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Wisconsin

Date: 1847 

Description: In 1847, a year before Wisconsin entered statehood, most of the county shapes in southeastern and southern Wisconsin looked the same as they do today, wher...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: A street scene showing tall stone buildings, parked cars and a trolley.

Date: 1928 

Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering Farmall tractors showing a map of the United States with trains speeding in all directions from Illinois. Bears th...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men standing around a puddle alongside a road near a small snowbank. One man bends down on near the puddle with a hammer in his hand. Signs for beer appear...

Date: 1929 

Description: Exterior view of a general store and gas station operated by James Smith. Four people stand posed in front of the building.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Summertime view of people at tables on University of Wisconsin-Madison Memorial Union terrace, looking out to canoes and sailboats on the lake. People wear...

Photograph

Harbor

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of a harbor featuring waterfront businesses, piers, and moored boats. The harbor is found on the Chicago, Milwaukee & Puget Sound Railway line, which...

Date: 1940-07-18 ca.

Description: Group of girls standing with or sitting on their bicycles preparing to depart from Neighborhood House at 768 W. Washington Avenue on a bike excursion/wiene...

Photograph

David and Joan Obey

Date: 1988 ca.

Description: Congressman David Obey and his wife Joan on Martin Hanson's pontoon. He was a good friend of the Obeys and was inducted into the Wisconsin Conservation Hal...

Photograph

Workmen at Mechta

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Workmen excavate at an archaeological site at Mechta. M. Bebruge is the man in the foreground. A man sitting on the ground in the background on the right i...

Date: 1935-11-04 

Description: A man unloads milk bottles from the back of an International C-30 truck owned by Golden Arrow Dairy, Inc. A house is in the background.

Photograph

Camp Randall Field

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Camp Randall Field on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. University Heights is in the background.

Date: 1958-10-01 

Description: Milwaukee County Stadium on the day of the first game of the 1958 World Series, between the Milwaukee Braves and the New York Yankees. A man is climbing th...

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Description: Group of men posing in two rows in a field. The men sitting and crouching in the front row are wearing folded down rubber boots. The men standing behind th...

Date: 1977 

Description: An International Scout driven off-road through a body of water along a shoreline, probably a river or lake.

Postcard

Barstow Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the bridge and brick building. "The New Barstow Street Bridge, Eau Claire, Wis. Fred H. Gadsby Pub."

Photograph

Scenery at Necedah

Date: 1935 

Description: View looking north across the Highway 21 bridge at Necedah Lake. A man, likely a Resettlement Administration worker, stands holding a pipe in the foregroun...

Date: 1906-04 

Description: Jennie and Edgar Krueger playing with twin calves in the yard. The calves are attached to each other with a yoke, which is attached to a small cart. Jennie...

Date: 1922 

Description: View of the train depot. A train is stopped at the depot. An automobile is parked on the left. A train conductor and a man stand at the outside.

Date: 1928 

Description: President Calvin Coolidge fishing at Cedar Island Lodge, rustic lodge of Henry C. Pierce, 35 miles from Superior, Wisconsin, on the Brule River. This lodge...

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