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Milkmaid with Cow

Date: 1911
Description: Milkmaid with pail and cow. Text reads "Milking Time, Good Friends in Wisconsin, Scenes along the country roads".
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Town View near Bridge

Date: 1907
Description: Buildings and storefronts in town near bridge and river.
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Chicago and North Western Railroad Passenger Station

Date: 1909
Description: View across railroad tracks of the original Chicago and North Western Railroad passenger station, 219 South Blair Street at East Wilson Street. A large cro...
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Costume Parade

Date: 1907
Description: Elevated view of a costume parade on State Street, at the corner of State Street and Gilman Street. On both sides of the street are drugstores. The one on...
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Fire Fighters Rescuing Victims

Date: 1910
Description: Fire fighters on ground lifting people out of a building.
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Fire Fighters on Ladders

Date: 1910
Description: Fire fighters on ladders climbing up to the windows of a burning building.
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Fire Fighters with Hose

Date: 1910
Description: Fire fighters on the ground spraying water from a fire hose.
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Construction on Bridge

Date: 1910
Description: Construction gang at work on the Wisconsin River Bridge.
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"Idora" at Mission Stub Dock

Date: 1910
Description: View from shoreline of the steamboat "Idora," owned by Charles Russell, docked at the Mission 'stub dock' on Madeline Island. A group of people are on boar...
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Main Street on the Square

Date: 1900
Description: A view of Main Street on the Capitol Square, looking west.
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Harold McCormick Mansion

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Description: Harold McCormick Mansion showing steps at the rear of the house.
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J.V. Farwell, Jr. Home

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Description: Outdoor view of the residence of Mr. J.V. Farwell, Jr. A curved drive is leading up to the house, which is surrounded by trees and shrubs.
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Arthur Meeker Residence

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Description: Exterior view of the home of Arthur Meeker.
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J. Ogden Armour Residence

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Description: A view from the exercise ring of the stable and cottage at the J. Ogden Armour residence.
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Singer Advertising Card — Filipino Pair

Date: 1892
Description: Chromolithograph card of a boy and a girl from Manila, the capital city of the Philippines, in "native" Filipino costume, posing next to a Singer sewing ma...
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Maypole Dance on Bascom Hill

Date: May 1916
Description: A view looking down on the Maypole Dance at the May Fete on Bascom Hill, showing dancers around four different Maypoles. In the foreground is the Lincoln M...
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Camp Randall Stadium

Date: 1908
Description: Color postcard of an aerial view of Camp Randall Stadium at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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Taliesin

Date: 1913
Description: Exterior of Taliesin designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Taliesin is located in the vicinity of Spring Green.
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Abraham Lincoln Brigade

Date: 1937
Description: Five Wisconsin men who fought in the Abraham Lincoln Brigade in the Spanish Civil War. This was in Albacete, Spain. From left to right are Fred Palmer, Har...
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King Street

Date: 1910
Description: Colorized view of King Street, looking east, with a streetcar. Lake Monona is in the background.

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