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Target Shooting at Villa Louis

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Description: Target shooting on the east lawn of Villa Louis. Nina S. Dousman is on the extreme right of the image.
Photograph

McCue's Drugstore

Date: 1945
Description: Exterior view of McCue's Drugstore. In the window are drawings of drug specimens produced by a local botany class.
Photograph

Meyer's Pharmacy Soda Fountain

Date: April 21 1942
Description: View of the soda fountain in Meyer's Pharmacy in Topeka. Advertisement premiums for Meadow Gold Ice Cream and Coca-Cola are featured prominently.
Drawing

Pattashgas Bird

Date: 
Description: Monochrome brush drawing with watercolor wash. Prof. A.W. Schorger of Madison identified this bird in 1945 as "almost certainly a long-billed Dowitcher (Li...
Photograph

Alexander Legge

Date: September 20 1923
Description: Alexander Legge (1866-1933) with a pitchfork full of hay at a Thresher demonstration at International Harvester's Hinsdale farm. Men are milling around a t...
Photograph

Holt crawler at Winnipeg tractor contest

Date: 1911
Description: Men in suits and hats follow along as a man plows with a Holt crawler tractor at the Winnipeg tractor contest in Canada. Another man in the foreground is p...
Photograph

Martin Tavern

Date: 1935
Description: Exterior view of the Martin Tavern.
Photograph

Congregational Church

Date: 1865
Description: View of the Congregational church and surrounding buildings.
Photograph

Jenkin Lloyd Jones at Podium

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Description: Jenkin Lloyd Jones at a podium with flowers.
Photograph

Pioneer Block before the Fire

Date: 1880
Description: Three or four-story brick building, with a "Drug Book Store" sign at the front, and a stair wrapping around the side of the building up to a balcony. A man...
Photograph

G.A.R. Memorial Hall

Date: 1973
Description: The G.A.R. Memorial Hall on Monona Avenue.
Photograph

Studio Portrait of a Ho-Chunk Man and Woman

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Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk man and woman, the former posing half-sitting and wearing a suit jacket, vest, trousers, and a...
Photograph

Open Casket with Body of European American Man

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Description: Open casket with the corpse of an European American man lying inside it wearing a dark-colored suit coat and bow tie. Floral arrangements are placed above...
Photograph

Genoa Junction Free Public Library

Date: October 07 1905
Description: Interior view of the Genoa Junction Free Public Library. Reverse of cardboard mounting reads: "Genoa Junction Free Public Library, Genoa Junction, Wisconsi...
Print

Burr McGuire

Date: 
Description: Engraved portrait of Burr McGuire who was captured by Company A, 1st Wisconsin Cavalry, on the morning of August 18, 1862 near Jackson, Missouri.
Photograph

Men Holding Turkeys

Date: December 03 1915
Description: J.M. Browning and Mr. Powell, wearing hats, suits, and ties, each hold a turkey while standing on a dirt road. Several individuals are in the background st...
Print

Valentine with Little Girl and Bird

Date: 1920
Description: Valentine's Day card with a little girl in a red outfit gazing at at bird in a tree. She is standing on a path with grass all around. There is an ornate b...
Print

International 2 Speed Dual Performance Brochure

Date: 1938
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for International trucks, featuring a stylized silhouette of a streamlined truck. Also includes the text, "In Today's Truc...
Book or Pamphlet

Malt Shipping

Date: 1934
Description: Three men packing malt sacks for shipping, Rahr Malting Company, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, 1934.
Print

University Stamp Club Second Annual "All-State" Stamp Show and Banquet Menu

Date: 1925
Description: Front cover and menu page for the second annual stamp show and banquet for the University Stamp Club. Includes a 1/2 cent stamp picturing Nathan Hale cance...

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