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Woodchopping Contest

Date: 1936
Description: A crowd surrounds a man as he stands atop a tree trunk swinging his axe in a woodchopping contest.
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Hoo Hoo Club Hotel

Date: April 24 1910
Description: The Hoo Hoo Club Hotel, a lumbermen's social organization. A sled with two horses is in front of the building. Handwriting in the photograph says: "After t...
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Studio Portrait of Two Lumberjacks

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Description: A studio portrait of two men, probably lumberjacks, that are posed playing cards, drinking, and smoking in front of a painted backdrop. The two men are sit...
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Studio Portrait of Two Lumberjacks Drinking

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Description: Two unidentified white men, dressed as lumberjacks, sit on a wood log in Van Schaick's studio, drinking, smoking and playing cards, with a saw and an axe n...
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Axe Chopping at the Lumberjack Bowl

Date: 1970
Description: A shirtless man is standing on top of a log ready to chop a log with an axe. A crowd of people are watching from stands behind him.
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Timber Toppers

Date: 1971
Description: Two people are climbing two tall wooden poles at Lumberjack Days.
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Log Chopping Contest at the Logging Congress

Date: September 1976
Description: A man is standing on top of a braced wood block. He is bending over as he swings his ax at the wood block on which he is standing. A crowd of people are wa...

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