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Photograph

Pile of Rubble

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a man standing behind a pile of rubble. In the background is a barn, railroad car, and a large open shed stacked with lumber. Part of a foundation...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A crowd of spectators standing and sitting on a curb wait for a parade.

Date: 1996-02-18 

Description: Water from firehoses has frozen into ice that coats power wires, trees, and pumps at the gas station next to the Hotel Washington, which burns in the backg...

Date: 1938 

Description: Dr. Francis E. Townsend seated on the platform of a Townsend Plan Club at a park.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: East Water Street at Wisconsin Avenue. City Hall is visible in the background. At the left is the Waldheim and Company Department Store of 407-411 East Wat...

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Description: A teacher, students, and a dog are carefully arranged on and around a two-story clapboard school building and school grounds. Young trees are planted on th...

Photograph

Masonic Lodge

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Masonic Lodge, erected in 1845. The first in Wisconsin, removed to Masonic cemetery outside New Diggings and refurbished as shown in 1950. Marker in front...

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Description: Steam calliope in circus parade in town. A calliope is a musical instrument that produces sound by sending steam through whistles, originally locomotive wh...

Photograph

Racine House

Date: 1839 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Racine House with multiple horse-drawn wagons and figures standing in front.

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Description: Bring back somehow the big Hello
Prolong the noisiest day
The clapping hands are stilled too soon
And much too far away

Date: 1869 

Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...

Photograph

High School

Date: 1925 

Description: View across road of the exterior of the Mount Horeb Public School, built in 1918.

Date: 1901 

Description: Boys stand on boats, catching red horse fish using dip nets in the Crawfish River. The dip nets are set up on scaffolds in the river. In the background alo...

Date: 1945 

Description: View of the Wisconsin State Capitol from balcony of Bascom Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Lake Monona is in the upper right background...

Postcard

Juneau Park

Date:  date unknown

Description: Train station in the distance, with a man standing in the foreground on steps leading down to the lake, near a fenced-in pond. On the left are railroad tr...

Date: 2008 

Description: Built in 1925 by A.J. O'Donnell at the cost of five hundred dollars, the filling station located at 720 Center Avenue was designed to resemble a house — al...

Date: 1903 

Description: Several hundred pallets of lumber stand in the C.L. & B. lumber yard, with an open field in the foreground and a wooded area in the background

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Description: Crowd watching a strongman lift a wagon wheel.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A woman crosses Monona Avenue as a man on a bicycle rides by. The large, Second Empire style Avenue Hotel, with two-story porch, is on the left; the GAR ha...

Date: 1918-11-29 

Description: Elevated view of smokestacks on International Harvester's McCormick Works factory buildings. The sky is hazy and appears to be filled with smog or pollutio...

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