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Loggers Posing on Railroad Tracks

Date: 1896
Description: Loggers posing on narrow-gauge railroad tracks with a railroad velocipede and cant hook near Saddle Mound, a large hill that dominates the local area in Ja...
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Coffee Shop

Date: May 1960
Description: Two women serving coffee to customers at a coffee shop. Richland Center, Wisconsin.
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Crime Scene Investigation

Date: May 11 1955
Description: Chalk lines in the foreground mark the spot where White Elephant Bar owner was shot. Police and detectives conferred in the background after assembling inv...
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Aldo Leopold

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Description: Aldo Leopold, UW Professor of Wildlife Management, posing with binoculars around his neck. He is about to embark on an inspection and bird-watching tour of...
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Iometah

Date: 1858
Description: Portrait of Iometah.
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Portrait of Photographer Edmund Eisenscher

Date: April 1948
Description: Portrait of photographer Edmund Eisenscher.
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Dairy Cooperative Supports Packinghouse Workers Strike

Date: March 22 1948
Description: A driver for Dairy Distributors, Inc. cooperative of Watertown, Wisconsin delivering milk to strikers' soup kitchen. "Several dairies have volunteered t...
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A Fur Trader in the Council Tepee

Date: February 1892
Description: Engraving of a fur trader standing in the middle of a circle of seated Indians in their council tepee.
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Cigarette Sales

Date: June 1981
Description: Winnebago Enterprises trailer, advertising drive-up cigarette sales.
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Indian Spearing Beaver

Date: 1821
Description: Indians of the North Red River area, probably in the vicinity of old Fort Douglas, now Winnipeg, Canada, spearing beaver.
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Father in Apron Cooking

Date: 1960
Description: A father standing over a pan wearing an apron. He is cooking and smoking a cigar.
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Homer Bigart

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Description: Portrait of Homer Bigart, (1907-1991) award-winning journalist with the "New York Herald-Tribune" and the "New York Times".
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Logging Camp Crew

Date: 1875
Description: Group portrait of a large logging crew posing outdoors in the snow at their camp in front of a log building. One of the men is playing a fiddle or a violin...
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Crowd at the Congress Tavern

Date: October 15 1935
Description: Interior view of the Congress Tavern, 111 Main Street, on a busy night.
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Ole Emerson's Lumber Camp Bunkhouse

Date: 1902
Description: Lumbermen in their bunk house at Ole Emerson's lumber camp. Several of them have pipes in their mouths and their socks are hanging to dry.
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Two Men with Guitar

Date: 1920
Description: Two men pose for a studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop. James Gorman, standing, has a pipe in his mouth; the seated man holding a guitar is unid...
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W.F. Trukenbrod's Pharmacy

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Description: Interior view of Trukenbrod's Pharmacy. The signs in the rear of the store proclaim that they are proprietors of both "Prescriptions" and "Paints" alike, w...
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Carpenters' Union

Date: 1953
Description: A group of carpenters pose in front of an unfinished building. The caption reads "Carpenters union donate wages to community fund".
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Crowd at Baseball Game

Date: 1955
Description: Two men in stands review the Milwaukee Braves official program during a game.
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Children Working In Vegetable Cannery

Date: 1912
Description: Children working in a vegetable cannery as the supervisor with pipe in his mouth stands over them.

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