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Post Office in Rabbit Hash

Date: May 26 1894
Description: Exterior view of the Wilson Riddell general store, with a horse-drawn wagon parked in front. There is a post office and paint shop attached to the store. S...
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Office of SHSW Librarian

Date: May 1896
Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Minnie Oakley in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. From 1866 to 1883 the Historical Society occupied the entire...
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Office of SHSW Librarian

Date: May 1896
Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Isaac Bradley in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Bradley, who joined the Society staff in 1...
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Stacks of the Historical Society Library

Date: May 1896
Description: Minnie Oakley and Florence Baker Hayes (reaching for a book), two Historical Society librarians, during the period when the Society was housed in the South...
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Historical Society Librarian's Office

Date: April 1892
Description: Daniel Steele Durrie, librarian of the Wisconsin Historical Society, seated at his desk in the South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This photograph...
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Office of SHSW Librarian

Date: 1892
Description: Minnie Oakley, assistant librarian of the Wisconsin Historical Society, seated at her desk in the South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This photogra...
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Office of Historical Society Librarian

Date: 1892
Description: Emma Hawley, a Historical Society librarian, at her desk in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. After the Society purchased its first type...
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Office of SHSW Historian

Date: 1900
Description: Historian Emma Helen Blair, who supervised the Historical Society's maps and manuscripts collection during the 1890s and who aided the editorial projects o...
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Frederick Jackson Turner

Date: 1892
Description: Frederick Jackson Turner in office in Historical Society quarters in the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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Len Thomas' Log Cabin

Date: 1893
Description: The log cabin of Len Thomas.
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Public Landing with Bridge

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Description: Elevated view over the Ohio River of a boat landing with a bridge in the background.
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Jessie Thwaites Rowing

Date: May 04 1894
Description: Jessie Thwaites wearing a fashionable dress and hat as she rows a boat on the Monongahela River.
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Coal Tipple

Date: May 05 1894
Description: View from a boat on the Monangahela River of a coal tipple.
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Outdoor Oven

Date: May 05 1894
Description: Outdoor bake oven in a yard near a house, with a dog lying nearby.
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Deserted Coal Tipple

Date: May 05 1894
Description: View from the Monangahela River of a deserted, decrepit coal tipple.
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Camp on the Youghiogheny River

Date: May 06 1894
Description: Setting up camp on a bank of the Youghiogheny River. William Turville holds a canvas bag of bedding, while Jessie hands her son Fredrik a satchel from the...
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Traveling Junk Boat

Date: May 06 1894
Description: View of a traveling junk boat near the shoreline on the Youghiogheny River. There is a bridge in the background.
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Dam at Lock No. 2

Date: May 06 1894
Description: Monongahela River view of a dam at Lock #2.
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Edgar W. Thompson Steel Works

Date: May 06 1894
Description: View from the Monongahela River of the Edgar W. Thompson steel works. An oar from Thwaites' boat is visible in the foreground.
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Three Boys in a Boat

Date: May 06 1894
Description: Three boys in a crude boat on the Monongahela River.

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