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Koehler Family in a Garden

Date: September 04 1895
Description: Julius Koehler family in their garden in front of their newly built frame home. The original Koehler farm was destroyed by forest fire in July of 1894, evi...

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...

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...

Chautauqua Meeting

Date: 1906
Description: Families gathered in front of large tents at a Chautauqua meeting.

Peshtigo Fire

Description: Families huddled in a field in the Sugar Bushes, attempting to escape the Peshtigo Fire.

Husking Corn

Date: 1903
Description: Elevated view of the Krueger family husking corn. From right to left are: Mary, Sarah, August, Florentina, and Jennie Krueger. A dog is lying on the ground...

Hess and Sons Cooperage

Date: 1949
Description: Interior view of Frank J. Hess and Sons barrel-making factory, 1952 Atwood Avenue at Schenck's Corners. Pictured l to r: Frank Jr., Edward, Joseph, Tony, a...

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...

Farm Family

Date: 1898
Description: A man, his wife and their two children posed in front of their farmstead. The man is holding a team of horses.

Family Bomb Shelter

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

Norwegian Family with Possessions

Date: 1870
Description: Norwegian family posing with their household possessions, in front of their home. The man dressed in military uniform is a Civil War veteran. Madison, Wisc...

Family Gathering on Basswood Island

Date: 1916
Description: Picnic on the shores of Basswood Island, Apostle Islands. Those picnicking include Harriet Webb, C.A. Hull, H.W. Rodgers, Mrs. J. Austin, Elizabeth Baker,...

Farm Family with Copious Produce

Date: September 05 1895
Description: Matthew H. Stephenson, his wife Julia Hebert Stephenson, and their son William Clinton posing with produce samples from the Menomonee River Boom Company ga...

Krueger Family Posed on the Porch

Date: 1900
Description: Charles Goetsch and Krueger family. Rexford Krueger (on lawn), August Krueger, Edgar (on lap), with William Krueger, (holding cane), Charles Goetsch (looki...

Family in their Living Room

Date: 1955
Description: Family in their living room. The mother watches television, the father reads a newspaper, the daughter reads a book, and two sons play with a train set.

Family Cleaning their Motorboat

Date: April 21 1957
Description: An industrious family cleans their motorboat which is parked in the driveway.

House and Family

Description: Family posing in yard of house with four horses, with two pulling a horse-drawn carriage. There are four women, two men, a young man, five young girls, and...

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...

Peter Lagacy Family

Description: The family of French-Canadian immigrant Peter Lagacy, posing with produce, including a large cabbage, potatoes, and carrots, in front of their log farm hom...

Hans Holtan Family

Date: 1879
Description: This is said to be the family of Hans Holtan (a.k.a. Austinson) posed in the yard before a frame house that has carpenter's lace on porch, two separate doo...

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