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Koehler Family in a Garden

Date: September 04 1895
Description: Julius Koehler family in their garden in front of their newly built frame home. The original Koehler farm was destroyed by forest fire in July of 1894, evi...
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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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McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1886
Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company annual catalog cover featuring an illustration of a woman carrying a sheaf of wheat. Below the text reads: "Harvesting...
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Frank Lloyd Wright and Olgivanna Wright in a Crosley Car

Date: 1948
Description: Frank Lloyd Wright and Olgivanna Lloyd Wright, motoring in the country in a Crosley car. Another car is behind them.
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Military Band at Lookout Mountain

Date: 1864
Description: Albumen stereocard of the Union Army brass band posed and playing atop Lookout Point. The Tennessee River is in the background.
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Norwegian Family with Possessions

Date: 1870
Description: Norwegian family posing with their household possessions, in front of their home. The man dressed in military uniform is a Civil War veteran. Madison, Wisc...
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Amund and Siri Rustebakke and Women with Spinning Wheels

Date: 1873
Description: Amund Rustebakke, standing in doorway, and Siri Rustebakke, center, sitting, in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning w...
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Women in Motorboat

Date: 1941
Description: Two bathing suit-clad women demonstrate their Evinrude motorboat on a Wisconsin lake.
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Calvin Coolidge Fishing

Date: 1928
Description: President Calvin Coolidge fishing at Cedar Island Lodge, rustic lodge of Henry C. Pierce, 35 miles from Superior, Wisconsin, on the Brule River. This lodge...
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Trail Through Pines

Date: 1905
Description: Trail through the pines between Chippewa Falls and Long Lake, Chippewa County.
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Yahara River

Date: 1908
Description: The Yahara River from Williamson Street with Lake Monona in the background.
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Hans Holtan Family

Date: 1879
Description: This is said to be the family of Hans Holtan (a.k.a. Austinson) posed in the yard before a frame house that has carpenter's lace on porch, two separate doo...
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Marquette and Joliet

Date: 1921
Description: Painted scene of an Indian guide paddling, Jacques Marquette, a Jesuit missionary standing, and Louis Joliet, a fur trader paddling, in a canoe exploring t...
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Wade House

Date: 1858
Description: Ambrotype of the Wade House, a carriage inn located in Greenbush, also showing a section of the original plank road in the foreground.
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Railroad Tunnel

Date: 1924
Description: View from railroad tracks through covered railroad tunnel in hill. A sign on a telephone pole on the right says, "Private Property / Thoroughfare / Keep Of...
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Street Railroad Car

Date: 1925
Description: View over sidewalk of a street railroad car passing the old Northwestern Railroad Station on the 400 block of West Lakeside Street.
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Camp Stella

Date: 1915
Description: House, "Camp Stella," a.k.a. "Sevona Memorial Cottage," on Sand Island. The structure was orignally built by Sam S. Fifield, ex-Lieutenant Governor of Wisc...
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Church Cottage at Mission Inn

Date: 1913
Description: View across lawn of the Church Cottage and Congregational Church on Madeline Island.
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Shore View of Mission Dock

Date: 1900
Description: Elevated view of La Pointe and the shoreline from the Old Mission dock. Two boys and two men stand along the shoreline. The white building with the dark ro...
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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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