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Clam Fishing

Date: 1917 

Description: Elevated view of six men on the shore of a river, with piles of clam shells inside loose wooden fences near a pile of firewood and an axe. The firewood may...

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Island Park

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Island Park, looking south from the east end of Kinzie Avenue bridge.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a haywagon pulled through a village by two horses. The driver is perched on top of the load. One horse wears a blanket with printi...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: View down sidewalk along West Washington Avenue, looking toward the Capitol. A man is crossing the street and there is a car at the corner that has the wor...

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Gillette Studio

Date: 1938 

Description: Exterior view from road of the Gillette photography studio. Lorin is standing and posing next to the sign. An upside down sign is resting in the tall grass...

Date: 1935-01-24 

Description: Children wearing winter coats and hats form a line to get on a school bus parked in the drive in front of what appears to be a school building. The text on...

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Steamboat "Eolah"

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline looking down at passengers posed on steamboat "Eolah" and on landing at shoreline.

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New Buick

Date: 1928-05 

Description: A caption for this photograph written by Ernst Schmidt reads, "1929 7-passenger Buick touring car purchased on May 1 for use at the place on the loop at Bl...

Date: 1911 

Description: View down Center Street. The caption on the image is incorrect. On the left are storefronts, including a millinery and stable. On the right, commercial bui...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of a combat drill. The scene includes soldiers, horses, wagons, cannons, tents, buildings and trees. Text above reads, "'Preparing for A...

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C.W. Klein Farm

Date: 1916-05-30 ca.

Description: Farm yard and buildings as seen from a rural road. Original caption: "This farm has been farmed by tenant for at least 10 years. Present tenant J.T. Siebel...

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Painting by N.C. Wyeth depicting the public demonstration of the first reaper by Cyrus Hall McCormick at Steele's Tavern, Virginia in 1831. The painting sh...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men parading down street with axes over their shoulders. Probably the Modern Woodmen of America, a fraternal insurance body in the 1890s which was strong i...

Date: 1942 

Description: Three men unload scrap metal from a truck in the yard of Landaal Brothers, an International Harvester dealership. Dealer Charles Landaal is standing at rig...

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View of Big Falls

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of town roads and buildings with stumpland foreground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man is displaying a horse near an empty buggy pulled by a team of two horses in front of a wooden fence. Just behind the fence is a frame house with a wo...

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Phillips House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View across road towards an older man and woman standing on the front porch of a two-story house at S. 1st Avenue. The man is J.J. Phillips and the woman i...

Date: 1908 

Description: Dane County Telephone Co. horse-drawn service and installation wagon. The Wisconsin State Capitol is in the background. “Dad” Schroeder and Oscar Quale are...

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: View up State Street looking toward the Wisconsin State Capitol from the roof of University Hall (later Bascom Hall), about 1860 or 1861. Actually the pho...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized view of a tree-lined street in a residential neighborhood. A church is on the left corner. A horse and cart are parked next to the curb further d...

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