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Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Paul A. Robinson

Date: 1944-04-02 

Description: Paul A. Robinson, chairman of the Dane County Board of Supervisors.

Date: 1949-05-04 

Description: Clarence Zimbrich of Sun Prairie stands in the middle of a dirt road with his arms raised. He is a feed mill operator and vice-president of the Sun Prairie...

Date: 1928-10 

Description: Aerial view of Sun Prairie, including the central business district, residences, and the surrounding countryside stretching to the horizon.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Gothic Revival residence located at 150-152 Center Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of a First Congregational Church.

Date: 1912 

Description: View across street of the Sun Prairie City Hall, a large brick building with two balconies in the tower and arched windows on the ground floor. A person dr...

Date: 1949-02-20 

Description: Dorothea Schon, Sun Prairie artist, at work in her studio on her sculpture of Christ the King. When it is completed, the four and a half by three foot wood...

Date: 1949-05-04 

Description: Harley Moore of Madison sits behind the steering wheel in his Technical Machine Service auto racer. Moore will race his car in the midget auto races held a...

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High School

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a high school and the parking lot in front of it.

Date: 1907 date unknown

Description: Exterior rear view of the first public school building on the hill.

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Bird Residence

Date:  

Description: Exterior of the Bird residence.

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Edison Residence

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Exterior side view of the Edison residence.

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High School

Date: 1926 

Description: View across lawn towards the front of the high school, a large brick building with steps leading up to the main entrance, which has a tower above it. Two p...

Date: 1961-07-25 

Description: Propelled by good roads and lower property taxes, many Wisconsin towns became "commuter suburbs" to their larger neighbors during the 1950s and 1960s. Whi...

Date: 1949-10-10 

Description: Eight Catholic clerics wear vestments during the investiture for Msgr. George Haeusler by Bishop William O'Connor inside Sacred Hearts church.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of a high school.

Date: 1928-10 

Description: Aerial view of Sun Prairie, including the central business district, residences, and the surrounding countryside.

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Sun Prairie Street

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View down a street in Sun Prairie, including a home, watertower, and church.

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Ernie Terhall House

Date: 1954-08-08 

Description: Interior view of the kitchen of the Ernie Terhill house in Sun Prairie at 560 Kelly Street. The kitchen contains cabinets, an electric stove, and a work s...

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