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Date: 1880 

Description: Exterior view of the front of the Rock County Poor House. The three-story house is set on a hill with broken wood pieces in the foreground.

Date: 1923 

Description: Mrs. Waggoner opening a pressure cooker on a stove in a farmhouse, possibly as part of a home canning process.

Date: 1929 

Description: Two young women talking in a bedroom. One is packing or unpacking clothes into a travel bag. A copy of Herbert Quick's "Vandemark's Folly" is among the boo...

Date: 1923-10 

Description: Mrs. Waggoner pushing a button on an electric light switch on the wall in her farmhouse.

Photograph

Mountain Home

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of a man, a woman and seven children standing in front of a log cabin. The caption reads: "A Typical Mountain Home in Kentucky." Published by Wre...

Photograph

Brides at Home

Date: 1957-06-25 

Description: Lois Persen Berres stands in her kitchen while holding a coffee pot. The photograph is one of a series showing how newlywed women have made their new livin...

Date: 1899-06 

Description: Group portrait of the Hable and Krueger families posing in the yard in front of a house. Two of the men are using newspapers. Featured are Julius Hable, Mr...

Date: 1862 

Description: "The Soldier's Home, the Vision", a Currier and Ives lithograph, handcolored.

Photograph

Bird's-Eye View

Date: 1925 

Description: View of Coon Valley. Tall plants cover the lower portion of the frame. The landscape is includes homes, fields, and hills.

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Description: A large group of men, women and children gather for a picnic in a grove of trees near a frame house.

Photograph

Farmhouse Hazards

Date: 1927-08 

Description: An unattended child turning the knobs of a gas stove in a farmhouse.

Photograph

Log Cabin

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of leaning log cabin with surrounding trees and a man and woman sitting on the front step. Published by the Albertype Company, Brooklyn New York.

Date: 1953 

Description: Two young children relax in their pajamas while reading "A Child's Story of the Nativity."

Date: 1956 

Description: View of parlor with chairs, fireplaces and other textiles.

Date: 1954-07-19 

Description: A white oak tree stump sticks out of the second, third, and fourth steps of the front porch at 320 West Doty Street. The house, owned by Kenneth and Jean D...

Photograph

Bird Census

Date: 1956-12-12 

Description: Madison Audubon Society president Mary Walker fills one of her bird feeders in preparation for the annual December 22 bird census. The metal bird feeders w...

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Description: General, and later president, George Washington's bedroom. Features room with a dresser, chairs, fireplace, and a canopied bed with side table.

Date: 1925 

Description: Elevated view of Coon Valley from a hilltop. Trees are on either side of the frame. In the city, there is a cemetery, church, and field of crops.

Photograph

Tallman House

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View of the Lincoln Bedroom displaying the bed and chair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Eugene A. Gilmore residence at 120 Ely Place. Known as the "Airplane House", it was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built in 1908.

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