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Photograph

Henry Miller Family

Date: 1902-05 

Description: Henry Miller with his wife, three children, and sister-in-law, Lena Jaeger, chopping wood. Henry is sawing a log, while a woman is cutting wood with an axe...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Fond du Lac Public Library, with people standing on the front steps to the building.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1851 after

Description: A view of the Wright, Evans, and Shaler Halls at Ripon College. The building is made out of stone and a porch with columns protects each doorway.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Central State Hospital for the Insane.

Photograph

Pitching Hay

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Bernice and Beatrice Dworshak, age 16, pose with pitchforks loaded with hay; one of the girls is on the hay wagon and her sister stands beside it. They are...

Date: 1900 after

Description: Houses stand on either side of a tree-lined street. A woman walks down the sidewalk on the left side of the street and another woman sits on the porch of...

Date:  ca.

Description: View of Main Street when it was still a dirt road.

Date: 1851 after

Description: A pathway leads to Merriman Hall at Ripon College. The columned porch shelters a double door entrance and supports a second floor balcony. The middle thi...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin State Prison, manufacturers of binder twine, with the profile of a badger standing on top of stacked rolls of binder twine; the...

Date: 2009-11-27 

Description: "Bridget was our waitress at Nan Sea's Tiki Bar and Grill, Dundee [Campbellsport]. From left to right, Jim Ruecker, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, John P. Widmer,...

Photograph

House in Winter

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: A one and one-half story house stands in a snowy landscape. A woman is walking toward the back door, hiding her face with a hand. The house was the childho...

Postcard

Fletcher's Park

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from center field of baseball game being played in Fletcher's Park. A group of spectators sits under a covered grandstand on the right.

Postcard

Hotel Retlaw

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Hotel Retlaw, with cars on the street and pedestrians on the side walk.

Date: 1956 

Description: View of the Signal Oak taken from the original, which was the first in a series of Heritage Prints. The idea for the series was conceived by the First Nati...

Date: 1932 before

Description: Portrait of photographer Alfred Stanley Johnson, Jr., a Waupun photographer best known for his "tall-tale" or "freak" postcards.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of an intersection and various buildings.

Date: 1861-04-21 

Description: "Warning to Traitors." A threatening handbill warning against treasonable and dangerous utterances, signed by the "Vigilance Committee."

Photograph

Stockpiles of Hemp

Date: 1943 

Description: Original caption reads in part: "Stock piles shown were being built for Matt Rens Hemp Company for mill located on 120-acre farm near Brandon, Wisconsin. T...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of a large crowd of people on a construction site. A horse and carraige is visible with the Fond du Lac Machine & Iron Works in the backg...

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