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Hess and Sons Cooperage

Date: 1949
Description: Interior view of Frank J. Hess and Sons barrel-making factory, 1952 Atwood Avenue at Schenck's Corners. Pictured l to r: Frank Jr., Edward, Joseph, Tony, a...
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Lumber Camp Employees and Lumber

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Description: Wisconsin Land & Lumber Company Camp 15. Lumberjacks posed atop a sled load of logs, scaled at 13,562 board feet of lumber.
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Hooping the Curd

Date: 1914
Description: Workers hooping the curd to make cheddar cheese at the Plymouth Cheese factory.
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General Labor Strike at Allis Reliance Works

Date: May 04 1886
Description: Edward P. Allis Reliance Works under the protection of the Wisconsin State Militia during the first general labor strike. The strike is also known as the...
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Interior of Battery Factory

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Description: French Battery and Carbon Company, later known as Rayovac. The old circle belt in the Madison plant.
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Franklin D. Roosevelt Tours the Allis-Chalmers Plant

Date: 1940
Description: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Wisconsin Governor Julius P. Heil, and other officials touring the Allis-Chalmers plant.
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Allis-Chalmers Company

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Description: Plate Steel Spiral Casing for 70,000 horse-power Niagara Falls hydraulic turbine unit at the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company erecting shop. The castin...
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Tire Factory Interior

Date: 1919
Description: Elevated interior view of the Boone Tire Factory. Men are lined up along a wall with open windows. They are each using a stand to hold a wheel while wrappi...
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Casing Department at Oscar Mayer

Date: October 17 1939
Description: Women working in casing department at the Oscar Mayer & Company meat packing plant, 910 Mayer Avenue.
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Reliance Iron Works Interior

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Description: Interior of the Reliance Iron Works.
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Red Dot Foods Inc., Plant

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Description: Red Dot Foods Inc., potato chip plant, 1441 East Washington Avenue.
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Canal at Portage

Date: 1910
Description: View down the canal, with buildings along the shoreline, and a boat coming down the canal.
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Quitting Time at McCormick Reaper Works

Date: 1900
Description: Elevated view of workers filing out of the gates of the McCormick Reaper Works at the end of a work day. The factory became part of the International Harve...
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Farmall Works Assembly Line

Date: 1952
Description: Factory worker tightening bolts on a Farmall tractor on the assembly line at International Harvester's Farmall Works.
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Farmall Works Assembly Line

Date: 1952
Description: Factory workers on the assembly line at International Harvester's Farmall Works. The men are working on Farmall tractors.
Painting

Horlick's Malted Milk Factory

Date: 1914
Description: Horlick's Malted Milk Factory.
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Crucible Steel Casting Company

Date: 1946
Description: Workers chipping imperfections from a rough casting.
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Barron Coop Creamery

Date: 1900
Description: Two men pose at the Barron Coop Creamery next to the churns full of butter, which is ready to be packed into the small barrels nearby.
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Fauerbach's Brewery Sign

Date: 1884
Description: A sign for Fauerbach's Brewery depicting a young woman and the brewery.
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"Midnight at McCormick's" Advertising Poster

Date: 1900
Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company showing the McCormick Reaper Works at night. The factory was in operation from 1873-1961. I...

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