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Fish Stocking Car

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Description: Exterior view of a fish stocking railroad car. Two men are standing at an open doorway of the car, and another man is standing on the ground on the right.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: The Reverend Peter Andreas Rasmussen (1829-1898) is shaking the hand of a woman, possibly his wife Ragnhild Holland Rasmussen. Someone has apparently just...

Date:  date unknown

Description: In this tableau, men and boys stand at the edge of the field in elaborate and fanciful poses. The man on the left holds a hoe and cake while the one on th...

Date: 1948-08-02 

Description: Scene in the cemetery near Martinsville during the internment of Lucille Ballweg, victim of a tornado.

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Harry S. Truman

Date: 1947-09 

Description: President Harry S. Truman, standing at the rear of a railroad car.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Tollef Gjermundsen farm. Men on horseback stand in a row with a stone house, windmill and barn in background.

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Municipal Market

Date: 1918 

Description: Farm produce for sale from farm trucks at the Municipal Market on the Capitol Square. The Municipal market was established by a committee of women in July,...

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Description: Close-up of a boy relaxing on a blanket on a hot day at B.B. Clarke Beach.

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MGM Trackless Train

Date: 1925-08 

Description: The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer "Trackless Train" parked in front of the Hotel Loraine on West Washington Avenue. The YMCA can be seen on the right. The "Trackless...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: John Theodore Parman and his wife Louise stand second and third from the left behind their home's fence. Their daughters can be seen in the windows and the...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Amund Rustebakke, standing in doorway, and Siri Rustebakke, center, sitting, in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning w...

Date: 1899 

Description: The Smith M. Jacobs Flour and Feed Store (left) and residence (right), 301 and 303 Monroe Street. The address renumbered within the next five years to 1701...

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Capitol Fire

Date: 1904-02 

Description: A crowd watches as a stream of water is trained on the south wing of the burning third Wisconsin State Capitol. The Centennial Fountain, with a winter cove...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: In 1845, Ole Wettlesen and his wife Thorbjor and family left Laardal, Telemark, Norway, for America, eventually settling in Dane County. There, Ole establ...

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Take Over Newspaper

Date: 1972-07-26 

Description: Individual crouches on the sidewalk against a brick wall in front of the Rennebohms at Lake and State Streets (now Walgreens) hawking Take Over news...

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: Peggy Algren (b. 1943) and her father Henry Lawrence Ahlgren at her graduation from the University of Wisconsin in 1966. At the time Henry Ahlgren was a Un...

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Syttende Mai

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Large group at Syttende Mai celebration. Group posed with what may be the national and merchant flag of Norway flag. A number of people hold croquet mallet...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An upside down Bancroft delivery truck. A man is standing just behind the front tires. On the right, a "Dane County Police Traffic" car can be seen behind...

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Description: Six circular images on a glass plate negative from the Stirn Concealed Vest Camera. One of the images is of a black dog standing on its hind legs; another...

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Waiting for the Bus

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Description: An elderly woman sitting on a bench while waiting for a bus in a bus shelter. Behind her is a window which looks down the street.

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