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Cabin on Big Bay Beach

Date: 1890
Description: Three men sitting in front of log building at Big Bay Beach on Madeline Island.
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Information Cabin

Date: 1940
Description: Four people outside of the information cabin at Copper Falls State Park.
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Children and Adults Engaged in Yard Work

Date: February 20 1915
Description: A woman and boy are using "sedge brush" brooms to sweep a dirt yard as two women — possibly social workers or Agricultural Extension employees — look on. A...
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Sixth Ward / Marquette School

Date: 1900
Description: Exterior of the 6th Ward School, 1237 Williamson Street, built in 1894. Several people are posing on the road and sidewalk in front of the building with tw...
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Combine Assembly Line at East Moline Works

Date: 1944
Description: Male and female workers installing parts on combine bodies along assembly line at International Harvester's East Moline Works. The factory was constructed...
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Group Portrait of African Americans in front of Building

Date: February 17 1915
Description: Group portrait of African American children and adults posing in front of a run-down building with a stone chimney — possibly a rural school house.
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Middleton Airport and Morey Airplane Co.

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Description: Howard Morey (left) was associated with most of the airports in Madison. Prior to World War II he managed Madison Municipal Airport and when the military t...
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First to Fly in Italy

Date: 1909
Description: Crowds of Italians rushing to see Wilbur Wright and his airplane near Rome. After his triumphant demonstration of the "Flyer" in France the previous fall,...
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Wright Airplane Landing

Date: April 1909
Description: An Italian soldier on horseback watches Wilbur Wright land a Wright "Flyer" somewhere near Rome. After his triumphant demonstration of the "Flyer" in Franc...
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Richland Center Aviator

Date: 1946
Description: An unidentified pilot seated in the cockpit of a Stinson sport airplane at Richland County Airport. He had flown there to attend the airport dedication.
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Truax Field

Date: 1948
Description: A Beechcraft 18 in the former Air Force hangar at Truax Field. This photograph was taken shortly after Wisconsin Central Airlines moved its headquarters fr...
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Myrland's Sky Lodge

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Description: Myrland's Sky Lodge, a vacation resort near Montello that boasted a private landing strip for pilots with small planes. The Piper Vagabond in the foregroun...
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Madison's Truax Field

Date: October 18 1955
Description: A Northwest Airlines DC-4 plane at the Truax terminal. Originally constructed in 1937 with assistance from the WPA, the Madison Municipal Airport was renam...
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Lone Rock and Helicopter

Date: June 1955
Description: A helicopter hovers over the crowd at an air show marking the dedication of the Lone Rock Airport as a local government facility. Because of its location a...
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Shullsburg Flying School

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Description: The staff of Hanifans' Flying School at Shullsburg where the enrollment during the 1950s was largely comprised of students on the G.I. Bill.
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Office of SHSW Librarian

Date: May 1896
Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Minnie Oakley in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. From 1866 to 1883 the Historical Society occupied the entire...
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Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad Passenger Depot

Date: 1910
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad passenger depot. The village of Allis is now part of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and called West Allis.
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Martin's Tavern

Date: 1910
Description: View of Leonard Martin's Tavern in Chamberlain, with large Martin house in front.
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Fairchild Block

Date: 1895
Description: Elevated view of the Fairchild Block at 29 East Main Street as photographed by attorney Albert G. Zimmerman. Until 1894 Zimmerman was a partner in the law...
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Rustic Bridge

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Description: Elevated view of a bridge. Trees are in the foreground, with Lake Mendota and the far shoreline in the distance. Original caption reads, "Rustic Bridge on...

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