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Lifke Barn

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Description: Arnold and Bernice Lifke were married 59 years ago, when Arnie returned from serving in the Marine Corp in the SW Pacific. They have lived on the farm most...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Madison original Fire Station No. 3 (1902-1954), 1217 Williamson St. The driver is Albert Fell. Standing are George Eichman, Ole Johnson, and Ed Heick.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Train at the Kilbourn City (now known as Wisconsin Dells) railroad depot, with a crowd of people on the platform.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Madison fire fighters with W.H. Rogers Company horse-drawn wagon in front of the old Central Fire Station, 10 South Webster Street.

Date: 2004 

Description: This barn, owned by Susan Keller, is located at W1363 Zion Church Road (Section 33). The property was purchased 31 years ago on June 15, 1973.

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Meat Cutters

Date: 1945 

Description: Unionized slaughterhouse workers of the P. Brennan Company of Chicago.

Date: 1893 

Description: Award certificate presented to the Appleton Woolen Mills at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. The company won a bronze medal at the Fair for its paper makers...

Date: 1902-05 

Description: Group portrait, with Ernst Goetsch standing on a dirt road next to a team of oxen hitched up to a drag scraper on the left, and a team of oxen on the right...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Underground Newspaper Cover: Octopus

Date: 1969 

Description: Cover of "Octopus", an underground newspaper, featuring five bearded men being restrained by octopus tentacles, reminiscent of the Roman statue of the Laoc...

Photograph

Fitzgerald's Resort

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man, a nun sit on a bench with an owl perched on the back of the bench between them. Three women stand behind them on the lawn of a resort.

Date: 1921 

Description: Exterior view of Ludden's Poultry and Eggs from the dirt road. The shop features a porch, gable roof, and fenced yard. There are wooden crates and barrels...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view down the unpaved street, with the city hall building on the corner on the right.

Date: 1913-09-12 ca.

Description: Looking south on N. Plankinton Avenue and N. 3rd Street, with the The Second Ward Savings Bank (now the Milwaukee County Historical Society) in the triangl...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A logging crew poses inside their bunk house. In the upper left corner, one of the loggers holds a cat.

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Description: Billhead of James Suydam of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, agent for the Goodyear Rubber Company, manufacturers of and wholesale dealers in all types of rubber good...

Date: 2004 

Description: The Donald property is located on a very high hill. The old silo dates to 1911. The Department of Natural Resources owns and uses the old barn.

Date: 1910 

Description: Postcard of farmers operating grain binders in Mexico. Includes a color illustration of two grain binders pulled by oxen or cattle. Original caption reads:...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: The Sjur Starkson Reque home. From left to right, seated, are Martha Reque, Mari Reque Lee, Brita Reque Quale, Nels Lee and Ole Quale. Standing are Anna Ma...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising card produced by William Deering and Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features a color illustration of dogs fighting over a tu...

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Bird's-Eye View

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from low hill of a stream flowing through fields. There are cows in the pasture on the right. In the distance is a bridge, road, and buildings.

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