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Description: Newspaper photograph of the Robert Lamp home, 22 North Butler Street, built by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1903, and hidden in the center of one of Madison's upt...
Description: Newspaper clipping titled: "The Little Darling" shows a couple holding an orphan train child as two other women look on.
Description: Deane and Don Oelke, front row, owners of the Denniston House Hotel, standing by the historical marker honoring the history of the Denniston House in Cassv...
Description: Newspaper clipping of a man holding a small child in his arms who arrived on the orphan train for adoption. The caption is: "He Wins A Prize."
Description: Participants in the dedication ceremony of the Laura Ingalls Wilder historical marker in Pepin, Wilder's birthplace, included, from left to right, Miss Ele...
Description: Original UPI Wirephoto transmission. Caption reads: "President John F. Kennedy greets a well wisher at airport shortly after his arrival here 11/22. In the...
Description: Mrs. James Sima, a child when the Phillips Fire of 1894 raged, standing next to the historical marker documenting the horrific fire.
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Two images: at the top is a Lawson Air Liner parked outdoors near a hangar; and at the bottom are passengers and crew members standing in front of the airp...
Description: Outdoor view of crowd gathered behind the newly unveiled Birthplace of Flag Day historical marker. The historical marker was dedicated on the 77th annivers...
Date: date unknown
Description: View of barn, house, and outbuildings at Keystone Farms, owned by Owen W. Rolands.
Description: Original UPI Wirephoto transmission. Caption reads: "Mrs. J.D. Tippett, widow of slain Dallas Police Officer J.D. Tippett weeps at the graveside services f...
Date: 1904 ca.
Description: A young Alfred Lunt dressed as Rip Van Winkle, using clothing and a musket borrowed from farm hands and leggings made of gunny sacks.
Description: Mrs. A.V. Miller and James R. Sullivan unveiling the Rural Electrification historical marker together at the dedication ceremony outside of Richland Center...
Description: The dedication of Admiral Marc A. Mitscher, U.S. Navy historical marker in Hillsboro, the birthplace of Admiral Mitscher. Participants in the dedication an...
Description: Nathaniel Smith and Ernest Morgan enter the St. Francisville courthouse to vote. Three white men are sitting on a porch railing outside of the courthouse.
Description: One of the last covered bridges in Wisconsin, located in Cedarburg, received an official state historical marker. The Last Covered Bridge historical marker...
Description: Original UPI Wirephoto transmission. Caption reads: "Sen. Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy, brother of the late president, escorts his mother, Mrs. Rose Kennedy fro...
Description: Newspaper clipping of prospective parents looking up at children in the windows of the orphan train. The caption reads: "The Arrival of the Babies."
Description: Original UPI Wirephoto transmission. Caption reads: "Even the statue of Abraham Lincoln on the University of Wisconsin campus seemed more somber 11/25 than...
Description: Newspaper (Capital Times) photograph of Sid Boyum's neighbor Johanna Oosterwky wearing a witch's hat and stirring a cauldron in front of the Devil s...
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