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State Fair Side Show Attractions

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Description: State Fair barker announcing side show attractions to a crowd of children, featuring "Midget City, the World's Tiniest Entertainers" and "Baby Thelma, 619...
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Rowboats

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Description: Fleet of rowboats carrying men and women with umbrellas.
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Main Street on the Square

Date: 1900
Description: A view of Main Street on the Capitol Square, looking west.
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Visitors to the Iron Ridge Mine

Date: 1900
Description: Visitors, dressed in their Sunday best, contrast with the rough garb of the miners. Left to right, miners were: Charles Kanass, Robert "Beaver" Smith (hold...
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Syttende Mai

Date: 1875
Description: Large group at Syttende Mai celebration. Group posed with what may be the national and merchant flag of Norway flag. A number of people hold croquet mallet...
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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...
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John Pitt Dean on Mission Dock

Date: 1910
Description: John Pitt Dean stands at the center of Mission Dock surrounded by people, some of them holding umbrellas.
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Goodrich Steamship Lines

Date: 1930
Description: Cover from Goodrich Steamship Lines schedule, with a picture of a screw-driven passenger/freight vessel against the Chicago skyline and a beach scene in th...
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Sternwheel Steamboat J.S.

Date: 1907
Description: The sternwheel excursion boat, J.S., at a landing at Cassville. People with umbrellas wait on shore. Inscribed Souvenir J.S. The J.S....
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Women in the Rain

Date: 1900
Description: Three women in hats and long skirts walk with umbrellas in the rain.
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Grand Avenue

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Description: Elevated view of Grand Avenue. A number of horse-drawn carriages are lined up near a bridge.
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Looking up Grand Avenue

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Description: Elevated view over bridge and river looking up Grand Avenue. Pedestrians, horse-drawn vehicles and a street car are in the foreground.
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Bradford Beach

Date: June 21 1957
Description: View along shoreline of crowded Bradford beach.
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Summer Reading

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Description: Woman lying in the grass reading near an umbrella along a shoreline. A boat is beached on the right, and in the background is a fence and hill.
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Cultivating Cotton Field with McCormick Farmall Super MD Tractor

Date: 1953
Description: Color photograph of an African American farmer cultivating a cotton field with a stage I McCormick Farmall Super MD tractor. The tractor is equipped with a...
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High Rock and Romance Cliff

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Description: Two girls holding hands stand on riverbank. High Rock and Romance Cliff beyond.
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Miriam and Ruth Bennett near Romance Cliff

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Description: Miriam and Ruth Bennett wading in river near Romance Cliff at sand bar above High Rock.
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Nettie Fowler McCormick at Paris Exposition

Date: 1900
Description: Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923), wife of inventor and industrialist Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884), at the Paris Exposition of 1900. Mrs. McCormick i...
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Woman in Man's Suit

Date: March 17 1963
Description: A woman models a men's suit, while holding an umbrella and wearing a top hat.
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Harvesting Wheat with International 8-16 Tractor and Binders

Date: June 14 1921
Description: Farmers harvesting wheat with an International 8-16 HP kerosene tractor and two Deering seven foot binders on the farm of W.P. Ridley in Maury County. Thre...

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