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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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The Iron Brigade

Date: November 1863
Description: Civil War General John C. Starkweather, center; Lt. Colonel George B. Bingham, left; and General Rufus King, right; all of the Iron Brigade.
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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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Increase A. Lapham

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Description: Formal portrait of Increase Lapham sitting in a chair.
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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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Sons of the American Legion

Date: 1935
Description: Sons of the American Legion in formation outside the Witt Studio. Two of them hold flags. Names are (left to right), Don Frank, Jerry Zander, Ralph Meyer,...
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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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Lt. Nils J. Gilbert

Date: 1864
Description: Full-length studio portrait of Civil War soldier Nils (Niels) J. Gilbert, Company A, of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry, believed to have been taken in October...
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Syvert A. Lee

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Description: Full-length cabinet card portrait of Syvert A. Lee, a private in Company H, 15th Wisconsin Infantry in uniform next to a prop baluster and railing. The fol...
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Sophronia Newcomb Larkin

Date: 1845
Description: A sixth-plate daguerreotype of Sophronia Newcomb Larkin, who married Benjamin Franklin Larkin. She is seated, and is wearing a dress with a white collar. H...
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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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Mathilde Franziska Anneke

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Description: Formal studio portrait of Mathilde Franziska Anneke wearing dark dress and coat.
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Bennett Studio Interior

Date: May 1912
Description: Interior of H.H. Bennett's studio gift shop with Indian souvenirs.
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Clara Bewick Colby

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Description: Formal studio portrait of Clara Bewick Colby in a long, black skirt holding a book.
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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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