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Photograph

Caged Polar Bear

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Description: A polar bear in its cage at the Vilas Park Zoo (Henry Vilas Zoo). This is one of many photographs made by Harold Hone to illustrate "Wisconsin: A Guide to...

Date: 1952-09-22 

Description: First grade student Frank Eschler has his hearing tested by Sun Prairie Health Council chairman Mrs. Marshall Thorpe. Looking on is student Kathleen Wacket...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Madison Free Library, 206 North Carroll Street. There are two men standing on the sidewalk outside of the library. In addition, there are several automobil...

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Description: Two men pack castings to be heated in the annealing oven. Caption on stereoview reads, "No.8 Packing hard-iron castings in the annealing pot preparatory to...

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: Elevated view of yard with a wood pile for fuel. In the background are roads, porches, and other dwellings.

Beekman Quarters housed 81 people in 23 buil...

Photograph

Insurance Agents

Date: 1961-01-16 

Description: Group portrait of 17 insurance men, each who have been named by his agency as "Man of the Year." They are at the Madison Association of General Agents and...

Date: 1953-06-26 

Description: Audrey Hobbins and Bill Marshall stand on the porch of the Maple Bluff Country Club while attending a social event for teens.

Photograph

Best Dressed Co-eds

Date: 1934-11-14 

Description: Group portrait of five "best dressed co-eds" gathered around a piano, at the University of Wisconsin. They were picked in a poll conducted by the Daily Car...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Daniel C. French, sculptor of the figure, "Wisconsin" which graces the top of the Wisconsin State Capitol dome. French met George Post at the C...

Postcard

A Bucolic Scene

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two young women and a girl stand in a pasture with a cow and a calf. One of the women is holding a pail; the other a sprig of flowers.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portraits: waist-up portrait of a man, and another of him posed sitting next to a prop stone wall.

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Group portrait of men, women and children posing outdoors under the shade of trees next to a sign that reads "Photographers' Picnic."

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Description: Bouquet of seven different honey plants found in California. A guide is written on the bottom of the image: 1. Wild Horehound 2. Wild Buckwheat 3. Hybrid S...

Date: 1890-12-18 

Description: Elevated view looking down at homestead applicants waiting in line for 2-3 days in winter cold before a window in the Marathon County Court House, Dec. 18-...

Date: 1962-06-15 

Description: An unnamed graduate receives a high school diploma as the audience looks on at the 1962 East High School graduation ceremony. Presenting the diplomas is sc...

Photograph

Storage Building

Date: 1962-05-05 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a storage building with warped metal siding.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Stereograph of five men standing on a log and a plank of wood while another man chops at the log with an axe.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Carl Peterson with his youngest child, James, asleep on his lap.

Date: 1957-07-01 

Description: Chester L. "Grandpa" Gill cooks for his family at a backyard cookout two months after surgery that required several blood transfusions. Several members of...

Date: 1935-01-05 

Description: Portrait of Governor Albert G. Schmedeman, painted by Merton Grenhagen, in the gallery of governors at the Wisconsin State Capitol. Mary and Shurley, daugh...

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