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Koehler Family in a Garden

Date: September 04 1895
Description: Julius Koehler family in their garden in front of their newly built frame home. The original Koehler farm was destroyed by forest fire in July of 1894, evi...
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Main Street

Date: 1873
Description: Main Street, with its dirt, ruts, cows (and presumably manure), but wide enough for easy hitching of wagons and teams.
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Monona Avenue

Date: 1890
Description: Several houses at the intersection of Wilson Street and Monona Avenue with the home of Simeon Mills, one of Madison's most prominent citizens, on the corne...
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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...
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Family Group in Front of Farm Buildings

Date: 1890
Description: Man and woman posing sitting, each holding a child in their lap, and a young man, girl, and a boy holding a toy horn, are posing standing. The group is pos...
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Men with Plow

Date: 1873
Description: Group portrait of men gathered in a farmyard, posed behind a plow. The plow has Argyle, Wisc. from Michalson Implement Company inscribed on the side.
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Farm and Rural Homestead

Date: 1890
Description: Bucolic scene in Wisconsin illustrates agricultural prosperity after the depression.
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Krueger Family Posed on the Porch

Date: 1900
Description: Charles Goetsch and Krueger family. Rexford Krueger (on lawn), August Krueger, Edgar (on lap), with William Krueger, (holding cane), Charles Goetsch (looki...
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Andreas Dahl and the Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1876
Description: Stereograph. This view from East Washington Avenue shows photographer Andrew Dahl on his horse "Curnel" in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Dahl had j...
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Theodore Roosevelt in Milwaukee

Date: October 14 1912
Description: President Theodore Roosevelt leaving the Chicago and North Western depot after arriving in Milwaukee on his October 14th, 1912 visit, during which he was s...
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Girls in Red, White and Blue

Date: 1904
Description: Nine girls are posing standing and wearing patriotic costumes. One girl is holding a flag of the United States. Probably a smaller group, from a total of t...
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Vernon County in Winter

Date: February 20 1985
Description: View looking downhill towards a young person walking across a road near snowy fields and hills in Vernon County.
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Mary Shaughnessy

Date: 1954
Description: Mrs. Mary Shaughnessy standing in front of barn where men are loading the silo. Her farm was on the site where Granville School was later built.
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Street Scene

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Description: View down dirt road towards the Lappley Bros. Lumber Yard. There are houses on the right and in the far background. There are horses and carriages parked a...
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Quitting Time at McCormick Reaper Works

Date: 1900
Description: Elevated view of workers filing out of the gates of the McCormick Reaper Works at the end of a work day. The factory became part of the International Harve...
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...
Painting

Conant Farmstead

Date: 1890
Description: Conant Farmstead.
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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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Harnischfeger Food Drive

Date: March 1946
Description: Harnischfeger workers aren't on strike but they do their bit every week to help those who are. This picture was taken at the end of a regular Wednesday mo...
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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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