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George Washington Elms

Date: 1933
Description: A posted sign reads: "George Washington Elms, From Mt. Vernon, VA to Mt. Vernon, WIS. Planted May 6th, 1916," at the Forest of Fame, consisting of trees gr...
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Building and River

Date: 1920
Description: A large building, possibly a mill, next to a river.
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Jefferson Coates

Date: 1870
Description: Francis Jefferson Coates of the 7th Wisconsin who earned the Medal of Honor for bravery at the Battle of Gettysburg. Sergeant Coates was so severely wounde...
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Mrs. Roseline Peck

Date: 1874
Description: Waist-up portrait of Mrs. Roseline Peck, born 1808 - died 1898, the first white woman in Madison, Wisconsin. She was the wife of the first tavern keeper, E...
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Bennett Studio Interior

Date: May 1912
Description: Interior of H.H. Bennett's studio gift shop with Indian souvenirs.
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Knudt Johnson

Date: 1865
Description: Tintype/ferrotype waist-up portrait of Knudt Johnson of the Dodgeville Guards, later known as Company C, 12th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Gold...
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Howard Russell and Dog Team

Date: 1920
Description: Howard Russell with dog team bringing the mail to La Pointe.
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Elise Waerenskjold

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Description: Seated portrait of Mrs. Elise Waerenskjold.
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Smith Home

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Description: Exterior view of the Smith home at 302 North Broadway.
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Surveying Fire Damage

Date: February 1904
Description: Ruins of the second floor of the North Wing (looking south), after the fire that destroyed most of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. In addition to the ch...
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Dr. William Reese and Helene Stratman-Thomas

Date: August 19 1940
Description: Dr. William Reese, a Welsh tenor, and song collector Helene Stratman-Thomas.
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Little Oscar and Wienermobile Driver

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Description: Meinhardt Raabe, dressed as Little Oscar and wearing a hat that reads "Yellow Band Wieners," is standing in front of the Wienermmobile and holding one side...
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Raabe on Airplane Ride

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Description: Meinhardt Raabe, dressed as Little Oscar, on an amusement park airplane ride.
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Raabe on Boat Ride

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Description: Meinhardt Raabe, dressed as Little Oscar, on an amusement park boat ride.
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Wagon In Field

Date: September 18 1967
Description: A farm wagon in a cornfield surrounded by early morning fog.
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Baptist Church

Date: 1941
Description: View of the Baptist church prior to restoration by the Lake Mills-Aztalan Historical Society.
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Denniston House Hotel

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Description: Denniston House hotel shown after the removal of its fourth floor and the replacement of the original porch.
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First Congregational Church and Parsonage

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Description: View of the church. The church has a fence running along the front of it. There are a few people standing on the porch of the parsonage. The church was bu...
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Bandstand

Date: 1930
Description: Bandstand.
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Clerics File into St. Bernard's

Date: April 26 1944
Description: Five clerics, (including Rt. Rev. Msgr. Bernard G. Traudt, Milwaukee, Rev. A.G. Schaeffer, of St. James Church and Rev. William Eggers), filing into St. Be...

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