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Portrait of Winnebago Indians

Date: 1890
Description: A studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Winnebago Indians: John Hazen Hill, Alex Lonetree, daughter of Alex Lonetree, Mrs. Alex Lonetree, and W...
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Fourth Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1920
Description: Exterior of the third Wisconsin State Capitol built in Madison in 1906-1917.
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Deering Works Baseball Team

Date: 1910
Description: Team group portrait of the International Harvester Deering Works baseball team.
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Atlantic-Crossing Airplanes

Date: May 15 1919
Description: Navy seaplanes NC-1 and (in the foreground) NC-3 at Trepassay Bay, the jumping off point for the first attempt to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. Not in the...
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Monona Lake Assembly Meeting Pavilion

Date: 1886
Description: View from inside of the Monona Lake Assembly Meeting Pavilion looking out on a large crowd of people.
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Cows on Observatory Hill

Date: 1900
Description: Fenced-in, the cattle find a grassy pasture of Observatory Hill below Washburn Observatory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Book or Pamphlet

Fuller & Johnson Manufacturing Company

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Description: Illustration of the Fuller & Johnson Manufacturing Company plant.
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Field Work

Date: 1920
Description: Two men working with walking cultivators(?) in a field.
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International Model F City Dray

Date: September 1917
Description: A man is posing standing and holding the steering wheel, and a boy is sitting in the passenger seat of an International Model F (or 31) truck operated by F...
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Sherman Avenue Bridge and Terrace Apartments

Date: 1954
Description: View of the Sherman Avenue and its surrounding area. There are several automobiles driving visible on the road, with the bridge in the foreground and the a...
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Water Tower

Date: 1895
Description: Water Tower located on East Washington Avenue.
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Various Kitchen Implements

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Description: Several kitchen implements, including some skillets, sauce pans, a coffee grinder, and a colander.
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Potato Slicer

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Description: Close-up of a woman's hands using a potato slicer attached to a counter.
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Loyal Temperance League Group

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Description: A group of Wisconsin Loyal Temperance League children and their teacher. The LTL was a branch of the Women's Christian Temperance Union that focused on th...
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Painters in Library Reading Room

Date: 1923
Description: Men in work clothes stand on scaffolding in the library reading room of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Desks below are covered with drop cloths. The rea...
Print

"Battle of Shiloh, Tenn."

Date: 1862
Description: Etching depicting the Battle of Shiloh, Tenn.
Photograph

Man Parked in Motor Truck for Breweries

Date: 1913
Description: Man in the driver's seat of an International Model M truck hauling crates of beer labeled "Grand Rapids Brewing Company" and "Petersen Brewing Company." Th...
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Woman in Cellar

Date: 1921
Description: A woman wearing an apron is standing in a cellar while taking potatoes out of a basket for storage on a shelf. Shelves on the wall behind her hold multiple...
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Monona Lake Assembly Pavilion Interior

Date: 1886
Description: A view inside the Monona Lake Assembly Pavilion showing people gathered listening to speakers. Behind the speakers, a large banner is displayed. It is deco...
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A Procession Led by Children

Date: 1886
Description: A procession of the Monona Lake Assembly led by children carrying flowers. The Monona Lake Assembly Pavilion is partially visible on the left.

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