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Driving Hogs through Town

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Description: Bill Payne driving a herd of large hogs through town on Main Street, possibly on the way to Adam Best's Butcher's Shop. Storefronts identified, from left t...
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Men in front of Saloon

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Description: Bartender and six patrons posing in front of a saloon. The saloon sign reads: "Celebrated Watertown Lager Beer."
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Family Group in Front of Farm Buildings

Date: 1890
Description: Man and woman posing sitting, each holding a child in their lap, and a young man, girl, and a boy holding a toy horn, are posing standing. The group is pos...
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Domestic Staff with Work Utensils

Date: 1890
Description: The household staff (probably Swedish) for one family home, including laundresses, cooks, parlor maids, and scullery girls with their various work utensils...
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Medicine Wagon Driving through Town

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Description: Dr. Eugene Krohn driving his medicine wagon. The man behind the wagon is either Rufus Jones or Warren C. Jones.
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Loggers Top Loading a Log Bobsled

Date: 1900
Description: Loggers using pulley to top load logs on horse-drawn bob sled.
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Log Hauling Train

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Description: Train pulling a long load of logs through the woods. Horses replaced oxen teams and are used along with wood burning trains to haul logs.
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Loggers Posing on Railroad Tracks

Date: 1896
Description: Loggers posing on narrow-gauge railroad tracks with a railroad velocipede and cant hook near Saddle Mound, a large hill that dominates the local area in Ja...
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Barn Raising

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Description: Barn raising. The foundation is constructed from local fieldstone or "pudding stone," found in the nearby fields. A large group of men are is posing holdin...
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Farm and Rural Homestead

Date: 1890
Description: Bucolic scene in Wisconsin illustrates agricultural prosperity after the depression.
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Two Women with Cleaning Implements

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Description: Two women are standing on the small porch outside an open kitchen door, near implements used for daily household tasks such as washing, scrubbing, sweeping...
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Iron Works

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Description: Elevated view of York Iron works. Large group of men posing in yard. The boardinghouse is on a hill in the far background. Early iron was mined at Mayville...
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Girls in Red, White and Blue

Date: 1904
Description: Nine girls are posing standing and wearing patriotic costumes. One girl is holding a flag of the United States. Probably a smaller group, from a total of t...
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Lumber Camp

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Description: Elevated view of lumber camp with loggers posing in front of a train loaded with logs.
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Farm Family Outdoors

Date: 1900
Description: Farm family posing in front of a log home. There is a man on crutches in the center, a woman is holding a small child standing on a table, and two children...
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Raking Lawn

Date: 1910
Description: Woman in hat and young girl raking the lawn.
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George and Fannie Stacy Lincoln Monegar

Date: 1920
Description: Studio portrait of George Monegar (EwaOnaGinKah) and Fannie Stacy Lincoln Monegar (LeBaWinKah) posing standing in front of a painted backdrop. He is wearin...
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Werner Clothing Store

Date: 1900
Description: Families gathered outside of Werner's Drugstore on annuity pay day. A sign reads "Medicine sold here" in Ho-Chunk, German, and Norwegian. The Ho-Chunk syll...
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Studio Portrait of Ho-Chunk Woman and Child

Date: May 07 1913
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of a woman in Ho-Chunk regalia wrapped in a blanket, with a child on her back. The child is wearing a fur hat, and the woman...
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Portrait of Winnebago Indians

Date: 1890
Description: A studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Winnebago Indians: John Hazen Hill, Alex Lonetree, daughter of Alex Lonetree, Mrs. Alex Lonetree, and W...

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