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Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view from street of a house in a residential neighborhood. A carport or porte-cochere is on the left of the front porch. Two women stand in the ya...


Description: Men on wagons carrying large boiler, etc., posing in sham-battle horseplay, probably in Cross Plains. In the background is a bluff.

Date: 1936-07-08 before

Description: Farewell dinner menu in the form of a house decorated with folk art painting and trim, and a man and a woman in traditional dress perched at the two open w...


Description: The fife and drum are not so innocent
the vulture's eye is on the dance

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of the church, with a parsonage on the left and a school on the right. A fenced-in field is across the street and an automobile...


The Old Mill

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: View across water of the Old Mill surrounded by trees and water. Water is coming out of an opening in an archway of the mill. On the left automobiles are p...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 12-18


Description: She didn't quite make clear what we were going to find when we got here
on the outer edge of worry
It wasn't Chinamen and it wasn't wild rice
A ha...

Date: 1890-08-09 after

Description: One-page menu from the R.M.S.S. Magdalena of the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company, with a parrot and a cockatiel perched on a branch above the compan...


Honey Creek School

Date: 1932 

Description: An automobile is parked near the entrance to Honey Creek School, District No. 1. The school is a sturdy brick structure with raised basement and hip roof....

Date: 1931 

Description: Guest house with a sunroom in the front.


Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view of a street in a rural community's central business district. A biplane, printed into the background image, is flying low overhe...


Description: Cranberry harvesters at work. Mural painting in the U.S. Post Office at Berlin, Wis.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: View down tracks towards a depot on the left, and a railroad train on the far track near a water tower on the right. Passengers are standing on the platfor...


James Forman

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man in a suit, tentatively identified as James Forman, walks separately alongside a large group of African American men and women. They are walking alon...


Backyard Swimming

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Suburban upper-class residence in wooded area with rock-lined swimming pool and swimming children. Two women sit in lawn chairs on the lawn near the house...


On the Farm

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: August and Edgar Krueger pull a small wagon through an open field. A barn and large haystacks run along the perimeter of the field.

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 19-32


Description: Unkind to speak of the ancestral vocabulary as dream-talk,
unkind to wake the dreamer

Date: 1995 ca.

Description: Color photo of an International model 3400 Commercial Bus parked in front of the Hotel de la Monnaie. The bus is white with red and blue stripes, with the...


Pie Eating Contest

Date: 1979-08 

Description: The pie eating contest gets a lot of attention at the Fireman's Picnic.

Date: 1909 

Description: Elevated view of the Baraboo River. The main part of town is on the far left shoreline. On the right industrial buildings are near a bridge spanning the ri...

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