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Log Cabin with N.G. Willard Family

Date: September 09 1895
Description: Log cabin of N.G. Willard on 80 acres of land. Two women, a young child, and an infant are posing outdoors in the yard. Laundry is hanging on lines on the...
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Michael Baltus Family in Front of New Home

Date: 1895
Description: Michael Baltus family posing in front of their log cabin two miles east of Auburndale Station, Wood County, with a new frame house under construction nearb...
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Family Group in Front of Farm Buildings

Date: 1890
Description: Man and woman posing sitting, each holding a child in their lap, and a young man, girl, and a boy holding a toy horn, are posing standing. The group is pos...
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Deer Hunters' Camp

Date: 1885
Description: Deer hunters' camp in Northern Wisconsin. Image includes six hunters and their dogs posed in front of their cabin with hanging deer carcasses.
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Farm Family

Date: 1898
Description: A man, his wife and their two children posed in front of their farmstead. The man is holding a team of horses.
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Lumber Camp Dining Room

Date: 1890
Description: Group of men posing in the dining room at August Mason's lumber camp. Three men are playing stringed instruments. Posters are displayed on the wall behind...
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Loggers Posing on Railroad Tracks

Date: 1896
Description: Loggers posing on narrow-gauge railroad tracks with a railroad velocipede and cant hook near Saddle Mound, a large hill that dominates the local area in Ja...
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Lumber Camp

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Description: Elevated view of lumber camp with loggers posing in front of a train loaded with logs.
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Farm Family Outdoors

Date: 1900
Description: Farm family posing in front of a log home. There is a man on crutches in the center, a woman is holding a small child standing on a table, and two children...
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Peter Lagacy Family

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Description: The family of French-Canadian immigrant Peter Lagacy, posing with produce, including a large cabbage, potatoes, and carrots, in front of their log farm hom...
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Eben Peck Cabin

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Description: The Eben Peck cabin, the first house in Madison, Wisconsin, was built in June, 1837.
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Eben Peck Cabin

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Description: Eben Peck Cabin painted by an unknown artist. This is not the original painting done by Mrs. E.E. Bailey.
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Pioneer Home of Nels Wickstrom

Date: 1891
Description: This is a family photograph of Nels Wickstrom with his wife Anna (born Anna Stoel) and their children in front of their log home. The oldest child, wearing...
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Fishing Dock

Date: 1938
Description: View from water of fishing dock and structure alongside; log buildings in background on shore. Possibly on shoreline of one of the Apostle Islands or on Ch...
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Cabin on Big Bay Beach

Date: 1890
Description: Three men sitting in front of log building at Big Bay Beach on Madeline Island.
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Leo Capser's Cabin

Date: 1915
Description: Leo Capser's cabin on Madeline Island prior to construction of an addition. The cabin is located west of Grant's Point.
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First Farmers Alliance

Date: 1877
Description: The first Farmers Alliance - also known as the Southern Alliance - is shown in front of the cabin in which their first formal meeting was held in 1877 in P...
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Cedar Cottage

Date: 1915
Description: Porch on house known as Cedar Cottage, located near Grant's Point on southern Madeline Island.
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Probable Site of Cadotte's House

Date: 1897
Description: Dirt trail passing log shack that was probably the home of Michael and Madeline Cadotte, La Pointe.
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Madeline Island Historical Museum Under Construction

Date: 1956
Description: Constructing the Madeline Island Historical Museum in La Pointe which consists of four separate buildings. L-to-r: jail; American Fur Trade storage buildin...

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