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Travelers on Lake Superior

Date: 1850
Description: Travelers in a rowing canoe on Lake Superior.
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Wisconsin Billboard

Date: 1938
Description: A movable billboard aimed at passing motorists along State Highway 20 in Illinois. It reads "Relax in Wisconsin, Where Friends and Nature Meet." Although...
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Milton House Stables

Date: August 1898
Description: The stables at the Milton House. The Milton House was supposedly a part of the Underground Railroad during the Civil War. The house was built in 1845 by Jo...
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Improved Rural Road

Date: 1918
Description: Amery Road near New Richmond. The photograph was taken by the Wisconsin Good Roads Association probably as an illustration of the kind of improved roads t...
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Pickering Camp

Date: 1920
Description: C.R. Pickering Camp on Mill Creek, in summer. Shelter on hill overlooking pond.
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Oconomowoc Public Library

Date: 1928
Description: Exterior view of the Oconomowoc Public Library, located in both the half-timbered (formerly the fire house) and the next building, with museum on the third...
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Trees Reflected in Water

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Description: Trees reflected in stream.
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Grotto

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Description: Roman Catholic grotto with a cross under a peaked arch surrounded by trees and shrubs.
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Clearing the Street after a Snowfall

Date: 1918
Description: View down street towards men clearing snow from a residential street using shovels and horse-drawn wagons. A row of homes is on the left. Further down the...
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Minnehaha Falls

Date: 1921
Description: View towards four people walking up to the frozen Minnehaha Falls in Minnehaha Park.

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