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Log Cabin with N.G. Willard Family

Date: September 09 1895
Description: Log cabin of N.G. Willard on 80 acres of land. Two women, a young child, and an infant are posing outdoors in the yard. Laundry is hanging on lines on the...
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Michael Baltus Family in Front of New Home

Date: 1895
Description: Michael Baltus family posing in front of their log cabin two miles east of Auburndale Station, Wood County, with a new frame house under construction nearb...
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Freedom School Class

Date: 1964
Description: A group of African American students participating in a Freedom School class outdoors during Freedom Summer. The class, which was held on Tougaloo College...
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Log Driving Crew

Date: 1905
Description: Log driving crew for the Chippewa Lumber & Boom Company. Crew members are in the process of breaking a jam at the Big Eddy. One of the men is carrying a yo...
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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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Farm Laborers with Reaper

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Description: A crew of farm laborers take a break from harvesting wheat while a young woman offers food and drinks. They are posed in front of a reaper with the family...
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Family Bomb Shelter

Date: 1952
Description: A Wisconsin family inside their new bomb shelter.
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Hop Pickers

Date: 1879
Description: Hop harvesters, mostly female, stand with hops, probably on the farm of Knudt Heimdal. Many of the harvesters have hop wreaths on their heads. Two men with...
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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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Eugenics Demonstration on Wall Street

Date: October 27 1915
Description: Four impoverished men hired by "The Medical Review of Reviews" carry signs with the eugenics slogans, "I am a burden to myself and the State. Should I be a...
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Street Parade Rig

Date: 1870
Description: Street parade rig, apparently to agitate against delays in construction of a railroad to connect Manitowoc to the west. In the background is a store owned...
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Madison Turnverein Acrobats

Date: June 22 1933
Description: Twelve boys and girls, coached by J.C. Haberman, in an acrobatic/gymnastic pose at the Madison Turners Hall, 21 South Butler Street. They performed seven "...
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Milwaukee Harvesting Equipment Advertising Poster

Date: 1913
Description: Advertising poster showing a Milwaukee brand mower, grain binder, hay rake and reaper manufactured by International Harvester Company. Features a color ill...
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Traveling Medicine Wagon

Date: 1902
Description: A traveling medicine wagon with saleswomen and vendor selling Westmore's Hair Tonic.
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Cooking Classes at Hillside Home School

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Description: Students in cooking class at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school, operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.
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Lemonade Stand

Date: July 1967
Description: Several young boys sell fruit drinks, penny candy, and snow cones to parched pedestrians. A city bus is in the background.
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Swimming in the Mississippi River

Date: 1890
Description: View across water towards men and boys swimming and splashing in the Mississippi River. Alma can be seen in the background on the far shoreline.
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Little Rascals with International Harvester Cream Separator

Date: 1930
Description: Cast members from the early 20th century film series "Little Rascals" pose in and around an International Harvester cream separator with their dog.
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Krueger Children on Front Porch

Date: December 1905
Description: Edgar and Jennie Krueger sit on the front porch of the Krueger home with an Edison Standard phonograph sitting on a chair between them. Two Edison Gold Mou...
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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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