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Kleinstueber Machine Shop

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Description: Elevated view of Kleinstueber's Machine Shop, where Christopher Latham Sholes perfected his typewriter. The sign on the top of the building reads: "Brass F...
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Sarah Fairchild Conover

Date: 1895
Description: Sarah Fairchild Dean Conover, sister of Civil War hero and governor Lucius Fairchild, reclines on a sofa in her home at 424 North Pinckney Street.
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Stage in front of Coon Valley Store

Date: 1892
Description: Caption: "Stage driven by William C. Alden stopping in front of Coon Valley store on the route between Viroqua to Muscoda and La Crosse. Alden drove the st...
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Elevated View of Houses

Date: 1965
Description: Elevated view from hill of houses and garages surrounded by trees.
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House near Portage Canal

Date: September 1962
Description: View across yard of a house beside the Portage Canal. It was unoccupied at the time of this photograph.
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Wisconsin Thematic Panel 1-6

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Description: We've at least been able to conserve something if it's only the idea of conserving for conservation's sake
But the community interests ought to come fir...
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Wisconsin Thematic Panel 7-11

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Description: I had to know the point to which the path was tracked
and when the definition would cease to be my own
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Wisconsin Thematic Panel 12-18

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Description: She didn't quite make clear what we were going to find when we got here
on the outer edge of worry
It wasn't Chinamen and it wasn't wild rice
A ha...
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Wisconsin Thematic Panel 19-32

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Description: Unkind to speak of the ancestral vocabulary as dream-talk,
unkind to wake the dreamer
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Wisconsin Thematic Panel 33-46

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Description: The Little Bluebirds — has anyone expressed it better
than Judy Garland singing
. . . why, oh why, can't I
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Wisconsin Thematic Panel 47-54

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Description: The fast movement was a nervous reach for something west.
But along the way there was no hurry. Wait for noontime, turned round to a movement eastward,<...
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Wisconsin Thematic Panel 55-61

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Description: Way back in the soft center of hard times
did not their resistance to change in the sentiment
make some sense

What could take the place of the...
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Wisconsin Thematic Panel 62-69

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Description: The arrangements

Somebody takes care of it:
planning the details, announcements,
transportation,
setting the tone,
fitting all the likel...
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Wisconsin Thematic Panel 70-78

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Description: If everything stopped dead — watches, tickers, hands — on every island something new would bloom
and another age begin
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Wisconsin Thematic Panel 79-84

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Description: A working lifetime minted these good coins – every day
devoted to circulating them through the same routine streets
wore them thin into retirement
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Wisconsin Thematic Panel 85-90

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Description: 200 years this tree grew here and so did I
We were raised here and brought up young ones
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Wisconsin Thematic Panel 91-96

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Description: The visionaries: slightly seeing as many improvements
as there are egos to reckon with
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Wisconsin Thematic Panel 97-102

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Description: The measure of solitude fades in the ripples
and there are more prizes than there are fish
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Wisconsin Thematic Panel 103-109

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Description: The style of reachings, temporal or spiritual, for transformation of the earth

The chapel of Rockford Female Seminary, later Rockford College, 1889-...
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Wisconsin Thematic Panel 110-115

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Description: I'll show you all the imported graces
and you shall see New Fontainebleau

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