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Date: 1971 

Description: A topographical map of Namekagon Lake and the surrounding area.


Description: The river told them how to make the map
Legends later flocked the shore

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A hand tinted photograph of a tree-framed scene along the shore of Devil's Lake is mounted on a piece of beige paper. A large bluff dominates the backgroun...


Camp Pond

Date: 1930-05 

Description: Camp Pond in North Africa. A rock in the fire pit in the foreground has "Camp Pond" painted on it. Three tents, three people, two upside down bicycles and...

Date: 1944-02-03 

Description: Wisconsin artillery officers helping direct the shelling of the Japanese on Saidor's west flank (beyond the point in the background). The officers are, (le...


Panorama of Madison

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Panoramic elevated view to the northwest from the Capitol Square.


Copper Falls

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: A group of people stand on a ledge overlooking Copper Falls.


View of Sunrise

Date: 1965 

Description: Sunrise over a wooded hillside between Spring Green and Dodgeville.

Date: 1885-09-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior bill of fare from The Chequamegon, with views on the back of rock formations, waterfalls, a spot illustration of a train going over a...


Women in a Sand Pit

Date:  date unknown

Description: Florance Trask poses standing in a sand pit located near the intersection of Fish Hatchery Road and Park Street. Another woman, Grace, can be seen digging...

Map or Atlas

Primrose Plat Map

Date: 1861 

Description: The township of Primrose, which is a detail from the plat map of Dane County.


Grading the Road

Date: 1931 

Description: Men using horse drawn and gasoline powered road equipment work on Highway 80 near Rockbridge. A wooded bluff rises steeply behind a farmhouse. Barns, a sil...

Date: 1929 

Description: Sulphurous smoke rises from the crater of Mount Vesuvius, near the shore of the Bay of Naples, Italy.

Date: 1943-10-24 

Description: Robert Doyle's caption for Image ID: 99742 says it best, "The ol' swimmin' hole, South Pacific style. Every afternoon it is filled with shouting soldiers i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman, Grace, smiles as she poses while standing in a sand pit near the intersection of Fish Hatchery Road and Park Street. A note on the back of the pho...


Description: Around the corner: the geography of childhood

Map or Atlas

Montrose Plat Map

Date: 1861 

Description: The township of Montrose, which is a detail from a Dane County plat map.

Date: 1926 

Description: View from road of a service station on the left with gas pumps. Next door is a meat market, a restaurant and a bank. A man is standing in front of the serv...


Public School

Date: 1914 

Description: Exterior view of a small brick public school on a hillside. There is a bell in a small bell tower above the entrance.


Arch at Kremassa

Date: 1930 

Description: The remains of an arch surrounded by tumbled stones and ruins of an archaeological site. A dirt track in the foreground goes through the arch and rises to...

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