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Women Playing Basketball

Date: 1900
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison freshman women's basketball team in the gymnasium of Ladies Hall (now Chadbourne Hall). A man stands in the center holding...
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The Old Dell House #1079

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Description: Stereograph of the exterior view of Old Dell House.
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Soldiers' Orphans Home

Date: 1870
Description: Stereograph of Soldiers' Orphans Home, formerly Harvey Hospital. The octagon house was originally built for Governor Leonard J. Farwell and designed by Aug...
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Wisconsin State Capitol (Second) Sketch

Date: 1851
Description: A watercolor view of Madison. Prominent on the left side of King Street is the Madison Hotel.
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Wade House

Date: 1858
Description: Ambrotype of the Wade House, a carriage inn located in Greenbush, also showing a section of the original plank road in the foreground.
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The Union House Tavern

Date: 1900
Description: The Union House Tavern, known as Schulkamp's Corner Saloon, 2601 East Washington Avenue at Milwaukee Street. A group of men are standing on the porch holdi...
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Children at the State School for the Blind

Date: 1893
Description: Students and adults of the State School for the Blind pose for a group portrait in front of the building.
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Mission Inn

Date: 1920
Description: View across lawn of the Mission Inn on Madeline Island, with a shoreline on the left.
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Cedar Cottage

Date: 1915
Description: Porch on house known as Cedar Cottage, located near Grant's Point on southern Madeline Island.
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Street in Business District

Date: 1921
Description: View down middle of main street of the business district. Automobiles are parked along the curb and pedestrians are on the sidewalk.
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Business District

Date: 1909
Description: View down the main dirt road of the business district.
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Capitol Theatre Balcony

Date: January 23 1928
Description: Interior view of the Capitol Theatre balcony in the auditorium.
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Nathan Paley Residence

Date: July 20 1927
Description: An exterior view of the home of Nathan Paley at 340 West Washington Avenue. A woman is sitting on the front porch railing.
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Sam Schuster Residence

Date: July 20 1927
Description: View from street of the front of the home of Sam Shuster at 333 West Washington Avenue.
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Busy Pharmacy Scene

Date: November 04 1940
Description: A busy scene at the Professional Pharmacy. James Robinson, proprietor, stands in front of the prescriptions counter.
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Newhall House

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Description: Elevated view of Newhall House. A number of horse-drawn vehicles are parked along the curb.
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Kilbourn Dam Powerhouse

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Description: Interior view from balcony of Kilbourn Dam Powerhouse. Four men stand at the balcony railing near stairs that lead to the ground floor. Another man stands...
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Park Hotel at Carroll and Main Streets

Date: 1885
Description: Elevated view of the exterior of the Park Hotel at Carroll and Main Streets. There is a church building in the background on the left.
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The Old Absinthe House

Date: September 15 1928
Description: Street scene featuring the Old Absinthe House, a famous New Orleans establishment in the city's French Quarter. The building was built in 1806 by Pedro Fro...
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African American Farmer Hauling Corn to Market

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Description: Farmer hauling corn to market with an ox-driven wagon. Original caption notes that oxen were used considerably in the south for motive power.

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