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Eskimos Catching Crabs

Date: 1930
Description: Wenga and Amutuk catching crabs in the Arctic.
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Eskimo Duck Dance

Date: 1930
Description: Eskimo duck dance to celebrate the Spring hunt.
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WMAQ Radio Station

Date: 1924
Description: Interior of WMAQ Radio Station with Chief Engineer Donald Weller standing.
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Star Lake

Date: 1900
Description: Star Lake, Arbor Vitae Township, with the railroad tracks of Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway on right and lake on the left.
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Christmas Tree on Bascom Hill

Date: 1960
Description: Elevated view looking east from Lincoln Terrace on Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Lincoln Monument is in the foreground and...
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Col. William W. Robinson

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Description: Vignetted quarter-length carte-de-visite of Col. William W. Robinson, Seventh Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry.
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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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Hickory Tree

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Description: Shagbark hickory tree in a field.
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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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College Avenue

Date: 1860
Description: College Avenue looking west from the corner of Morrison Street. The building on the left is the Adkins Building, at the right is the Johnston House. This w...
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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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Last Elm Tree on State Street

Date: 1974
Description: Last elm tree on State Street being cut down. The Wisconsin Historical Society and the Memorial Union are in the background.
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Carrie Chapman Catt

Date: 1917
Description: Carrie Chapman Catt, suffragist and peace advocate, holding an American flag.
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Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Western Railroad

Date: 1884
Description: View across water of a Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad locomotive (No #33) pulling a pay car across a trestle over the Fox River. Several large...
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Gates of Heaven Synagogue

Date: July 17 1971
Description: The moving of the Gates of Heaven Synagogue from West Washington Avenue to James Madison Park. Crowds line the streets, and a crane can be seen in the back...
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Madison City Railways Crew

Date: 1911
Description: Streetcar and crew of the Madison City Railways Company. The streetcar number is #50 and the route sign says Wingra Park.
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Monona Avenue

Date: 1890
Description: Several houses at the intersection of Wilson Street and Monona Avenue with the home of Simeon Mills, one of Madison's most prominent citizens, on the corne...
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Peshtigo Fire Cemetery Marker

Date: December 10 1951
Description: Peshtigo Fire Cemetery marker, shown on the site.
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Washburn Observatory

Date: 1880
Description: Exterior of Washburn Observatory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, showing telephone wires.
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Portrait of Samuel Marshall

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Description: Quarter-length formal oval painting of Samuel Marshall, (1820-1907), banker, co-founder and President of the Marshall & Ilsley Bank.

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