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"The Mud King"

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: A bearded young man, Michael McCormick of Madison, was crowned the "The Mud King." He is covered in dark mud from the banks of nearby Rowan Creek holding a...

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Early Bush Campaign

Date: 1964 

Description: Oil company executive George H.W. Bush was chairman of the Harris County Republican Party in 1964 when he made an unsuccessful run for the U.S. Senate. He...

Date: 1938-10-11 

Description: A man drives a McCormick-Deering 10-20 orchard and grove tractor with a 14-A disk and duster. Another man is dusting the trees with a pesticide.

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Pierce Home

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Pierce home, located at 424 North Pinckney Street, built about 1857.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Young woman, possibly a University of Wisconsin student, whittling while seated outdoors on a cellar doorway or bulkhead.

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Map reads: "Now You Can Visualize Madison". Includes indexes, with points marked 1-98 and a key. Text and illustrations on verso include hotels and seasona...

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Bodenius House

Date: 1898 before

Description: Two young girls wearing hats and dresses are leaning on a planter in the yard, two women are on the porch, and a man is sitting in a horse-drawn carriage....

Date: 1938-12-23 ca.

Description: Two unidentified Civil War veterans at soldier's home on December 23, 1938, along with two representatives from the American Legion. The veterans are both...

Date: 1945 

Description: This map shows wards and precincts and includes a list of polling places by ward and precinct. The map reads: "Keep this Map...It Gives the Location of You...

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Bird's Eye View

Date: 1912 

Description: Elevated view of town with farm fields in the foreground, and low, rolling hills in the background. There is a church steeple in the far background on the...

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Description: Letterhead of the Webster Manufacturing Company, with an elevated view of the company complex on the left, and a single rocking chair on the right.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the camp meeting grounds of the Willimantic Camp Meeting Association, established in 1860. Women and a child gather near a row of homes on Wesley...

Date: 1899-09 

Description: An outdoor portrait of Edgar and Jennie Krueger with Flora Gericke. The three infants are lying on the grass resting against pillow covered with a cloth.

Date: 1928-08 ca.

Description: John P. Wood of Wausau, winner of the 1928 National Air Reliability Tour, with his "Waco from Wausau." Also in the photograph are Wood's prizes: the Edsel...

Date: 1908-10-29 before

Description: Front cover and menu listing from the Hotel Badger, with an etching of a fox sitting on the ground looking up at a bunch of grapes hanging on a vine over a...

Photograph

Man at Desk

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Description: A man, possibly John Forbes, working at a roll-top desk in his office over the old Fire Hall. A dog is sitting on a chair in the lower left. Books on the s...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A couple and two girls stand among small trees in front of an upright and wing frame house with latticework above porch.

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Voting Booths

Date: 1992-11-03 

Description: "Voting booths in Theresa."

Date: 1994 ca.

Description: This brochure presents a series of 16 maps of the Glacial Drumlin Trail and the New Berlin Trail. The Glacial Drumlin Trail consists of 53 miles of bike tr...

Date: 1948-11-15 

Description: "Chuckie", a 3-year-old who has spent most of the past year as a patient at the Morningside Tuberculosis Sanatorium near Madison. He closely resembles the...

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