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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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Domestic Staff with Work Utensils

Date: 1890
Description: The household staff (probably Swedish) for one family home, including laundresses, cooks, parlor maids, and scullery girls with their various work utensils...
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Theodora Youmans Holding Wisconsin Flag

Date: 1915
Description: Portrait of Theodora Youmans (Mrs. Henry), President of the Wisconsin Woman Suffrage Association, holding a Wisconsin flag and standing in front of a paint...
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Henry Mathews

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Description: Portrait of Henry Mathews, 1866-1941, an early African American resident, holding the tools of his trade in front of a painted backdrop. He was a stone mas...
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Young Eagle

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Description: Posed portrait of Ho-Chunk man, Young Eagle, also called Chack-Scheb-Nee-Neik-Ah.
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George and Fannie Stacy Lincoln Monegar

Date: 1920
Description: Studio portrait of George Monegar (EwaOnaGinKah) and Fannie Stacy Lincoln Monegar (LeBaWinKah) posing standing in front of a painted backdrop. He is wearin...
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Studio Portrait of Ho-Chunk Woman and Child

Date: May 07 1913
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of a woman in Ho-Chunk regalia wrapped in a blanket, with a child on her back. The child is wearing a fur hat, and the woman...
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Portrait of Winnebago Indians

Date: 1890
Description: A studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Winnebago Indians: John Hazen Hill, Alex Lonetree, daughter of Alex Lonetree, Mrs. Alex Lonetree, and W...
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University of Wisconsin-Madison Memorial Union Rathskellar

Date: 1930
Description: Interior view of the Memorial Union Rathskellar at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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Anna M. Fox

Date: 1890
Description: Formal studio portrait in front of a painted background of Anna Fox, who married William F. Vilas of Madison, Wisconsin. This photograph was taken in Washi...
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Mrs. Ketch Ka Mi

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Description: Full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Mrs. Ketch ka mi, daughter of Potowatomi Indian Chief John Young.
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"Buffalo Bill" Cody and White Beaver

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Description: "Buffalo Bill" Cody and David Franklin Powell ("White Beaver") posing in in front of a painted backdrop in a Racine, Wisconsin gallery. This image appeared...
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Martha and Notley Henderson

Date: 1885
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Martha and Notley Henderson with their three children. Their son Allen is standing. The Hendersons were e...
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Tom (?) Wallace's Parents

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Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a couple, who are the parents of Tom (?) Wallace. The woman is sitting with a blanket around her shoulder...
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Betsy Thunder

Date: February 06 1913
Description: Betsy Thunder, Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) medicine woman, posing in front of a painted backdrop near a prop stone wall.
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William F. Vilas

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Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of William F. Vilas posing with one hand on a law book and the other inside his long overcoat.
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Two Men with Guitar

Date: 1920
Description: Two men pose for a studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop. James Gorman, standing, has a pipe in his mouth; the seated man holding a guitar is unid...
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Military Portrait

Date: 1900
Description: Unknown soldier in full dress uniform.
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Barman — Pete

Date: 1932
Description: Pete bartending at the Ship Ahoy.
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Wisconsin Soldiers in the Spanish-American War

Date: 1898
Description: Men from Wisconsin Rapids who bore arms against Spain in the Spanish-American War. From left to right in front of a painted backdrop are Charles N. Laramie...

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