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Iceboats on Lake Mendota

Date: 1896
Description: A gathering of iceboats and their captains on Lake Mendota.
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Yahara River

Date: 1908
Description: The Yahara River from Williamson Street with Lake Monona in the background.
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Brittingham Park

Date: 1900
Description: Boys playing on makeshift diving board on the shore of Lake Monona at Brittingham Park.
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Park and Pleasure Drive Association Members

Date: 1895
Description: Outdoor view of two men standing and two women sitting in a grassy field. They are possibly members of the Park and Pleasure Drive Association, of which Ch...
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Yahara River below Williamson Street

Date: 1908
Description: A view of the Yahara River below Williamson Street.
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Children At Brittingham Park

Date: 1905
Description: Group of children playing with a makeshift diving board at Brittingham Bay swimming hole.
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Madison from Lake Monona

Date: 1906
Description: View of Madison from Lake Monona with the capitol building in background. This view of Brittingham Park shows a part of the park shortly after if had been...
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Filling In Brittingham Park

Date: 1907
Description: A steam-powered dredge anchored in Monona Bay is filling in Brittingham Park.
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Dewey's Victory Arch

Date: 1898
Description: Wisconsin Semi-Centennial ceremonial archway erected at State and Mifflin Streets to celebrate Admiral George Dewey's victory over the Spanish fleet at Man...
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Yahara River Parkway

Date: 1907
Description: The Yahara River Parkway, with the old Lapham School at 1436 East Dayton Street at North Thornton visible on the righthand side.
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Steensland Bridge

Date: 1906
Description: Steensland Bridge and Yahrara River Parkway at East Washington Avenue.
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Shacks along Lake Monona

Date: 1906
Description: Shacks at the foot of North Main Street along Lake Monona near what later became Brittingham Park.
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Foot of West Main Street

Date: 1906
Description: Area at the foot of West Main Street, which is now Brittingham Park. Weatherworn buildings are visible on the right.
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View from Sunset Point in Owen Park

Date: 1909
Description: View from Sunset Point in Owen Park, which is now a part of Hoyt Park. Lake Mendota is visible in the background.
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Yahara Parkway

Date: 1907
Description: Yahara Parkway with trees and the Yahara River.
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Brittingham Park Bathhouse

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Description: The bathhouse at Brittingham Park.
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Lake Mendota Drive

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Description: View of Lake Mendota Drive, which is covered with a canopy of trees.
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Stake Driving Crew

Date: May 31 1898
Description: The stake driving crew for the Sells Bros. & Forepaugh Circus. A group of men drive several stakes into the ground.
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Dutton and Wheeler's Iceboat

Date: March 08 1896
Description: Three men stand near a large iceboat owned by Dutton and Wheeler on Lake Mendota.
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Irving Brown with Ouled Nail Tribe

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Description: Irving Brown shown during the time he lived with the Ouled Nail tribe on the high plateau of the Algerian Sahara Desert.

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