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Description: Interior view of the South Milwaukee Public Library. A sign on a table reads: "Story Hour Saturday 11 A.M." There is a large, brick fireplace along the far...

Date: 1896 

Description: Rear view of two passenger pigeons in a cage. This species of pigeon is now extinct. The pigeons lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whitman...

Photograph

Canadian Geese

Date: 1980-10 

Description: "A large concentration of Canadian Geese along McArthur Road, southwest of Theresa, provided some interesting photographic possibilities."

Date: 1896 

Description: Frontal view of two passenger pigeons. This species of pigeon is now extinct. The pigeons lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whitman, profe...

Photograph

Churning Butter

Date:  date unknown

Description: Woman using a dasher churn to make butter. She is seated on the stoop of a house and a young girl watches behind her.

Photograph

Lincoln Monument

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Rear view of Lincoln Monument on Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The back of the statue has a shield and eagle on the back of th...

Date: 1949-11-20 

Description: Delores Wilkinson, member of the Madison Come-Back Club, and Sylvan Lipski, Milwaukee All-City Flying Club member are shown just before they released five...

Photograph

Stuffed Old Abe

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. After his death in 1881 he was stuffed, mounted, and put in the Capitol museum....

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large wave is breaking against the side of the Milwaukee breakwater lighthouse. There is a ship on the left, in the distance beyond the jetty.

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of a young passenger pigeon, on a cardboard box. This species of pigeon is now extinct. One of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in t...

Historical Essay

Bascom Hill Pink Flamingo

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Pink flamingo from the flock that graced Bascom Hill on on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, 1979. (Museum object #1979.302A-C)

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Description: Old Abe, the eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment of the Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, perched on a log with the background of a rural Wisconsin valley. There...

Photograph

Duck Hunting

Date:  date unknown

Description: A duck hunter at the edge of a rocky shoreline, probably Sigurd Olson.

Date: 1949 

Description: Holiday card of the Sister Bay, Wisconsin, lakeshore. Three figures appear on the shore. Two boathouses, a covered boat, a pier, and two upright boats appe...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An original ink drawing of William Donahey's "Teenie Weenies." The colorful drawing features a Teenie Weenie riding a bird and picking up another Teenie We...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Old Abe, eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, perched at the end of a cannon looking left with the American flag in the background. Serve...

Date: 1947-12-12 

Description: Mrs. Emil (Irene) Reiterman, 723 South Shore Drive, pictured with two prizewinning teams of roller canaries which she and her husband, Emil Reiterman, have...

Date: 1912 

Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester feed grinders. The cover features an illustration of two birds flying toward a bag of fee...

Date: 1925 

Description: Holiday card with three children singing. They are sharing a songbook and a long striped scarf. Pine boughs, two candles, holly, two birds and a rectangula...

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whi...

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