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Ice Harvest

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | June 20, 2017

A stereographic photograph showing the ice harvest on a Minnesota lake. Photographed by Whitney and Zimmerman in the 1870s.

For more information or to purchase a photograph of this item, view this photograph in our collections database.