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Peter Lagacy Family

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Description: The family of French-Canadian immigrant Peter Lagacy, posing with produce, including a large cabbage, potatoes, and carrots, in front of their log farm hom...

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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...

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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: 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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of small cabins on a slope, with a picnic table on the left, and an automobile on the right. A group of three women and two men posed in front of the...

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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...

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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...

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: 1895 ca.

Description: The expansive grounds of the Tonyawatha Spring Hotel on Lake Monona, view from the hotel. Located in Blooming Grove Township, the hotel was opened in 1879....

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Pesticide Spraying

Date: 1925 

Description: Loading an airplane with calcium arsenate in order to spray for the hemlock looper pest in Peninsula State Park. This is believed to be the first such use...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Texaco station, with an automobile parked next to the a stone building which has two pumps, at Restwood Cabins. Cabins surround the station, and there is a...

Date: 1931-01-23 

Description: View from shoreline of bridge during construction over the icy river.

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...

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Larson Barn

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: An automobile is parked near the Melvin Larson barn in Bayfield County. The large barn has a concrete block foundation, gambrel roof, and three large venti...

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