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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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McCormick Farmall H Tractor

Date: 1949
Description: Slightly elevated view of a man using a Farmall H tractor near International Harvester's experimental farm.
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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...
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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.
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Farmer Making Soap

Date: 1910
Description: The farmer and his wife are making soap outdoors. Lye is made by letting rain water seep through wood ashes for several months. Lye and fat produce soap. T...
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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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Men with Plow

Date: 1873
Description: Group portrait of men gathered in a farmyard, posed behind a plow. The plow has Argyle, Wisc. from Michalson Implement Company inscribed on the side.
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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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Martha Buelke with her Cow

Date: 1899
Description: Grandma Martha (Goetsch) Buelke posed in front of her farmyard with favorite cow.
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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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Round Barn

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Description: Two women on a farmstead pose in front of a round barn. The name Ri Clausing is written on the back of the photograph.
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Farmers at Farm Auction

Date: 1954
Description: Group of farmers observe and participate in a farm auction.
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Mary Shaughnessy

Date: 1954
Description: Mrs. Mary Shaughnessy standing in front of barn where men are loading the silo. Her farm was on the site where Granville School was later built.
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Aerial View of Contour Strip Farming

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Description: Aerial view of contour strip farming with the Obert Olstad farm in foreground. The Carl Backum farm is in the background.
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Peter Lagacy Family

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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...
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Aldo Leopold

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Description: Aldo Leopold, UW Professor of Wildlife Management, posing with binoculars around his neck. He is about to embark on an inspection and bird-watching tour of...
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Wehmhoff Effigy Mound

Date: June 27 1927
Description: Aerial view of the effigy mound on Henry Wehmhoff's Riverview Farm. State Trunk Highway 83 runs through the effigy.
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Reaping Scene

Date: 1879
Description: Three men take a break during harvesting. Their horse-drawn reaper raked the grain into rows as it cut. In the background are various farmstead buildings,...
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Men with Farm Tools

Date: 1879
Description: Five men, facing away from the camera, stand in a field holding a rake and a scythe. A boy is in the foreground facing the camera and shading his eyes with...

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