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Photographs by Richard Quinney

Discover the photographs of Richard Quinney from his book "Things Once Seen," containing more than 40 years of photos documenting his life.

Date: 1959-03-04 

Description: The 13th anniversary of the Madison Young Adult Club is celebrated at a party at the Madison Community Center, 16 E. Doty St. Shown admiring a fancy cake (...

Date: 1884-06-05 before

Description: Die-cut elongated octagonal menu for the 7th annual banquet of the Merchants Association at The Plankinton. On the cover is an oval portrait of a deer with...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Picnic on Michigan Island beach at Apostle Island, Lake Superior. From left to right are Mrs. Chute, Mrs. Webb, Fritzie Chute (F.H. Chute, Minnepolis), A.G...

Date: 1929 

Description: Exterior view of the main building of the Superior State Teachers' College.

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Buildings in Flood

Date: 1911 

Description: Buildings in high flood water, and floating near the powerhouse spillway.

Date: 1948 

Description: Factory worker completing assembly of a Farmall Cub tractor at International Harvester's Louisville Works.

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Health Parade

Date: 1930-05-29 

Description: School children are lined up four abreast on the sidewalk; alternate rows carry signs or flags promoting milk. Each child also wears a head band with "HEAL...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A man stands outdoors next to a motorcoach with an open door. There is luggage on the curb next to him.

Date: 1917 

Description: Front cover of a booklet advertising Eagle farm engines. The Eagle Manufacturing Company was based in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Man drives Model M motor truck through town. In the background is a large building surrounded by a fence.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: An older boy and two girls hold hands with a young boy. The girls are wearing dresses and the older boy is wearing knickers, stocking, shoes, shirt and tie...

Date: 1894 

Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a woman holding a tree branch.

Date: 1932-03 

Description: Men stand on scaffolding built into the walls of a canyon during the construction of the Hoover Dam. An electric shovel moves pieces of dynamite-blasted bo...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Rural Rock County students boarding a bus for the Janesville consolidated schools.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Soldier's Monument on Grand Avenue. Statue is left of center, in a park, with a tower in the background. Some scroll work has been added to the upper and...

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"The Pennsylvania"

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Toy battleship "Pennsylvania" floating on Lake Monona.

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Argentine film poster. Illustrated image of a man standing with one foot raised and resting on a post. Behind him a young woman stands holding a book, and...

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Traveling Library

Date: 1931 

Description: Two women select books from the opened back of a traveling branch library in a truck parked on a street.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Gloria Swanson and Bobby Vernon in a scene from "Haystacks and Steeples".

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