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Lyman Copeland Draper

Date: 1858
Description: Sixth plate ferrotype/tintype portrait of Lyman Draper (1815-1891), an American historical collector and librarian.
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Eskimos Catching Crabs

Date: 1930
Description: Wenga and Amutuk catching crabs in the Arctic.
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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.
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Giant Elm at Intersection of Green Bay and Good Hope Roads

Date: 1939
Description: A man is posing with his left hand resting on the trunk of the General Grant Giant Elm, S.E. of intersection of Green Bay and Good Hope Roads. At site of P...
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Carrie Chapman Catt

Date: 1917
Description: Carrie Chapman Catt, suffragist and peace advocate, holding an American flag.
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Cyrus Hall McCormick

Date: 1879
Description: Portrait of Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884). McCormick was a Chicago industrialist and inventor in 1831 of the first commercially successful reaper, a hor...
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Harriet Douglas Whetten

Date: 1860
Description: Harriet Douglas Whetten (b.1822). Whetten was a volunteer nurse during the Civil War. She served on hospital ships out of New York and Philadelphia from 18...
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Ford Dealer Presenting Bart Starr with New Car

Date: July 15 1961
Description: Bart Starr of the Green Bay Packers receives a new 1961 Ford Falcon from a Green Bay Ford dealer. The compact Falcon was introduced by Ford in 1959 to appe...
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Frank Lloyd Wright

Date: 1930
Description: Studio portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright.
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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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Increase Lapham Examining a Meteorite

Date: 1871
Description: Stereograph portrait of Increase Allen Lapham (1811-1875) examining the sixth fragment of a 33 lb. meteorite found in Trenton, Washington County, Wisconsin...
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John Muir

Date: 1875
Description: Head and shoulders oval framed portrait of John Muir (1838-1914).
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Prize-Winning Cabbage

Date: September 28 1895
Description: Five-acre cabbage field of Martin Anderson near Grantsburg, with several frame houses in the background. Mr. Anderson is holding a prize-winning head of ca...
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Portrait of a Clown

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Description: Portrait of a clown.
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Alice in Dairyland

Date: 1951
Description: Alice in Dairyland, Marjean Czerwinski, wearing her crown and gown, rides on the back of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.
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Martha Buelke with her Cow

Date: 1899
Description: Grandma Martha (Goetsch) Buelke posed in front of her farmyard with favorite cow.
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Milwaukee Electric Railway Ticket Collector

Date: 1917
Description: A ticket collector for the Milwaukee Electric Railway is sitting at her station.
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L.E. Mercer with Honey-Producing Equipment

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Description: L.E. Mercer, of Lenox Iowa, posed with honey-producing equipment. Mercer is wearing a full suit, bow tie, and hat.
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Fisherman with Equipment and Catch

Date: 1875
Description: Studio portrait of a fisherman with his lure, spear, and catch.
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Do-nut Queen Advertisement

Date: October 17 1944
Description: Donut queen posed for advertising campaign. The female model is holding a box of donuts and is sitting on a large clock bearing the slogan, "It's Always Do...

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