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Keystone House

Date:  date unknown

Description: This is number two in Stanley Hanks' collection of four prints of the Keystone House in Shorewood. This historic stone farmhouse, at 901 University Bay Dri...

Date: 1989-05 

Description: Detail of "Resources of Wisconsin", painted by Edwin Howland Blashfield, inside the Wisconsin State Capitol. A woman is depicted holding a bunch of grape...

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Madison Barn

Date: 1930 

Description: Exterior of a large barn and automobile.

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Bascom Hall

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: South view of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) with dome on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A flag is flying from the dome.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of the La Crosse Public Library.

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Madlener House

Date: 1929-11 

Description: A side view of the Lake Geneva summer home of Albert and Elsa Seipp Madlener shows progress during remodeling. A portion of the porch has been removed and...

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Street Scene

Date: 1922 

Description: View down road towards three workers standing on the porch of an auto repair shop. The shop offers Red Crown Gasoline, Peerless Motor Oil, and Firestone ti...

Photograph

Aerial View of Town

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Aerial view of town with multiple buildings and a water tower visible in the background.

Date: 1935 before

Description: Selma Eismoe, the teacher at Farmer's Grove School, poses with her mother, Mrs. H.O. Eidsmoe. Mrs. Eidsmoe stands on concrete porch steps. A curtain blows...

Date: 1908 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map showing the North Blair Street area.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man in coveralls operates a horse-drawn mower on the grounds of a large estate or park. Several benches appear on the perimeter of the grounds.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Interior view of a wide, two-story high, stone fireplace inside a large barn like building with exposed beams on ceiling and walls. Two men are sitting on...

Date: 1934-05-17 

Description: A groundskeeper, possibly Ralph Teeter, uses a McCormick-Deering Fairway 12 tractor to maintain the golf course at the Aurora Country Club.

Date: 1924 

Description: Men on an International Harvester demonstration farm feed corn into a husker-shredder as a boy holds a burlap bag to the machine to catch the kernels. Bags...

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Ferryville Depot

Date: 1925 

Description: Train stopped at the Ferryville depot. The caption reads, "Limited Going 50 Miles."

Date: 1953-10 ca.

Description: A car sits on the drive at Black Point near the distinctive tower at the northwest corner of the house. The trees have lost their leaves.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the lounge of the Westward-Ho Hotel. The room features a decorative arch doorway on the right, a fireplace, patterned flooring, furniture, and artw...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of buildings and street traffic.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down dirt road with destroyed buildings on both sides. There are many piles of rubble, and some buildings are gutted shells. Pedestrians walk along ro...

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