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Blizzards Can Be Fun

Date: 1955
Description: Winter scene with Mark Mueller, the photographer's son standing ankle deep in snow with a dog, and smiling as the snow continues to fall. The family was sl...
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At Grandfather's House

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Description: A young boy helps his grandfather unload a cart of split logs.
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Holy Hill

Date: 1963
Description: Elevated view of the Kettle Moraine area from Holy Hill.
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Consolidated Paper

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Description: Smoke billowing from smokestacks at the Consolidated Paper plant. The river appears to be partially frozen, and snow is on the ground. Piles of logs, on th...
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Stacks of Logs at Thilmany Paper Company

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Description: View across railroad tracks of billowing smokestacks at the Thilmany Paper Company plant. Stacks of logs are piled next to railroad tracks and cars.
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Parade on College Avenue at Walnut Street, Looking East

Date: 1952
Description: Street view of a parade on College Avenue at Walnut Street. Crowds and cars line both sides of the street, looking on as bands, cars, and floats pass by. L...
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Treasure Island Store, West College Avenue

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Description: Interior of the Treasure Island Store, located on West College Avenue. Store aisles and end-caps full of goods are visible. A single cashier waits in aisle...
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Two Farmers Picking Corn

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Description: Two farmers kneel in a field picking corn and to load it into the open back of a horse-drawn wagon. Corn stalks and leaves litter the ground around the far...
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Historical Marker of Gays Mills Apple Orchards

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Description: Image of the historical marker for Gays Mills Apple Orchards overlooking the town of Gays Mills, Wisconsin. The marker stands to the left, leaving an eleva...
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Mink Trapping on the Wolf River

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Description: A hunter, sporting cold weather attire and thigh-high rubber boots, pulls a mink in a trap off the shoreline and on to his small, motorized, fishing boat....
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Schierl's Blacksmith Shop

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Description: Leander Schierl, Wendelin Schierl, and a young boy inside Schierl's Blacksmith Shop. Leander bends over, shoeing the horse, while his father observes. On t...
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Man Carving Abe Lincoln out of Snow

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Description: A man uses a shovel to carve out a large bust of Abe Lincoln out of snow.
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Woelfel Haystack

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Description: View of a farmer from top of straw stack. The man uses a fork to push down the straw as more is being blown onto the pile from a thresher. More men in work...
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Two Farmers Stringing Barbed Wire

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Description: Two farmers in overalls and brimmed hats string barbed wire along a fence next to a field. A dirt road can be seen on the right and a silo and barn are in...
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Filling Seed Corn Bags

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Description: Two men in barn use corn bagging machines to fill and seal canvas bags of seed corn. One kneels next to a machine to the left filling the bags while anothe...
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Harvey Blue Drilling Hole for Maple Syrup

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Description: Harvey Blue standing in the snow and drilling a hole in a tree for maple syrup using a hand-drill. There is an axe resting in the snow next to him. Image t...
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Mrs. Harvey Blue Pouring Maple Syrup Candies

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Description: Mrs. Harvey Blue pouring maple sugar candies. Mrs. Blue, in a flowered apron, is holding a white enameled pot in one hand, and a ladle of maple sugar confe...
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Teacher Ringing School Bell of One-Room School House

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Description: Teacher pulling on a rope to ring the school bell in a one-room school house. School literature and a chalkboard are visible in the background.
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Class in a One-Room School House

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Description: Class of young boys and girls in a one-room school house. The children sit in three rows of school desks, watching their teacher as she instructs. Books an...
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Fox Hunting

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Description: Group portrait of men after a fox hunt. Four men kneel on the ground next to their hunting dogs and rifles. The men are clad in heavy boots, gloves, and co...

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