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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Fond du Lac Public Library, with people standing on the front steps to the building.

Date: 1950 

Description: View from the top of a warehouse at the south end of 6th Street. There is a traffic jam on both sides of the viaduct. On the left, one man is walking on th...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Perspective from the ground looking up at the progression of the construction of buildings near the World Trade Center Towers.

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Lathrop Hall

Date: 1930 

Description: Walkway near back of building with lawn and trees on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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Mount Desert Rock

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A view of the Mount Desert Rock granite lighthouse, established in 1830 and automated in 1977, located thirty miles out to sea on a treeless island, with t...

Date: 1885 

Description: Wisconsin State Capitol surrounded by seven miniature drawings of Madison images.

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of restored theater seats in Mabel Tainter Memorial Theater with bust of Andrew Tainter in background.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Large group portrait of the Wisconsin Rural Mail Carriers Association showing men, women, and a few children on the front steps of, and in front of, a bric...

Date: 1947-12-20 

Description: Exterior view of the new building for radio station WIBA under construction. There are piles of snow and building supplies around an entrance.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Men work with wagons and husker-shredder near a barn. The husker-shredder is powered by a Titan 18-35 tractor. A dog is walking by a fence, and milk cans...

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Public School

Date: 1922 

Description: A view of the public school, a wood building with two front entrances and a belfry. A flagpole, a pile of fuel wood and a seesaw on the left. Surrounded by...

Date: 1947-03-05 

Description: Young Adult Club 1st Anniversary dance in the Community Center. Dancing on the ballroom floor are: left to right, Mary Imhoff and Joe Prestigiacomo, and Ma...

Date: 1898 

Description: The Genealogical Alcove in the Historical Society's quarters in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Although the Society had only moved into these rooms in...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: A large group of Russian soldiers are assembled and appear to be drilling within the center of a Russian town. Civilians stand off to the side observing th...

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First National Bank

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the exterior of the First National Bank and surrounding buildings in Madill, Oklahoma.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the Spirit of Saint Louis, the first airplane to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a non-stop flight, displayed in the Smithsonian Institute. The plane...

Date: 1948 

Description: Prior to the 1948 State Fair, artist Robert Hodgell traveled Wisconsin to study its many landscapes. He then produced a series of study sketches outlining...

Date: 1958-01-25 

Description: Mary (Kustermann) Esser (b. 1934) and J. Thomas Esser (b. 1934) stand together looking out a window. She is wearing a white satin princess-style gown with...

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Fifteenth Street

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View down Fifteenth Street. An automobile is parked outside an elaborate mansion.

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