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Reuben Gold Thwaites Photographs

Reuben Gold Thwaites' photos of his trip down the Monongahela and Ohio rivers.

Date: 1873 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, state and county lands, churches, schools, cemeteries, roads, and railroads. There is an ins...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Full-length outdoor portrait of a unidentified uniformed lieutenant colonel or major in the United States Medical Corps standing on a board sidewalk in fro...

Date: 1947-06-05 

Description: Jane and Jone Johnson, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Johnson of Black River Falls, standing beside Lake Wingra at Vilas Park.

Photograph

Tower Foundation

Date: 1898 

Description: View from water tower, showing the grove where Black Hawk's pursuers were supposed to have camped in 1832. The group of men are digging foundations for a...

Date: 1946-08-11 

Description: Two managers for the North-South High School All-Star football game. Left is Wilbur Winkie of Milwaukee Custer, and on the right is Gordon Findorff, Wiscon...

Photograph

Emery DeNoyer

Date: 1941-07-26 

Description: Emery DeNoyer (b.1887), singer of lumberjack songs. "He earned his keep in the Wisconsin lumber camps not by logging (for he only had only one eye and one...

Photograph

Wedding Party

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Wedding party posing in a barnyard.

Date: 1886 

Description: Two maps on one page. The first page is a map of Milwaukee County with insets "Plan of Pewaukee, Waukesha Co.", "Plan of Oconomowoc, Waukesha Co.", "Plan o...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: This map of Polk County, Wisconsin, from the early 20th century shows the land for sale by the Cushing Land Agency of Saint Croix Falls. The township and r...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Mill Number Two of the American Tread Company. The English Sewing Company purchased the Willimantic Linen Company England mills in 1898 and formed the Amer...

Date: 1925 

Description: Bulletin advertising Pioneer tractors for construction and maintenance of highways. Features two photographs of men using the tractors; the caption beneath...

Date: 1940-12-27 

Description: A mechanic discusses car repairs with a customer at the Schultz Tire and Battery Service, located at 1336 Regent Street.

Date: 1938 

Description: International D-40 bus dropping school children off in a residential neighborhood on a snowy day. The bus was equipped with a 235-inch Rex-Watson 49 passen...

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Description: Crowd gathered at the intersection of Main Street and First Street for a performance by the town band, around a man holding a dog wearing a coat with words...

Photograph

Louis LeBrun

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Full portrait of Louis LeBrun with dog at his feet. Hercules Dousman brought LeBrun from Canada as an indentured servant in 1852. After completing his in...

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Description: A woman and a girl, who sits on a large rock, pose underneath a bridge.

Date: 1930-06-30 

Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental tractor or "shop mule" identified as a "Slonniger tructor."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Rev. J. Wesley Carhart of San Antonio, Texas.

Date: 1946 

Description: Badger Sales Company industrial sink.

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