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Description: A woman and three children, all wearing hats, dresses, and shorts, are at the beach, playing in the sand. Two of the children have toy buckets. Behind the...
Description: Storefronts identified from left to right include: unidentified, Thomas Hendricks' Barbershop, and the Cash Shoe Store of Locken and Giere. All the storefr...
Description: A fisherman dips his net into a moving stream for trout.
Description: Group gathered in the gymnasium of the Woldale Rural School for a Christmas "hobo" party. Attendees are dressed as "hobos." The original caption notes that...
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Fritz W. Rasmussen.
Description: Group portrait of members of the Shorewood Hills grade school football team following their victory over the Lakewood grade school football team of Maple B...
Description: View down platform between two railroad trains of men unloading freight from a Chicago, St. Paul, and Minneapolis train at the Madison depot.
Description: Commander Leslie K. Pollard and six honor students from the U.S. Naval Training School (Radio), Division #40, University of Wisconsin-Madison, pose for a g...
Description: Two men attend to three horses and three colts.
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: A young farmer sits on what appears to be a horse-drawn McCormick right hand open elevator binder (?).
Description: An original cartoon given to Ralph Widmer by the famous cartoonist, Walt Wetterberg, whose cartoon, "Ada The Aryshire," appears regularly in the "Farm Jour...
Description: Nine men arrive at Fort William by canoe. Fort William, also called Kaministiguia, was the Hudson's Bay fur trading post.
Description: Three men operate an International I-14 industrial tractor and a 300-gallon beam sprayer in an apple orchard. One man sits on the tractor while the other t...
Description: Police Sgt. Richard H. Rossmaessler is shown with various explosive devices that injured three boys in a quarry blast explosion.
Description: A football player stands on a scale.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Storefront view of the Theodore F. Dresen jewelry store at 216 State Street. Two employees, one possibly being Theodore Dresen, stand at the storefront.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: View of Market Street, the town's business section. On the right corner stands the Union National Bank, chartered in 1839. Pedestrians can be seen on the...
Description: =Quarter-length studio portrait of Reverend William Walter Webb, Milwaukee clergyman.
Description: Group portrait of the Madison park commission crew, responsible for the construction of the starting ramp and finish line platform for the Madison Soap Box...
Date: 1929 ca.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Werner "Dorny" Dornfeld, a Chicago area magician who was a leader in several national organizations of magicians. The "Be...
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