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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...

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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...

Photograph

Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of Yerkes Observatory. Trees and a lake are in the background.

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...

Photograph

Tom Amlie's Home

Date:  

Description: Robert Bloch, Harold Gauer, Tom Amilie, and two unknown men at Amlie's home. Taken to illustrate campaign brochure of Amlie talking to "farmer types."

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: John Philbrick Webster House. Built in 1836, the building served as the federal land grant office and courthouse. The composer Joseph Philbrick Webster us...

Photograph

Lake Geneva Outlet

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph of a little boy with a straw hat and stick walking along an outlet into Lake Geneva.

Photograph

Winter at the Farm

Date: 2001 ca.

Description: Winter scene of a snow-covered landscape near the Quinney farm.

Photograph

Camels Near Farm

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View across road of six camels walking and grazing along the side of a country road near Holloway Farm. They may have been circus animals going from one to...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wood frame house with carpenter's lace and family seated and standing to side of house in background. A windmill and small barn with cupola is in the right...

Photograph

Esterly School

Date: 1910 

Description: Esterly School, formerly George Esterly's residence.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This 19th century manuscript map shows the roads and proposed routes, villages, and lakes and streams in Walworth County, Wisconsin.

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: 1935 ca.

Description: The entrance to Yerkes Observatory.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Downtown East Troy with the Seymour Brooks residence.

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Description: Portrait of a young Kenneth Lewis Moffat Pray (1882-1948. Kenneth was born September 27, 1882,in Whitewater, WI,the son of Theron B. Pray (1849-1920), a te...

Postcard

Oak Park

Date: 1909-08 

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

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: H.S. Winsor residence, with a stagecoach in the foreground.

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