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Laurel House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men and women stand outside the Laurel House as horse-drawn carriages drive past the building along a dirt road. The structure was built in 1852 by Peter...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen controls the sheets on a small sailboat. Her husband, William F. Petersen, sits aft. The child between them is unidentified. The sail...

Date: 1873 

Description: Engraved view of the home of Francis Dillon. A woman rides on the road in front of the home in a horse-drawn carriage. A woman stands on the porch of the h...

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Holiday Home

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View across lawn towards a car parked in front of the main building at Holiday Home Camp. The rambling wood frame building has several sets of stairs leadi...

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Grove Street

Date: 1905 after

Description: South from National Avenue, a view on the south side of Milwaukee. A church steeple is on the distant left. An electric pole is on the left corner, next...

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Racine House

Date: 1839 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Racine House with multiple horse-drawn wagons and figures standing in front.

Date: 1961 before

Description: View over beltline of University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum along Lake Wingra. Lake Mendota is on upper left, and Lake Monona is on the right, with the...

Date: 1963 

Description: An International truck circles in what appears to be a parking lot at night, leaving behind a spiral of light from its head and tail lights during a long-e...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: East Wisconsin Avenue looking west down W. Wisconsin Avenue from Jackson Street. The round turret on the left is on the Federal Building with the Pfister H...

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Nakoma Bus Route

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Nakoma, showing a Nakoma bus when the route first started.

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Downtown Scene

Date:  

Description: People pose on sidewalk in front of businesses including A.J. Wells. There is a horse-drawn wagon parked at the side of the road.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family of four stands in the distance next to a horse and carriage. Behind them is a barn with cupola and weather vane and a white frame house.

Date: 1865 

Description: After the fire of Oct. 22, 1865. The house takes up most of the image to the right, with burnt trees on the left, and a building in the background. The r...

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Erwin Knoll

Date:  date unknown

Description: Journalist Erwin Knoll, wearing a suit and bow tie, posed sitting on a fountain in front of the entrance to the United States Supreme Court building during...

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Boat in Harbor

Date: 1919 

Description: View of the harbor.

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High Rock

Date:  

Description: View of High Rock from above Chimney Rock. Canoe at shore.

Date: 1905 after

Description: South Entrance; in the background is a lighthouse. In the center is a bridge flanked by carved stone lions. A man on a motor car is crossing the bridge.

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Home Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from unpaved road of the "Home Hotel", a two-story wood frame building with a balcony and a porch. Several flowers are planted in the garden and in po...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View of a bridge, dam and mill. Moscow was platted in 1850 by an Englishman, Chauncy Smith, who dammed the Bluemound branch of the Pecatonica River to run...

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Lakewood Hotel

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A horse-drawn carriage drives past the Lakewood Hotel. The hotel opened in 1891 and the building features a central pavilion with two flanking buildings t...

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