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Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Exterior view of hunting camp in the snow. Six bucks are hanging from a tree trunk propped between two trees on the left. Icicles hang off the edge of the...

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Description: St. Paul Ice Carnival. Night view of the storming of the ice palace by the fire king.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Sunrise over a frozen cliff on Lake Michigan.

Date: 1906-02 

Description: Members of the Krueger and Buelke family standing below an old kiln during winter. Some of them are holding ice skates and a sled sits in front of the twin...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View over frozen expanse, probably the Pinega River, of the Pinega settlement in northern Russia. Buildings and a windmill are along the shoreline.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men pose standing on ice around North Pier lighthouse. In the background is the town along the shoreline.

Historical Essay

The Man with the Iron Hand

Learn about explorer Robert de La Salle's iron-handed chief lieutenant, Henri de Tonty, and what resulted in most likely the worst winter of his life.

Date: 1937-09-21 

Description: A man stands in a lift attached to the bed of an International Model DR-60 truck owned by the Wisconsin Ice and Coal Company. Another man stands atop a rai...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a steam hauler pulling logs across ice on sleds. Four men pose for the camera: one sticks his head out of a window of the hauler; one sits at th...

Date: 1906-02 

Description: Group posing next to the quarry pond with the old kiln on the hill above them. Several people in the group are holding ice skates. From the left Sarah Kru...

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Description: Ice-coated tree branches outside Bennett Studio in the winter.

Date: 1920-01-11 

Description: Crowd in Humboldt Park watching an ice skating race. Caption on glass plate reads, "Municipal Skating and Hockey Association, Inter City Meet".

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Description: Five men and a log jam on an icy river.

Photograph

Pinega Settlement

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View over frozen expanse, probably the Pinega River, of the Pinega settlement in northern Russia. There are many wooden structures and dwellings along a lo...

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Description: St. Paul Ice Carnival. View of ice palace from the toboggan slide. City in background.

Historical Essay

Curling in Wisconsin

Discover the rich history of the sport of curling in Wisconsin.

Date: 1952-01-18 

Description: The Madison crew sits on their ice-boat, the Mary B, that raced in the Northwestern Ice Yachting Association ice regatta on Lake Monona. From left to right...

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Lake Superior

Date: 1935-03 ca.

Description: View taken from shore of ice chunks in Lake Superior near Cornucopia while the ice is melting. In the background along the shoreline is a long pier.

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Cows On Ice

Date: 1960-03-28 

Description: While en route from Oregon prison farm to Oscar Mayer and Co., three cows were frightened by an ambulance siren on the 700 block of West Washington Avenue...

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Airplane Crash

Date: 1949-02-06 

Description: A Cessna 140 airplane, which crash landed on Lake Mendota. The pilot, Harold Guehrer, and passenger John Koeppel, both from Milwaukee, were injured.

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