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Water Tower

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Description: Men posed standing on top of the City Water Tower, probably seventy feet high. A smaller group of men stand at the base behind a fence, and there is snow o...

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Description: A woman stands near a large, white tent that is erected in a yard. There is a building on the right.

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Description: Several elephants walk up a hill in a circus parade along Main Street. They are followed by a group of horses, while bystanders watch from a platform on t...

Photograph

Water Tower

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Description: In the far background on the left a man is posed sitting in a buggy hitched to a single horse in a field near the water tower. Other people are standing be...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Description: View across lawn of group posed in front of a two-story frame house. There is a woman sitting in a rocking chair, two women and a man are standing, a boy a...

Postcard

Water Street

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Description: Water Street showing a horse-drawn vehicle and storefronts looking toward a hill. The small building at the end of the street is the creamery. The text on...

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Description: Full-length studio portrait of two youth posed in front of a painted backdrop with a prop stone wall. The young man on the left is posed standing and holdi...

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Description: Three men, three women, a boy, and a dog hitched to a small wagon are posed standing in front of a two-story brick house. A team of horses with a buggy is...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Elderly woman sitting in a rocking chair knitting in front of a window.

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Description: In a farmyard, a man displays two horses while a woman rests on a bike. Behind them is a tall structure with a ladder, perhaps a windmill.

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Description: Woman standing on the wooden porch of a brick house moving her hands.

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Description: A Ho-Chunk man and two Ho-Chunk women are posed standing in front of the entrance door of a wooden building, probably the Mission. The man is wearing a sui...

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Description: Posed at the kitchen door, these women display implements used for daily household tasks such as washing, scrubbing, sweeping, and child care.

Photograph

Two Men Boxing

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Description: Two men take a boxing pose outside of a cabin near a woodpile. In addition, there are several onlookers.

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Main Street

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Description: View across street of four men posing in front of storefronts on Main Street, including M.A. Batcheller, a barber shop, and clothiers under the offices of...

Photograph

Senior High School

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Workers pose on scaffolding in front of the Senior High School during construction. A child and man with a bicycle are on the lower left side underneath th...

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Description: Two men, six women, and a young girl are posed standing in the yard in front of a single-story frame house. There is also a man and woman sitting in a bugg...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View of crowd watching a parade. Elevated view taken from the Van Schaick studio; the same building housed the telephone exchange.

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Description: Woman posed sitting on a chair holding a child on her lap in the yard of a frame house.

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