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Freedom School Class

Date: 1964
Description: A group of African American students participating in a Freedom School class outdoors during Freedom Summer. The class, which was held on Tougaloo College...

First Three Buildings on the University of Wisconsin-Madison Campus

Date: 1865
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus showing the first three buildings on campus, South Hall (left), University Hall [Bascom Hall] (center), and North Ha...

Governor Julius P. Heil Campaigning to Teenagers

Date: October 1942
Description: Governor Julius P. Heil (1876-1949) speaks to Shawano High School students and others during his gubernatorial re-election campaign. He arrived during the...

Students Conducting Scientific Research

Date: 1900
Description: Downer College students working in a laboratory in which a human skeleton, a frog, a bat and stuffed birds are displayed.

Women's Physical Education Class

Date: 1911
Description: A group of female students wearing sports uniforms, participating in exercises as part of their physical education curriculum. Lathrop Hall, University of...

Cooking Classes at Hillside Home School

Description: Students in cooking class at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school, operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Photographers Learn How to Shoot a Crime Scene

Description: Photographers are instructed how to shoot a crime scene. A teacher demonstrates photographic techniques while a group of students observe.

AAA Driver's Education Class and Instructor

Date: October 27 1938
Description: AAA driver's training instructor with group of students, posed with dual control driver's education car, in front of Madison East High School.

Sewing Class at School for Indian Children

Date: 1895
Description: Sewing room at Lac du Flambeau U.S. Government School for Indian children. Female students posed at their sewing machines and work tables.

Kids Drinking Milk in School

Date: 1921
Description: Classroom full of school children drinking milk at Washington school.

Milwaukee Public School Rules

Date: 1846
Description: "Rules to be observed by the pupils of public schools of Milwaukee."

Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, the President of UW Madison 1887-1892.

Edgewood Kindergarten

Date: August 26 1932
Description: Edgewood kindergarten play corner with children, including Jack Kurth, Alex McCormick, Kathleen Kellogg, Dorothy Fox, Bobbie McCormick, and Patsy McCarthy....

Aldo Leopold

Description: Aldo Leopold, UW Professor of Wildlife Management, posing with binoculars around his neck. He is about to embark on an inspection and bird-watching tour of...

Kindergarten Students

Description: Students gathered closely around their teachers in the kindergarten room on the south end of the school. The open hearth, fireplace, high ceilings and wind...

Children Boarding School Bus

Description: Group of children boarding school bus.

San Padeo Workshop

Date: 1964
Description: Highlander Folk School students and directors standing in a line, possibly singing together, at the San Padeo workshop. Third from left, Myles Horton, Will...

Boy Scout Band

Date: 1920
Description: Group portrait of a Boy Scout band in front of a large brick building, possibly the old Baraboo High School. The bass drum head reads "Boy Scout Band" and...

Peshtigo Schoolhouse

Date: 1871
Description: Photographic print of a wood engraving of a schoolhouse and children in Peshtigo. From the book "Sketch of the Great Fire In Peshtigo."

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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