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Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A man carries a canoe on his shoulders while portaging through a thickly-wooded area.

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Rural Lake

Date:  ca.

Description: View of a rural lake with a footbridge leading to a small island.

Photograph

Summer Cottage

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Exterior view of U.S. Marshall Canon's summer cottage. The two-story cottage has an outdoor porch and is surrounded by trees.

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Cottage Interior

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of U.S. Marshall Canon's summer cottage. Behind a table, a wall is decorated from floor to ceiling with photographs and other artwork, as...

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Description: A cabin at Clear Lake (Vilas County), a small Chippewa (Ojibwa) settlement, occupied by a white man and his Native American wife. This image is part of an...

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View of Clear Lake

Date:  ca.

Description: View of Clear Lake from shoreline. A small, tree-covered island is visible, with a tree-lined shore in the background.

Read about Earth Day's founder, Gaylord Nelson, a Wisconsin senator and early environmentalist.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A group of men, women, and children pose for a photograph as they relax in the woods around a large hammock. In the background is a shoreline.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of side of reamery with two men standing at an open door on the left.

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Picnic in the Woods

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A group of men, women, and children gather for a picnic in the woods. A large picnic blanket covers the ground as the individuals pose for a photograph.

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Three Women Fishing

Date:  ca.

Description: Three women, wearing dresses and bonnets, standing up in a small boat fishing. A tree-lined shore is visible in the background.

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.
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