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Sid Boyum on his Toonerville Trolley

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Description: View across the backyard of 237 Waubesa St. looking at Sid Boyum standing on the back of his wooden trolley, "Toonerville". Sid has a corncob pipe in his m...
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Emma Boyum

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Description: Emma Marie Boyum (nee Schroeder), mother of Sid Boyum, sitting in a large chair on the front porch of her home at 237 Waubesa Street on the east side of Ma...
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Sid Holding a Trout

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Description: Portrait of Sid standing and holding up a trout in his hands. Both Sid and the trout have an unlit cigar in their mouths. Sid's nails are stained, probably...
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Sid in Moon's Barber Shop

Date: April 1954
Description: Sid giving a man a shave in Moon's Barber Shop. Sid has a cigar in his mouth. The man sitting in the chair getting the shave is wearing hip waders. A large...
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Sid and His Family

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Description: Group portrait of Sid, his wife Margaret, son Steve, and dog Duke, posing outdoors on a bench, perhaps in Sid's backyard. Sid, wearing a collared shirt, is...
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Man Ice Fishing

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Description: A man wearing boots and coat is sitting on a box on a sled. Behind him is a cloth (perhaps a wind break) with "S.E. BOYUM" printed on it. The man is holdin...
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John Cato, Shriner

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Description: Waist-up profile portrait of John Cato, a Shriner, seated in Sid Boyum's kitchen. Cato is wearing a top hat, Shriner medallions, and a collar.
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Hindsite, Foresight

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Description: Sid sitting backwards on a donkey, with a cigar in his mouth and wearing a hat. He is looking through what appears to be a pair of binoculars. Caption at t...
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"A Man is Not Poor . . ."

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Description: Outdoor view of Sid Boyum sitting in the snow and warming his hands with a heater, which is attached by a long power cord (hand-drawn) to a power line. Tex...
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Sid and Colleagues on Factory Floor

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Description: Sid and two colleagues sitting on a seat on the factory floor. Sid and another man are sitting on the seat bench, and the other men is sitting in the cente...
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12E-RING WE

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Description: Close-up of a machine.
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House on the Rock

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Description: Elevated view of House on the Rock. Some of the view is obscured by trees growing in and around the roof of the walkway.
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Art and Music Room

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Description: The Art and Music Room was featured in the House on the Rock original brochure.
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Aerial View of House on the Rock

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Description: Aerial view of House on the Rock in the fall. The structures are partially hidden by trees.
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House on the Rock in Winter

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Description: View looking up at the main house at House in the Rock. Snow is covering the ground.
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Machinery at Gisholt

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Description: Machinery in the Gisholt factory. In the back of the room men are working with some of the machinery.
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Adjusting Gisholt Machinery

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Description: Two men making adjustments on a piece of Gisholt machinery.
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Drawing of an Advance Mechanism

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Description: Drawing of a semi-closed hand advancing a radial dial at the Gisholt Machine Company. The graphic was used for advertising.
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Double Exposure of Gisholt Machine Company Ad

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Description: Double exposure of two women working on a machine.
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Aqua Form

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Description: Faye Geise, wearing a bikini, is sitting on a lawn and posing with Aqua Form, a local invention.

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