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Planting Trout

Date: April 26 1936
Description: Planting trout in Waupaca County. Left to right on bank: S.A. LaVoilette, Joe Samz, Lloyd Pinkawski, Edwin Kargewski, W.M. Geiger, G. Moder, Billy LaVoilet...
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Linear Mounds

Date: August 1905
Description: A visitor takes in the sight of three linear burial mounds at the Sure-Johnson mound group south of McFarland, Wisconsin.
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House In The Woods

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Description: Exterior view of the house in the woods in winter.
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Blockhouse Mine

Date: 1940
Description: Blockhouse lead mine with cows grazing.
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Mullen Mine #2

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Description: Lead and zinc mine
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Cross Section of Lead Mine

Date: 1844
Description: Cross section drawing of a Wisconsin lead mine.
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Miners with ore crushers

Date: 1890
Description: Highland Mines owner, Harris Lewis, center, with miners, stands before zinc ore crushers.
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Magnus Swenson (1855-1936)

Date: 1890
Description: Studio portrait of Magnus Swenson. He was a Norwegian immigrant who made his name in business and as an inventor. He served on the Wisconsin Capitol Buildi...
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Jens Jensen and Youths

Date: 1949
Description: Landscape architect Jens Jensen and youth from the Madison Youth Council at Glenwood Children's park on their clean-up work day. The park was planned and d...
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Reading the Story of the Nativity

Date: 1953
Description: Two young children relax in their pajamas while reading "A Child's Story of the Nativity."
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Wisconsin Capitol, South Wing

Date: 1921
Description: Employes of the business office of the Insurance Department.
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Employee Outing

Date: August 26 1908
Description: Women employees of Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Co. (TMERL) competing a foot race at the third company outing.
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Voter Registration

Date: 1933
Description: Citizens line up at the City Clerk office to register to vote while a woman raises her hand to take the oath.
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Dow's Store and Texaco Station

Date: 1946
Description: Two men pose outside Dow's store and filling station on Highway 77.
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Swimming Pool

Date: 1930
Description: The municipal sand-bottomed swimming pool was a popular spot to cool off in the summer months.
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Business District of Laona

Date: 1941
Description: Leona street scene with parked cars in front of Connor's Big Department Store and the Hotel Gordon, photographed sometime during the summer of 1941. Soon...
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The First Incandescent Central Station

Date: 1882
Description: Cutaway view of the building that housed the first electrical station created to distribute incandescent light electricity.
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Fox River Water Power Plant

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Description: View of the power plant, along with a bridge, trees, and smokestacks.
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Fox River with Outcrop

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Description: Calm river with a rocky island or outcrop.
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Bridge over Lower Fox River

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Description: View of railway bridge over the river, with industrial background.

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