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Woman Chopping Wood

Date: 1923-10-04 

Description: A woman wearing a dress using an axe to split a log into firewood. A hand-operated washing machine is standing in the yard of a farmhouse in the background...

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Description: Hang hope still higher, let it ring
Spend every care this day

for hope itself must decorate the dream

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A Pretty Residence

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: View down road of a row of houses. Young trees are planted along the lot line and supported by wooden posts.

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Dyer Garden

Date: 2004 

Description: Is this a modern sculpture in the Dyer yard? No, Pam uses these ladders for her bean plants.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sig Olson at a wilderness camping site, probably in the Quetico area.

Date: 1860 after

Description: A cavalry soldier sits on his horse, with a military camp and flag in the background. The faint image of Abraham Lincoln is from the opposite envelope in t...

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The Wisconsin House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A man stands near the wooden steps of the Wisconsin House, a wood frame building with a large brick wing. There is snow on the ground and on the roof.

Date: 1956-12-22 

Description: Ruth Bass, 4216 Mandrake Road, receives a clock radio as a prize in the Christmas outdoor home lighting contest from Lucien G. Schlimgen, Jr., president of...

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Family at Table

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: A family is gathered around a table loaded with books and potted plants. Children sit on soap boxes in front, including a girl with a doll. The frame house...

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Slabsides

Date:  date unknown

Description: 'Slabsides,' the Adirondack-style, rustic cabin and studio of naturalist John Burroughs, constructed by Burroughs and his son, Julian, near his nine acre R...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View along Van Buren Street, looking north from Mason Street. Three children are sitting on the curb at the corner.

Date: 1970 

Description: A female flight attendant in uniform is standing in a Pan American World Airways Boeing 747 airplane. She is holding onto a faucet while she holds a metal...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The Benedict House. Built by Dr. Alonzo Benedict and designed for two families. The original roof did not function correctly, so the builder put on a secon...

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New Dam

Date: 1913 

Description: View of the newly constructed dam from across a reservoir. There is a building on stilts in the left foreground, and buildings in the background behind the...

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Description: Syl and an unidentified man play baseball on the lawn. Syl is on the left wearing a catchers mask and glove, while the man is holding a bat preparing to hi...

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Description: Group of counselors and campers playing musical instruments indoors. Included are several string instruments, a saxophone, recorder, and a piano. Two campe...

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Description: CEO Joe Widmer and Office Manager, Kristine Miescke, go over reports in their office. Widmer's ships cheese to every state in the union.

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Description: Hand-colored photograph of a Wisconsin farm.

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Old Mission Inn

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from water of the Old Mission Inn on the shore of Lake Superior in La Pointe on Madeline Island. Dwelling to the left is a portion of the lower dormit...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of Governor Nelson Dewey's estate. The left image is of an old stone barn with a shed in the rear. The center image is another barn. The rig...

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