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Description: All-American Soap Box Derby at Derby Downs.
"Scene showing main entrance to Derby Downs."
Description: Shows lot numbers and dimensions. "Issued May 31, 1903" -- Inscribed in ink. Oriented with north to the upper right. Includes text. Labelled streets are "R...
Description: Madison Soap Box Derby winner Eldon Raemisch receiving the M.E. Coyle trophy. The race was held on Wilson Street.
Description: Jean Brickson and her daughters Ann, age 4, and Betty, age 2, make cut-out Christmas cookies.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: The Scaling Gaps dam and paper mills.
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Portrait of young Gordon, Cyrus III, and Elizabeth, the children of Cyrus McCormick Jr. Cyrus III is wearing a sailor suit, while Elizabeth and Gordon wea...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Outdoor portrait of Lieutenant A.W. Baumgarten from Company B, of the 310th U.S. Army Engineer Corps while he was deployed to Archangel [Archangelsk], Russ...
Description: Eldon Raemisch, age 14, in his championship car, No. 32.
The Madison Soap Box Derby was held on Wilson Street in 1936.
Eldon's car was the heaviest...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: A pencil sketch of Butte des Morts, also called Hill of the Dead. There is a small building at the top of the hill.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Young girl in dress and bonnet posed with wood crate. The photograph was likely used by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's advertising department a...
Description: Christian Turck House built in 1835 by Turck who was a German immigrant.
Description: Native Americans playing a lacrosse-like game of ball.
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: The Stephenson Public Library in Marinette.
Description: Several floral arrangements for the funeral of August Krueger at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: View from road of buildings in North Freedom. Hotel Randall is in the right foreground. A group of young women and others have gathered on the porch of the...
Description: George E. Rose, Superintendent of the Wisconsin Steel Works (factory) at a 4-H club award event. Original caption reads, "Geo. E. Rose, general superintend...
Description: This map is ink on printed paper reading: "standard profile plate." "Surveyed Oct. 15, platted Dec. 15, 1903 ; surveyed May 9, platted Dec. 9."
Date: date unknown
Description: View from Sexton's Landing of river and steamboat. (Steamboat probably "Alexander Mitchell").
Description: Roger Gabbei, age 12, competed in the Madison soap box derby held on Gorham Street. He carried a spare wheel in case of a crackup. Roger won the class B ti...
Description: A very simple line drawing of the appearance of Butte des Morts from the east.
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