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Harvesting Cranberries

Date: 1950
Description: A group of cranberry harvesters at work.
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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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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...
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Domestic Staff with Work Utensils

Date: 1890
Description: The household staff (probably Swedish) for one family home, including laundresses, cooks, parlor maids, and scullery girls with their various work utensils...
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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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Loggers Dining at Camp

Date: 1907
Description: Loggers at dinner in the woods north of Glen Flora. The man in the center is filing his saw.
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Lumber Camp Dining Room

Date: 1890
Description: Group of men posing in the dining room at August Mason's lumber camp. Three men are playing stringed instruments. Posters are displayed on the wall behind...
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Lumber Camp Cook Shanty

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Description: Two men preparing a meal in a lumber camp shanty or bunkhouse.
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Loggers Posing on Railroad Tracks

Date: 1896
Description: Loggers posing on narrow-gauge railroad tracks with a railroad velocipede and cant hook near Saddle Mound, a large hill that dominates the local area in Ja...
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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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Woman Broiling Hamburger

Date: 1950
Description: An apron-clad woman broils hamburgers in the kitchen.
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Two Women with Cleaning Implements

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Description: Two women are standing on the small porch outside an open kitchen door, near implements used for daily household tasks such as washing, scrubbing, sweeping...
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Iron Works

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Description: Elevated view of York Iron works. Large group of men posing in yard. The boardinghouse is on a hill in the far background. Early iron was mined at Mayville...
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Fisherman with Equipment and Catch

Date: 1875
Description: Studio portrait of a fisherman with his lure, spear, and catch.
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Norwegian Church Supper

Date: 1959
Description: Women preparing food for an annual Norwegian church supper at the Trinity Lutheran Church.
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Lumber Camp

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Description: Elevated view of lumber camp with loggers posing in front of a train loaded with logs.
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Raking Lawn

Date: 1910
Description: Woman in hat and young girl raking the lawn.
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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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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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Eben Peck Cabin

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Description: Eben Peck Cabin painted by an unknown artist. This is not the original painting done by Mrs. E.E. Bailey.

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