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Capitol Interior (Third) — Turner Seminar in Historical Society Alcove

Date: 1893
Description: Frederick Jackson Turner with his History Seminar in an alcove of the Historical Society rooms in the third Wisconsin State Capitol, about 1893-1894. Back...
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Charles McCarthy in his Office

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Description: Charles McCarthy seated at a desk with a telephone in front of him.
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Charles McCarthy in his Office

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Description: Charles McCarthy writing at his desk in his office.
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Children in Library

Date: 1938
Description: Young children reading at the library. A librarian works near the circulation desk in the background. When it opened in 1938, the Library had a seating cap...
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Norwegian Community Picnic

Date: 1873
Description: Slightly elevated view of a large, multi-generational Norwegian family and friends gathered for a picnic celebration. In the foreground are picnic baskets...
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Solomon Levitan

Date: 1926
Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Solomon Levitan.
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James H. Lockwood

Date: 1856
Description: Waist-up portrait of James H. Lockwood.
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Carrie Chapman Catt

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Description: Carrie Chapman Catt in her Seattle home reading a book.
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Burning of German Textbooks

Date: June 13 1918
Description: "Here lies the remains of German in B.H.S." is written on the pavement next to a smoldering pile of German textbooks. A car is parked along the curb in the...
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Charles McCarthy and Legislative Reference Library Staff

Date: August 08 1906
Description: Dr. Charles R. McCarthy and staff at the Legislative Reference Library.
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Mendota Beach School Classroom

Date: 1922
Description: View from front of classroom of children sitting at desks at the Mendota Beach School.
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Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lloyd Wright

Date: 1936
Description: Frank Lloyd Wright and his wife Olgivanna, seated together reading in the living room at Taliesin. Taliesin is located in the vicinity of Spring Green, Wis...
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Homer Bigart

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Description: Portrait of Homer Bigart,(1907-1991) award winning journalist with the "New York Herald-Tribune" and the "New York Times".
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Clara Bewick Colby

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Description: Formal studio portrait of Clara Bewick Colby in a long, black skirt holding a book.
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Spines of Crown Collection of American Maps

Date: 1908
Description: Five volumes of the Crown Collection of American Maps, plus an index, showing the spines of these books.
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Aunt Jen's Room

Date: 1898
Description: Interior view of Aunt Jen's room at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright....
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McCormick Catalog Art

Date: 1890
Description: Lithograph illustration for the back cover of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows a gentleman sitting in a Victorian parlor pointing to...
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Mother and Baby Playing

Date: 1903
Description: Beatrice C. Gesell and Gerhard Gesell, Jr. play out-of-doors. While mother watches the baby sits on a pillow playing with a volume titled "Educational Pro...
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Legislative Reference Library

Date: 1935
Description: Interior view of the Legislative Reference Library.
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Reverend A. Jacobsen and Family

Date: 1877
Description: Stereograph of Rev. A. Jacobson, family and visitors, Perry, Wis." from Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." Jacobson (1836-1910) immigrated to t...

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