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Train Wreck

Date: July 1927
Description: On-lookers survey a wreck on the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway.
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Island Resorts at the Wisconsin Dells

Date: July 1927
Description: Car parked underneath the entrance gate to the Island Resort at the Wisconsin Dells, 25 miles from the Dells on Highway 12-16 near Mauston. Entrance gate a...
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Arcade Toys Advertising Poster

Date: July 1927
Description: Advertising poster for International Harvester toys produced by Arcade Toys. Includes color illustrations of a toy model farm, tractor, truck, plow, wagon...
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Fireworks Stand

Date: July 1927
Description: Three boys purchase fireworks from the proprietor of a National Fireworks tent near Ogden Avenue. The photograph was taken for International Harvester's Ag...
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Man Talking on Telephone

Date: July 1927
Description: Man using a telephone mounted to an interior wall. The photograph was taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department. It was used to...
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Imminent Head-On Collision on Rural Road

Date: July 1927
Description: A staged scene showing a car passing a truck while another car is coming the other way. The photograph was taken for International Harvester's Agricultural...
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Farm Hazard: Children with Things in Their Mouths

Date: July 1927
Description: Young farm boy holding a paint bucket and paper bag and has a pencil in his mouth. This photograph was taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Ext...
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Woman Washing Clothes with Engine-Driven Washer

Date: July 1927
Description: Woman washing clothes outdoors with a Dexter washing machine powered by a stationary McCormick-Deering 1 1/2 horsepower type "M" engine. Photograph taken a...
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Intricate and Large Residental Garden

Date: July 1927
Description: View of intricate home garden of L.B. Olmstead, demonstrating extensive planning and upkeep.
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Iris Bordering Drive

Date: July 1927
Description: Irises bordering a farm's driveway near several farm buildings and the farmhouse. A large dog is standing on the farmhouse steps in the background.
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Dangers of Poor Eyesight

Date: July 1927
Description: John Esch, sitting behind the wheel of an automobile, adjusting his eyeglasses and smoking a tobacco pipe. Photograph taken for International Harvester's A...
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Dangerous Operating Position

Date: July 1927
Description: A man driving a team of four horses while standing on the front standard of a wagon loaded with what appears to be hay. Photograph taken for International...
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Driving Safety

Date: July 1927
Description: Automobiles approaching a turn in a paved road with billboards on either side. Photograph taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Depart...
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Dangers while Unhitching Horses

Date: July 1927
Description: A man unhitches horses from a wagon. Photograph taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Department to illustrate the dangers of leaving one tug un...
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Hazard of Wired Yoke

Date: July 1927
Description: Close-up view of a wagon yoke repaired by wire.
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Grain Binder Hazards

Date: July 1927
Description: A man reaching into the moving packer arms of a grain binder while another man is driving a team of horses pulling the machinery across a field at the Pete...
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Danger of Binder Reels

Date: July 1927
Description: A man us reaching in between reels on a grain binder hitched to several horses on the farm of Peter Ricker.
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Children Too Near Grain Binder

Date: July 1927
Description: Two children walking closely behind a man operating a grain binder pulled by a team of four horses through a field, illustrating the dangers of standing to...
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Danger of Curved Staircase

Date: July 1927
Description: A man descending a curved staircase inside a building. The photograph was taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department to illustra...
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Mowing Machine Hazards

Date: July 1927
Description: A man kneeling on the ground beside a mower hitched to two horses while performing repairs. An agricultural tool is lying on the ground beside him.

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