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Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey and his secretary in his office in the United States Capitol.
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Three men in a field working on an International 8-16 tractor. One of the men is dressed in a suit. There are houses in the background.
Description: The kitchen in the home of Lenore and Forrest Middleton, 3241 Highbury Road. The kitchen was built in 1853 by Joseph Statz and houses various early Americ...
Date: date unknown
Description: A boy wearing overalls and holding a Pepsi bottle standing near a trash pile on a street curb.
Description: Two farm workers in the righthand foreground toss a corn bundle up to the horsedrawn corn shredding machine to be shredded. To the left, a man loads feed c...
Description: A Ho-Chunk winter lodge frame without skins, cattail matting, or fabric. In the background among trees is another Ho-Chunk lodge, tent, and wooden building...
Description: Neighbors work together in the final process of sawing firewood, as they saw poles into blocks. The man with the plaid shirt and suspenders is the owner of...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Outdoor family portrait of the Backhaus family posed in the yard of a house. Four men stand in the back row while four women sit on chairs in the front row...
Date: 1903 ca.
Description: George S. Parker and family seated in their car, one of the first automobiles in Janesville. Behind them is a couple in another car.
Description: Three men pose standing in front of a log house belonging to the Getto family.holding guns. A dog sits on the ground between two of the men. The man on the...
Description: A woman removes a jar of cut string beans from a pot and places it on a dishcloth next to two other filled jars.
Description: Humorous photograph of Koplin, Bloch, and Gauer dressed as college boys wearing letter sweaters that spell out SOL, for shit-outta-luck. Gauer states they...
Description: A Ho-Chunk man and a dog walking near their home and cooking tent. The sides are rolled up to allow air to flow through.
Description: Elevated view of a wide main street through town. Pedestrians are on sidewalks on both sides of the dirt street. A church steeple is visible in the backgro...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Hull Cottage, also known as Coole Park Manor, on Madeline Island.
Description: On the right, the farmer in his sheepskin coat drives a horsedrawn sled loaded with milk cans to the cheese factory. A blanket is covering the cans to prev...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Outdoor portrait of Amanda Backhaus and her two sons, Alvin and Alex, sitting in a yard.
Description: A crowd, including Evaline, Nellie and Harriet Bennett, looks at large banner advertisements for moving pictures. Moving picture subjects include fire figh...
Description: Elevated view of legislators in the Assembly Chamber of the Wisconsin State Capitol.
Description: Side view of Lincoln Monument in front of Bascom Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A stone bench and paved walkway curves around the stat...
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