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Date: 1848 ca.
Description: Redbird, a Winnebago Indian, following his surrender after an attack on Prairie du Chien in 1827. .
Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin High vs. Jefferson High School football game at Breese Stevens Field, 902 East Washington Avenue.
Description: Group portrait of Louanne Roberts, at left, and Marilyn Jones, at right, pictured at the Willows Beach which officially opened for the summer. Both girls p...
Description: The 56th Construction Battalion of Seabees dismantles fuel tanks using a crane and an International K-line truck. The original caption reads, "Project No....
Description: Betty Booth, associate editor of Seventeen magazine, being interviewed by Madison high school students on the Madison Youth Radio Workshop program b...
Date: date unknown
Description: A view of the Traer, Iowa Opera House.
Description: A view of the Spanish Mission style city hall from across the street showing the lawn and other buildings in the background. Published by Fisher Brothers.
Description: Advertising card for McCormick-Deering and International binder twine showing a big ball of twine. Includes the text "The Original Big Ball."
Description: Photographic postcard of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Trees can be seen to the right and left. Text at the foot reads "M.E. Church, Bloomington, Wis., N...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereograph. The woman in front is displaying a Muskellunge, caught in Long Lake, on the residential lawn of M. Newman. Two other woman stand behind her. A...
Description: Engineering photograph of rear view of a Farmall Regular tractor. The photograph shows details including decals, and was likely taken at an International H...
Description: View over water of a covered bridge with latticework windows.
Description: Portrait of Henry Mathews, 1866-1941, an early African American resident, holding the tools of his trade in front of a painted backdrop. He was a stone mas...
Date: 1916 ca.
Description: A worker operates a large machine at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works (factory).
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A group of people posing in a field near a barn. They are harvesting grain, and a man is operating a grain binder pulled by three horses. A girl wearing a...
Description: Escape artist Harry Houdini with co-star Lila Lee in the silent film, "Terror Island," a Paramount release. The climax consists of Houdini saving Lee from...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Farm couple seated together outdoors on the lawn, his arm around her shoulders.
Description: Betty Frey, student at the University of Wisconsin, and two children, Geraldine Myers and Barrie Anderson, playing in a nursery school established on the t...
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Amos Parker Wilder, editor of the Wisconsin State Journal, and father of writer, Thornton W. Wilder.
Description: Four Madison Newspapers, Inc., carrier salesmen (or newspaper home delivery boys) look over possible awards for new subscriptions, such as prizes, cash, or...
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