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Lyman Copeland Draper

Date: 1858
Description: Sixth plate ferrotype/tintype portrait of Lyman Draper (1815-1891), an American historical collector and librarian.
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Charles McCarthy in his Office

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Description: Charles McCarthy seated at a desk with a telephone in front of him.
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Charles McCarthy in his Office

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Description: Charles McCarthy writing at his desk in his office.
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Children in Library

Date: 1938
Description: Young children reading at the library. A librarian works near the circulation desk in the background. When it opened in 1938, the Library had a seating cap...
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Story Time

Date: October 17 1963
Description: A librarian reads a children's book aloud to young boys and girls.
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Employees Reading in Deering Works Club Library

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Description: Office(?) workers reading in the library at the Deering Works Club. In the background the librarian (seated at desk) appears to be checking books in and ou...
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Madison Public Library

Date: November 15 1945
Description: Interior of Madison Public Library, 206 North Carroll Street. The view includes the Reference Room, Information Desk, and Return Window with three librari...
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Madison Public Library

Date: November 15 1945
Description: Interior of Madison Public Library, 206 North Carroll Street. The view shows the Reference Room, Information Desk, one librarian and two patrons.
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Madison Public Library

Date: November 15 1945
Description: Elevated view of interior of the Madison Public Library, 206 North Carroll Street. Margaret Nordholm, on the left, and Emma Bryan on the right are standing...
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Office of SHSW Librarian

Date: May 1896
Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Minnie Oakley in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. From 1866 to 1883 the Historical Society occupied the entire...
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Office of SHSW Librarian

Date: May 1896
Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Isaac Bradley in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Bradley, who joined the Society staff in 1...
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Stacks of the Historical Society Library

Date: May 1896
Description: Minnie Oakley and Florence Baker Hayes (reaching for a book), two Historical Society librarians, during the period when the Society was housed in the South...
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Historical Society Librarian's Office

Date: April 1892
Description: Daniel Steele Durrie, librarian of the Wisconsin Historical Society, seated at his desk in the South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This photograph...
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Office of SHSW Librarian

Date: 1892
Description: Minnie Oakley, assistant librarian of the Wisconsin Historical Society, seated at her desk in the South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This photogra...
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Quarters of the Historical Society

Date: 1880
Description: Librarian Daniel S. Durrie seated in the two-story high gallery that the Historical Society occupied in the old South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol f...
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Office of Historical Society Librarian

Date: 1892
Description: Emma Hawley, a Historical Society librarian, at her desk in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. After the Society purchased its first type...
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Badger Spelling Bee

Date: January 14 1954
Description: Nancy Staudenraus, "Wisconsin State Journal" librarian and assistant Spelling Bee director, and Ernest P. Green, day foreman of the press room, look at the...
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Librarian with Library Books

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Description: Woman, probably a librarian, paging through a book from a crate stamped "Wisconsin Free Library Commission, Madison, Wis." Several other books are stacked...
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Mrs. Robert Nelson, Librarian

Date: August 15 1946
Description: Mrs. Robert (?) Nelson, librarian, at the Wisconsin State Historical Library, standing before a case containing a rare collection, and looking at a copy of...
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Samuel Foster Haven, Anthropologist

Date: 1865
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Samuel Foster Haven (1806-1881), Massachusetts anthropologist, librarian, and archaeologist. Haven is best known as t...

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