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Farmers at Farm Auction

Date: 1954
Description: Group of farmers observe and participate in a farm auction.
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White Bass Run

Date: 1942
Description: People fishing for bass off dock.
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye of Poynette

Date: 1882
Description: Bird's-eye map of Poynette, with one vignette.
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Street Railroad Car

Date: 1925
Description: View over sidewalk of a street railroad car passing the old Northwestern Railroad Station on the 400 block of West Lakeside Street.
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State Street Looking Toward Bascom Hall

Date: 1954
Description: Elevated view of State Street looking toward Bascom Hall and the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus from the Wisconsin State Capitol dome.
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The "Spirit of St. Louis"

Date: 1928
Description: Charles Lindbergh's airplane, "Spirit of St. Louis," while visiting Madison.
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Lindbergh Returns

Date: 1928
Description: Madison admirers gather around Charles Lindbergh upon his arrival in the city. This photograph is believed to have been taken in 1928 when Lindbergh return...
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Arrival of the "Spirit of St. Louis"

Date: 1928
Description: The landing of the "Spirit of St. Louis," carrying Charles Lindbergh.
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Lindbergh's Plane

Date: 1928
Description: The "Spirit of St. Louis," flown by Charles Lindbergh, was the first airplane to fly non-stop from New York to Paris in 1927. Lindbergh returned to Madison...
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Awaiting the Arrival of Charles Lindbergh

Date: 1928
Description: View from stands of crowd gathered for the arrival of Charles Lindbergh and his famed airplane the "Spirit of St. Louis".
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Portrait of photographer Edmund Eisenscher

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Description: Edmund Eisenscher (1909-1995), posing with his dog.
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East Main Street on the Capitol Square

Date: 1935
Description: A view of East Main Street on the Capitol Square, showing the Capitol City Bank building, Feltman-Curme Shoes, and J.C. Penney Company.
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The Old Mission Church

Date: 1910
Description: Hazy image with the Old Mission Church partially visible in the background.
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Hamlin Garland

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Description: Hamlin Garland, the writer, portrait showing him in later life.
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Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850
Description: Drawing of Chief Oshkosh rendered from a daguerreotype by J.F. Harrison. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. Also a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded nec...
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Pleasant Ridge Schoolhouse

Date: 1890
Description: Schoolhouse of District #5 in Pleasant Ridge built on land donated by Isaac Shepard. Both blacks and whites built, attended, and taught at the school. Peop...
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Customers in front of Cooperative Marketing Store

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Description: Customers standing in front of the Cooperative Marketing Store.
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Construction of Fort Crawford

Date: 1940
Description: Photograph of a painting by Cal Peters depicting construction of the first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin in 1816. In the painting, several...
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General Atkinson's Victory over Black Hawk

Date: 1845
Description: Engraving depicting the defeat of Black Hawk by General Henry Atkinson at the Battle of Bad Axe on August 2, 1832. The engraving depicts Federal Regulars a...
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Battle of Bad Axe

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Description: Painting by Cal Peters depicting the battle of Bad Axe at the Wisconsin River on August 2, 1832.

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