Wisconsin Historic photos, documents, and people

July, 1915

Barbara Lieber, nine-year old beet worker hoeing with her eleven-year old sister on a Wisconsin farm near St. John. See Hine Report, Wisconsin Sugar Beet, July 1915. Location: St. John vicinity, Wisco

July, 1915

Group of children, 7-9-11-13-14 years old, hoeing corn for father on farm near Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, Joe Umhoefer. See Hine Report, Wisconsin Sugar Beet, July 1915. Location: Menomonee Falls, Wi

1914

Sanding the cranberry marsh in the winter - one of the aids towards securing the fine "stand" of vines shown in 3765. Owner - Mr. Andrew Searles. Photo through the courtesy of Mr. Searles. Location: G

February, 1943

War production workers at the Heil Company making gasoline trailer tanks for the U.S. Army Air Corps., Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mrs. Angeline Kwint, age 45, an ex-housewife, checking the tires of trailers

February, 1943

Gist inspector, Mrs. Mary Betchner inspecting one of the 25 cutters for burrs before inserting it in the inside of a 105mm. howitzer at the Milwaukee, Wis. plant of the Chain Belt Co. Her son is in the

February, 1943

War production worker at the Vilter Manufacturing Company making M5 and M7 guns for the U.S. Army, Milwaukee, Wis. Ex-housewife, age 49, now doing bench work on small gun parts. Son is Second Lieutenan

February, 1943

Agnes Cliemka, age 23, married and husband may be going into the service any day, Heil and Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Agnes used to work in a department store. Checking of gasoline hose of gasoline tra

July, 1915

"I don't never git no rest." This is the attitude that Henry, a six-year old beet worker takes toward life on a Wisconsin farm. See Hine Report, Wisconsin Sugar Beet, July, 1915. Location: Wisconsin.

July, 1915

Henry Kaiser, twelve-year old beet worker from Potter, Wisconsin, working on farm near Chilton. See Hine Report, Wisconsin Sugar Beet, July 1915. Location: Chilton vicinity, Wisconsin.