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Dobby's Cosmo Club

Date: 07 16 1943
Description: Interior view of ceiling of Dobby's Cosmo Club, owned by John C. Dobson, Route 1, Mendota Wisconsin, showing water damage. Sign over the door says "Couples...
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Ambassador Club

Date: 06 21 1933
Description: Interior of Ambassador Club at Bernard's Park beyond Maple Bluff on Lake Mendota, dining and dancing, boat rides and picnicking featured. Music nightly by ...
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Behrend Veerhusen's Farm

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Description: Stone barn with scalloped edging with people in wagons and house in background, picket fencing; in sec. 26, SE1/4. Biography in Biographical Review of Dane...
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People Posed in front of G. Bashford Home

Date: 1878
Description: Two women and a man posed in the garden path of an L-shaped Greek Revival frame house. The front and back doors are open, revealing a breezeway straight th...
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Terrace Entrance, St. Benedict's Convent Mother House

Date: 07 07 1955
Description: Close-up of terrace entrance and tower to St. Benedict's Convent, Mother House, Fox Bluff, 4200 County Highway M.
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Guest Lounge, St. Benedict's Convent

Date: 07 07 1955
Description: Guest lounge, St. Benedict's Convent, Fox Bluff, 4200 County Highway M.
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Catholic Church Altar and Crucifix

Date: 08 17 1955
Description: Bronze crucifix, wall mosaic of religious symbols, and altar in St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church, 5460 Mary Lake Road.
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Westport School

Date: 1929
Description: The Westport School attended by Ella Wheeler. It is now used as a tool shed. A large barn is behind the smaller building.
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Ella Wheeler Wilcox School

Date: 1929
Description: The Ella Wheeler Wilcox School.
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St. Benedict's "Catholic Seminary" on Lake Mendota

Date: 1955
Description: Aerial view of St. Benedict's convent, mother house, novitiate on the north shore of Lake Mendota (aka Fox Bluff), built in 1953. From 1959 - 1966 it was a...
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YMCA Camp Wakanda Campers

Date: 06 25 1945
Description: A counselor, Marty Steiner, is shown with three campers: Richard Pope, Michael Donagan and Robert Winslow, in a sailboat at YMCA Camp Wakanda on Lake Mendo...
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YMCA Camp Wakanda Campers

Date: 06 25 1945
Description: Six young archers at YMCA Camp Wakanda. Left to right: Lowell Hugo, John Stuhlldreher, James Treadwell, Walker Johnson, Tommy Bergmann and John Lonergan.
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YMCA Camp Wakanda Campers

Date: 06 25 1945
Description: Five campers sitting on their towels in the sunshine at Camp Wakanda, YMCA camp on Lake Mendota. Left to right: Bill Wood, Tommy Reese, Jimmy Fleury, Walte...
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Westport Bridge

Date: 08 07 1945
Description: State Highway 113 bridge over the Yahara River in Westport. The photograph is taken from the south end of the bridge showing the highway going straight ahe...
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Westport Bridge

Date: 08 07 1945
Description: State Highway 113 bridge over the Yahara River in Westport. The photograph is taken from the north end of the bridge showing the "blind" curve on the immed...
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Westport Bridge with Road Signs

Date: 08 07 1945
Description: State Highway 113 bridge over the Yahara River in Westport, with two automobiles and road signs that read: "County Highway M, Middleton 7 miles"; "State Hi...
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Camp Wakanda

Date: 07 22 1947
Description: Sailing instructor at YMCA Camp Wakanda Harry Stuhldreher Jr. is shown steering a sail boat on Lake Mendota with (L to R) Timothy Rice, Dick Lower, and Ran...
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Boys at Camp Wakanda

Date: 07 22 1947
Description: Six boys enjoying their grass covered lean-to in front of a campfire at YMCA Camp Wakanda. L to R in the foreground are: John Omernik, John Stephens, John ...
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Veterans Adminstration Hospital

Date: 10 10 1947
Description: Aerial view of the Wisconsin Memorial Hospital run by the Veterans Administration on the north shore of Lake Mendota on the grounds of the Mendota State Ho...
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Veterans Administration Hospital

Date: 10 15 1947
Description: Workers and patients at tables in the canteen in a Quonset hut at the Veterans Administration Hospital on the grounds of the Mendota State Hospital.

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