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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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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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International Harvester Truck with Pumpkins

Date: 1951
Description: Color photograph of a farmer filling a red International Harvester L-120 truck with pumpkins.
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Farm Family with Copious Produce

Date: September 05 1895
Description: Matthew H. Stephenson, his wife Julia Hebert Stephenson, and their son William Clinton pose with produce samples from the Menomonee River Boom Company gard...
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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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Holiday Canned Food Drive

Date: November 22 1955
Description: Thomas Constable (left) and Walter Medenski (right), pose in front of canned food gathered by pupils at the Center Street school for the Salvation Army's T...
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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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Lexington Market

Date: 1905
Description: People posing at the Lexington Market.
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Farmer's Market

Date: 1917
Description: Exterior view of the Municipal Market, which was built in 1910 but not operated successfully until July 1917 when it was run by a group of women from the D...
Poster

It's Better with Butter!

Date: 1941
Description: Color poster created by the National Dairy Council, Chicago, of butter and buttered food items such as pancakes, baked potatoes, and a steak, displayed on...
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Sentry's Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Department

Date: February 14 1985
Description: A display of fruit and vegetables in the East Side Foods Sentry store.
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Cultivating Vegetable Field with McCormick Farmall C Tractor

Date: 1949
Description: Slightly elevated view of a farmer cultivating a vegetable field with a McCormick Farmall C tractor with attached cultivator. Farm buildings are in the bac...
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Pickled Peppers

Date: November 21 1963
Description: A variety of canned and fresh peppers is artfully displayed by the woman who serves them to her family and gives them as gifts.
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Young Boy Picking Beans in Garden

Date: 1929
Description: Young boy, Edward Hall, picking beans in his "early" garden.
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Family in Garden

Date: August 1932
Description: A worker from International Harvester's McCormick Works is with his wife and children in a city garden sponsored by the company. The gardens were located n...
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Family Farmers Market

Date: July 27 1988
Description: Cousins set up a road-side stand to sell fruits and vegetables grown by their grandfather.
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Turkey-drawn Wagon

Date: 1910
Description: A boy is driving two turkeys yoked together that are pulling his small wagon loaded with vegetables. Painted on the side of the wagon: "Birdsell, South Ben...
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Produce Market

Date: 1935
Description: Downtown outdoor market place.
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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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Unloading Vegetables from an International C-30 Truck

Date: October 27 1936
Description: Truck driver Neil Wah unloading vegetables from an International C-30 truck owned by Richmond Growers Company, Ltd. The company was the selling organizatio...

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