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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

Photograph

Swimming in Lake

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Children swimming and jumping off pier into lake. An adult woman appears to be supervising the children.

Date: 1955-05-07 

Description: Jean Glover, President of the Blackhawk Council of Girl Scouts, Jane Thomas, general chairman of Roundup, and Joanna Sherman, Girl Scout District Director,...

Photograph

Union Depot

Date:  

Description: Union Depot.

Date: 1940 

Description: Man at the wheel of an International model D-15-M truck with a 113-inch wheelbase and a Metro body. The truck was one of thirteen Internationals owned by t...

Date: 1927-05-14 

Description: Farmer and mechanic F.L. Zybach, 32, standing beside his invention -- a Fordson tractor with a front-mounted plow equipped for "driverless operation." Orig...

Date: 1962-06 

Description: Survivors of a Viet Cong attack on the village of Vinh Quoi load onto a helicopter for medical evacuation. In the foreground a soldier carrying a rifle wal...

Photograph

Cecropia Moth

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A profile view of a cecropia moth, Hylophora Cecropia, on a potted geranium.

Drawing

Barman — Paul

Date: 1932 

Description: Paul bartending at The 19th Hole.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Will Thunder (NaNikSayWaHeKah) sitting on an embroidered blanket draped on a chair that appea...

Date: 1922 

Description: Quarter-length publicity portrait of renowned escape artist Harry Houdini.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Bridge at the end of Main Street (West Montello Street). Sign on Bridge States "$5.00 Fine For Driving Or Riding Over This Bridge Faster Than A Walk."

Photograph

Wedding Party

Date: 1898-12-05 

Description: The fifteenth anniversary party of Mr. and Mrs. A.E. Proudfit, Madison, Wisconsin. All guests wore their own wedding clothes. Seated on floor, left to...

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Description: View across field or vacant lot of grass towards the Stanley Hanks bungalows located at 211-219 Lake Lawn Place off Langdon Street. Hanks probably built th...

Date: 1944-12-27 

Description: War hero Capt. Richard I. Bong, of Poplar, Wisconsin, credited with knocking out 21 Japanese planes in the South Pacific, shaking hands with Governor Walte...

Date: 1957-10-07 before

Description: Left fielder Wes Covington of the Milwaukee Braves hits a pop up in 1957. Recalled from the Braves' Wichita farm team in mid-June, Covington hit 21 home r...

Date: 1939-08-07 

Description: Howard Sechrest, of Howard Welding & Machine Co., wears goggles and welds in the boiler at the Loraine Hotel.

Date: 1912 

Description: Holiday postcard with a metallic gold box across the bottom, and to the right within it are a boy and girl standing, looking at one another. The girl is dr...

Date: 1958-10-03 

Description: A man walks up the stairs leading to the City County Building. There is a bench in the foreground.

Date: 1979-03 

Description: "With the Catholic Church steeple looming in the background, Schuster Construction men work on the Widmer Cheese Factory chimney."

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