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Fish About to Fly

Date: 1912
Description: Farnum Fish, the California-born "boy aviator," about to take off in his two-seat Wright Model B during a flying exhibition at the Wisconsin State Fairgrou...
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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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Cyclists About to Race

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Description: Four cyclists await the start of a race at the Jackson County Fairgrounds. There is a viewing pavilion on the right.
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Woman About to Dive

Date: 1920
Description: A woman dressed in a bathing suit, shoes and cap is about to dive off of a pier into the water. A rowboat is tethered on the right. Trees can be seen on th...
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In and About the Dells of the Wisconsin River — On the Way to Stand Rock #90

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Description: Stereographic view of Bennett's crew hauling a portable darkroom through a pond of water. They are on their way to Stand Rock.
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In and About the Dells of the Wisconsin River — Stand Rock, Showing Top #86

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Description: Three hunters and their dog posing on the top of Stand Rock.
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In and About the Dells of the Wisconsin River — Stand Rock, Showing Top #86

Date: June 24 1878
Description: Stereograph of three men at the top of Stand Rock. One man stands holding his rifle while the two others sit.
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Camp of Wisconsin National Guard at Fairground

Date: 1887
Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin National Guard encampment at Racine County fairgrounds. Several tents are set up in the background, while visitors mingle in...
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Racine Light Guards at Drill

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Description: Members of the Wisconsin Light Guard standing in formation in a field. There is a hill in the background lined with trees.
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Racine Light Guards

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Description: Oval group portrait of the Racine Light Guards posed in front of a painted background. Standing left to right: Arthur Mack, U.S. Grant (Corporal), Matthias...
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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...
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General Store

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Description: View from unpaved road of the front of the two-story general store with a group of six men standing on the stoop. One man, perhaps the proprietor, wears st...
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General MacArthur Greets a Soldier

Date: December 14 1943
Description: Four Star General Douglas MacArthur greets a soldier during a tour on Goodenough Island, in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). Sol...
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"On Wisconsin" Jeep

Date: December 14 1943
Description: Ordnance Lieutenant Elroy Derksen of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, glances up from writing on papers laying on the hood of his jeep at a military base in New Guine...
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Men in Trailer

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Description: A group of men gathered in and around a trailer parked outdoors. Several men are seated on the edge of the trailer, and one man stands at the open back wit...
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Man in Hat

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Description: Close-up of a man wearing a straw cowboy hat and horn-rimmed eyeglasses gazing towards the right. This image comes from the papers of Dorothy Zellner, civi...
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Woodchopping Contest

Date: 1936
Description: A crowd surrounds a man as he stands atop a tree trunk swinging his axe in a woodchopping contest.
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Group Seated on the Ground

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Description: A group of people are seated on the ground. They are facing towards the left. In the center, a man wearing a light-colored shirt and a wristwatch smokes a...

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