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Description: Even the slow, dry, hungry engines,
digging
what would be the best of times,
cannot help but leave behind them
a restlessness unchanging as bef...

Photograph

Scene at Black Hawk

Date: 1922 

Description: View from yard of blacksmith shop, a home, and a two-story building with a "Gold Medal Flour" sign.

Date: 1979-03 

Description: "Mason, Reuben Schuster, lays brick on the Widmer Cheese Factory chimney."

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Odd Fellows Hall, built in 1837-1838, was the first to be built west of the Allegheny Mountains. The cornerstones were laid by Thomas Widley.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of Four Legs Village at the outlet of Lake Winnebago. There are is a person in a canoe on the river and a large tree in the foreground. S...

Photograph

Pier on Lake Monona

Date: 2014-09-16 

Description: View from shoreline towards a small wooden pier on Lake Monona. Homes and buildings and a water tower are among trees on the opposite shoreline. There is a...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View looking east towards a water tower on East Washington Avenue. There are commercial buildings along the sidewalks on the left and right, and automobile...

Photograph

Bamby Bread Truck

Date: 1926 

Description: Front view of a truck decorated for a parade. Manufactured by the White Motor Company, used as a Bamby Bread delivery truck.

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Description: The log who was made King of Logs is here entombed
eight round, ten long

For his design, the strengthened forest
capriciously outgrew them all...

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Scene at Black Hawk

Date: 1922 

Description: View from road of the Black Hawk State Bank, an automotive repair station, and a house. The Bank has striped awnings and a La Follette poster in the window...

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Bascom Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the statue of Abraham Lincoln in front of Bascom Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View along shoreline of man examining a rowboat while crouching in the water wearing boots. Behind him is a ferry. There are several men on the shore watch...

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Description: Street and residential neighborhood with Lake Monona in the background. This possibly is the intersection of King, Wilson, and Butler streets.

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view from lawn of a large crowd of African American men and women walking up a sidewalk. Some of the people in the crowd appear to be sin...

Date: 1915 

Description: View of town. A cemetery is in the foreground and a race track is in the center.

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Cranberry Cooking

Date: 1989-02 

Description: Outdoor gathering of men, women and children cooking cranberries in a large kettle, perhaps at a winter festival.

Date: 1976 

Description: View down sidewalk of two African-American sanitation workers carrying cans and sacks of trash to a garbage truck, is stopped in a residential neighborhood...

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Eating in a Tent

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men and one boy posed sitting on benches on either side of a long table for a meal in an open-sided tent on the banks of a river. In the backgroun...

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...

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: Residential block of North Sherman Avenue between McPherson and Farragut Street, across from Sherman School.

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