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Civil War Envelopes

View the culture and politics of a country at war with itself through envelopes produced by publishers and printers.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: The home of a Cornish miner.

Photograph

Open Casket

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Open casket of a young bearded and moustached man outdoors. There is a canvas covering used as a backdrop.

Date: 1949-10-08 

Description: Third graders at Lincoln School as Bar-None ranch hands singing and square dancing around a "campfire" in the gymnasium. Four couples, boys dressed as cowb...

Date: 1960-03-17 

Description: Wayne Sabatke of Menomonie takes a layup shot, rising above the Watertown players during Thursday night of the 1960 State Basketball tournament. Menomonie...

Drawing

Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Waist-up pen and ink drawing of Chief Oshkosh. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. He wears a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded neckpouch and a blanket w...

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Aerial view of town including water tower, city streets, houses, and other buildings.

Photograph

People on Sidewalk

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: People walk down the street near a railroad crossing sign and a large brick building with a sign for Modern Tire Recappers. A law enforcement officer stand...

Date: 1944 

Description: Man in driver's seat with the door open backing an International KR-11 with semi-trailer up to a loading dock at Hurff Cannery. The truck was operated by R...

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Entrance to Pine Crest Lodge. View of a dirt road and decorative fence with trees in the background.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of children, mostly boys wearing caps, playing with flying rings outside at a playground in front of a brick building.

Photograph

Bird Nest

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Description: View of a bird (Robin) perched on its nest atop an outdoor lighting fixture.

Date: 1950-02-02 

Description: Mrs. Oscar Rennebohm (left), Mrs. Oscar Toebaas, Mrs. H. Lewis Greene, and Mrs. Foster Blackburn admire the twin silver candelabras which the Dane County W...

Date: 1950-03-15 

Description: Green Bay Packers letterhead dated March 15th. The content of the letter is about organizing a meeting to talk about and explain that year's Green Bay Pack...

Photograph

Jesse Stone

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Jesse Stone walking on board sidewalk, with the Mission Inn along the shoreline in the background.

Photograph

German Graves

Date: 1940-10 

Description: Graves of German soldiers buried near Warsaw.

Date: 1960-11-13 

Description: Portrait of two Madison women who are in the chorus of Madison Theater Guild's production of "Damn Yankees." Pictured are Marilyn Cohn and Carol Stich.

Date: 1951-12-10 

Description: Harriet Kirchhoff, Delta Gamma Sorority member, reads to a blind student, Robert Langford, as part of a UW Student Service project.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This 19th century manuscript map shows the roads and proposed routes, villages, and lakes and streams in Walworth County, Wisconsin.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Chippewa River Bridge, featuring large and small arches. Behind the bridge, the older Chicago, Saint Paul, Minneapolis, and Omaha Railroad Bri...

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