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Stroboscopic Photography Technique

Date: April 1950
Description: A girl on a swing is the subject of photographers demonstrating a technique using high speed flash.
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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....
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South End of Hull Porch

Date: 1914
Description: Enclosed porch of Hull Cottage showing "rustic" log furniture as well as a Mission Style porch swing and Arts & Crafts area rugs. The Hull cottage, a.k.a....
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Merrick Residence

Date: 1926
Description: Exterior view of the Merrick residence, with a woman sitting on a swing on the front porch.
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Young Girls Playing on School Swing

Date: May 1928
Description: Two young girls playing on a tree swing on the grounds of Viall School.
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Children of Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr.

Date: 1904
Description: Group portrait on porch of the three children of Cyrus Hall McCormick, Jr. (1859-1936), and his wife, Harriet Bradley Hammond (1862-1921). Pictured, left t...
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Children on Homemade Swing

Date: June 1927
Description: Young boy and a toddler relaxing on a homemade tree swing made with an automobile seat.
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Woman Reading on Screened Porch

Date: June 1923
Description: Miss Marilla Zearing reading a newspaper on a rocking chair in the screened porch of her home. The photograph was taken for International Harvester's Agric...
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Manchesters Store Picnic

Date: July 20 1932
Description: Harry and Morgan Manchester, and six girls employed at Manchesters, enjoying a picnic supper on the lawn of their Maple Bluff home. L to r: Catherine Alber...
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Young Boy on School Swing

Date: June 11 1920
Description: Young boy playing on a school swing. An automobile is parked nearby.
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Hattie Pautz and Her Dolls

Date: April 1901
Description: Hattie Pautz, sitting and posing with her dolls in front of the side of a building. On the ground next to her is one of the dolls in a doll-sized lawn swin...
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Singer and Interviewer

Date: 
Description: Possibly Michael Leary or Daniel O'Connell.
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Ole Wettlesen with Horse on his Farm

Date: 1874
Description: In 1845, Ole Wettlesen and his wife Thorbjor and family left Laardal, Telemark, Norway, for America, eventually settling in Dane County. There, Ole establi...
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Portrait of Young Women on Swing

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Description: Studio portrait of twelve young women posing, seven sitting and five standing, around and on a swing in front of a painted backdrop. Seated at left in the...
Postcard

Stoughton Hospital and Park

Date: 1910
Description: Park view featuring two children and their nurse or nanny in the foreground and an inset of the hospital in the upper left corner. Caption reads: "Stoughto...
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Taylor Orphan Asylum

Date: 1890
Description: The Taylor Orphan Asylum, view from the rear. Children are playing on the lawn in front.
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Anita McCormick and Friend

Date: 1885
Description: Carte-de-visite of Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954) and an unidentified young woman. Anita sits on a "well" and the friend sits on a swing in front of a...
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Man and Girl on Porch Swing

Date: 1921
Description: A older man and a young girl holding a doll are seated together on a porch swing for an outdoor portrait.
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Man on Swing

Date: 
Description: A man, possbly Andrew Larson (?) of Hoffman Creek, sits on a tree swing. The shadow of the photographer is visible on the grass.
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Man and Woman on Swing

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Description: A man and woman, possibly Mr. and Mrs. Andrew and Clara Larson (?) of Hoffman Creek sit on a tree swing. The shadow of the photographer is visible on the g...

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