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Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1959-03-31 

Description: The Philharmonic Chorus of Madison rehearses a portion of a Bach motet with accompanist Julia Benoy Landmark, seated. Left to right, they are Elizabeth Boh...

Date: 1959-06-18 

Description: Alicia, Claire, and Tecia Findorff, (right) young daughters of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Findorff, admire a poster that their mother (left) made and distributed...

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Description: View looking out from under Overhanging Rock toward Blackhawk's Leap.

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Walker Hotel

Date: 1932 

Description: The empty building that was formerly Walker Hotel.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Inside pages of English-language brochure advertising Frank Lloyd Wright's Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, Japan.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: The Soo line roundhouse.

Date: 1916 

Description: In this scene still for "Angels Unawares," Ruth Stonehouse plays Freckles, a street waif, who sits forlornly in a courtroom complete with a judge, lawyers,...

Date: 1911 

Description: This 1911 map from the U.S. Post Office Dept. shows rural delivery routes, active and discontinued post offices, selected rural landowners and houses, chur...

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Brides at Home

Date: 1957-06-25 

Description: Joanne Peters Rothe sits in the living room of her home while hemming a drape for a nearby window. The photograph is one of a series showing how newlywed w...

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Albion Parris Howe

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Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Major General Albion Parris Howe, commander of the 2nd Division, 6th Corps, Army of the Potomac.

Date: 1934-09-04 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration from the Indian Mound Products Co. "Snuggle Pup Dog Food," "A Beef Product." Features...

Date: 1925-09-08 

Description: Brown Jug School students lined up along a fence outside a school house. One of the boys is wearing a cowboy hat and bandana.

Date: 1969-10 

Description: Women work along an assembly line grading and sorting cranberries.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: City Hall and Library Building, Prairie du Sac, WI.

Date: 1948-07-15 

Description: Participants in a large-scale hearing clinic held at Washington School in Madison and sponsored by the University of Wisconsin departments of speech and ed...

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University League

Date: 1948-10-14 

Description: The University League committee members, wives of University of Wisconsin faculty, make table decorations for the Centennial luncheon at the Memorial Union...

Date: 1965-06-13 

Description: This new baggage handling area was among the improvements in the new passenger terminal at Austrin Staubel Airport in 1965. Austin Straubel became the coun...

Date: 1969 

Description: Roberto Hernandez (left) and Esequiel Guzman (center) work on the layout of "La Guardia" newspaper. The underground bilingual newspaper was published in Sp...

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Truck near Orchard

Date: 1923-06 

Description: An International Harvester service truck sits on the roadside at R.R. Robertson's orchard.

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