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Appleton Outagamie County, Wisconsin

Date: 1867
Description: Birds-eye drawing of Appleton, Outagamie Co., depicting street names and street layout, houses, the Fox River, the court house, jail, school houses, Lawren...
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Vogel Fish & Oyster Co.

Date: October 16 1944
Description: Vogel Fish and Oyster Company, 2049 Atwood Avenue, view of the front and left side of the building.
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Vogel Fish & Oyster Co.

Date: October 16 1944
Description: Vogel Fish & Oyster Company, 2049 Atwood Avenue.
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Stripping Tuna

Date: October 27
Description: Elevated view of workers removing bones from tuna and selecting different cuts to be used for canned food.
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Fishermen at Lunch

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Description: A group of Maine commercial fishermen having lunch on a dock.
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Home Port

Date: 1963
Description: Fishing net and boat dock on shoreline.
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Fishing Village

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Description: Snow-covered buildings of a fishing village on Rock Island (also known as Pottawatomie Island).
Postcard

Marinette Fisheries

Date: 1912
Description: The fisheries in Marinette.
Postcard

Tall-tale Postcard: Catfish

Date: February 1910
Description: Six men wearing black jackets and hats stand proudly in front of a giant catfish. The catfish rests on the bed of a horse-drawn sled. The text in the upper...
Postcard

Tall-tale Postcard: Pickerel

Date: 1910
Description: Two men stand staring at a giant pickerel fish laying on a long, wooden horse-drawn sled. The scene takes place in an industrial district, including a lumb...
Postcard

Tall-tale Postcard: Big Pike

Date: 1910
Description: A group of working class men stand staring at a giant pike fish resting on a long, wooden horse-drawn sled. The scene takes place in an industrial district...
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Tall-tale Postcard: Trout on Truck

Date: 1976
Description: Photomontage of a giant trout resting on the back of a bright red flatbed pickup truck. Children look on with awe; one is pointing at the trout. White curs...
Postcard

Tall-tale Postcard: The Big One

Date: 1909
Description: Photomontage of a giant pike on a flatbed railroad car. A text box in the lower left corner includes the quote, "The Big One That Didn't Get Away." Small t...
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Commercial Fishing Operation

Date: 1950
Description: Elevated view of land operations of commercial fishing operation with fish net drying racks and buildings on Apostle Islands.
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South Twin Island Fishing Village

Date: 1915
Description: Building, boats, and fish net drying racks on South Twin Island in the Apostle Islands archipelago.
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Theodatus Garlick, Sculptor and Plastic Surgeon

Date: 1872
Description: Reproduction of a carte-de-visite portrait of Theodatus Garlick (1805-1884), American surgeon and sculptor. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, Garlick was one of th...
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Fisherman of Italian Colony

Date: 1893
Description: Six men of the fishing colony on the shorelines of the Mississippi River. Numerous boats, logs, and fishing nets are scattered across the beach. Caption on...
Postcard

Fishing Industry on Mississippi River

Date: 1907
Description: Fishing implements on the shoreline of the Mississippi River, and a bluff in the background.
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Fishing Nets on Mississippi River

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Description: Fishing nets and implements and boats along the shoreline of the Mississippi River, with buildings visible in the background.
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Fishing Nets in Door County

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Description: Fishing nets in Door County.

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