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Stuffed Old Abe

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: "Old Abe", eagle mascot of the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. After his death in 1881 he was stuffed, mounted, and put in the Capitol museum....

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Description: Probably Ernest Joseph Belisle (b. 1901), a singer who recorded for Helene Stratman-Thomas. Helene is standing on the right.

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Saloon

Date: 1897 

Description: Saloon owned by Tom Emerson. Poster advertises a fair in Black River Falls on September 7, 8, 9, and 10, 1897.

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Van Hise Hall

Date: 1968 

Description: Elevated view of Van Hise Hall, photographed through an infrared filter, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Original caption: "Cullen Landis, who has become one of the screen's most popular figures, used to be a camera-man, or cinematographer, as they say in Fren...

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Ripe Pumpkin Field

Date: 1895-09-27 

Description: In the cornfield of Jas. E. Seed, a number of large, yellow "Yankee" pumpkins ripen on vines. A man is crouched in the field, holding a pumpkin in his arms...

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Description: Reproduction of a painting by W.L. Williams of the home of Governor Bradford in 1621. Exterior view features logs, a thatched roof, a chimney, and a surro...

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Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of twelve young women posed, seven sitting and five standing, around and on a swing. Seated at left in the f...

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Inkle Looms

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two girls seated on a bench outdoors and working inkle looms.

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Dewey Estate

Date: 1949 

Description: Office-reception room in the Nelson Dewey house.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of a road and several boys standing on a bridge near a large factory.

Date: 1936-08-17 

Description: Neils Ruud, 824 E. Dayton Street, receiving the first unemployment compensation check issued in Wisconsin from Voyta Wrabetz, chairman of the state industr...

Date: 1915 

Description: View down Main Street. A row of houses is on the left. Horses and a buggy are stationed near a shop with a sign that reads "Schlump Brothers."

Date: 1939-03-05 ca.

Description: George Jung, a Milwaukee Road speed recorder, comparing speed tapes from locomotives with master tapes covering the same division. The scale of the tapes i...

Date: 1935-10-24 

Description: Lineup of 24 Ford City Car Company taxicabs and their drivers in front of City Car Co. office, located at 601 - 603 West Washington Avenue, (former Illinoi...

Date: 1960-05-18 

Description: Three members of the Truax Field Non-Commissioned Officers Wives Club take part in the entertainment at a party of the officers and their wives. Left to ri...

Date: 1898 

Description: A view of the Nekoosa-Edwards Paper Company mill. Established about 1896 by John Edwards.

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Outdoor Wash Stand

Date: 1923 

Description: A boy uses a pitcher and bowl set on a table outdoors to wash up after doing farm chores.

Date: 1915 

Description: The actors Irene Hunt and Vester Pegg in a scene still from "Added Fuel." She wears street clothes, a heavy coat and hat, and carries a purse. He is behind...

Date: 1921-10-05 

Description: William Swift (Purchasing Agent) and Bill Evans (Assistant Purchasing Agent) at desks in the office of Winther Motor and Truck Company.

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