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Portrait of Samuel Marshall

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Description: Quarter-length formal oval painting of Samuel Marshall, (1820-1907), banker, co-founder and President of the Marshall & Ilsley Bank.
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Governor Julius P. Heil Campaigning to Teenagers

Date: October 1942
Description: Governor Julius P. Heil (1876-1949) speaks to Shawano High School students and others during his gubernatorial re-election campaign. He arrived during the...
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Coffee Shop

Date: May 1960
Description: Two women serving coffee to customers at a coffee shop. Richland Center, Wisconsin.
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Meat Market Display

Date: 1939
Description: Woman worker wearing a butcher's apron, poses holding a ham, in a meat market with Easter ham display.
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Traveling Medicine Wagon

Date: 1902
Description: A traveling medicine wagon with saleswomen and vendor selling Westmore's Hair Tonic.
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Young Eagle

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Description: Posed portrait of Ho-Chunk man, Young Eagle, also called Chack-Scheb-Nee-Neik-Ah.
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Ebenezer Brigham

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Description: Quarter-length portrait of Ebenezer Brigham.
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Benjamin C. Eastman

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Description: Waist-up formal portrait of Ben C. Eastman, 1812-1856. He was a Congressman from Wisconsin from 1851 to 1855.
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Ellen Clarinda Martin Kneeland

Date: 1843
Description: Portrait of Ellen Clarinda Martin Kneeland.
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Ruth DeYoung Kohler

Date: 1960
Description: Portrait of Ruth DeYoung Kohler.
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Nellie Jane Manning

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Description: Full-length portrait of Nellie Jane Manning.
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Pocahontas

Date: 1832
Description: Portrait of Pocahontas.
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Weighing Guests

Date: 1898
Description: Group of people on the front porch, weighing the guests. A visit was considered successful if the guests weighed more when they left.
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Jeanne Carr

Date: August 20 1919
Description: Vignetted head and shoulders portrait of Jeanne Carr, the wife of Ezra S. Carr.
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Sarah Fairchild Conover

Date: 1895
Description: Sarah Fairchild Dean Conover, sister of Civil War hero and governor Lucius Fairchild, reclines on a sofa in her home at 424 North Pinckney Street.
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Myles Horton

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Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Myles Horton.
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Myles Horton

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Description: Seated group observes Myles Horton making notes.
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Clarissa Clark Merwin

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Description: Sixth-plate daguerreotype of Clarissa Clark Merwin, sister of Darwin Clark. Seated half figure facing front, torso facing right. She is wearing a white col...
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Mrs. Ketch Ka Mi

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Description: Full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Mrs. Ketch ka mi, daughter of Potowatomi Indian Chief John Young.
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Frederic March on Fraternity House Steps

Date: 1920
Description: Frederic March as Freddy Bickel, photographed on the steps of his fraternity house when he was president of the 1920 senior class.

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