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Date: 2001 ca.

Description: Landscape view of the pond at the Old Place on the Quinney farm.

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Distant view of the mill, with a stream leading to it, and a road paralleling the stream on the right.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Gymnasium at the State School for the Deaf with floor mats, a pommel horse, rings apparatus, and racks of Indian clubs.

Postcard

Mill Pond Lake

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of a pond, a stream, and a lake, with a road dividing the pond and stream from the lake. Industrial buildings and a smoke stack are visible in the ba...

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: 1893 ca.

Description: Male students at the State School for the Deaf practice woodworking in one of the school's shops.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the main building, with a lightpost in the foreground. A sign on the building reads, "Wisconsin Institution for the Deaf & Dumb."

Date: 1912 

Description: Jesse C. Brabazon of Delavan, Wisconsin in a 1911 Wright Model B, the first Wright plane designed to carry a passenger and a pilot. Previously, the passeng...

Photograph

Winter at the Farm

Date: 2001 ca.

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

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Photograph

Circus Hotel

Date: 1926 

Description: This old hotel was known variously as the Park, Brick, or Circus hotel and dates from the 1870s. The large brick structure has a front gable with fancy shi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cabinet card of an African American man, wearing a formal suit, standing next to a young girl mounted side saddle on a pony. She is reading a book and has...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group of female students posing with Indian clubs in a gymnasium at the State School for the Deaf.

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...

Drawing

Milking Time

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A man sits on a stool while hand milking a Holstein cow in a stall in a red barn. He is wearing work clothes and a hat. A golden cow and a spotted brown co...

Date: 1883 

Description: Broadside advertising an auction at the L.P. Bailey farm near Delavan. Sale included cattle, horses and hogs.

Photograph

School for the Deaf

Date: 1912 after

Description: Exterior view of School for the Deaf. School also called State Institute for the Deaf and Dumb. Walker Hall can be viewed at the right side of the photo. T...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view across harvested field towards a man holding a rake and standing next to a horse-drawn wagon, and two women in the wagon sitting...

Date:  

Description: Engraving of Wisconsin Institute for Deaf and Dumb. A man in a horse-drawn carriage and another rider on horseback travel along the street in the foregroun...

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