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Black Hawk Tree

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Black Hawk Tree in Prairie du Chien Wisconsin. It was rumored that Chief Black Hawk hid within this tree to escape soldiers from Fort Crawford.

Date: 1899-08-15 

Description: Three Kuckkahn Brothers stand and sit on their Altman-Taylor Engine, Separator, and Threshing Rig.

Date: 1927-09-07 

Description: Side view of a man wearing a hat drives a McCormick-Deering 10-20(?) tractor while pulling an unidentified implement. A handwritten note underneath the ima...

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Description: Letterhead of Hoard's Dairyman, "The National Dairy Farm Magazine," with a bird's eye view of the company farm buildings, and a mailbox with an upraised fl...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of two schooners off the shore of Madeline Island, one of the islands that comprise the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior. Two large two-story houses a...

Date: 1918 

Description: Holiday card with a nurse in uniform peering through a wreath she is holding. The card has a thin red border. The text below reads: "Christmas Greetings to...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the church, which appears to consist of two small buildings. The windows have awnings, and the yard is fenced. To the left is another building...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across unpaved road of the front of a brick two-story tobacco warehouse. Three men are posed standing on the stoop in front of the door. A barefoot gi...

Photograph

Melody Haven

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A man is exiting a wooden building with a Blatz beer sign hanging on the front and two automobiles parked nearby. Near Clam Lake.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane designed by Stephen V. Shipman (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

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Library School

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior of three-story building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farmer helps a newborn calf in a field. The farmer is bending over the calf while the mother cow watches.

Date: 1935 

Description: J.P. Whalen of the Continental Baking Company loads an International truck marked "Hostess Cake" with boxes outside the Hilltop Market service station.

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Spring Growth

Date: 1963-03-17 

Description: A girl inspects the growth of potted seeds.

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Nazi Bodies

Date: 1939 

Description: Bodies of Germans killed by Poles in Lemberg when the Nazis invaded Poland. American journalist Alvin Steinkopf was one of a number of journalists from neu...

Date: 1952-01-14 

Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol and park covered in hoar frost and fog.

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Ole Bull Residence

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Ole Bull Residence, 130 East Gilman Street. The family is playing croquet on the lawn. Later, the house was known as the Thorp House. It became the state's...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Four individuals sit in an automobile parked in a wooded area.

Date: 1844 

Description: Choctaw Indians performing dance (Plate 22). "As I have mentioned in former pages that for nearly all their hunts, wars, or games, the events of which the...

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Man on Porch

Date: 1923 

Description: David Kincaid sits on the porch of a rustic cabin in the woods, at the entrance gate of "Hotz Trail" Road near Europe Lake. He holds an axe over his should...

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