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Wausau German Choral Society

Date: 1913
Description: Members of the Wausau German Men's Choral Society of Sheboygan, gathered outdoors, relaxing and drinking beer. A banner behind the group says "Wausau Liede...
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German Free Thinkers Society

Date: 1902
Description: Members of the German-American Freie Gemeinde ("Free Thinkers") organization, posed in front of their building at Sauk City.
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Cow Chip Tossing Contest

Date: September 1980
Description: A competitor in the State Cow Chip Tossing Contest has 30 seconds to choose her cow chip. The cow chips are specially made from cow manure.
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Street Signs

Date: September 1967
Description: Street signs with bar in background.
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Aldo Leopold

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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...
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Robert M. La Follette, Sr.

Date: October 1900
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., waving a flag from the back of a train as he campaigns for governor.
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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...
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Train Crossing a Bridge

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Description: A Chicago, Minneapolis, and St. Paul train crosses a bridge over the Wisconsin River.
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Construction on Bridge

Date: 1910
Description: Construction gang at work on the Wisconsin River Bridge.
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People on Sled

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Description: Elevated view of a group of people posing on and around horse-drawn sleds. There is a man on the porch of the building in the background.
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Burning of German Textbooks

Date: June 13 1918
Description: "Here lies the remains of German in B.H.S." is written on the pavement next to a smoldering pile of German textbooks. A car is parked along the curb in the...
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Aldo Leopold

Date: 1940
Description: Caption on negative sleeve: "Aldo Leopold and son Luna (standing); Mrs. Leopold and two daughters Nina and Estella (kneeling). 'Shack' in background." The...
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Cigarette Sales

Date: June 1981
Description: Winnebago Enterprises trailer, advertising drive-up cigarette sales.
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Hillside Home School

Date: 1915
Description: Hillside Home School designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1901 and constructed over the next two years. The school was operated by the architect's family.
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Young Women at Devil's Lake

Date: 1905
Description: Six young women posed among the rocks at Devil's Lake.
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Outdoor Portrait of Ho-Chunk Woman

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Description: Susie Redhorn "HiNukIGa" (Woman), daughter of Frank Redhorn and Lucy Prettyman, shown in later years posing by two baskets. The photo was taken at the Dell...
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Frank Lloyd Wright's Funeral Procession

Date: April 1959
Description: Funeral procession of Frank Lloyd Wright to Unity Chapel Cemetery. His body is carried in a horse-drawn vehicle with a group of people marching behind.
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International Scout outside WVLR Radio Station

Date: 1965
Description: Station manager Ron Nicols and an International Scout truck with plow outside Wisconsin's Very Live Radio station headquarters. WVLR shared quarters with C...
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August Derleth in his Office

Date: 1965
Description: Office of author August Derleth, Wisconsin's Very Live Radio's (WVLR) unofficial consultant on the history of the Sauk-Prairie area. Derleth's novels and s...
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Announcer Del Viney inside WVLR Studio

Date: 1965
Description: Radio announcer Del Viney on the air inside Wisconsin's Very Live Radio (WVLR) station during the dinner music show.

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