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Somersault of Death

Date: October 1906
Description: A female daredevil stunt driver, possibly Beryle Elliot, in a horseless carriage catapults up into the air, doing a loop-the-loop or sommersault off a ski...
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Businessman and Secretary in Office

Date: October 1906
Description: A businessman in a three-piece suit and hat sits behind a large desk with a paper in his hand, while a secretary in a long, high-collared dress writes on a...
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Men Creating Shock of Corn

Date: October 1906
Description: Two men gathering corn into a large corn shock on a farm.
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IH Salesman and Secretary

Date: October 1906
Description: A man sits in a desk chair holding a piece of paper while a woman sits next to him taking notes in a notebook. It is probable that the man is a salesman fo...
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Two Boys and a Woman Holding Milking Machinery

Date: October 1906
Description: Two boys dressed in dark work shoes, overalls, and button-up shirts are standing on either side of a woman in front of a doorway. The woman is dressed in a...
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Boy in Buggy Pulled by Miniature Horse with Parrot and Dog

Date: October 1906
Description: A boy dressed in a light suit and dark socks is sitting in a buggy pulled by a miniature horse. In the boy's arm is a small dog, and a parrot is perched on...
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Stationary Engine

Date: October 1906
Description: A stationary engine is sitting in the corner of what appears to be a shed. There are a number of pipes and wires attached to the engine. In the background,...
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Two Buggies Parked in front of Storefront

Date: October 1906
Description: Two buggies are sitting parked in from of "E.P. Phillips Coal Wood & Machinery" store, possibly an International Harvester dealership. The first buggy is p...
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IH Stationary Engine and Water Pump in Garden

Date: October 1906
Description: An International Harvester stationary engine appears to be powering a water pump, perhaps for irrigation. In the background is a pond.
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Two Girls Sitting in a Corn Binder

Date: October 1906
Description: Two young barefoot girls sitting in the driver's seat of a horse-drawn corn binder in a cornfield in the vicinity of Chicago.
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Man Using Horse-Drawn Corn Binder

Date: October 1906
Description: Three-quarter view from front towards a man using horse-drawn corn binder in the vicinity of Chicago. Farm buildings are in the background, and the horses...
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Girl Posing with Dog and Dried Corn

Date: October 1906
Description: A young girl is posing with a large dog sitting on the ground in a field. Ears of dried corn are displayed at the side of the dog. Vicinity of Chicago.
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Girl Posing with Dog and Dried Corn

Date: October 1906
Description: A young girl is posing with a large dog sitting on the ground in a field. Ears of dried corn are displayed at the side of the dog. Vicinity of Chicago.
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Cows Standing in a River

Date: October 1906
Description: Slightly elevated view from shoreline of cows standing in a river. In the distance, smoke is coming out of two smokestacks. Vicinity of Chicago.
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Cows Standing in a River

Date: October 1906
Description: Slightly elevated view of cows standing in a river. An old foundation is in the background on the far shoreline, near a bridge or dam.
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Horse-Drawn Corn Picker

Date: October 1906
Description: Rear view of a horse-drawn corn picker in a field. A man is standing in the background on the left.
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Horse-Drawn Corn Pickers

Date: October 1906
Description: A man is operating a horse-drawn corn picker in a field. The horses are wearing fly-nets. Another man is standing in the background.
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Horse-Drawn Corn Picker

Date: October 1906
Description: Horse-drawn corn picker parked in a cornfield. Farm buildings are in the background.
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Horse-Drawn Corn Binder

Date: October 1906
Description: Rear view of a man operating a horse-drawn corn binder in a cornfield. Farm buildings are in the distance on the right.
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Horse-Drawn Corn Binder

Date: October 1906
Description: Side view of a man operating a horse-drawn corn binder in a cornfield. Farm buildings are in the background among trees. The horses are wearing fly-nets.

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