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Description: Members of a special House Appropriations Committee mission to the Middle East at the airport in Jerusalem. The committee was headed by Congressman David R...
Description: The free tourist campground in Baraboo. Although similar free facilities were clustered in resort areas, by 1926 the Highway Commission engineer could rep...
Description: Mary E. Smith walking along a path in the Volksgarten in Vienna, Austria. She is wearing an ornate hat, holding an umbrella over her shoulder, and looking...
Description: Free public campground at Baraboo, one of 200 such facilities then made available to the traveling public by Wisconsin municipalities.
Description: Map of the routes of the screw passenger and freight vessels of the Michigan Transit Company. Includes a picture of the Park Place hotel in Traverse City,...
Date: 1960 ca.
Description: A Wisconsin Dells minirama miniature model showing a short train with a Prairie-type locomotive on the bridge over the Wisconsin River.
Description: Men and women wait in boxcars and on the platform at a Russian railroad station. The original caption reads "uppers and lowers on the Trans-Siberian Ry. [R...
Description: Opening spread of Reuben Gold Thwaites' diary of his 1887 trip on the Fox River.
Date: date unknown
Description: Overnight camping for automobile travelers.
Date: 1849-05 ca.
Description: Deserted Pawnee village in Nebraska. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon...
Description: Men and women wait on and near box cars at a train platform in Russia. The original caption reads "cheapest traveling on the Trans-Siberian Ry. [Railway]."
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: Eugene and Magda Herzberger (at left) with friends in the Negev region of Israel. They pose near a camel held on a tether by a man, possibly of Bedouin des...
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Passengers boarding a Northwest Airlines DC-3 at Madison Municipal Airport. When this airplane was photographed for the WPA by Harold Hone, the DC-3, one o...
Description: Crescent Beach campsite with cabins and miniature golf course by Lake Michigan.
Description: Outdoor group portrait of 22 men with their matching carry-on bags. The men are posed on the gangway and the tarmac in front of an airliner. The airplane i...
Description: A man (Henry Derleth) wears an overcoat while posed on the middle of the boarding stairway attached to a partially visible passenger airliner. The original...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: This map shows shows three routes; a route surveyed by Doty & Center, a route surveyed by inhabitants of East Milwaukee, and a route surveyed by inhabitant...
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: An original lithograph promoting Atlantic City as "the playground of the world," and to get there by way of train travel. The poster depicts the boardwalk,...
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Description: Typical guest room at the Holiday Inn Motel, 4402 East Washington Avenue, in Madison, with two double beds and a television.
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