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Lantern Sculpture

Date: August 1966
Description: Lantern sculpture surrounded by trees and plants. In the background is a man sitting or standing with his back turned.
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"Feminine Torso" Sculpture

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Description: Sculpture "Feminine Torso" in Sid's backyard. There is a hand pump in the foreground on the left.
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"Sphinx" Sculpture

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Description: Sid's sculpture "Sphinx" in an early phase of construction in his backyard among trees and plants.
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Gisholt Commercial Art

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Description: Playful illustration art of a dog bowing down, tail wagging.
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Gisholt Commercial Art

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Description: Illustrative art of dominoes falling in an "S" curve.
Poster

"It's Difficult to Soar with Eagles . . ."

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Description: Political poster with text that reads: "It's Difficult to Soar with Eagles When You Work with Turkeys."
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"Vote Homesteaders Out — Out of Congress."

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Description: Long narrow poster for term limits with red letters on white which reads: "Vote Homesteaders Out — Out of Congress."
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"October"

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Description: Portrait of man's head in profile above the word "October." On the right is a full-length sketch of a naked man, covering his genitals and grimacing.
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Sid with Man and Woman

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Description: Outdoor group portrait of Sid, with a cigar in his mouth, posing with his arms around a man, sitting on the left, and a woman standing on the right. They a...
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Grinding Wheel at Gisholt Machine Company

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Description: Close-up of an industrial grinding wheel throwing sparks at the Gisholt Machine Company.
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Welder at Gisholt Machine Company

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Description: A welder wearing a mask and gloves at Gisholt Machine Company.
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Steam-Powered Tractor at House on the Rock

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Description: A steam-powered tractor sitting outdoors on the grounds of House on the Rock.
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Elevated View of House on the Rock

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Description: Elevated view of House on the Rock and surrounding trees and hills.
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Gisholt Balancing Machine

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Description: Gisholt Dyanetric Type U Balancing Machine? Label pasted in bottom right corner reads "Type U Between Center Checking Machine."
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Women Working in St. Vincent's Thrift Shop

Date: September 1974
Description: Elevated view of women sorting out donated clothes in St. Vincent's Thrift Shop.
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Object on a Desk

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Description: View of objects on a Gisholt desk: blotter, notepad, pencils, earth globe, and cigarette ends in an ashtray.
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Interior of Gisholt Factory

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Description: Interior view of the Gisholt factory. There is a large crane suspended on steel beams, and skylights are in the ceiling.
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Man with Beard

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Description: Head shot of an older man with a white beard. He wears a cap and what looks like a work shirt and is probably a Gisholt employee.
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Gisholt Sausage Machine

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Description: A piece of equipment known as a sausage machine set on a white backdrop at Gisholt.
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Cutout of Sid's Head

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Description: Cutout of Sid's head. He has a cigar in house mouth, and he is looking up.

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