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Description: First-rate minds to write books, guide the young and lead the nation
but the target runs close to the ground

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Percheron

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A farmer shows off his percheron colt at the Wisconsin State Fair. At the turn of the century when a farmer's livelihood was dependent on his horses, the d...

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Leaving the Church

Date: 1953-06-13 

Description: Carl and La Verne Grothouse are "showered" by rice after their wedding.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view of downtown at the intersection of 8th and Washington Streets. The Manitowoc County Courthouse is at the right. Residences and churches can...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hand-colored postcard of McDonell Memorial High School.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the Wisconsin State Fair showing the long row of horse barns.

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Clouds at Home

Date: 2014-09-02 

Description: View looking up towards a bright blue sky and large white clouds through a window. The tops of trees frame the left side and lower edge.

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Description: Even the slow, dry, hungry engines,
digging
what would be the best of times,
cannot help but leave behind them
a restlessness unchanging as bef...

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Scene at Black Hawk

Date: 1922 

Description: View from yard of blacksmith shop, a home, and a two-story building with a "Gold Medal Flour" sign.

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Lubertzy Works

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of International Harvester's Lubertzy Works (factory) in Russia. Railroad tracks are in the foreground.

Date: 1979-03 

Description: "Mason, Reuben Schuster, lays brick on the Widmer Cheese Factory chimney."

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Odd Fellows Hall, built in 1837-1838, was the first to be built west of the Allegheny Mountains. The cornerstones were laid by Thomas Widley.

Date: 1979-08 

Description: Flashy models received much attention from amateur photographers at the Sentinal Photo Show.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: East door of the Livestock Judging Pavilion at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1937-08-29 

Description: Madison Concert Orchestra members with their instruments seated on a "stage" under trees at Vilas Park. The conductor is standing in front. Groups of U.S....

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Children play on swings in front of the imposing Port Wing Consolidated School. It is two stories tall, with wood frame construction, a tall sandstone foun...

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Pier on Lake Monona

Date: 2014-09-16 

Description: View from shoreline towards a small wooden pier on Lake Monona. Homes and buildings and a water tower are among trees on the opposite shoreline. There is a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the home of Casper Erickson.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View looking east towards a water tower on East Washington Avenue. There are commercial buildings along the sidewalks on the left and right, and automobile...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View across snow of a soldier with a rifle standing near a timber and sandbag constructed blockhouse. In the distance is a Russian town. The most prominent...

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