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Reuben Gold Thwaites Photographs
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...
Description: Jane and Jone Johnson, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Johnson of Black River Falls, standing beside Lake Wingra at Vilas Park.
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...
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...
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...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Wedding party posing in a barnyard.
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...
Description: Bulletin advertising Pioneer tractors for construction and maintenance of highways. Features two photographs of men using the tractors; the caption beneath...
Description: A mechanic discusses car repairs with a customer at the Schultz Tire and Battery Service, located at 1336 Regent Street.
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...
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...
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...
Description: A woman and a girl, who sits on a large rock, pose underneath a bridge.
Description: Engineering photograph of an experimental tractor or "shop mule" identified as a "Slonniger tructor."
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Rev. J. Wesley Carhart of San Antonio, Texas.
Description: Badger Sales Company industrial sink.
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