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Mary Ellen Nevin and her Sister

Date: 1897
Description: Interior of the kitchen at 12 North Broom Street, the residence of James and Mary Ellen Nevin, showing Mrs. Nevin and her sister cooking. James Nevin was...
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Grecian Poses

Date: 1899
Description: A group of seven women dressed in white flowing gowns strike "Grecian poses".
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Man and Dog at Riverbank

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Description: A man, possibly J. Schildhauer, stands at the edge of a small river with his hands on his hips. A dog is standing at the river's edge looking at a flock of...
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Two Women on a Rustic Bridge

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Description: Elevated view of two women, Mrs. Christine Rawsteck(?) and Mrs. J.W. Hommel(?), standing on a rustic bridge. The bridge is a part of a larger path that run...
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Woman Pouring Beverage

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Description: Mrs. G.E. Vandercook stands in a Grecian-inspired costume and pours a beverage from a ceramic pitcher.
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University of Wisconsin-Madison Science Hall

Date: 1895
Description: Exterior view of the Science Hall building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A man is in the right foreground.
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Three Men at the Internal Revenue Office

Date: 1897
Description: Three men, identified from left to right as Mr. Schildhauer, Mr. Parker, and Mr. Potter, at the Internal Revenue Office. The men are gathered around a larg...
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The Phillips Family

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Description: The members of the Phillips family stand on the lawn outside of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Armory (Red Gym or Old Red).
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Young Woman Raking Leaves

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Description: A young woman wearing a dress and a hat rakes leaves in a yard. In the background, a neighboring house is adorned with detailed fretwork brackets on an out...
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University of Wisconsin-Madison Machine Hall

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Description: Elevated view of interior of the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Machine Hall. Several men work in the large, warehouse-like work space amidst numerous m...
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Soldier Formation at Dedication Ceremony of University of Wisconsin-Madison Gymnasium

Date: 1894
Description: A formation of soldiers stand at attention during the dedication ceremony for the University of Wisconsin-Madison gymnasium.
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University of Wisconsin-Madison Gymnasium Dedication

Date: 1894
Description: Elevated view of large crowd gathered to witness the dedication ceremony for the University of Wisconsin-Madison gymnasium.
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Young Girl Feeding Chickens

Date: 1898
Description: A young girl feeds a flock of chickens outside the Leslie Bird house. Several other residences are visible in the background.
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University of Wisconsin-Madison Science Hall

Date: 1895
Description: Exterior view across field of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Science Hall. A group of men appear to be playing baseball on the open lawn along Langdon...
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Science Hall on University of Wisconsin-Madison Campus

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Description: A man walks toward Lake Mendota on a wooden sidewalk in front of Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Chemical Laboratory buildi...
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Woman Horseback Riding

Date: 1896
Description: Mrs. Elsie Stevens poses on a path by a lake while riding a horse. Possibly on the University of Wisconsin-Madison drive (present-day Lakeshore path).
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Two Children Playing Outside

Date: 1896
Description: Two boys, Verne and Fay Canon, pose outdoors. Verne sits in a small tree and rests his feet on the front tire of a bicycle, while Fay stands and rests his...
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Decoration Day Parade

Date: 1894
Description: An elevated view of a Decoration Day parade, near what appears to be Capitol Park. A small crowd gathers at the edge of the street to view a military band...
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University of Wisconsin Tub Race

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Description: Several views of the University of Wisconsin-Madison tub race. Several men race in wooden tubs while others watch from boats or a dock.
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University of Wisconsin-Madison Blacksmith Shop

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Description: The interior of the University of Wisconsin-Madison blacksmith shop. A man stands with his hands crossed in the shop, surrounded by various blacksmith impl...

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