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Rhythm Band

Date: 1931-05 

Description: Members of the rhythm bands from the Woods and Fontana state graded schools pose outdoors holding their instruments. The children in the front row and on t...

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Defending the Igloo

Date: 1932 

Description: Boys in winter coats and hats aim toy guns of sticks and boards while posing on an igloo and fort they have built from snow. A church building forms the ba...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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City Hall

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A view of the facade and side of City Hall. The main entrance is part of the bell tower. Men sit on the bench outside to the right.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Yerkes Observatory.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a tree-lined street, with houses visible on either side.

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Honey Creek School

Date: 1932 

Description: An automobile is parked near the entrance to Honey Creek School, District No. 1. The school is a sturdy brick structure with raised basement and hip roof....

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View of the Morris Pratt Institute, a mansard-style structure.

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A Wisconsin Road

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a road next to a park, visible to the left. A gazebo stands in the background.

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Whitewater, with insets.

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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.

Date:  ca.

Description: Interior view of the chapel at the Wisconsin School for the Deaf. Rows of empty, bow back chairs face a stage, where more chairs are set up under bunting a...

Date: 1935 

Description: Richard Quinney looks out the window of the farmhouse on his first birthday. Next to him on the windowsill sits a cake with one candle.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Side porte-cochere of a residence.

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Masonic Temple

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of the facade and side of a Masonic temple. Four columns support the two-story porch on the neoclassical building and a semi-circular opening appear...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: The rear wheel of a bicycle is visible beyond the small front porch of a small, deteriorating one room school. The main portion of the school building is...

Photograph

Aram Public Library

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front view of Aram Public Library, Delavan WI.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the river and town of Whitewater on the opposite riverbank. A variety of buildings are visible, from commercial structures on the left to downto...

Photograph

A House

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a house and yard as seen from the street. The gables of the house suggest Dutch Colonial style. Large plants line the walkway and vines trail up...

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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of Yerkes Observatory. Trees and a lake are in the background.

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