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Photograph

John F. Potter

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Fox Potter. He was born in Augusta, Maine, on May 11, 1817. Potter came to Wisconsin in 1836 and resided in Potter's...

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Description: A European American man holding a cane and wearing a suit and straw hat is standing sideways on the left. He is in front of an awning in a field. Individua...

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Description: "An 'Imperial Scene' up the Tenn." (Tennessee River). A view from the rear of a man maneuvering a steamboat up the river using a steering wheel.

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Description: Interior of the Brodhead Cheese Factory with a man by a vat.

Date: 1927-08 

Description: A man reaching for loose matches carried in his pocket while holding a tobacco pipe in his other hand. The photograph was taken on International Harvester'...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of people picnicking on the shoreline of a river. In the background is an unidentified waterfall, with tree limbs and branches stuck in the...

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Milwaukee Trolley

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Description: Streetcar #254 of the Milwaukee Street Railway Company on the North Avenue line, together with three company employees. Two men sit on the front steps of a...

Date: 1959-10 

Description: Construction of Interstate Highway I-94 in Waukesha County using an earthmover manufactured by Allis Chalmers.

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Description: Small color lobby card (number 5) for the film Amadeus. Tom Hulce, as Amadeus, works on a score on a billiard table. There are pages of the score sc...

Date: 1937-01-07 

Description: A traveling salesman with Willson's Monarch Labs stands beside the horse-drawn wagon that took him on sales routes in rural Wisconsin. Willson manufactured...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Rear view of a man wearing a banded hat and riding a mower drawn by two horses. The man is lifting the sickle bar on the mower to avoid a tree stump. A roa...

Date: 1959 

Description: Illustration of children disembarking an International Metro school bus with a suburban house in the background.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Men who worked for Schuette Brothers Store assembled in front of the store. There are horses on both sides of the photograph, and the one on the right is p...

Date: 1932-05-23 

Description: Outdoor portrait of the Edgar Krueger family. Elna and Edgar kneel in the grass, each holding a dog at their side, while their daughter, Shirley Krueger, s...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: An exhibition airplane on display inside a tent at Dixon, Illinois, thought to be a "Red Devil," plane designed by Thomas A. Baldwin.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Man working the gate of a split-rail fence.

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Ceremony

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Description: A view of a group of men wearing long overcoats and hats, standing on rough ground. Two men in the center are shaking hands, and a few others are holding s...

Date: 1938 

Description: Richard Brackett, President of the Wisconsin Dairyman's Association, stands with a milk can near a McCormick-Deering cooler. Original caption states: "Pre...

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Amasa Cobb

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Description: Oval, head and shoulders portrait of Amasa Cobb.

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Cain Brunoe

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Description: Left side view of Cain Brunoe, an Indian "cowboy," sitting on horseback at the Warm Springs Agency.

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