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Loggers Posing on Railroad Tracks

Date: 1896
Description: Loggers posing on narrow-gauge railroad tracks with a railroad velocipede and cant hook near Saddle Mound, a large hill that dominates the local area in Ja...
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Rafts Below Dam

Date: 1886
Description: A fleet of rafts on the Wisconsin River below the Kilbourn dam.
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Indian Log Drivers

Date: 1899
Description: View along shoreline towards Indian log drivers, two in a bateau, and one man standing on the bank of the Chippewa River.
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Cemetery for War Dead from Iwo Jima

Date: March 1945
Description: The cemetery for the war dead on Guam. The body of a fighting man who died of wounds received during the battle for Iwo Jima is being lowered into the eart...
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Rockdale Creamery

Date: 1900
Description: Men and boys with wagonloads of milk at the Rockdale Creamery.
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Raftsman's Series No. 1403: The Fleet Just Below The Dam In The Dells

Date: 1886
Description: Stereograph view of several groups of men on rafts loaded with felled trees.
Drawing

Time Saving Chart

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Description: Drawing of a time saving chart for one day's labor in a sawyard shop.
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Raft Fleet Below Dam

Date: 1886
Description: A fleet of rafts on the Wisconsin River below the Kilbourn dam.
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Lumber Rafts in Narrows

Date: 1887
Description: Two lumber rafts with men aboard floating down the Wisconsin River.
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Young Girl with Baskets of Produce in Outdoor Market

Date: 1915
Description: Young girl wrapping or unwrapping produce from baskets on an urban street, possibly in Chicago, Illinois. The girl is likely offering the produce. A boy an...
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Working on a Chain-Gang

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Description: African American prison inmates working on a road chain-gang in Florida or Georgia.
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Plowing the Fields

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Description: Farmer plowing a field with two horses.
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Raftsman's Series Unnumbered : Working a Spanish Windlass

Date: 1886
Description: Stereograph view of five men on a raft working a Spanish windlass.
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Raftsman's Series No. 1406 : Trip Finished. Pulling Out The Lumber

Date: 1886
Description: Stereograph of men unloading lumber off a raft. A man at the left is loading lumber onto a horse-drawn wagon, while a man in an apron is holding the horses...
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Raftsman's Series No. 1410; Pulling In A Grub

Date: 1886
Description: Three men on raft pulling in a grub. In the background are logs floating in the water, and a man carrying a log.
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Raftsman's Series No. 1412: Putting In A Yankee

Date: 1886
Description: Stereograph view of a man putting in a "Yankee" while another man is chopping a log with an axe.
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Raftsman's Series No. 1413: Working A Spanish Windlass

Date: 
Description: Stereograph of four men on a raft working a Spanish windlass. The raft is in front of a rock wall.
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Raftsman's Series No. 1414: Putting In A Twister

Date: 1886
Description: Two men on raft putting in a twister. There is a rock wall formation in the background.
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Raftsman's Series No. 1415: Rafting Over At Foot Of The Dells

Date: 1886
Description: Stereograph of men working on rafts.
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Raftsman's Series No. 1416: Shipping An Oar In The Dells (High Rock)

Date: 1886
Description: Stereograph of four raftsmen shipping an oar in the Dells.

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