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Lake Geneva Downtown Restaurants

Date: 1920
Description: Downtown view. On the left side of the street is a restaurant, a photography store, a drugstore, and an ice cream parlor. On the right side is another ice...
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Looking South from the Wisconsin State Capitol Dome

Date: 1890
Description: Looking south from the capitol dome of the Wisconsin State Capitol, the view is of West Main Street bound by South Hamilton Street and Monona Avenue (now M...
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Menominee Indian Family

Date: 1931
Description: A portrait of a Menominee family in traditional dress. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepared by Paul Vanderbilt.
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The Great Artesian Fountain

Date: 1880
Description: Stereograph of the Artesian Well near the intersection of Wisconsin and Minnesota (later renamed Wacouta) Streets. The following is printed on the backside...
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Locomotive

Date: 1910
Description: Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault Ste. Marie railroad locomotive #2024, originally the Wisconsin Central Railroad #89, built by the Schenectady Locomotive Wo...
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Menhall Band Pavilion

Date: 1926
Description: Brick band pavilion, with five steps leading to entrance, with shrubbery around the exterior, and some houses and trees in the background.
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First Methodist Church, First Building

Date: 1850
Description: View of the First Methodist Church.
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First National Bank

Date: 1900
Description: The First National Bank, on the corner of North Pinckney and East Washington on the Capitol Square. Horse-drawn carriages are on East Washington Avenue.
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Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company

Date: 1920
Description: The Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. One of the largest machinery manufacturing plants in America, which produces turbine engines, gas producer engines, pu...
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Government Indian School

Date: 1929
Description: The Government Indian School in Keshena.
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Keshena Indian School

Date: 1929
Description: The U.S. Department of the Interior, Keshena Indian School.
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Guenther Half Way House

Date: 1945
Description: The Guenther Half Way House. People traveling between Wausau and Stevens Point by stage stopped here overnight. The 100-year-old tavern was torn down in 19...
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Indian School

Date: 1929
Description: Indian boarding school at Lac du Flambeau Ojibwe Reservation.
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Territorial Supreme Court

Date: 1906
Description: Interior of the Territorial Supreme Court building of the Wisconsin Territory (embracing present Iowa and Minnesota) built in 1836 of lumber brought by wat...
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Building used as a lodging house by members of the first Territorial Legislature

Date: 1955
Description: Building used as a lodging house for the First Territorial Legislature held in Belmont in 1836. South side
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Mineral Point Jail

Date: 1925
Description: A roughly built jail, constructed before 1836. Vineyard would have been held here a short time before he was released on bail.
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Knights of Pythias Castle Hall

Date: 1925
Description: The Knights of Pythias Castle Hall, formerly the Presbyterian Church, dedicated in 1844. The small building to the right of the church was built and occupi...
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Kuenzi Home

Date: 1915
Description: Exterior view of the Samuel E. Kuenzi home, located at 317 Dewey Avenue.
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Odd Fellows Hall

Date: 1935
Description: The Odd Fellows Hall, built in 1838, was the first to be built west of the Allegheny Mountains. The cornerstones were laid by P.G. Sire Thomas Widley, foun...
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Polperro House Cellar

Date: 1940
Description: Jars of canned food are stored in the cellar of the restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, on Shake Rag Street. The house was temporarily covered...

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