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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...
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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...
Postcard

Milkmaid with Cow

Date: 1911
Description: Milkmaid with pail and cow. Text reads "Milking Time, Good Friends in Wisconsin, Scenes along the country roads".
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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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Prize-Winning Cabbage

Date: September 28 1895
Description: Five-acre cabbage field of Martin Anderson near Grantsburg, with several frame houses in the background. Mr. Anderson is holding a prize-winning head of ca...
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Tobacco Farming

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Description: Farmers harvesting and loading tobacco on a tobacco rack to take to a shed.
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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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Amund and Siri Rustebakke and Women with Spinning Wheels

Date: 1873
Description: Amund Rustebakke, standing in doorway, and Siri Rustebakke, center, sitting, in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning w...
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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...
Poster

Titan Tractor Advertising Poster

Date: 1919
Description: Advertising poster of World War I veteran returning home to family, farm and new Titan 10-20 tractor. The caption on the poster reads "Look what dad bought...
Poster

Eureka Mower Advertising Poster

Date: 1885
Description: Advertising poster for the Eureka Mower Company featuring color illustration of a well-dressed farmer riding a mower pulled by two horses. Trees, mountains...
Poster

McCormick Grain Binder Advertising Poster

Date: 1882
Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company featuring a color illustration of a well-dressed farmer riding a binder pulled by two horse...
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Farmhouse and Stump Land

Date: June 17 1929
Description: Farm surrounded by cutover stump land.
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Bluff Scenery

Date: 1924
Description: Long view of bluffs with a fence and a farm in the foreground.
Poster

Deering Farm Machinery Calendar

Date: 1928
Description: Advertising calendar for Deering tractors and farm implements featuring an oval color illustration of a European farmhouse with thatched roof, farm laborer...
Poster

Deering Grain Binder Advertising Poster

Date: 1883
Description: Color chromolithograph illustration for the Deering All-Steel Binder with steel bundle carrier, produced by William Deering & Co. Includes an illustration...
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N.C. Wyeth Depiction of McCormick Reaper Demonstration

Date: 1931
Description: Painting by N.C. Wyeth depicting the public demonstration of the first reaper by Cyrus Hall McCormick at Steele's Tavern, Virginia in 1831. The painting sh...
Painting

Rodolf Farm

Date: 1834
Description: View of Rodolf farm.
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Farm of Alex Smith

Date: 1875
Description: View from a distance of a farm in a valley owned by Alex(ander?) Smith. There is a wooden fence in the foreground surrounding the farm.
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Woman Pumping Water from Farm Well

Date: April 1923
Description: A bundled-up woman hand pumps water from a well into a pail. The ground is covered with ice and snow. Two cars and a farmhouse appear in the background.

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