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Photograph

Fox River Dam

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Trees are reflected in the waters of Buffalo Lake above the dam on the Fox River. There is a man standing on the far side of the dam near a rowboat.

Photograph

A.J. Mayer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of A.J. Mayer, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1933-05-23 

Description: Janette Serrec, lecturer and writer on the "Fine Art of Successful Living," stands beside a Hawthorne bicycle from Ward's. She is wearing jodhpurs and boot...

Photograph

William Kidd

Date: 1869-06-18 

Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of William Kidd, Company D, 42nd Wisconsin Infantry, in his uniform.

Date: 1892 

Description: Head and shoulders semi-profile studio portrait of Blanchard Harper.

Date: 1913-09-05 

Description: Wisconsin's first air fatality was P.C. Davis, an exhibition pilot from Chicago, who died as a result of injuries sustained during an aerial performance in...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph of a man standing on the back of a raft holding a hand-hewned oar. The raft is passing under a wooden bridge. A town, including a church, are i...

Date: 1973 ca.

Description: Color photograph of a group of teenagers holding books and standing on the sidewalk in front of a suburban residence. In the background two girls are walki...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two European American girls posed standing and holding hands. They are both wearing matching, light-color...

Date: 1920 

Description: Alfred W. Lawson (second from right) and his employees in front of his South Milwaukee factory with the center section of his new airplane, the Lawson Midn...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View uphill of an unpaved Main Street. There is a horse and buggy in the street. A group of men congregate on a sidewalk at the corner.

Date: 1902 

Description: Cave in a hillside occupied by the Lewis family from May 18 to July 4, 1863, during the Civil War siege of Vicksburg. Hundreds of other caves in the vicin...

Postcard

Bridge and Boats

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View of a bridge, with children in boats in the foreground.

Date: 1949-04-04 

Description: Mrs. David L. (Leta) Williams, left, and Mrs. Claude F. (Louise) Schroeder admire their fur creations at a fur remodeling class at the Madison Vocational S...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Portrait of Abraham Lincoln in an oval frame filled with white stars. He is surrounded by four Union flags. A liberty cap appears above the portrait. Two r...

Photograph

Fishermen

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Group portrait of fishermen.

Photograph

Red Cross Nurses

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Sisters Bettina (left) and Alice Jackson (right), wearing their World War I Red Cross uniforms.

Date: 1842 

Description: An engraving depicting a woman reprimanding a young woman, while a young man looks in at a window in the background.

Photograph

Family in Toy Store

Date: 1924-10-23 

Description: Boy sitting in a "McFarlan" toy car as two men and a woman look on. The group appears to be in a toy store or toy department, with other toy cars, a rockin...

Date: 1952-08-13 

Description: Len Schmitt, former Progressive Party legislator from Merrill, led the Republican opposition to Senator Joseph R. McCarthy's bid for re-election. Schmitt a...

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