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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...
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Frederick Layton at Sea ??not sure about the St. Paul reference

Date: 1891
Description: Frederick Layton standing on deck smoking a cigar while at sea in a Kodak #2 camera portrait by T.W. Ingersoll from St. Paul, Minnesota. The photographer's...
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Thinking About Saul Leiter in the Parking Lot

Date: February 22 2015
Description: View looking out through a car windshield towards a parking lot. The dashboard, part of the rear view mirror, and a handicap parking sticker are inside the...
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Mother and Family

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Description: A woman holds a child as she grasps the hand of a girl looking at the camera. A third girl in the foreground purses her lips. On the left, a man holds the...
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Men Looking at Map

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Description: At a GROW (Grass Roots Organizing Work) workshop, a group of men gather to look at a map hanging on a wall in the background. In the foreground, a seated w...
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League of Women Voters of Wisconsin

Date: 1920
Description: Group portrait of Wisconsin's League of Women Voters. Left to right: unidentified, Jessie Jack Hooper, Mrs. A.J. Rogers, Mrs. H.M. Youmans, Mrs. Joseph Jas...
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Norddeutscher Lloyd Supper Menu

Date: March 21 1901
Description: Supper menu from the S.S. Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse of the Norddeutscher Lloyd shipping company, Bremen, with an illustration of people on the top d...
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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...
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Shoveling Snow

Date: 1925
Description: Winter scene with a man and young boy shoveling snow from a sidewalk after a heavy snowfall.
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Norddeutscher Lloyd Lunch Menu

Date: March 23 1901
Description: Luncheon menu from the S.S. Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse of the Norddeutscher Lloyd shipping company, Bremen, with a three-quarter illustration of peop...
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Fish's Wright Flyer

Date: 1912
Description: The Wright Flyer of Farnum Fish being pushed into position for a demonstration flight at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
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Harriet Sundbakken

Date: 1932
Description: Harriet Sundbakken, 13, a student at Prairie School, poses near some flowering bushes. The school building is in the background. A note on the reverse of t...
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H. Rap Brown

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Description: H. Rap Brown speaks at a podium with a microphone, gesturing with his right hand. Born Hubert Gerold Brown and known later as Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, Brown...
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Talladega Street Scene

Date: 1962
Description: View down sidewalk of a line of people walking towards the camera. A row of storefronts is behind them, including "Model Cleaners" and a telephone booth ne...
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Street Scene

Date: 1962
Description: Slightly elevated view down sidewalk of a large group of men and women walking away from the camera. On the left police officers and onlookers stand among...
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Obey with Factory Workers

Date: January 1969
Description: David R. Obey posing with factory workers at Wausau Paper Mill in Brokaw, WI, during his first campaign for Congress.
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Arthur Stubb

Date: 1932
Description: Arthur Stubb, 13, a student at Peck School, "dragging the field before the grain was planted." He poses wearing a cap, jacket and bib overalls, with the re...
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Obey House in Wausau

Date: January 1969
Description: The Obey family walking in the snow at their house located at 515 N. 9th Avenue in Wausau; a casual portrait taken for David Obey's first campaign for Cong...
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Obey and Farmers

Date: January 1969
Description: David R. Obey posed with dairy farmers as part of a photo shoot for his first campaign for Congress. The farmer in the center is Laurence Day, a farmer-Sta...
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Obey and Day on the Farm

Date: January 1969
Description: As part of a campaign photo shoot, Laurence Day gives candidate David R. Obey a tour of his dairying operation in Marathon County. Day was both a dairy far...

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