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Fire Company

Date: 1857
Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...
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Circus Performers and Animals

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Description: Fred and Ella Bradna, equestrian director and performer for Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey. There are several other performers and a dog, relaxing in t...
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Husking Corn

Date: 1903
Description: Elevated view of the Krueger family husking corn. From right to left are: Mary, Sarah, August, Florentina, and Jennie Krueger. A dog is lying on the ground...
Painting

Austin E. Quinney

Date: 1849
Description: Portrait of Austin E. Quinney with dog.
Photograph

Deer Hunters' Camp

Date: 1885
Description: Deer hunters' camp in Northern Wisconsin. Image includes six hunters and their dogs posed in front of their cabin with hanging deer carcasses.
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Loggers Top Loading a Log Bobsled

Date: 1900
Description: Loggers using pulley to top load logs on horse-drawn bob sled.
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Amund and Siri Rustebakke and Women with Spinning Wheels

Date: 1873
Description: Amund Rustebakke, standing in doorway, and Siri Rustebakke, center, sitting, in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning w...
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Neighborhood Garage Sale

Date: September 13 1984
Description: People working and shopping at a neighborhood garage sale in the Walker's Square Park area. Several neighborhood groups collaborated to sponsor the annual...
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Little Rascals with International Harvester Cream Separator

Date: 1930
Description: Cast members from the early 20th century film series "Little Rascals" pose in and around an International Harvester cream separator with their dog.
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Hop Pickers at Harvest Time

Date: 1895
Description: Hop pickers posing by stands of harvested hops.
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Schmidt and Glade Brewers

Date: 1870
Description: Group portrait of workers, a young boy and a dog outside the Schmidt and Glade Brewery posing with tools and barrels.
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Fitchburg Depot and Train

Date: 1910
Description: Winter scene of Fitchburg depot with train at platform, and a group of men and women waiting outdoors.
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Reaping Scene

Date: 1879
Description: Three men take a break during harvesting. Their horse-drawn reaper raked the grain into rows as it cut. In the background are various farmstead buildings,...
Poster

Testing the First Reaping Machine

Date: 1883
Description: Advertising lithograph depicting the first public demonstration of a mechanical reaper by Cyrus Hall McCormick at Steeles Tavern, Virginia, in 1831. The sc...
Photograph

German Shepherd Dog Jumps Across Stand Rock

Date: June 1961
Description: A German shepherd jumps across Stand Rock as a man and child in traditional Indian apparel look on. The man is pointing to the dog.
Painting

Peshtigo Fire II. Fire in Town

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Description: Townspeople fleeing the Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871.
Painting

Morgan L. Martin

Date: 1866
Description: Full-length portrait of Morgan L. Martin standing in a landscape, with a dog sitting at his feet.
Photograph

Pioneer Home of Nels Wickstrom

Date: 1891
Description: This is a family photograph of Nels Wickstrom with his wife Anna (born Anna Stoel) and their children in front of their log home. The oldest child, wearing...
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"Louis Moe" Sailboat

Date: 1902
Description: Ole Christinson, Dick Hanson, Fred Hanson, and Herman Johnson, Sr., onboard sailboat "Louis Moe" along the shore of Sand Island.
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Lizzie W. at Mission Dock

Date: 1900
Description: Sailboat Lizzie W. at the Mission Dock. Captain Daniel Russell Angus, in the white sleeves, is at the tiller. The boat was named after Elizabeth Woo...

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