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Old Mill Erected About 1850

Date: 1925
Description: Ruins of the Old Mill, a stone building which has no roof and is missing window glass. Behind on the left is an abandoned shed.
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Fish About to Fly

Date: 1912
Description: Farnum Fish, the California-born "boy aviator," about to take off in his two-seat Wright Model B during a flying exhibition at the Wisconsin State Fairgrou...
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Curtiss Pusher About to Take Off

Date: 1912
Description: To the accompaniment of a cheering crowd, a pilot in a Curtiss pusher prepares to take off.
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Old Stone House Erected About 1800 for an Indian School

Date: 1909
Description: Photographic postcard view of a stone house with a group of people standing on the porch. Wood and barbed wire fencing is in the front yard.
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Skiers about to Ski Down Slope

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Description: Winter scene looking down a hill towards skiers about to ski on the Capital Mississippi Alps near La Crosse, Wisconsin. La Crosse is in the background, and...
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Ford Model T Runabout

Date: 1925
Description: Right side view of a Ford Model T Runabout parked in the middle of East Washington Avenue. On the right side of the street in the background is the Fashion...
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Frederick Layton at Sea ??not sure about the St. Paul reference

Date: 1891
Description: Frederick Layton standing on deck smoking a cigar while at sea in a Kodak #2 camera portrait by T.W. Ingersoll from St. Paul, Minnesota. The photographer's...
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Thinking About Saul Leiter in the Parking Lot

Date: February 22 2015
Description: View looking out through a car windshield towards a parking lot. The dashboard, part of the rear view mirror, and a handicap parking sticker are inside the...
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Cyclists About to Race

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Description: Four cyclists await the start of a race at the Jackson County Fairgrounds. There is a viewing pavilion on the right.
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Woman About to Dive

Date: 1920
Description: A woman dressed in a bathing suit, shoes and cap is about to dive off of a pier into the water. A rowboat is tethered on the right. Trees can be seen on th...
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In and About the Dells of the Wisconsin River — On the Way to Stand Rock #90

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Description: Stereographic view of Bennett's crew hauling a portable darkroom through a pond of water. They are on their way to Stand Rock.
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In and About the Dells of the Wisconsin River — Stand Rock, Showing Top #86

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Description: Three hunters and their dog posing on the top of Stand Rock.
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In and About the Dells of the Wisconsin River — Stand Rock, Showing Top #86

Date: June 24 1878
Description: Stereograph of three men at the top of Stand Rock. One man stands holding his rifle while the two others sit.
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Three Generals

Date: December 08 1943
Description: Three Generals of the 32nd Division, (left to right) Brigadier General Robert McBride, Brigadier General Clarence A. Martin and Major General William H. Gi...
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Racine Light Guards at Drill

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Description: Members of the Wisconsin Light Guard standing in formation in a field. There is a hill in the background lined with trees.
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Mother and Family

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Description: A woman holds a child as she grasps the hand of a girl looking at the camera. A third girl in the foreground purses her lips. On the left, a man holds the...
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Group Portrait of Young Women

Date: December 08 1943
Description: A group of six young indigenous women posed seated on the ground. They are wearing grass skirts and flowers in their hair. The woman in front is holding a...
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General MacArthur Greets a Soldier

Date: December 14 1943
Description: Four Star General Douglas MacArthur greets a soldier during a tour on Goodenough Island, in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). Oth...
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General MacArthur Greets a Soldier

Date: December 14 1943
Description: Four Star General Douglas MacArthur greets a soldier during a tour on Goodenough Island, in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). Oth...
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Three People on Porch

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Description: Two men and one woman sit on the steps of a porch. Behind them, two doors are visible.

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