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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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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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Main Street

Date: 1873
Description: Main Street, with its dirt, ruts, cows (and presumably manure), but wide enough for easy hitching of wagons and teams.
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Hickory Tree

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Description: Shagbark hickory tree in a field.
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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...
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Frank Lloyd Wright and Olgivanna Wright in a Crosley Car

Date: 1948
Description: Frank Lloyd Wright and Olgivanna Lloyd Wright, motoring in the country in a Crosley car. Another car is behind them.
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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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Pulling Stumps to Clear Land

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Description: Pulling tree stumps in northern Wisconsin. A crowd of curious onlookers watches as workers load large stumps.
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Horse and Buggy on a Country Road

Date: 1906
Description: View down tree-lined country road near Wausau, taken by Dr. Joseph Smith, talented amateur photographer. It depicts women (probably members of his family)...
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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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Carriage Stuck in the Mud

Date: 1898
Description: Horse-drawn carriage stuck in a rut on a muddy road near the Ohio River in Floyd County, Indiana. One man is holding the horse while another attempts to di...
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Fort Howard

Date: 1851
Description: A rare photograph of U.S. Army soldiers stationed at Fort Howard canoeing on the Fox River. Fort Howard, built in 1816, was the first in the chain of forts...
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Milk Strike

Date: January 10 1934
Description: Milk strikers and a pile of empty milk cans next to railroad tracks. Bill Nemeth (left) is pouring out milk in an attempt to create a shortage that would r...
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Load of Bark with Little Girl

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Description: Men with horse-drawn load of lumber with a little girl standing in front.
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Vernon County in Winter

Date: February 20 1985
Description: View looking downhill towards a young person walking across a road near snowy fields and hills in Vernon County.
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Stump Field

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Description: Field of tree stumps with row of trees in background.
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Badger Ordinance Works

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Description: Brick ruins of small building, wagon wheel leaning on it, and tree growing inside. Near Badger Ordinance Works.
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Mennonite Children Walkiing on Road

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Description: Five Mennonite children walking down the middle of the road after a fishing trip.
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Meadow with Tree Stumps

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Description: Grass meadow with rotting tree stumps, possibly after a fire.
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Wisconsin Heights Battlefield

Date: 1856
Description: Painting by S.M. Brookes of the Wisconsin Heights Battlefield.

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