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Chattanooga Cane Mill Advertising Poster (Colombia)

Date: 1926
Description: South American advertising poster for Chattanooga brand cane mills showing men processing sugar in a tropical setting. Imprinted with "unicos importadores...
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Irish Milk Boy

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Description: A young boy drives a donkey-powered cart with a large milk can as cargo in Fermoy, Ireland.
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Farmer with Horse-Drawn Corn Planter

Date: 1916
Description: Farmer operating an International Harvester corn planter with fertilizer attachment drawn by two horses or donkeys. The photograph was taken for, or compil...
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Dyers Shoe Store Political Window

Date: October 07 1936
Description: Dyers Shoe Store, at 109 State Street, with a display window featuring men's shoes, and the words: "Comfortable shoes satisfy all parties," and "Give your...
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Prisoner Hauling Goods

Date: 1915
Description: Elevated view of an African American prisoner hauling goods with a horse-drawn wagon. Original caption reads: "Baled alfalfa, bacon, flour and grain which...
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Circus Clown Sitting on Donkey

Date: 1909
Description: A circus clown sits astride a donkey outside a tent.
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Democrats with Donkey and Stickers

Date: 1956
Description: Six people pose with a donkey and stickers for Democratic candidates. From left to right are Norman Anderson, Linda Colby, Jackie Colby, Harold Hill, H.W.W...
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Elevated View of Men at Sawmill

Date: 1912
Description: Elevated view of two men with donkeys stand on railroad tracks at an International Harvester sawmill lumberyard.
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Boy Sitting on Chattanooga Plow

Date: 1924
Description: A boy is sitting on a Chattanooga plow pulled by horses, and perhaps a donkey, in a field. Another boy is on the right in the background.
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Man with Chattanooga Walking Plow

Date: 1924
Description: Rear view of a man using a horse-drawn Chattanooga walking plow pulled by a team of two horses or donkeys in a field.
Poster

Safety Goggles Reminder

Date: 1920
Description: Industrial safety poster or sign featuring pin-up girls. The poster reminds factory workers to wear their safety goggles. The poster reads: "O Baby! Can yo...
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Co-eds Lampooning "Beauty Spot" Fad

Date: February 18 1948
Description: Three University of Wisconsin co-eds sporting "outsize" beauty spots lampooning a fad that is sweeping the country for a stye show sponsored by the Univers...
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Farmall MV Harvesting Sugar Cane

Date: 1943
Description: The caption states: "Farmall MV shown is owned by C.R. Tschirn of Donaldsville, Louisiana, who operates a 350-acre farm, 225 acres of which were in sugar c...
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Farmall MV at Work Harvesting Sugar Cane

Date: 1943
Description: The caption states the "Farmall MV shown is owned by C.R. Tschirn of Donaldsville, Louisiana, who operates a 350-acre farm, 225 acres of which were in suga...
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Democratic Donkey

Date: October 28 1948
Description: Democratic donkey, with students "inside," who kicked the ball back and forth with the Republican elephant at Madison East Pageant night at the East vs. Ra...
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Donkey and Rider With Campaign Signs

Date: 1968
Description: An unidentified man wearing a sandwich board supporting Bronson La Follette for Governor and Gaylord Nelson for United States Senator is seated on a donkey...
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Lapham School Nativity Play

Date: December 15 1949
Description: Lapham School Nativity play "Small One" is an yearly student Christmas production. "Mary" was played by Jean Loy, 943 East Dayton Street, rode Small One (d...
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Donkey Train in Glacier National Park

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Description: A donkey train going up a zig-zag trail along the a mountainside in Glacier National Park.
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Adobe Home

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Description: A Mexican Jacal (an adobe style housing structure) with five boys and one man standing in front with two donkeys and a cart.
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Man with Calf and Donkey

Date: 1949
Description: Man with tethered calf and donkey near a farm building. In the background are fences and other livestock.

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