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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935
Description: Elevated exterior view of Yerkes Observatory. Geneva Lake is in the background, left. Roads and sidewalks cross the sweeping, well tended lawns. The desi...
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Bascom Hall Exterior

Date: 1935
Description: View looking up Bascom Hill to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
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Flood on Bay City Creek

Date: 1920
Description: Aftermath of the Bay City Creek flood.
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Durkee House

Date: 1860
Description: The Durkee House built by Charles Durkee in 1843.
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Longwell House

Date: 1920
Description: The Longwell house, residence of Hugh Longwell. It was used for the first school in Somers Township.
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Eli G. Runal Home

Date: 1900
Description: The house of Eli G. Runal, now part of the Willowbrook Sanatarium.
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Kohler Company Plant

Date: 1948
Description: Aerial view of the Kohler Company plant.
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Waukesha Co. Newspaper's First Home

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Description: View of the Waukesha County newspaper's first home.
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High Street

Date: 1895
Description: High Street in Mineral Point.
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St. John's-in-the-Wilderness Episcopal Church

Date: 1900
Description: Interior view of St. John's-in-the-Wilderness Episcopal Church, looking towards the altar.
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View from Market Place

Date: 1955
Description: View of two houses (108 N. Blount and 102 N. Blount) on North Blount Street taken from Market Place showing a corner of the City Market on the left.
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Doty Loggery

Date: 1936
Description: Doty's Loggery, built by James Duane Doty, about 1844-45. Side view with fence.
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Street View

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Description: View of street. People walking and riding on horse and buggies. One building reads "E. SMTH'S BLOCK".
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Statue of Leif Ericson

Date: 1915
Description: Located in Juneau Park, the statue is on the right, on the edge of a steep hill. The hillside is lined with paths, and ends next to several railroad track...
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Mitchell Park Sunken Garden

Date: 1930
Description: The Conservatory is in the background with a pond in the middle of the garden.
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Nurses' Dormitory

Date: 1940
Description: View across street of dormitory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
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McCormick Reaper Advertising Brochure

Date: 1862
Description: Cover of a British advertising brochure for "McCormick's Reaping and Mowing Machine, (of which 50,000 have now been made in the United States) with his new...
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Railroad Redoubt, Vicksburg

Date: 1900
Description: Railroad redoubt seen from the north showing the slope where General Grant's column charged on May 22, 1863, during the siege of Vicksburg.
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Nixon Meets the Press

Date: February 06 1969
Description: President Richard Nixon fields a question from UPI's Merriman Smith, the dean of the White House correspondents. Smith was particularly known for closing p...
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Important Interview

Date: 1947
Description: John J. McCoy, U.S. Commissioner in Germany being interviewed by Mutual news analyst Cecil Brown. Brown made his reputation during the post-World War II ye...

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