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Family Gathering on Basswood Island

Date: 1916
Description: Picnic on the shores of Basswood Island, Apostle Islands. Those picnicking include Harriet Webb, C.A. Hull, H.W. Rodgers, Mrs. J. Austin, Elizabeth Baker,...
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Leaping the Chasm

Date: 1886
Description: Ashley Bennett, son of photographer H.H. Bennett, jumping to Stand Rock, caught in midair by the instantaneous shutter.
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Children and Adults at Wading Pool

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Description: A group of children and adults at a wading pool in a park.
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Sailing

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Description: Three sailboats on Lake Winnebago, U50 (Eskimo), U7 and J7. Crew members are on the boats. The water is choppy and the sky is cloudy. In the background are...
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Children and Snowman

Date: December 1947
Description: Winter scene with two children leaning against a snowman.
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Substandard Housing in Milwaukee

Date: March 1909
Description: Sandlot baseball game in front of a house and several outbuildings, all in dilapidated condition.
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Young Girls Playing with Dolls

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Description: Six young girls playing with dolls on a porch.
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Children Playing

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Description: Five children play in the yard while a young woman watches from the doorway. A boy hangs from a cross bar; a boy rides a rocking horse; two girls sit on a...
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Milwaukee Bathing Beach

Date: 1910
Description: Popular bathing beaches like this one on Lake Michigan offered relief from the heat as well as the opportunity to be seen in the latest fashions of the 191...
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Gaylord and Stannard Nelson as Children

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Description: Gaylord Nelson and his brother Stannard play behind the office of their father A. N. Nelson.
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Gaylord Nelson and Sherman Benson as Boys

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Description: Gaylord Nelson and Sherman Benson as boys in front of the Nelson home during the winter with a dog and sled.
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Two Children Holding Puppy

Date: April 28 1968
Description: Two children holding a puppy.
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Boy with Fawn

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Description: Young boy petting a fawn deer.
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Girl with Bubbles

Date: September 30 1984
Description: A young girl playing with soap bubbles outdoors.
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Boy with Rifle

Date: May 1928
Description: Boy idling away time with a rifle under a tree on the grounds of a rural school.
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Young Girls Playing on School Swing

Date: May 1928
Description: Two young girls playing on a tree swing on the grounds of Viall School.
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Farm Boys Playing Basketball

Date: 1929
Description: Boys practicing for winter basketball games on the farm of Marcus Johnson.
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Young Boy with Catcher's Mitt

Date: 1929
Description: Young Robert Bailey, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Bailey, holds up a baseball catcher's mitt.
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Schoolboys Playing Baseball

Date: May 1928
Description: Boys playing baseball on the grounds of Viall School.
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Boys Using Tools

Date: August 08 1977
Description: Two young boys using hammers and nails.

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