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Description: A view of soldiers in an open field during artillery practice at The School of Fire, founded in 1911 at Fort Sill.
Description: A Fita Fita Guard poses in his uniform of red cap, white skivvy shirt and white lava lava (a Samoan kilt). Shoes are not worn. The Fita Fita Guards are a s...
Description: Eight men and women of a graduating class sit outdoors holding their diplomas. They are seated on the steps of the photographer's home at 131 East Montello...
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Interior spread of a brochure produced by the Rock Island Plow Company to advertise Heider tractors. Four photographs of the tractor in use are accompanied...
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: A marker at the former site of the smelter which stood at the top of the shot tower shaft.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Black Hawk Tree in Prairie du Chien Wisconsin. It was rumored that Chief Black Hawk hid within this tree to escape soldiers from Fort Crawford.
Description: View from railroad tracks towards the back of the canning company. There are freight cars parked near the loading dock. Two smoke stacks are on the roof. O...
Description: A number of people unloading goods from boats arriving at a waterfront marketplace. Huts and various other buildings are visible on the hillsides in the ba...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Group portrait of three young people sitting in a row on steps leading up the entrance of a building. The woman in the foreground sits on the second highes...
Description: Edna Kern, wife of Ernest G. Kern, hauling water in buckets to the hen house.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: View of the west side of Water Street.
Description: Letterhead of E.L. Burrell, mill and factory sale agent in Madison, Wisconsin, with a center halftone image of Wisconsin Dells with a drawn-in group of men...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: View of the Weaver barn in which the first Episcopal church services were held between about 1842 - 1845.
Description: A unknown girl is kneeling in Turvill garden. She is wearing a dress and her hair is braided. There is a path in the center and the gardens surround her....
Description: The Benedict Octagon House, built about 1843.
Description: Bishop William P. O'Connor presents the medal of Benemerenti to Frank Blied, a member of a pioneer Madison family. The medal, awarded by Pope Pius XII, is...
Description: View down Main Street. On the left is a bowling alley/billiard parlor, a real estate/insurance business, and a livery/garage. On the next block is City Hal...
Description: Five striking female workers in headscarves pose together. Men are visible behind them, one of whom carries an American flag.
Description: Side view of a man seated on a one-horse wagon used by Four Pine Farm. The side of the wagon reads, "Peter Schuttler."
Description: A young man is sitting on the top step of an entrance to a building with his arms wrapped around a young woman who sits between his legs on the stair below...
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