piles of coal dominate this scene of the Milwaukee Harbor. A bridge crane is in the center, with two other cranes at the far left. Th...
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Cheese Factory

Date: July 1936
Description: View across harvested field shocks of grain towards the long, two-story brick Carl Marty & Co. factory, featuring a large smokestack and a water tower. The...
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Office Building

Date: July 1936
Description: View across street towards a two-story, long brick building with a raised basement and awnings over the windows. The building houses the offices of the Fai...
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Paper Mill

Date: January 1936
Description: Two large smokestacks rise from the 1903 building of the Rhinelander Paper Company. Railroad tracks are crossing the left foreground diagonally; a second s...
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Ore Boat

Date: 1935
Description: Aerial view of crew members standing and sitting on the deck of the ore boat Captain Thomas Wilson in Ashland harbor.
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Kraft Phenix Plant

Date: July 1936
Description: Vines are growing on the side of the brick Kraft Phenix cheese factory building at the corner of Ninth Avenue and Edison Street. Raised letters on the frie...
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Allis Chalmers Plant

Date: 1935
Description: Vines are growing on the facade of the Allis Chalmers factory which extends the full width of this view. There are automobiles and a street car in the back...

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