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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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American Farm Yard In Winter

Date: 1866
Description: Stereograph (also known as a stereoview) of woman, man and child outdoors on a farm with snow on the ground. The woman is wearing bloomers and is holding a...
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Woman with Wringer Washtub and Basket

Date: 1920
Description: Woman washing clothes outdoors with a washtub, washboard, wringer, clothespins and clothesline.
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Dale Farm

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Description: A scrapbook page containing five images depicting John R. Commons and farm labor.
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Churning Butter

Date: May 12 1933
Description: Ellen (Mrs. William) Lacy, of Sunny Slope farm, 5810 Lacy Road, south of Madison, sits in the farm yard and turns a barrel butter churn.
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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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Canning Corn

Date: 1927
Description: Husband and wife canning corn in kitchen using Burpee Can Sealer.
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Woman Carrying Water to Farmhouse

Date: April 1923
Description: Woman carrying a bucket of water back to her farmhouse in winter.
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Welders

Date: 1950
Description: A short course in welding at the University of Wisconsin agricultural short course.
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Woman Pumping Water from Farmhouse Well

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Description: Woman pumping water from a well near the porch of her farmhouse.
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Woman Cleaning Wooden Floor

Date: 1920
Description: Woman cleaning a wooden floor in an open doorway of her farmhouse with a scrub brush.
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Gathering Eggs in the Barn

Date: September 1904
Description: Edgar and Jennie Krueger playfully hunt for eggs.
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Henry Bigalk and Emil Kuney (Keune)

Date: 1906
Description: Henry Bigalk relaxes in a wheelbarrow holding an axe in his left hand, while Emil Kuney (Keune) grabs the wheelbarrow handles as if to transport Bigalk awa...
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Squash Harvest

Date: 1920
Description: A woman stands amid a patch of squash plants and displays a large squash in Marinette County.
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Woman Operating Cream Separator

Date: November 1919
Description: Mrs. Robert Viall operating a belt-driven cream separator. The separator is powered by an International engine.
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Woman Washing Laundry in Tub

Date: May 1923
Description: Mrs. Eshe demonstrating the washing of laundry with a washboard, ringer and tub in front of a farm house. The original caption reads: "Washing with no impr...
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Woman Chopping Wood

Date: June 1923
Description: Woman chopping wood on the farm of E.A. Bancroft.
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Woman Drawing Water from Well

Date: May 1923
Description: Miss Neary drawing a bucket of water from a well next to a farmhouse. The original caption reads: "Drawing water from well. Miss Neary posing. Mr. Hyde pho...
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Farmer Thrifty

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Description: Illustration of an immaculate farmstead captioned as "Woodland home as occupied by Farmer Thrifty".
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Farmer Slack

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Description: Illustration of farmstead in disrepair captioned "Woodland home ten years later in the hands of Farmer Slack".

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