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Groundbreaking

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Description: Eleven men are standing during a groundbreaking ceremony in front of a Findorff crane. Two men are holding shovels. The sign painted on the crane reads: "F...
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Findorff Construction Scene

Date: 1930
Description: Construction site of the Wisconsin Power and Light Co. Office Building & Bus Station. The address of the bus station was 122 West Washington Avenue, but th...
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Cement Truck

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Description: "Redi-Mix" cement truck owned by Findorff Lumber & Supply Company.
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Work Crew at New Mill

Date: 1910
Description: A work crew at the new mill, built after the fire.
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Victory Letterhead

Date: July 20 1862
Description: Red ink image of a winged victory, wearing a robe printed with stars, and holding a banner, with a staff, which reads: "Liberty, The Union Now Henceforth &...
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State Office Building Construction

Date: July 02 1930
Description: State Office Building, Wilson Street, construction showing concrete mixer, workers, and a Castle & Doyle truck dumping.
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The Majestic Theater

Date: 1973
Description: View across King Street towards the Majestic Theater. The marquee has signs that read: "George Segal, Glenda Jackson, 'A Touch of Class' and 'Continuous Da...
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Studio Portrait of Three Women Guests at Eastern Star "Gypsy Party"

Date: January 18 1927
Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of three women wearing gypsy costumes. The woman in the center is gazing at the other women's pa...
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Studio Portrait of Geda Severson at Eastern Star "Gypsy Party"

Date: January 18 1927
Description: Full-length studio portrait of Geda (Gyda) Severson standing next to a chair in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing a long, dark skirt, a light blo...
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Studio Portrait of Jennie White at Eastern Star "Gypsy Party"

Date: January 18 1927
Description: Full-length studio portrait of Jennie White sitting on a chair in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing a long, dark, patterned skirt, a light blouse...
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Studio Portrait of Three Women Guests at Eastern Star "Gypsy Party"

Date: January 18 1927
Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of three women wearing gypsy costumes. One women is sitting in the center, and two women are sit...
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General Grant Letterhead

Date: March 08 1869
Description: Black ink image of a bust of General Grant surrounded by a wreath, the American flag, an eagle, a cannon and cannon balls, and other instruments of war. Te...
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Lincoln Portrait Letterhead

Date: November 14 1868
Description: Blue ink image of a bust of Abraham Lincoln inside a floral frame.
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Constitution & Laws Letterhead

Date: June 14 1862
Description: Black ink print of a scene of men and women raising their hands in the air. The two men in front are holding a sickle and the American flag. On top of a hi...
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The War for the Union Letterhead

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Description: Blue ink image featuring the seal of Wisconsin surrounded by clouds with the words: "The War for the Union" printed above it. To the right of the seal is t...
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Old Continentals Letterhead

Date: July 18 1861
Description: Blue and red ink image of a rifle, sword, horn, and Revolutionary War-era hat surrounding a scroll reading: "1776." Text below the image reads: "The Old Co...
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Seal of Indiana Letterhead

Date: December 22 1861
Description: Red and blue ink image of the seal of Indiana. The seal features a landscape scene, with a man chopping down a tree on the right, and a bison running in th...
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Union Letterhead

Date: August 14 1863
Description: Printed blue ink image depicting a woman sitting in front of a shield, and holding onto a fasces in her right hand, and an olive branch in her left hand. T...
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Lincoln and Hamlin Letterhead

Date: November 13 1860
Description: Printed black ink image of a head and shoulders portrait of Abraham Lincoln (left) and Hannibal Hamlin (right).
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Lieut. Greble's Avenger Letterhead

Date: January 28 1862
Description: Blue and red ink image on pink paper depicting a scene in the Battle of Big Bethel where Lieutenant John T. Greble refused to pull back while he continued...

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