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George Washington Elms

Date: 1933
Description: A posted sign reads: "George Washington Elms, From Mt. Vernon, VA to Mt. Vernon, WIS. Planted May 6th, 1916," at the Forest of Fame, consisting of trees gr...
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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935
Description: Elevated exterior view of Yerkes Observatory. Geneva Lake is in the background, left. Roads and sidewalks cross the sweeping, well tended lawns. The desi...
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First Three Buildings on the University of Wisconsin-Madison Campus

Date: 1865
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus showing the first three buildings on campus, South Hall (left), University Hall [Bascom Hall] (center), and North Ha...
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Norwegian Family with Possessions

Date: 1870
Description: Norwegian family posing with their household possessions, in front of their home. The man dressed in military uniform is a Civil War veteran. Madison, Wisc...
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Titanic Survivors

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Description: Survivors of the Titanic sinking with Congressman William J. Cary and his Secretary, Richard P. Momsen, in front of the United States Capitol.
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Family Cleaning their Motorboat

Date: April 21 1957
Description: An industrious family cleans their motorboat which is parked in the driveway.
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Raking Lawn

Date: 1910
Description: Woman in hat and young girl raking the lawn.
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New Construction

Date: 1941
Description: Two houses and a large lawn.
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Boy Scout Band

Date: 1920
Description: Group portrait of a Boy Scout band in front of a large brick building, possibly the old Baraboo High School. The bass drum head reads "Boy Scout Band" and...
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Malt House

Date: 1930
Description: View across lawn towards the Malt House at 1603 Sherman Avenue. To the right of the Malt House is the Cafferty Distributing Company, wholesalers for Schlit...
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View from Bascom Hill

Date: 1890
Description: A view from Bascom Hill toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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Cedar Bark Lodge

Date: 1910
Description: Group of five people, (includes Jesse Stone, Mrs. Abernathy, A.G. Hull, Leo Capser, and Captain Angus) standing in front of Cedar Bark Lodge on Hermit Isla...
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Bascom Hall Entrance Walkway

Date: 1940
Description: Exterior of north walkway of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Lincoln Monument is on the left, and a car...
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Bascom Hall

Date: 1910
Description: View up Bascom Hill showing Lincoln Monument in front of Bascom Hall with dome (formerly Main Hall).
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Charles Brown Residence

Date: May 12 1896
Description: Charles N. Brown residence, southeast corner of the intersection of Frances and Langdon Streets. On the left is 263 Langdon Street. Both structures were de...
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Mission Inn

Date: 1920
Description: View across lawn of the Mission Inn on Madeline Island, with a shoreline on the left.
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Church Cottage at Mission Inn

Date: 1913
Description: View across lawn of the Church Cottage and Congregational Church on Madeline Island.
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Congregational Church

Date: 1913
Description: Congregational Church and the Church Cottage located on the Mission grounds at La Pointe.
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Railroad Depot

Date: 1925
Description: Railroad depot taken as part of a survey by the Wisconsin Power and Light Company to promote economic development by emphasizing available buildings and bu...
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Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) and Construction of Present Capitol

Date: 1911
Description: Elevated view of the Fourth Capitol and dome under construction, while the north wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol remains standing on the right. T...

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