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William H. Noland

Date: July 04 1876
Description: Studio portrait of "Professor" William H. Noland in costume as leader of the Mock Parade, or "Horribles". He was a fiddler, chiropodist, public functionary...
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Family Golf Outing

Date: 1936
Description: Two generations of the Brandel family pose with golf clubs at the Fox Lake Golf Course.
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Fence Sitters

Date: 1922
Description: School friends Ethel and Eleanor fence-sit on a summer day.
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Gymnastics at Boys Busy Life Camp, Lake Keesus

Date: 1915
Description: Boys demonstrate acrobatic skills on the grounds of their summer camp.
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Balloon Gondola

Date: 1918
Description: The gondola crew of a World War I observation balloon that is about to ascend. Observation balloons were positioned near the front so that men in the gondo...
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Man And Radio Set

Date: 1923
Description: Man seated next to radio set wearing headset.
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Dwight S. Allen

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Description: Full-length carte-de-visite studio portrait in front of a backdrop of Corporal Dwight S. Allen, Company C, 22nd Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform, leaning on...
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Farm Couple

Date: 1920
Description: Farm couple seated together outdoors on the lawn, his arm around her shoulders.
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Woman On Avery Tractor

Date: 1920
Description: Woman holding flowers posing on the back of an Avery gasoline tractor.
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Woman with Axe

Date: 1920
Description: A smiling woman holding an axe holding a pose while chopping wood.
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Outdoor Chores

Date: 1920
Description: Woman doing chores outdoors.
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Unidentified Singer

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Description: Portrait of man smoking a pipe. Probably Robert A. Steinbach (b.1887?), a singer of German folk songs, who recorded for song collector Helene Stratman-Thom...
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Man in Garden

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Description: A man stands in an unidentified garden gesturing upwards towards a topiary tree.
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Kravig/Kravik Boys

Date: 1868
Description: Studio portrait of the Kravig/Kravik sons, one seated and one standing.
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Kravig/Kravik Girls

Date: 1868
Description: Studio portrait of the Kravig/Kravik daughters, one seated and one standing.
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Nettie McCormick and Son Robert

Date: 1864
Description: Oval-framed portrait of Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923), and her son Robert (1863-1865). Nettie, a well-known philanthropist, was the wife of Chicago i...
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Mary Virginia McCormick

Date: October 10 1883
Description: Portrait of Mary Virginia McCormick (1861-1941). Mary Virginia was the daughter of Chicago industrialist and inventor, Cyrus Hall McCormick.
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International Harvester Agency Sign

Date: 1915
Description: An International Harvester Agency IHC Line sign outside a building.
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Colonel John H. Knight

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Description: Studio portrait of Colonel John H. Knight, with the caption "taken after my mother's death".
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Mrs. Susan Whitham Bouldin Clark

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Description: Studio portrait of Susan Whitham Bouldin Clark, wearing earrings.

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