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Photograph

Bessie Tift College

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A view of an outdoor campus area taken from an elevated vantage point. Various paths are visible and a row of hedges surrounds an area containing trees, b...

Date: 1925-06 

Description: Two young boys playing in the backyard of suburban residence.

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Sod House

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of sod house in short grass country. Features rectangular building with a curved roof and windows.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A corner view of the Frank B. Fargo house is centered on the onion-domed polygonal tower. The open, wrap-around two-story porch features paired columns, ba...

Date: 1926-06 

Description: View of climbing plants on trellises along the foundation and porch of a house.

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Turtle Mound

Date:  

Description: View from roof of Forked tail turtle mound on grounds of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The entrance to the garden framed by a decorative wooden gate.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A green space full of large oak trees sits in front of a row of campus buildings at Ripon College, including West Hall.

Date: 1925-05 

Description: Front yard landscaping and exterior of suburban home of "county agent Arehart."

Date:  date unknown

Description: An elevated view of Mount Horeb from the water tower. Homes and commercial structures dominate the left side of the image, while farmland and newly-develo...

Photograph

Birge Fountain

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: A view of the Neoclassical-style Birge Fountain. Mythical figures decorate the foot of the structure and a woman pouring water from a basket tops the foun...

Date: 1926-07-17 

Description: Lawn and foundation planting outside suburban house, including Colorado blue spruce.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A small shelter built on overhanging rock in the mountains in New York.

Date: 1956 

Description: Cover for the 1956 Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted are some white flowers with green leaves, a lake, and some birds flying in t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Chester Thordarson stands in his garden with a friend near the fish pond, which has a fountain.

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Champion Boxelder

Date: 1979 ca.

Description: A specimen of Acer negundo judged in 1979 to be the largest known example in Wisconsin. The tree is standing on a lawn at Green Gables, part of the...

Date: 1925-09 

Description: Backyard garden of a suburban residence.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man and young girl relax at a natural-spring grotto park. The spring feeds a fountain set into a paved and sunken courtyard with an awning. In the back...

Date: 1924 

Description: Farmhouse with landscaping of shrubbery. Original caption reads, "Nice possibilities, poor arrangement, no planting plan."

Date: 1927-07-15 

Description: Survey and development plan of the home grounds area of Mr. and Mrs. George S. Parker, drawn in red, black, and brown ink.

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