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Michael Baltus Family in Front of New Home

Date: 1895
Description: Michael Baltus family posing in front of their log cabin two miles east of Auburndale Station, Wood County, with a new frame house under construction nearb...
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Milkmaid with Cow

Date: 1911
Description: Milkmaid with pail and cow. Text reads "Milking Time, Good Friends in Wisconsin, Scenes along the country roads".
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Krueger Family Posed on the Porch

Date: 1900
Description: Charles Goetsch and Krueger family. Rexford Krueger (on lawn), August Krueger, Edgar (on lap), with William Krueger, (holding cane), Charles Goetsch (looki...
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Two Women with Cleaning Implements

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Description: Two women are standing on the small porch outside an open kitchen door, near implements used for daily household tasks such as washing, scrubbing, sweeping...
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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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House and Family

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Description: Family posing in yard of house with four horses, with two pulling a horse-drawn carriage. There are four women, two men, a young man, five young girls, and...
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Peter Lagacy Family

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Description: The family of French-Canadian immigrant Peter Lagacy, posing with produce, including a large cabbage, potatoes, and carrots, in front of their log farm hom...
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Brisbane House

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Description: William Henry Brisbane house.
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Children at the State School for the Blind

Date: 1893
Description: Students and adults of the State School for the Blind pose for a group portrait in front of the building.
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Pioneer Home of Nels Wickstrom

Date: 1891
Description: This is a family photograph of Nels Wickstrom with his wife Anna (born Anna Stoel) and their children in front of their log home. The oldest child, wearing...
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Crochet Club

Date: 1900
Description: Group of fifteen women gathered around three tables behind a home, probably the DMC Club, an exclusive social and sewing society named for an imported bran...
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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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Woman with Wringer Washtub and Basket

Date: 1920
Description: Woman washing clothes outdoors with a washtub, washboard, wringer, clothespins and clothesline.
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Hanging Up Clothes to Dry

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Description: Elevated view of woman hanging up laundry on clotheslines outdoors.
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Mendota Beach School Group

Date: 1922
Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Mendota Beach School group in front of a school building.
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Wisconsin House

Date: 1909
Description: Exterior view of the front and side of the Wisconsin House.
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Homer Bigart with Elderly Couple

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Description: Portrait of Homer Bigart with elderly couple. Bigart was an award-winning journalist with the "New York Herald-Tribune" and the "New York Times".
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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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Mother and Baby Playing

Date: 1903
Description: Beatrice C. Gesell and Gerhard Gesell, Jr. play out-of-doors. While mother watches the baby sits on a pillow playing with a volume titled "Educational Pro...
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Churning Butter

Date: May 12 1933
Description: Ellen (Mrs. William) Lacy, of Sunny Slope farm, 5810 Lacy Road, south of Madison, sits in the farm yard and turns a barrel butter churn.

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