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Date: date unknown
Description: Icicles and a layer of frosty ice cover parked cars.
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: Armory tower with crenels and narrow arched windows. The building is on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus and is also known as the Red Gym or Old...
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Man standing on snow-covered ground with an International Model G truck and horse-drawn wagon at an oil depot. Handwritten captions on the photo mark the "...
Date: 1951 ca.
Description: Lewis Arms is sitting in the driver's seat of a 1941(?) DeSoto automobile owned by Joe Brown, as his friend Booker T (standing) looks on. They are at James...
Description: Beehive tied down onto a roof, covered in snow. Stenciled on one of the hive boxes is the word: "JUMBO." Belongs to E.W. Brown, an apiculturist from Willow...
Date: 1876 before
Description: Stereograph. A residential area, looking down a snowy sidewalk near a retaining wall and a fence, with a horse-drawn carriage or sleigh in the distance. A...
Description: Men with workhorses hitched to a sleigh, possibly a Spaulding Oscillating Sleigh.
Description: Group portrait of men, women. children and dogs posed standing, sitting and holding logging tools in a snow-covered logging camp in front of log buildings.
Description: Exterior of house at 525 Jefferson Street. The first bathtub in Milwaukee, made of tin, was put into this house. A man in a horse-drawn sled is parked in...
Description: "This dam was constructed in 1917. Costs were funded by voluntary contributions totaling $206. Those who did not contribute were expected to donate their...
Description: C.F. Kaufman and his wife seated on a bicycle which he adapted to run, as a three-wheeled cycle, on railroad rails.
Description: Elinora (mother of Lewis Arms, Jr.) stands in the snow and shoots a rifle, while Walter Arms, uncle of Lewis Arms, looks on.
Description: Exterior view of the Carl A. Anderson home on East McKinley Street.
Description: Sigurd F. Olson (April 4, 1899 - January 13, 1982) was an American author, environmentalist, and advocate for the protection of wilderness. Sigurd and his...
Description: Elevated view of a group of men posed standing and holding logging tools in snow-covered logging camp in front of log buildings.
Description: Elevated view of Stock Days. Horses and wagons loaded with livestock are lined up in a row on the snowy street. On the right is a train decorated with Amer...
Date: 1922 ca.
Description: Trees broken and bowed under the weight of a heavy coating of ice stand in front of the Al. Ringling home. Limbs litter the snow-covered ground. Ice is on...
Description: View from a distance of a pack train winding up a mountain on the Fairbanks-Valdez Trail. A man pushing a bicycle is at the end of the group. Copyright by...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: The lake steamer "Alice" approaches the Madison dock on Lake Monona. Two boys wearing caps stand at the end of the pier. At the time of this photograph, t...
Description: Fisherman standing on frozen Lake Superior holding a lake trout, leaning on snowshoes.
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