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Iceboats on Lake Mendota

Date: 1896
Description: A gathering of iceboats and their captains on Lake Mendota.
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Kindergarten Iceboat

Date: March 11 1932
Description: Children in the morning kindergarten class at Draper School posed around an iceboat they built. Richard McVicar is sitting to the right of the mast.
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Iceboats on Lake Monona

Date: January 29 1954
Description: Iceboats prepare to race in the Hearst Cup Challenge on Lake Monona. From left are the iceboats "Fritz," "Mary B." and "Dutchman."
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Iceboat on Lake

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Description: Group of people with an iceboat on a lake (possibly Lake Michigan).
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Winter Iceboat on Lake Monona

Date: 1918
Description: Richard "Dick" Lloyd Jones and his mother, Georgia Lloyd Jones, look at an iceboat on frozen Lake Monona. Houses along the north shore are in the backgrou...
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"Big Muskegan Wind"

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Description: Frozen river shoreline, with boats sitting on the banks. Cars are parked near the boat loading area, with men standing nearby. Houses line the hill on the...
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Iceboats on Lake Monona

Date: January 16 1949
Description: Six iceboats from the Four Lakes Ice Yacht Club fleet on Lake Monona.
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University of Wisconsin-Madison Boathouse

Date: 1898
Description: View from frozen Lake Mendota of boathouse on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Armory (Red Gym or Old Red) is behind the boathouse. Two ice...
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Dutton and Wheeler's Iceboat

Date: March 08 1896
Description: Three men stand near a large iceboat owned by Dutton and Wheeler on Lake Mendota.
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Hearst Trophy Iceboat Race

Date: January 20 1950
Description: Iceboats line up on Lake Monona for the Hearst Trophy Iceboat Race. Shown are Madison iceboats "Fritz" and "Mary B" and Oshkosh iceboats "Penguin" and "Fly...
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Northwestern Ice Yachting Association Ice Regatta

Date: January 18 1952
Description: Portrait of five-year-old William (Spike) Boston, the son of national champion Howard Boston, in his iceboat on Lake Monona. He was the youngest skipper in...
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Northwestern Ice Yachting Association Ice Regatta

Date: January 18 1952
Description: Close-up of five-year-old William (Spike) Boston in his iceboat on Lake Monona. He was the youngest skipper at the Northwestern Yachting Association ice re...
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Northwestern Ice Yachting Association Ice Regatta

Date: January 18 1952
Description: View of iceboats on Lake Monona for the Northwestern Ice Yachting Association ice regatta with downtown Madison buildings in the background.
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Northwestern Ice Yachting Association Ice Regatta

Date: January 19 1952
Description: Iceboats idle on Lake Monona while activities were postponed due to unseasonable weather during the Northwestern Ice Yachting Association ice regatta on La...
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Iceboats on Lake Crystal

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Description: People use five iceboats on frozen Lake Crystal.
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Iceboat Owners Prepare for Hearst Trophy Challenge

Date: January 29 1953
Description: Examining the sails of the iceboat the "Mary B" are Jim Lunder, at left, and Mary Ann Bernard, center, and Carl Bernard. right. Mr. Lunder is skipper and p...
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Hearst Trophy Challenge Iceboat Race

Date: January 31 1953
Description: The "May-Bid" iceboat of Oshkosh is shown just after it capsized during the Hearst Trophy challenge series on Lake Monona. Boats from the Madison Four Lake...
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Renegade III Iceboat with Skipper

Date: February 22 1953
Description: Renegade III Class E iceboat with skipper and iceboat designer Elmer Millenbach in the cockpit. Other iceboats and the north shore of Lake Monona are in t...
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Iceboats

Date: 1900
Description: Forest Middleton poses with his sled as his father, William, works with an iceboat behind him on frozen Lake Monona. There are other iceboats and boathouse...
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Ice Fishing on Green Bay

Date: 1918
Description: Two men holding large fish pose near an ice fishing shanty off of Fish Creek. Another man stands behind them. There is man on an iceboat in the left backgr...

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