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State Historical Society Courtyard

Date: 1948
Description: View from Bascom Hill and across Park Street towards the west facade of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin headquarters building, giving a view of t...
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Closing the East Entrance

Date: August 19 1954
Description: View of a worker laying concrete blocks to close off one of the three front entrances to the State Historical Society of Wisconsin headquarters building. A...
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Alfred Clas Riverwalk Design

Date: 1904
Description: Alfred Clas design drawing of a scheme for the improvement of the Milwaukee River, with possibilities of narrowing the river and paralleling the banks with...
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Hook and Ladder Company No. 1

Date: October 16 1865
Description: Outdoor group portrait of the members of Milwaukee Hook and Ladder Company No. 1. Two men are posing behind the group on a platform bearing several U.S. fl...
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John Lloyd Jones

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Description: A hand-colored studio portrait of John Lloyd Jones.
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Hoisting a Boat

Date: 1901
Description: Stereograph of two sailors standing in a small boat as it is hoisted aboard the Battleship "Wisconsin." More sailors are in the lower right corner. Caption...
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The Ink Stand

Date: 1901
Description: Stereograph of a formation on the Wisconsin River called "The Ink Stand." On the shore a woman is sitting on a wooden bench, and behind her is a picnic bas...
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Battleship "Wisconsin" Mascots

Date: 1901
Description: Stereograph of two sailors posing with the goat mascots of the battleship "Wisconsin." The goats are sitting together on the capstan as the sailors are sta...
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Parade

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Description: Stereograph of an elevated view of a parade marching through town. Many of the participants are wearing uniforms, and some are carrying musical instruments...
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Adjutant's Tent

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Description: Stereograph of four soldiers and two women posing in front of a tent, with a sign above the door that reads: "Adjutant." One woman is wearing a sash and is...
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Soldiers

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Description: Stereograph of a line of soldiers standing at attention in formal uniform. Most of the soldiers are carrying weapons with bayonets. The soldier on the left...
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An Ancient Land-mark

Date: 1895
Description: Stereograph of an old log structure surrounded by buildings, wagons and wagon parts, fences and trees. It was demolished about 1900. Text printed on the fr...
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Extreme Tornado Devastation

Date: 1899
Description: Stereograph of the devastation caused by a tornado. All that remains of trees are the main branches and trunks, some with building debris caught in them. P...
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Wreckage

Date: July 07 1885
Description: Stereograph of the wreckage of a building in the aftermath of a cyclone. A group of men and boys are posing standing or sitting for the photograph. In the...
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Damage from a Cyclone

Date: July 08 1885
Description: Stereograph of the aftermath of a cyclone. The debris may be the remains of a stable. In the foreground is a dead horse, with the remains of a buggy and a...
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Railroad Bridge After Cyclone

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Description: Stereograph of a demolished railroad bridge, most likely over the Rock River. Several men are standing on a horizontal section. In the bottom right corner,...
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Kenosha Water Cure

Date: August 1975
Description: Stereograph of the Kenosha Water Cure on the corner of N. Main and Grand Avenue. Several men and women are strolling on the grounds, and two people are sit...
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Artesian Well

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Description: Stereograph of Artesian well. A stone wall surrounds the well, with an observation area beyond. Groups of visitors are milling about and a drive with horse...
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Pontoon Railway Bridge, East Draw

Date: 1873
Description: Stereograph of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over both channels of the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien and McGregor, Iowa. The East Draw...
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Furniture Company Fire

Date: April 12 1899
Description: Stereograph of a fire at the Choate-Hollister Furniture Company. A crowd, mostly men, are gathered to watch the effort to extinguish the fire. On the left,...

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