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Old Stone House Erected About 1800 for an Indian School

Date: 1909
Description: Photographic postcard view of a stone house with a group of people standing on the porch. Wood and barbed wire fencing is in the front yard.
Photograph

Skiers about to Ski Down Slope

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Description: Winter scene looking down a hill towards skiers about to ski on the Capital Mississippi Alps near La Crosse, Wisconsin. La Crosse is in the background, and...
Photograph

Ford Model T Runabout

Date: 1925
Description: Right side view of a Ford Model T Runabout parked in the middle of East Washington Avenue. On the right side of the street in the background is the Fashion...
Map or Atlas

Map Part Town Menasha and City: Also City of Neenah and Town, Showing Part About Lake Butte des Mortes & Doty Island, Locating Outagamie and Winnebago Villages, Winnebago County, Wisconsin

Date: August 24 1899
Description: Pen-and-ink and color on paper. Also shows probable routes of the French explorers Constant le Marchand de Lignery in 1728 and Louis de la Porte de Louvign...
Photograph

Sabin General View

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Description: View down unpaved road towards the General Store on the right, with horses and buggies and their drivers assembled out front. A man is standing on the fron...
Photograph

Christian Church

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Description: View down unpaved road towards the left side and front of the wood clapboard sided church. There are six arched windows along the side and in the front of...
Photograph

Woodchopping Contest

Date: 1936
Description: A crowd surrounds a man as he stands atop a tree trunk swinging his axe in a woodchopping contest.
Print

The Restaurant at Baron's Menu

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Description: Back, front, and inside front cover of the menu from The Restaurant at Baron's department store, with "A Historical Map of Madison" focusing on the isthmus...
Photograph

Sauk City Main Street

Date: 1924
Description: View down center of Main Street. On the left is a soda shop/confectioner, with two women and a baby carriage on the sidewalk in front. Further down is a ch...
Photograph

Sauk City Street Scene

Date: 1914
Description: View down unpaved street towards the central business district. There is a drug store on the left decorated with flags, and the Farmers & Citizens Bank and...
Photograph

State Bank

Date: 1914
Description: Corner view from unpaved street of the State Bank. A meat market is next door on the left. Flyers on the power poles are for an upcoming fair. A metal and...
Photograph

Albion Town Hall

Date: 1932
Description: View across street of car parked in front of a modest neoclassical style building with an arched window over its double front door. It is shaded by a large...
Photograph

Seneca Street Scene

Date: 1912
Description: View down unpaved street with a school building on the left on the opposite side of the street. A board sidewalk leads to a two-story dwelling on the right...
Photograph

Residence District

Date: 1921
Description: View down an unpaved street on a rolling hill. Wood framed houses and trees are on the left. The high school is in the background.
Photograph

Sextonville Street Scene

Date: 1921
Description: A tree-lined street scene with a house with dandelions in the yard on the left. Two children are playing on the sidewalk in front. On the right is a school...
Photograph

Sextonville Alert Hall

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Description: Exterior of Alert Hall. Near the roof line is a sign with the date "1905". Posters are in the windows and a broadside is posted outside underneath a window...
Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1909
Description: View down unpaved road towards an intersection on Main Street. On the left is a two-story wood frame building with two men and a dog on the porch and poste...
Photograph

Sextonville General Store

Date: 1921
Description: View across street of the Sextonville General Store, a two-story brick building on a corner. A car is parked on the left, and two men are sitting in a hors...
Photograph

Public School

Date: 1909
Description: Exterior view of the public school from unpaved road. The building is a two-story wood frame building with a flat roof and bell tower with a flag pole on t...
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Shennington Depot

Date: 1925
Description: View down railroad tracks and across road towards the depot. A sign posted at the crossing says: Look Out for the Cars." A man with a small child is standi...

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