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Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

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Group Near Tent

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Men in summer clothes stand in small groups outside of a large canvas tent. The men on the right wear badges with ribbons. In the background, a man in Na...

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Jane Lloyd Jones

Date: 1898 

Description: Jane Lloyd Jones (also known as Aunt Jen), co-owner of the Hillside Home School, an early progressive school in Wisconsin.

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Mirror Lake Mill

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Mirror Lake Mill with bridge in foreground. Two women stand on the bridge looking down at the river.

Date: 1925-04 

Description: View of the wood trellis fence and columns that frame the entrance gate to the Silver-Dale Resort. A group of people are sitting on the porch of a refreshm...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black and white postcard of the boat landing in front of Cliff House, a resort hotel, in Devil's Lake State Park. Two men show off their catch of seven fis...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Winter scene with Ephraim Burt and Alice Kent Trimpey seated in a sleigh wearing overcoats and hats, and covered with a fur lap robe. A handwritten message...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the rock formation called the Stone Face in Devil's Lake State Park. Trees and shrubs can be seen all around. A man is standing to th...

Postcard

Street Scene

Date: 1910 

Description: Colorized postcard of an elevated view of a parade going through the central business district. People in the parade are wearing helmets and riding horseba...

Date: 1960 

Description: Bernard Arms (left) holds Lewis Arms's favorite horse Apache, upon whom Rita Arms (Witter) is seated. Behind them LuRay Arms sits on another horse holding...

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Family Camping

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A Native American (possibly Ho-Chunk) family rests at their campsite under a large tree. There is a bucket suspended over a small campfire.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of the Circus Train.

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Street Scene

Date: 1929 

Description: View down road, with railroad tracks in the foreground. On the left is an automobile repair shop with two cars parked near the gas pumps. A man stands and...

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The Lost Chord

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A woman in an old style dress stands in profile by a keyboard instrument with her left knee resting on a Gothic Revival chair. A candle burns in a brass ca...

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Mrs. Earl Baltes

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young woman identified as Mrs. Earl Baltes poses in nineteenth-century attire, seated on the floor with her arm resting on the open bottom drawer of an a...

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Men with Fish

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Two unidentified men pose with ten fish attached to a board in front of a canvas backdrop.

Date: 1909 

Description: Elevated view of a work train on railroad tracks on a railroad bridge, over a river, that is under construction. Several workmen are standing and posing on...

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Dolls in Window

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Dolls from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey arranged in the front window of the Trimpey Studio and antique shop at 128 Fourth Avenue. There is a minia...

Date: 1915 before

Description: A group of workers pose on the east bank of the Wisconsin River at the power dam contruction site. One man strums his shovel like a banjo; another stands...

Date: 1912-09-30 

Description: Pile drivers work within the confines of the coffer dam. Men on the high trestle construct chutes for pouring concrete.

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