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Grand Dad's Bluff

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Description: View from road towards farm buildings at the base of the bluff.
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Levee with Steamboats

Date: 1904
Description: Levee in harbor, with boats, horse-drawn carriages, and steamboats.
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Wisconsin Street

Date: 1907
Description: Wisconsin Street, looking west from the Post Office. Includes the Pabst Building, the Wells Building and the Pfister Hotel.
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Milwaukee River View

Date: 1909
Description: Railroad bridge over river and buildings at night. In the distance is a building with a clock tower.
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Wells Building

Date: 1906
Description: Elevated exterior view of the Wells Building.
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National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers

Date: 1910
Description: Hospital Buildings. Designed in 1879 by H.C. Koch, a local architect, the hospital plans were based upon the "pavilion system" then popular in certain part...
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Main Street, La Crosse, Wis.

Date: 1906
Description: Hand-colored, elevated view of Main Street, with a bank in the foreground on the right, and a church in the distance.
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Bird's Eye View, La Crosse, Wis.

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Description: Elevated view of central La Crosse.
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Bird's-Eye View of La Crosse, Wis.

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Description: Hand-colored bird's-eye view of La Crosse looking toward the river. Rooftops of commercial buildings and a few churches along the skyline.
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Hotel Glenwood, Lake Geneva, Wis.

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Description: Colorized postcard view of three buildings with verandas, comprising a hotel on a hill. People are gathered on the lawn around a picnic table. A large flow...
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Interior of Yerkes Observatory, Williams Bay on Lake Geneva

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Description: View of the gallery and telescope in Yerkes Observatory. A crowd of spectators are standing around the room.
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Pavilion, Conference Point, Lake Geneva, Wis.

Date: 1911
Description: View of a pavilion, and a pier in the foreground. Rowboats are docked at the shoreline.
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Home of J.H. Moore

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Description: View of a large, red brick house. Horses and carriages are on the driveway in front.
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On the Knoll, Summer Encampment, Young Men's Christian Association College

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Description: View of tents along a dirt road at the YMCA College summer camp. Each tent is raised up on platforms, with steps up to the entrance. A woman and children a...
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Home of S.B. Chapin, Lake Geneva, Wis.

Date: 1917
Description: View of a private residence, with a stream running through the lawn in the foreground.
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Countiss Residence

Date: 1911
Description: View across front lawn with curving sidewalk towards an ivy-covered house. There are flower beds along the walkway.
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Hotel Glenwood, Lake Geneva, P.O. Fontana

Date: 1906
Description: Hand-colored postcard view down pier towards a lakeside hotel. Tourists are standing on the pier, and are also on the lawn.
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Steamer Majestic at Conference Point

Date: 1909
Description: Hand-colored postcard view from shoreline towards tourists embarking on an excursion boat; some of the people are on the boat, and others are standing on t...
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Shore Path Encircling Lake — Lake Geneva

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Description: View along shore path at Lake Geneva.
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Spring Haven, Lake Geneva

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Description: View across lawn towards a lakeside resort among trees.

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