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Small Child in a Rocking Chair

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Description: Interior scene of a small child in a rocking chair. Standing next to the chair is a young girl.
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Gaylord and Stannard Nelson as Children

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Description: Gaylord Nelson and his brother Stannard play behind the office of their father A. N. Nelson.
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Unemployment Conditions

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Description: Man sitting outdoors surrounded by children on Pulaski Street.
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Main & Fifth Streets in La Crosse

Date: 1905
Description: View of pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages downtown, at the corner of Main and Fifth Street. J.A. Erhart & Sons' Drugstore are on the right side of the...
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Menominee Child

Date: 1909
Description: A Menominee child, probably photographed on the reservation near Kenasha and Neopit, Wisconsin. He is standing outside in front of a log cabin, and an axe...
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Mother and Baby

Date: 1903
Description: Hand-colored photograph depicting a Native American mother holding her child in a cradleboard. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans pre...
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Ojibwa Chief Obtossaway

Date: 1903
Description: Hand-colored postcard depicting Ojibwa Chief Obtossaway. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepared by Paul Vanderbilt, the first cur...
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View along the Rock River

Date: 1900
Description: View of the industrial area along the Rock River.
Postcard

Burlington High School

Date: 1910
Description: Front view of the high school.
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Memorial Chapel in Cambria

Date: 1939
Description: View of Memorial Chapel, dedicated on May 8, 1939.
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Our Lady of the Holy Rosary

Date: 1900
Description: Church of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, a Catholic church built in 1866-1868.
Postcard

Downtown Fond du Lac

Date: 1908
Description: Street scene in Fond du Lac featuring many pedestrians, horse-drawn carriages, shops, and other buildings. An image of a plane has been added to the sky.
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Stephen Gilman with Briefcase

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Description: Professor Stephen Gilman stands on steps holding his hat and briefcase.
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Monona Avenue

Date: 1914
Description: Monona Avenue with Lake Monona in the background. (Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard as of January 19, 1987). View from the dome of the Wisconsin State Cap...
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Mary Virginia McCormick as a Young Girl

Date: 1872
Description: Studio portrait of a young Mary Virginia McCormick (1861-1941) in front of a painted backdrop. She is wearing a white dress with a striped sash, and sitti...
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Lover's Lane on University of Wisconsin-Madison Campus

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Description: Located on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, the lane is a dirt path surrounded by trees.
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Portrait of J. Robert Taylor

Date: 1911
Description: A portrait of J. Robert Taylor wearing a hat.
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Delta Upsilon

Date: 1908
Description: Fraternity house, 644 N Frances Street, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Lake Mendota is in the background.
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Holiday Card for a Lumber Company

Date: 1915
Description: Holiday Card for B. Heinemann Lumber Co., Wausau, Wisconsin. Text appears in geometric shapes with holly and a red bow behind them. Thermography, red, gree...
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Colonel Hans Heg Monument

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Description: Early sculpted sketch of the monument for Colonel Hans Heg designed by Paul Fjelde in the 1920s.

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