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County Agent Demonstrating Methods of Judging Swine

Date: 1928
Description: Sitting on pig pen fence, a county agent is demonstrating methods of judging swine to a local Boys & Girls club youth.
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Band Playing at Train Station

Date: 1917
Description: Twelve piece brass band playing at a railroad station during the "Union Pacific Preparedness Special Campaign."
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Union Pacific Railroad Crew

Date: 1917
Description: Eighteen man crew for the Union Pacific Silo Special Trip posing for a group portrait in front of railroad cars.
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International Harvester Dealership Storefront

Date: 1919
Description: View across unpaved road toward two men standing on a boardwalk in front of an International Harvester dealership owned by Downing and Roth. The window has...
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International Model H Fire Truck

Date: 1919
Description: International Model H fire truck owned by the Brookfield Fire Department.
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Crowd around Public Receiving Tomb

Date: May 1895
Description: Albumen print of spectators standing and seated around the public receiving tomb in Oakridge Cemetery where Abraham Lincoln's body was placed after his fun...
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Janesville City Hospital

Date: 1893
Description: The Janesville City Hospital.
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Historical Society Under Construction

Date: November 24 1898
Description: View from Bascom Hill toward the Wisconsin State Capitol showing the Wisconsin Historical Society under construction.
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McCormick Harvesting Machine Company Advertising Card

Date: 1886
Description: Front of a card advertising the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Illustrations show "primitive" harvesting methods alongside a McCormick binder and a...
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McCormick Harvesting Machine Company Advertising Card

Date: 1886
Description: Inside of a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company advertising card. Features color illustrations demonstrating the development of harvesting technology, in...
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Meyers Residence

Date: 1948
Description: Meyers residence, 1318 East Dayton Street.
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School Meeting

Date: 1917
Description: View from back of room of children sitting in a classroom for a Union Pacific preparedness special campaign. The instructor is pointing to a sign reading:...
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Family Weeding Garden

Date: August 1914
Description: John Van Ness and his niece and nephew removing weeds from their "truck patch." Mr. Van Ness is using a hoe.
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Deering Corn Binder

Date: 1914
Description: Rear view of a farmer using a horse-drawn Deering corn binder in a field.
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Man and Boy with International Feed Grinder

Date: December 02 1924
Description: Man and boy using an International feed grinder on the farm of George Bloom.
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The Titan 10-20 Tractor

Date: 1919
Description: The Titan 10-20 tractor on display under a large tent with signs explaining its gold painting and new reduced price.
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Farmer With Side Delivery Hay Rake on Montana Farm

Date: August 28 1928
Description: Farmer operating a horse-drawn side delivery hay rake on the Montana State College Farm.
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Boy on Bale of Cotton

Date: 1921
Description: A young boy seated on a bale of cotton in front of a farm building looks toward a man standing next to him.
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Milwaukee Works Factory

Date: 1921
Description: Factory workers at their stations at Milwaukee Works.
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Model S Motor Truck and Excavator

Date: July 11 1926
Description: A shovel, or excavator loads dirt into an International Model S truck. The text on the wooden cab of the shovel appears to read: "Marion Shovel - Model 21"...

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