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Obey Portrait

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: A casual portrait of Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey taken during the mid-1970s. It must have been a favorite, for it appeared in his campaign literatu...

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Ice Storm Aftermath

Date: 1975-03 

Description: "Crews begin the cleanup after the ice storm."

Date: 1975-03 

Description: "As a result of the storm some farms did not have electricity for five days. A generator was shared by many farmers and was moved from farm to farm so that...

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Man with Lawn Mower

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: A man stands outdoors with a lawn mower. His work gloves and hat are resting on the mower. Caption on photograph reads, "Uncle Paul from Rice Lake-Wis."

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Main Street

Date: 1922 

Description: View down center of Main Street with cobblestones. There is a railroad crossing in the foreground. Service garages are on the left and right corners. Parke...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: A panoramic view of Black River Falls' flooded streets, possibly taken during the flood of 1911. Three men are standing on the sidewalk next to the "Tollac...

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Planting Potatoes

Date: 1919 

Description: A man wearing a wide-brimmed hat and overalls sits behind a team of two horses while planting potatoes at the International Harvester Company experimental...

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: A man is seated on a wagon pulled by mules. The image caption reports that "mules are still used by many farmers as transportation. Occasionally you see a...

Date: 1977 

Description: A person is driving an International Scout II off-road in a sandy area among trees. The spinning wheels are churning up clouds of dust.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A log constructed blockhouse for machine gun emplacement surrounded by trees. In front of the fortification are four men posed standing. They are possibly...

Date: 1947-05-10 

Description: Mayor Vincent Totka of Cudahy and Mayor Charles Plotz of South Milwaukee pose for a photograph after greeting a CIO organized rally in South Milwaukee. A l...

Date: 1948-11-21 

Description: Exterior view of St. Mary's of the Lake Catholic Church.

Date: 1952 

Description: Lewis Arms leans against a car with his arm around his family friend and neighbor John Berry, who he called "Pa Berry".

Date: 1945-10-08 

Description: A shinto shrine near Tokyo serves as the starting point of a Wisconsin story as Robert J. Doyle (lower left), correspondent of the Journal, takes the names...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: View of facade of high school. The grounds in front are still bare dirt. In the background is a steep hill. A small bridge is over a narrow stream on the r...

Date: 1929 

Description: View across Bascom Hill of the Engineering Building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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Men Hiking

Date: 1924 

Description: Two men walk away from the camera, down a narrow country road. Both are wearing knickers and knee socks; the man on the left wears a hat and carries a walk...

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White House Inn

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Exterior of the White House Inn, a three-story wooden structure with a two-story wing in the rear. A road sign for Highway 23 is in the foreground on the c...

Date: 1962-09-22 

Description: Elevated view of trees and pool of water near the Wisconsin River in Pauquette Park.

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St. Frances School

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the exterior of a Roman Catholic school built of stone with many windows. Sidewalks run along two sides. Trees can be seen behind and on the right....

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