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Sons of the American Legion

Date: 1935
Description: Sons of the American Legion in formation outside the Witt Studio. Two of them hold flags. Names are (left to right), Don Frank, Jerry Zander, Ralph Meyer,...
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Opera House

Date: 1880
Description: The Opera House at the corner of Washington (now Main) and North Mill Streets.
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Railroad Depot

Date: 1925
Description: Railroad depot taken as part of a survey by the Wisconsin Power and Light Company to promote economic development by emphasizing available buildings and bu...
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The First Kindergarten in America

Date: 1928
Description: Exterior view of the school established by Mrs. Carl Schurz, which is often considered the first kindergarten in America.
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Raft Boats in Winter Quarters

Date: 1872
Description: Elevated view of nine rafters wintering at Reed's Landing. At left is Hiram Price, with L.W. Crane beside her. Third is Annie Girdon w...
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The J.S. with an Excursion Party Aboard

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Description: A bow view of the sternwheel excursion, J.S., near Lyons, Iowa (now called Clinton) with an excursion party aboard taken between 1901 and 1910. Brid...
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The "Keokuk" Beside a Barge

Date: 1868
Description: The sidewheel packet, "Keokuk," loaded with passengers beside a barge at a landing. The landing is filled with people and horse-drawn vehicles. The sign on...
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Cutover Land

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Description: Expanse of land with tree stumps with trees and buildings in the background.
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Pioneer Living Room

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Description: A collection of pioneer household articles arranged in a living room.
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Vote Recording Machine

Date: 1919
Description: Inventor, B.L. Boboroff, displays his vote recording device to members of the U.S. House of Representatives.
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Open Hearth Lead Furnace

Date: 1872
Description: Galena (lead sulfide) was melted at this open hearth furnace owned by Richard Straw and Company on the Roundtree Branch of the Little Platte River. The men...
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Camp Tent

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Description: Man, woman, and two children putting up a tent by some trees.
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Cooks in a Civil War Army Camp

Date: 1865
Description: Two men cook at griddles while another leans on an open door to one of many tents at a Civil War army camp.
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Camp Randall Arch in Madison

Date: January 19 1931
Description: Winter scene featuring the Camp Randall Memorial Arch on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
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Madison City Hospital

Date: 1910
Description: Postcard of City Hospital, which became known as Madison General Hospital and is now Meriter Hospital. It was designed by Madison architects Louis W. Cla...
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The Kaiser, Hindenburg, and Ludendorff planning "The Final Drive"

Date: 1916
Description: Kaiser Wilhelm II with Paul von Hindenburg and Erich Ludendorff, commanders on the World War I western front, planning military strategy.
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Two-Headed Turtle

Date: November 02 1931
Description: Two-headed snapping turtle, found near the Yahara River outside of Stoughton by Leo Halverson.
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The Rockefeller Family Cousins

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Description: Group portrait of (l to r) philanthropist John D. Rockefeller, Sr., his cousins Mary Ann & Lucy Ann, brother William, Jr., and cousin Frank.
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Betsy's Abode

Date: 1905
Description: A woman poses in front of her log cabin with her dog.
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Bossy's Baronial Barn

Date: 1905
Description: Log cabin barn and haystack.

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