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Description: Harry Houdini, the well-known escape artist, was born in Budapest, Hungary and raised in Appleton, Wisconsin. At the time of his immigration his name was s...
Description: Located at 402 South Main Street, Henry E. Kochenderfer's service station, which opened in 1933, proudly dispensed Phillips 66 gasoline from three pumps o...
Date: date unknown
Description: Portrait of Captain George A. Fisk.
Description: Man operating an experimental McCormick-Deering side and rear mounted one-row cotton picker in a cotton field.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: "Zenya" boat, owned by the Hull family, docked next to a Coast Guard vessel in La Pointe.
Description: Side view of a Navy plane marked with "8376" and squadron number "VF-161" on a tarmac at Miramar Naval Air Station. Written on the photograph in grease pen...
Description: Kilbourn dam, building apron. Men working on dam. Bridge in background.
Description: A landscape photograph of the skating pond at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloy...
Description: A studio portrait of three Native American women in front of a painted backdrop, one standing and two seated. The two women in front are wearing blouses an...
Description: View across lawn of First Congregational Church. The view is perhaps taken from a park, which has trees and benches in the foreground.
Description: Elevated view looking out across town buildings to a plain beyond. The Hill County Jail can be seen to the right of the main street; it was constructed in...
Description: Two women are posed standing in the gate of a picket fence in front of a two-story frame house. On the left a man and dog are posed standing near the side...
Date: 1962 ca.
Description: Color photograph of an International Loadstar 1600 truck with chain link fence pieces in the bed. The truck was owned by Saf-Tee Fence, Inc., of New Jersey...
Description: Sugar Bowl rock formation. In the foreground is a man in rowboat with the name "Hattie" painted on its side. The river is smooth as glass, and on the oppos...
Description: This barn is at N9361 North Pole Rd (Section 11). Everett and Gloria Schulz have lived here since 1974. Everett is a horse lover — showing off Ginger and L...
Description: Winifred Bundy, secretary of the School of Music at UW-Madison, and her uncle, Bill Morgan. Both recorded for song collector Helene Stratman-Thomas.
Description: Samuel E. Clement Co. grocery store, 2910 Atwood Avenue, at the corner of Marquette and Atwood Avenue.
Description: Old City Hall being razed with a crane and wrecking ball.
Description: Three men standing in front of a window curtain sampling honey.
Description: Building at the Tri-State Fair, outside of which a white pine tree dying from white pine blister rust is displayed.
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