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Indian Sugar Makers

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Description: Illustration of an Indian (possibly Menominee) camp of sugar makers.
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Indian Sugar Camp

Date: 1850
Description: Chippewa Indian Sugar Camp. Plate 61, preceding p. 199, vol. I, The Indian tribes of the United States: their history antiquities, customs, religion, ar...
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Maple Sugaring

Date: September 13 1949
Description: A man and woman driving their horse-drawn cart into the woods to collect buckets that are hanging from maple trees. The buckets catch sap that is used to m...
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Making Maple Sugar

Date: 1919
Description: A child is standing on a log lying on the ground in a clearing. There is a barrel on the left, and a campfire in the background.
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Gathering Maple Syrup

Date: 1945
Description: Two men and a child in Granton (vicinity), Clark County, Wisconsin. They are gathering maple syrup with a horse-drawn sled.
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Production of Maple Syrup

Date: 1927
Description: Man in "sugar bush" (grove of maples) boiling down maple sap in production of maple syrup. Probably Wisconsin.
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Gathering Maple Sap

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Description: Two men on a horse-drawn vehicle gathering maple sap in the woods.
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Men in Woods

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Description: Two men sitting in front of an open-sided wooden shelter. One man is sitting on a barrel on a sled, and the other man is sitting on a log. The sled and hor...
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Maple Sugaring

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Description: Two men work at running sap from maple trees. Buckets are hanging beneath the sap spouts or "spiles" inserted into holes drilled in the trees. A team of ho...
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Making Maple Syrup

Date: April 1957
Description: LuRay Arms and Otis Arms tending a fire while making maple syrup outdoors.
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The Arms Men Making Maple Syrup

Date: April 1957
Description: Three men from the Arms family making maple syrup outdoors. From left to right are: Lewis, Bernard, and Otis Arms.
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Harvey Blue Drilling Hole for Maple Syrup

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Description: Harvey Blue standing in the snow and drilling a hole in a tree for maple syrup using a hand-drill. There is an axe resting in the snow next to him. Image t...
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Mrs. Harvey Blue Pouring Maple Syrup Candies

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Description: Mrs. Harvey Blue pouring maple sugar candies. Mrs. Blue, in a flowered apron, is holding a white enameled pot in one hand, and a ladle of maple sugar confe...
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Hauling Maple Sap

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Description: Three men hauling maple sap to an outdoor, wood-burning stove using two horses. One man is standing and holding the reins to the horses while the other two...
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Cooking Maple Sap

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Description: Two men are cooking maple sap over a wood burning cauldron in a clearing. One man is feeding the fire with logs while the other man is pouring in the sap....
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Checking the Syrup in a Modern Evaporator

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Description: View of Wilmer Schulz, near High Cliff State Park, checking the syrup in a modern evaporator while standing over a vat of boiling syrup. Large piles of fue...
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Collecting Maple Sap in Bags

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Description: A man is collecting maple sap in clear rubber sap bags connected to a tree. Snow is on the ground.
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Collecting Maple Sap at the Maple Crest Maple Syrup Farm

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Description: Two men in a forest are pouring maple sap into metal barrels and buckets at the Maple Crest Maple Syrup Farm. One man is standing in the back of the traile...
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Maple Trees with Bags of Maple Sap

Date: 1971
Description: Sap bags are hanging on Maple trees in a snow-covered woods. In the background through the trees is a building with smoke billowing from the chimney.
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Tapped Maple Tree

Date: 1966
Description: View of a tapped Maple tree collecting sap in a covered bucket. The forest is covered in snow, and a small cabin is in the background.

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