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"October"

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Description: Portrait of man's head in profile above the word "October." On the right is a full-length sketch of a naked man, covering his genitals and grimacing.
Photograph

Man Ice Fishing

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Description: A man wearing boots and coat is sitting on a box on a sled. Behind him is a cloth (perhaps a wind break) with "S.E. BOYUM" printed on it. The man is holdin...
Photograph

John Cato, Shriner

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Description: Waist-up profile portrait of John Cato, a Shriner, seated in Sid Boyum's kitchen. Cato is wearing a top hat, Shriner medallions, and a collar.
Photograph

Hindsite, Foresight

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Description: Sid sitting backwards on a donkey, with a cigar in his mouth and wearing a hat. He is looking through what appears to be a pair of binoculars. Caption at t...
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Sid with Man and Woman

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Description: Outdoor group portrait of Sid, with a cigar in his mouth, posing with his arms around a man, sitting on the left, and a woman standing on the right. They a...
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Sid Boyum with Sculpture in Backyard

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Description: Sid is standing outdoors in his backyard working on a large sculpture inspired by South Asian styles, which is shaded by trees and shrubs. There are other...
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Sid at Oscar Mayer Company

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Description: Sid talking to two employees in the Oscar Mayer Company. All three men are wearing long white coats and hats. Sid is standing in the middle next to meat ha...
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Sid Looking at Dollar Bill

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Description: View of Sid standing on steps while looking down at a one dollar bill laying on the floor. Sid is holding an open umbrella above his head and has a cigar i...
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Sid Going Through the Wringer

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Description: Sid in darkroom with a cigar in his mouth, rolling a miniature, printed cut-out version of himself through a photographic print wringer in a darkroom. Sid...
Print

"A Man is Not Poor . . ."

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Description: Outdoor view of Sid Boyum sitting in the snow and warming his hands with a heater, which is attached by a long power cord (hand-drawn) to a power line. Tex...
Photograph

Sid Standing with Colleague

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Description: Sid and a colleague standing in what appears to be a work area. Sid is leaning back, while holding a pair of eyeglasses in his right hand and grasping his...
Photograph

Sid with Colleagues at a Bar

Date: January 1957
Description: Sid posing for group portrait with three male colleagues. Sid is wearing a suit, tie, and a hat, and is being hoisted up by a colleague standing behind him...
Photograph

Sid Posing with Elephant Sitting on Bench

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Description: View across sidewalk towards Sid standing and holding a shovel while posing next to an elephant sitting on a bench outdoors. Sid is wearing a white coat, w...
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Sid on Snow Skis

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Description: View from lawn towards Sid standing on skis in a driveway, lifting up one of the ski poles. Sid is wearing a coat, hat, and shoes, and has a cigar in his m...
Photograph

Sid in the Oscar Mayer Company

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Description: Sid talking to two employees in the Oscar Mayer Company. All three men are wearing long white coats and hats. Sid is standing in the middle next to meat ha...
Photograph

Sid with Clay Model of Sambo

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Description: Sid posing with a clay model of Sambo, one of the Milwaukee County Zoo's gorillas during the 1950s. Sid is wearing a suit and has a cigar in his mouth. Beh...
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Sid Sitting in Jail

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Description: View from sidewalk of Sid sitting in jail with a cigar in his mouth while reading a Gideon Bible. Sid is looking out of the iron gate of a stone building,...
Photograph

Sid Sitting in Chair

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Description: Portrait of Sid sitting in an armchair at his home at 237 Wabesa Street, wearing a pair of socks. He has a cigar in his mouth. Behind Sid is a bookshelf.
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Sid in front of Sanchez Photo

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Description: View from street of Sid standing on the sidewalk in front of the Sanchez Photo portrait studio at 11 North Pinckney Street. A large photograph of Sid smoki...
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Sid Boyum with Sculpture in Backyard

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Description: Sid is standing in his backyard posing with a sculpture. More sculptures and the torii gate are in the yard behind him among shrubs. The Madison-Kipp Corpo...

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