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Description: A word without momentum that settled on a note of calm

caught wind

and spun its venom into froth, to cool
a Sunday afternoon in June

Photograph

Glenn Oil Field

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of oil rigs. Oil was discovered at Glenn Pool Oil Field on November 22, 1905 by Robert Galbreath and Frank Chesley, and since then the Glenn Pool has...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Limbs litter the ground under trees heavily coated with ice on the Sauk County Courthouse Square after an ice storm.

Date: 1925-03-21 

Description: International Model S truck owned by the Wallace Poster Advertising Company is parked along the side of a road in front of two billboards. Two men on the r...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: A group of visitors to Camp Douglas are gathered at the edge of an open field, perhaps observing military exercises. Several carry umbrellas.

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Storage Tanks

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Description: Five large cylindrical tanks. Trees and an industrial metal building are in the background.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a large, one-story log cabin. There are many windows on the front facade and a stone chimney. A line of birch trees is in the foreground.

Photograph

Bascom Hall

Date: 1928-10-09 

Description: Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall), with a statue of Abraham Lincoln facing down Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of an elevated view of the Chalet at Mt. Telemark and surrounding area. Many skiers and several ski lifts are visible.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Mary E. Smith sitting on the edge of a trail within a forest of pine trees in Canada.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: An idyllic afternoon in the Capitol Park, showing groups of men and women seated on benches and conversing. The reproduction Centennial fountain is almost...

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Description: View from road of a stone one-room school house and shed. In the background is a field and farm buildings.

Photograph

The Kiss

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Description: A young couple sharing a kiss outdoors on a sunny day.

Date: 1949-01-14 

Description: House trailers in the Olin Park trailer camp near Murphy's Creek (now Wingra Creek) entrance to Lake Monona, the site where two 2-year-old residents of the...

Date: 1910-09 ca.

Description: Men in the Leighton-Wyoming mining camp taking a break from clearing the area directly around a log cabin that is either in the process of being built or b...

Photograph

Camp Randall

Date: 2013-09 

Description: The preserved guardhouse on the site of Camp Randall under a protective awning. The guardhouse is made of wood and has metal screening in the small window...

Date: 1917 

Description: A retail street with the Terry Amerpohl Department Company, Will J. Smith — Rexall drugstore, a furniture store, and a church. A horse and buggy is parked...

Photograph

Pine Mountain

Date: 1866 

Description: Pine Mountain with a lone, bare tree on top. Trees and shrubs are in the foreground. Plate 30

Date:  date unknown

Description: An outdoor group portrait of twelve people and two horses. The four men, seven women, one child, and two horses are all standing in front of a house and be...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Six women, two children, and a man posed sitting and standing on logs and rocks on the shoreline of a river. In the background is the wooden support struct...

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