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Date: 1942 

Description: Lacking other equipment on the beach, native canoes were pressed into service to transfer equipment to larger boats.

Photograph

Licari's Tavern

Date: 1980 

Description: Four arches reach above decorative thatched windows on a Spanish style building, which was known as Licari's Tavern. 1405 Emil Street.

Photograph

Bus Fire

Date: 1951-05-01 

Description: A Madison fire truck parks at the scene of a Greyhound bus fire at the corner of East Main Street and South Pinckney Street in front of the S.S. Kresge sto...

Photograph

Nelson Dewey Farm

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Nelson Dewey farm, showing the house built on the site after Dewey's death. The original house built by Dewey burned in 1873.

Date: 1921 

Description: Goldwyn silent film star Cullen Landis behind the wheel of a racing car with 1921 California license plates. Original caption: "Here's Cullen Landis in...

Date: 1939 

Description: A flight attendant and pilots stand at the portable setps to a TWA plane. An International D-15 truck used by TWA is parked nearby. The original caption re...

Date: 1961 before

Description: This map shows bays, lakes, and roads. Relief is shown by contours; depths are shown by isolines. Lake Michigan and Lake Winnebago are labeled. An explana...

Date: 1910 

Description: Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, by Lawrence Martin reproduced from a model of the state prepared by W.O. Hotchkiss and F.T. Thwaites and m...

Date: 1925-03-11 

Description: An International Model 63 truck owned by the Berdan Company parked alongside a loading dock. A man on a loading dock loads boxes of groceries on the truck'...

Photograph

Elephant at Sunset

Date: 1963-01 

Description: View of a man riding an elephant on a ridge overlooking a beach with the sun setting in the background. Other men stand nearby. Below, several boats are do...

Photograph

Cadillac

Date: 1914 

Description: A 1914 Cadillac sitting near Lake Michigan. Its body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.

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U.S. Sugar Company

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Two women standing on path in front of the Garver Feed Mill, which was originally a sugar beet processing factory.

Date: 1957 

Description: Advertising postcard featuring a color illustration of a woman and children in the cab of an International A-100 pickup truck with the text "Silver Wheel R...

Photograph

Depot and Train

Date: 1928 

Description: View down cobblestone platform of a group of young boys and men standing alongside the front of the depot. The locomotive on the tracks is Class A1 3012, a...

Date: 1907 

Description: View from shoreline of men standing on the bridge over west branch of the Wolf River. They are constructing the Wisconsin & Northern railroad bridge.

Photograph

Directing a Movie

Date: 1928-04-17 

Description: Mr. Sutton and Fay directing a scene for the movie "American Girl". Three people are standing in front of an automobile parked next to an airplane at Pennc...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Unidentified small girl holding a parasol, posed beside railroad tracks.

Date: 1930 

Description: A man on a platform, possibly Cyrus McCormick III, speaks to a large group of people gathered outside the receiving department at the Farmall Works factory...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Two farmers use a Deering harvester-thresher (combine) and horse-drawn wagon to thresh grain.

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Buena Vista House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View of the inn, with three cars parked in front. There is a "Chicken & Steak Dinner" sign, as well as a "Schlitz" beer sign. The cobblestone inn was buil...

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