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Family Gathering on Basswood Island

Date: 1916
Description: Picnic on the shores of Basswood Island, Apostle Islands. Those picnicking include Harriet Webb, C.A. Hull, H.W. Rodgers, Mrs. J. Austin, Elizabeth Baker,...
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Card Players

Date: March 20 1965
Description: Several men engaged in a serious card game at the Milwaukee Municipal Social Center, one of several centers devoted to social and recreational programs for...
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John Lloyd Jones House

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Description: John Lloyd Jones house, near Hillside Home School on Highway 23 across from Taliesin. A man and a woman are standing and holding bicycles, one woman kneels...
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Augustin Grignon

Date: 1850
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype studio portrait of Augustin Grignon. He is seated, holding a tomahawk. The tomahawk, which could also be used as a pipe, was made...
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Family Portraits - Children with Grandparents

Date: 1900
Description: A scrapbook page containing an image of an elderly man (presumably grandfather), a young boy and a young girl, and an image of the same children with an el...
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Family Portraits - Children with Grandparents

Date: 1900
Description: A scrapbook page containing two images; one of an elderly man (presumably grandfather), an elderly woman (presumably grandmother), two younger women, a you...
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Deering Harvesting Machinery Advertising Poster

Date: 1915
Description: Advertising poster with inset color illustrations showing Deering brand reapers, mowers, grain binders and dump rakes. Includes an illustration of four old...
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Outdoor Portrait of Ho-Chunk Woman

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Description: Susie Redhorn "HiNukIGa" (Woman), daughter of Frank Redhorn and Lucy Prettyman, shown in later years posing by two baskets. The photo was taken at the Dell...
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Yellow Thunder

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Description: Wah-con-ja-z-gah (Yellow Thunder), a 120-year-old Winnebago warrior chief, posing in front of a typical dwelling (chipoteke), with two men leaning against...
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Mr. and Mrs. Paul Janke

Date: November 14 1957
Description: Mr. and Mrs. Janke taking care of last minute details in their prescription department before closing their drugstore's doors at 1658 W. Hopkins permanentl...
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Captain Isaac H. Moulton with his Mother, Wife, and Daughter

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Description: Captain Isaac H. Moulton of La Crosse, Wisconsin, with his mother, wife Hannah, and one of his daughters. Moulton was captain of the "City of St. Paul," th...
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Making Buckwheat Pancakes

Date: September 13 1949
Description: Elderly woman making pancakes on griddle at wood burning stove.
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John Cuppy

Date: 1860
Description: Waist-up portrait of John Cuppy at the age of 100. He was a soldier under Captain Samuel Brady.
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Woman Using Spinning Wheel

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Description: Elderly woman using a spinning wheel to make yarn from wool.
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Woman with Dollhouse

Date: November 14 1955
Description: Woman makes a small adjustment to an interior room in a dollhouse.
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Playing Cards

Date: May 10 1955
Description: Members of a musician's union play cards together.
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Scrabble Game

Date: April 11 1965
Description: A hospital patient plays a scrabble game with an occupational therapist.
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Senior Citizens Card Game

Date: September 10 1968
Description: Elderly women sit around a card table and play cards at a new senior center.
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Women Astronomers

Date: 1880
Description: Maria Mitchell, first woman astronomer in the United States at Vassar College.
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Susan B. Anthony with Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Date: 1891
Description: Portrait of Susan B. Anthony (standing), with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, five years after completion of their three-volume work entitled "History of Woman Suf...

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