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Ole Steensland

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Description: A seated, waist-up studio portrait of Ole Steensland, a private in Company K, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform. The following information was obtained...
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John O. Wraalstad

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Description: Tintype (ferrotype) portrait of Sergeant John O. Wraalstad, Company I of the 15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, Wisconsin's so-called Scandinavian Regiment...
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Bad River

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Description: Aerial view of the Big Goose Neck in the Bad River at Copper Falls State Park.
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Gaylord Nelson and Sherman Benson as Boys

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Description: Gaylord Nelson and Sherman Benson as boys in front of the Nelson home during the winter with a dog and sled.
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Cable Drug Store

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Description: View of exterior of the Cable Drug Store. The signs on the exterior advertise that they have a soda fountain with Russell's Ice Cream and Coca-Cola.
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Zimmer's Drug Store

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Description: Streetside view of Zimmer's Drug Store.
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Iverson's Pharmacy

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Description: Exterior view of Iverson's Pharmacy and Hayes Restaurant.
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Graf's Drug Store

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Description: Streetside view of Graf's Drug Store.
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Tucker's Rexall Drugstore

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Description: Exterior view of Tucker's Rexall Drugstore. Winter's watertower is visible in the background.
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Lloyd Barbee at Capitol

Date: August 1964
Description: Lloyd Barbee poses in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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La Follette's Maple Bluff Farm

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Description: Maple Bluff Farm, then in a rural location, which Robert M. La Follette purchased at the time he became a U.S. Senator and which continued in the family fo...
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Portrait of a Woman

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Description: A portrait of a woman, possibly Sarah Jones, wife of William Arthur Jones. She is sitting on a wooden railing and behind her is a stone wall.
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St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church

Date: 1900
Description: St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church before the convent was built behind it.
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Three Generations of La Follettes

Date: April 1926
Description: Belle Case La Follette with her son Philip, and her grandson Robert M. La Follette, III.
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Aupaumut Memorial Tablet

Date: June 14 1928
Description: The Aupaumut Memorial Tablet unveiling ceremony. The memorial is for Captain Hendrick Aupaumut, a Revolutionary War soldier, born 1757, died 1830. The tabl...
Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Advertising Folder

Date: 1886
Description: Cover of a foldout advertising card produced by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company, manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Features an illustration...
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Harry W. Bolens

Date: 1912
Description: Harry W. Bolens,(seated, center) during an unsucessful campaign for Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin during the summer of 1912. He was an inventor, obtaine...
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Nettie Fowler McCormick Holding Baby

Date: 1922
Description: Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923) holding her infant great-niece, Nancy Fowler Merle-Smith (b. 1921). Nettie is sitting in a wheelchair on a path, with...
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Two Men Talking at Tractor Exhibit

Date: 1915
Description: Two men standing near a display tent at a tractor exhibition. One man appears to be talking animatedly while the other listens.
Book or Pamphlet

Anti-Communist Literature

Date: 1953
Description: "It Can Happen Here", a pamphlet distributed by the Christian Anti-Communism Crusade. The CACC was founded by Fred C. Schwartz in 1953, the peak of the an...

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