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Eskimos Catching Crabs

Date: 1930
Description: Wenga and Amutuk catching crabs in the Arctic.
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Eskimo Duck Dance

Date: 1930
Description: Eskimo duck dance to celebrate the Spring hunt.
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Christmas Tree on Bascom Hill

Date: 1960
Description: Elevated view looking east from Lincoln Terrace on Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Lincoln Monument is in the foreground and...
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Fire at the Wisconsin State Capitol (Third)

Date: February 27 1904
Description: Elevated view of the third Wisconsin State Capitol ablaze.
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Lumber Camp Employees and Lumber

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Description: Wisconsin Land & Lumber Company Camp 15. Lumberjacks posed atop a sled load of logs, scaled at 13,562 board feet of lumber.
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Loggers Dining at Camp

Date: 1907
Description: Loggers at dinner in the woods north of Glen Flora. The man in the center is filing his saw.
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Loggers Posing on Railroad Tracks

Date: 1896
Description: Loggers posing on narrow-gauge railroad tracks with a railroad velocipede and cant hook near Saddle Mound, a large hill that dominates the local area in Ja...
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Monthly Market Fair

Date: 1908
Description: Elevated view of farmer's wagons, teams, and pedestrian traffic crowd Princeton's main street for the monthly market fair. Some snow is on the ground and a...
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Farm and Rural Homestead

Date: 1890
Description: Bucolic scene in Wisconsin illustrates agricultural prosperity after the depression.
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Ed Gein's Arrest

Date: November 19 1957
Description: Waushara County Sheriff Art Schley and his deputy, Leon "Specks" Murty (wearing hat)escorting Ed Gein (1906-1984) to the state crime lab.
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Iceboats on Lake Mendota

Date: 1896
Description: A gathering of iceboats and their captains on Lake Mendota.
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Snow Removal after a Storm

Date: February 1933
Description: Winter scene showing snow removal vehicles working to clear the snow on Wisconsin Avenue in Milwaukee after a winter blizzard.
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State Street Winter Scene

Date: 1936
Description: Winter scene with people walking in the snow past a lamppost down State and Henry Streets, Madison, Wisconsin. The Wisconsin State Capitol is in the backgr...
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Williamson Street With Fauerbach Brewery

Date: 1940
Description: The 600 block of Williamson Street ("Machinery Row") with the old Fauerbach Brewery in the background.
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Four People on a Toboggan

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Description: Three women and a man slide down a snowy hill on a wooden toboggan.
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Chippewa Valley Village

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Description: Winter view of Chippewa (Ojibwa) Valley village.
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Church in Cassville

Date: 1930
Description: Winter scene overlooking town, showing Baptist church in background.
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Frazzle Ice

Date: November 20 1959
Description: Frazzle ice (snow floating in water) on the Mississippi River near Alma, WI.
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Young Boy in Blizzard

Date: March 08 1961
Description: Winter scene with close-up shot of a young boy in hat and scarf, covered in snow.
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Vernon County in Winter

Date: February 20 1985
Description: View looking downhill towards a young person walking across a road near snowy fields and hills in Vernon County.

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