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Description: A man wearing a hat and eyeglasses on a raised platform sits holding a microphone. There is a girl standing behind him, and children and adults are around...
Description: Two men sitting at desks in the editorial room of the Milwaukee Journal. The room was decorated by a newspaper staff artist. At left, the balcony sc...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: The octagon house. Text on the picture reads: Whitewater's octagon house is a frame one which dates back to 1855. The porch was added only a generation ago...
Description: Harlan C. Nicholls, president of the Four Lakes Council of Boy Scouts, and his three sons, all of whom are involved in scouting. Pictured in front at the r...
Description: Exterior of a church.
Description: A page from "The American Magazine" featuring the architect, George Fred Keck. He is shown with an architectural model of a "solar" home.
Description: A family portrait on the front porch of their house. There are three females and three males.
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: The men of Rice Lake Lumbering Camp #6 do their laundry on a Sunday.
Description: View across water of a small sailboat along the Door County shore.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Exterior of the State Public School grounds, with numerous school buildings.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: A chain and posts border the yard of the lighthouse, which is attached to a two-story house.
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Full-length studio portrait of three women standing in front of a painted backdrop. Two women are seated, and the third woman is standing behind them. All...
Date: date unknown
Description: Waist-up studio portrait of an unidentified European American woman posed sitting in a chair with a tasseled back. She is wearing a tight-fitting dark-colo...
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: Three women standing in a factory cafeteria, probably at the McCormick Reaper Works.
Description: Exterior view from road of the Sparta Public Library. Reverse of the cardboard backing reads: "Carnegie bldg., 1903, cost $12,000. Architects, Schick & Rot...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: A woman uses a metal pail to feed a flock of White Wyandotte chickens near what appears to be a sod chicken coop.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Jairus Cassius Fairchild, the first mayor of Madison, built this house in 1850 at 302 South Wisconsin Avenue (renamed Monona Avenue in 1877) at West Wilson...
Description: Three smiling women stand beside a horse-drawn carriage near Two Rivers. The horses are wearing knotted, corded fly nets and blinders. The carriage has a c...
Description: Backyard apiary of Elias Fox. Chickens are in the yard among the numbered beehives. Fox and family are posing standing in the background in front of a fenc...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Unidentified boy posed standing in the yard in front of a frame house, probably in Hartford.
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