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Date: 1899 

Description: A decorated Christmas tree surrounded by toys, including a wagon, drum, and wheelbarrow. A painting is displayed on a stand nearby, and a painted umbrella...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Ellison Bay

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Street scene in Ellison Bay.

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Cherry Picking

Date: 1919-07-15 

Description: An unidentified boy stands and watches as a bushel of cherries is weighed on a scale. There are other baskets and covers on the ground.

Date: 1937 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Topper, 'It's Tops to You' Beer." Schonbrunnn Brewing Co. An oval shaped beer label...

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Carl Nelson

Date:  

Description: Full-length cabinet card portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Carl Nielson [as written on published Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, Volume 1 and on t...

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Ma Sitting in Chair

Date: 1898 

Description: Low angle view of "Ma" sitting in a large chair near a window wearing a long white dress or nightgown in a bedroom with a fur rug over another rug. There a...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: This map of Dodge County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, property owners and acreage...

Date: 1924-02 

Description: A single horse pulls an enclosed sleigh across a frozen Door County harbor. Houses and a church are visible onshore.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view of Peninsula Park, with the Lake Michigan shoreline in the background.

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Tennis Court

Date: 1912 after

Description: The tennis court at the Hotz Fish Creek compound is surrounded by a low stone wall and tall posts. Outside the wall at the far left corner of the lawn is a...

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Cherry Orchard

Date: 1919-07-15 

Description: Baskets and their lids are stacked in a cherry orchard.

Date: 1901-06-25 

Description: This map shows beacons, buoys, docks, quarries, streets, and buildings. The map inset shows the Harbor of refuge at entrance to Sturgeon Bay and Lake Michi...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A view of some caves at Peninsula State Park.

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Cemetery Monument

Date: 1964-08-22 

Description: The Hansen monument in a Washington Island cemetery. The monument is surrounded by a cluster of Tiger Lillies which are no longer blooming.

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Locked Antlers

Date: 1924-02 

Description: Two dead bucks with locked antlers are nearly buried in snow. The heads were mounted and hung in the Hotz family Europe Lake cottage until they were stolen...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The stairs and dock at the lighthouse on Rock Island.

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Footbridge

Date: 1912 

Description: A footbridge crossing Fish Creek into Peninsula Stat Park.

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Fishing nets drying along the shore of Lake Michigan.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View from shoreline over water towards the Coast Guard Station and houses at Baileys Harbor. The long pier extending from the station's boathouse is easily...

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