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Suburban Bookmobile

Date: 1972 

Description: Three children reading books near a bookmobile parked in a suburban neighborhood. The bookmobile was an International Loadstar 1600.

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Description: Life membership certificate of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin of Levi B. Vilas, signed by Lyman C. Draper, secretary of the Society. A note at t...

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Aram Public Library

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front view of Aram Public Library, Delavan WI.

Date: 1892-04 

Description: Daniel Steele Durrie, librarian of the Wisconsin Historical Society, seated at his desk in the South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This photograph...

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Description: Exterior view from lawn of the Gilbert M. Simmons Public Library. The library opened in 1900 and was funded with a gift of $150,000 from G.M. Simmons.

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Description: Interior view of the Brodhead Public Library. The back of the cardboard mounting reads: "Free Public Library, Brodhead, Wis." There is a stove in the cente...

Date: 1899 

Description: Halle Steensland poses in his lavishly decorated library at his house on 315 North Carroll Street.

Date: 1944-08-01 

Description: Students Dorothy Vecke, Milwaukee, and Kuo Chung-Ying, China, examine the bookcase that was the original Wisconsin State Historical Society library of the...

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Description: Interior view of the Madison Public Library. The library opened in 1905 and was funded by a $75,000 gift from Andrew Carnegie. Reverse of cardboard mountin...

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Description: Interior view of the White Memorial Library in Whitewater. The library opened in 1904 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Flavia White. Bottom left...

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Community House

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Community room of the Library and Community Center.

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Description: L.A. Blackman, from Elloree, South Carolina, standing outside of Highlander Library.

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Description: An interior view of the William F. Vilas house, showing the library after remodeling.

Date: 1896-05 

Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Minnie Oakley in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. From 1866 to 1883 the Historical Society occupied the entire...

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Description: Copy of artist's rendering of exterior view of a proposed Carnegie Branch Library in Racine. At bottom center it reads: "Design For Proposed, Carnegie Bran...

Date: 1945-04-07 

Description: Barbara Groves searches through a book of clippings of Madison men and women in service. The stories were published in the "Wisconsin State Journal" and t...

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Description: Exterior view of the Fargo Public Library in Lake Mills. Reverse of cardboard backing reads: "1902, $8000 - Cost, G.B. Ferry, Milwaukee, arch." The library...

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Description: Interior view of the Stephenson Public Library. The library opened in 1903 funded with a gift from Isaac Stephenson of $30,000. The reading tables have lar...

Date: 1938-08-30 

Description: Children line up at the entrance to the Superior Bookmobile trailer. Other children ride bicycles and play in a playground in the background. The original...

Date: 1892 

Description: Minnie Oakley, assistant librarian of the Wisconsin Historical Society, seated at her desk in the South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This photogra...

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