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Photograph

Polperro House

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, on Shake Rag Street. The house was temporarily covered with siding, but after restoration the siding was...

Date: 1925 

Description: The exterior of the Congregational Church.

Date: 1906 

Description: Architect's design of the 4th Wisconsin State Capitol (the third built in Madison). "Perspective" by George B. Post and Sons.

Date: 1996-02-18 

Description: View towards a small group of people watching as fire destroys the Hotel Washington. Behind them is an American Red Cross disaster services vehicle.

Photograph

Fair Building

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A small, wood frame building with a band of high windows and three short spires stands on the snowy Sauk County Fair Grounds. There is a covered entry porc...

Photograph

Lake Monona Dock

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton, right, and a companion sit on the retaining wall along the north shore of Lake Monona near the steamboat dock. Two boats and the boathous...

Date: 1959-01-08 

Description: Work on the new Tenney Park lock and dam is progressing on schedule. A temporary spillway (not shown in the photo) has been built to divert the Yahara Riv...

Date: 1944-09-18 

Description: Rubble and destruction in Brest, France. A few trees and a sign are still standing. Bombed-out buildings are in the background. Robert Doyle's caption read...

Postcard

Hotel Athearn

Date: 1910 

Description: A view of the Athearn Hotel, located across the street from the Grand Opera House. Designed by the same man who designed the opera house, William Waters.

Date: 1900 after

Description: This map is ink on tracing paper and shows the city of Spooner. The map shows numbered plats, labeled streets, and the Yellow River.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: View down the main street.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View from street of Willms home, 2025 S. 31st Street, Milwaukee. Home of Kunigunde (Dorn) Willms (1857-1941) and her daughters Anna (b. 1881) and Emma (18...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Dam and hydroelectric power house, with a billowing smokestack and a crane in the background.

Date: 1931-04-11 

Description: An ambulance carries signs advertising the film, "Mr. Lemon of Orange" in front of the Strand Theatre at 16 E. Mifflin Street. Also on that block are Barto...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Winnebago Indian Mission School of the Evangelical and Reformed Church. This boarding school for Indian children was established in 1917 near Black River F...

Date: 1790 ca.

Description: An updated and corrected version of Robert de Vaugondy's 1750 map "Amérique Septentrionale: Dressée sur les Relations les Plus Modernes des Voyageurs et Na...

Date: 1930-08-29 

Description: Lyman Sylvester of 1818 Keyes Avenue, the winner of the automobile economy driving contest, stands next to a Chevrolet Six automobile outside Hult's Capita...

Date: 2016-02-11 

Description: A group of men and women are marching while holding up signs, or drumming on drums, reading: "Black Lives Matter," "Immigrant Justice," and "Fight for $15....

Photograph

Warsaw Street Scene

Date: 1940 

Description: Vendor selling balloons near the central railroad station in Warsaw, Poland, about one year after the German invasion.

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Mellen

Date: 1909-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Mellen, Wisconsin.

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