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Three Pond Brothers

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Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of the three Pond brothers, George F., James B., and Homer. They all have beards and moustaches. Two of the...
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John W. Quinney

Date: 1849
Description: Oil portrait of John W. Quinney (1797-1855).
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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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Col. William W. Robinson

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Description: Vignetted quarter-length carte-de-visite of Col. William W. Robinson, Seventh Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry.
Poster

Victor Berger Campaign Poster

Date: 1918
Description: Campaign poster for Victor Berger (1860-1929), U.S. Senatorial campaign. This large poster documents Berger's campaign for United States Senate in a spec...
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Capitol Interior (Third) — Turner Seminar in Historical Society Alcove

Date: 1893
Description: Frederick Jackson Turner with his History Seminar in an alcove of the Historical Society rooms in the third Wisconsin State Capitol, about 1893-1894. Back...
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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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John Gund Bottling Department

Date: 1890
Description: Brewery workers, posed in front of stacked beer barrels. Pictured (2nd row, far right) is Louis Schreiber (1861-1923) who immigrated to Wisconsin from Bava...
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Wausau German Choral Society

Date: 1913
Description: Members of the Wausau German Men's Choral Society of Sheboygan, gathered outdoors, relaxing and drinking beer. A banner behind the group says "Wausau Liede...
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John Muir

Date: 1875
Description: Head and shoulders oval framed portrait of John Muir (1838-1914).
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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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Out of Boat Cave

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Description: Two men navigating their canoe through caves at the Wisconsin Dells.
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General Winfield Scott Hancock and Staff

Date: June 1864
Description: Civil War General Winfield Scott Hancock and division commanders, (standing left to right) Generals Barlow, Birney, and Gibbon (previously commander of the...
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The Iron Brigade

Date: November 1863
Description: Civil War General John C. Starkweather, center; Lt. Colonel George B. Bingham, left; and General Rufus King, right; all of the Iron Brigade.
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Carriage Stuck in the Mud

Date: 1898
Description: Horse-drawn carriage stuck in a rut on a muddy road near the Ohio River in Floyd County, Indiana. One man is holding the horse while another attempts to di...
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Eugenics Demonstration on Wall Street

Date: October 27 1915
Description: Four impoverished men hired by "The Medical Review of Reviews" carry signs with the eugenics slogans, "I am a burden to myself and the State. Should I be a...
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Krueger Family Posed on the Porch

Date: 1900
Description: Charles Goetsch and Krueger family. Rexford Krueger (on lawn), August Krueger, Edgar (on lap), with William Krueger, (holding cane), Charles Goetsch (looki...
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Andreas Dahl and the Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1876
Description: Stereograph. This view from East Washington Avenue shows photographer Andrew Dahl on his horse "Curnel" in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol. Dahl had j...
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Making Dr. Brown's Cough Balsam

Date: 1896
Description: Workers pose in front of pharmaceutical equipment to demonstrate making Dr. Brown's Cough Balsam.
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Herman Anderson

Date: 1861
Description: An oval-framed, seated studio portrait of Anderson Herman, a private in Company I, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform, holding a musket across his chest. T...

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