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Fishing Contest

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View of large crowd of boys and girls fishing along the shoreline with bamboo poles at a lake. Very likely a sponsored "fishing contest." There are a few p...

Date: 1950-07-04 

Description: Nancy Martin and Mary Elllen Lathers wear costumes while playing guitar on stage for an audience of children and adults at the Maple Bluff 4th of July tale...

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Firemen's Parade

Date: 1925 after

Description: Elevated view of motorized fire trucks, horse-drawn fire trucks, automobiles and water wagons gathered on East Washington Avenue. All the vehicles are acco...

Date: 1948-04-21 

Description: Nine students from Marquette School representing early Wisconsin settlers in British Isles costumes performing in the school pageant celebrating Wisconsin'...

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Playing on Rocks

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Jennie and Edgar Krueger playing with Effy Goetsch Carr on a pile of rocks. All three children have toys in their hands.

Date: 1932-09-15 

Description: Portrait of Mrs. Burton K. Wheeler and daughter, Marion Montana Wheeler, of Butte Montana, on the porch of the La Follette farmhouse. In 1924 Robert M. La...

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Description: Thuy Nguyen (bottom row, third from left) sits with other girls at a music competition for stringed instruments. She is holding a viola.

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"A Votre Sante"

Date: 1930 

Description: Slightly elevated view of a group of men, women and children having a meal outdoors on the ground. They are gathered around a box being used as a table. Cu...

Date: 1921 

Description: Henry Peck, the "bad boy" played by Jackie Coogan, is caught with his hand in the apple barrel by a police officer in this scene still from the silent film...

Date: 1925-08-16 

Description: A chorus of men singing on stage with a crowd watching. A group of officials seated on the right. Rolling farmland in the background.

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Boy in Coffin

Date: 1945-09-17 

Description: The body of Donald Bruer in his coffin. Donald, 3 years old, fell from a third floor window and was impaled on a picket fence.

Date: 1948-10-28 

Description: Connie and Michael Burch, children of Mr. and Mrs. Byron B. Burch, 205 South Owen Drive, with their huge pumpkin in observance of Halloween.

Date: 1928-05 

Description: Boys playing baseball on the grounds of Viall School.

Date: 1959-03-25 

Description: A program by the Madison Recorder group and the Madison Folk Dance group will be featured at the inter-city meeting of representatives from Zonta Clubs of...

Date: 1696 

Description: Engraved and hand-colored map of Ethiopia, from Blaeu's General Atlas. Map title is framed by a man and a woman, both wearing head turbans, who are standin...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Five girls dressed as flowers, probably as part of a Fourth of July "Garden Queen" pageant. The girls are standing in a row and each of the girls has a num...

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Falling Skater

Date: 1967-01-04 

Description: Douglas Reeder, 6, of Fox Point takes a tumble while skating at a Fox Point ice rink.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Alvin Kraenzlein standing on a sandy beach holding the hand of his toddler son. Behind them is the shoreline.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of an unidentified child wearing a white gown posed sitting on a settee.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Band, in full regalia, playing tubas, clarinets and trumpets as well as other instruments, outside at a Fourth of July parade. There is a brick building in...

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