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Date: 1916 

Description: An outdoor group portrait of the students of South Heart Prairie School. Identified on the back of the portrait are Eda Papcke, Ella Koestler, Ruth Gutzmer...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date:  date unknown

Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 2630, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

Drawing

Threshing

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A threshing scene in a field. One man pitches grain into a threshing machine while standing on the load of grain in the wagon pulled by two horses. A secon...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The estate of L.Z. Leiter.

Photograph

Aram Public Library

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Description: Interior view of the Aram Public Library; 404 East Walworth Avenue. The library was opened in 1908 and James Aram funded the library with a gift of $20,000...

Date: 1925 

Description: A display of autumn produce including corn, squash, cabbage and apples occupies a corner of the Centerville School. There are posters of animals, vegetable...

Postcard

Oak Park

Date: 1909-08 

Description: View of trees and dirt road in Oak Park.

Photograph

Lake Geneva Pier

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Pier at Lake Geneva at Montague's and Porter's resort, later W.F. Furbecks, at the site of Fontana Park or Buena Vista Park.

Photograph

Buena Vista House

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from road of the Buena Vista House. There is a utility pole in front with many wires attached. This Greek revival inn was erected in 1843 by Samuel R....

Date: 1873 

Description: The home of Mrs. Doc P. Maxwell, settled in 1857.

Photograph

Aram Public Library

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Description: Interior view of the Aram Public Library; 404 East Walworth Avenue. The lower right corner is stamped: "Curtiss, Delavan, Wis." In the foreground is a read...

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Stanchions in the barn on the Quinney farm.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of the Whiting House with its large harbor and boats.

Date: 1966 

Description: The map shows streets, wells, school land, parks, cemeteries, railroads, and the Delbrook Golf Course. The bottom of the map reads: "January 11, 1962 May 2...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Two boys sled down a snow covered hillside at the farm. Two leafless trees are on the right. Along the horizon is a red building on the left with a fence s...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Yerkes Observatory.

Photograph

Buena Vista House

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: View of the exterior of the Buena Vista House, a hotel located in East Troy. This Greek revival inn was erected in 1843 by Samuel R Bradley of Milwaukee, w...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The summer home of J.J. Mitchell, formally known as Ceylon Court.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Assembly Grounds Auditorium with horse-drawn carriages and groups of people standing outside of it.

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