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Description: Three men on horseback wear team uniforms on a grass polo field. A fence and automobiles are visible in the background at left.
Description: Helen Drotning is holding Scratch II, a new pet hamster who succeeds the pet hamster who escaped from its cage at Dudgeon School a week earlier. The class...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Large group of fishermen standing on ice with catch of fish displayed on airplane wing near La Pointe, Madeline Island.
Description: Bird's-eye views of various sections of Milwaukee.
Description: A covered wagon pulled by oxen, and a stage coach pulled by a team of horses in the "Century of Transportation" section of Sauk County's Wisconsin Centenni...
Description: A woman, man and girl, possibly a family, stand in a field. The woman is holding a dog, and the man and girl are holding hands.
Description: 420 men turned out for the annual Ducks Unlimited dinner at Club Chanticleer. Ducks Unlimited was founded in 1938 by persons interested in wildlife conser...
Description: Polo players on horseback wear team uniforms while playing on a grass field. A multi-storied building stands in the background.
Description: Elevated view of scene at the corner of Grand (Avenue?) and West Water Street, now Plankinton and Wisconsin Avenues. Several streetcars are in the streets...
Description: The Steckbauer family has lived here for 14 years. The barn is owned by the Schmidt family.
Description: View across Rail Road Street with businesses on the right and horses and carts on the left. On the opposite side of the street is a hotel. There are hitchi...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: T.J. Thompson seated on a sled pulled by his dog. He traveled among the lumber camps between Winter and Raddison, selling watches and jewelry.
Date: 1970-04-25 ca.
Description: Peter Obranovich (better known at the time as "Pete Bobo"), promoter for the festival, on horseback talking to festival staff at the Sound Storm music fest...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Advertising poster featuring color illustration of a crowd gathered around a Deering grain binder and mower at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago.
Description: Elmer, "husband" of Elsie the Cow, advertising mascot of the Borden Company, is shown with a young woman as he was being readied for participation as one o...
Description: View across street in a central business district. On the opposite corner is a brick building with a balcony. A man sits in front of a store front on the s...
Description: Camping scene along an unidentified Wisconsin road. Although part of the Wisconsin Good Roads collection of Melvin Diemer, this photograph was probably ta...
Description: Four men stand with a scythe, hoe and pitchfork in the yard of a farm house. By the porch of the house are three women. The wood frame house has a stone fo...
Description: Young boy petting a fawn deer.
Description: An illustrated view of Fort Union (on the North Dakota-Montana boundary), with an Indian encampment.
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