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Steam Fire Engine with Three Horses

Date: 1900
Description: A steam fire engine of Milwaukee's Fire Company #2 drawn by three white horses racing to a fire. Prior motor driven fire equipment was a greater danger tha...
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First to Fly-Army Demonstration

Date: September 12 1908
Description: Demonstration of the Wright Flyer.
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Langlade County Court House

Date: 1920
Description: The Langlade County Court House.
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Bartlett School

Date: 1885
Description: The Third Ward, East Side, or Barlett School, after additions had been put on in the rear. The Bartlett after whom the school building was named was Willia...
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Kenosha Water Cure

Date: 1880
Description: The Kenosha water cure on the corner of N. Main and Grand Avenue. It was built in the 1840's for educational and religious purposes. It burned down in 1900...
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Sheridan Road

Date: November 17 1937
Description: Looking northeast on Sheridan Road (State Highway 42) at Sheridan Road Grade Crossing.
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Sixth Street

Date: 1893
Description: Sixth Street in La Crosse.
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Emmerling Home

Date: 1911
Description: Exterior view of the Carl E. Emmerling home, located at 207 8th Street.
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Conical Mounds at Morris Park

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Description: A row of conical mounds at Morris Park on the west side of Lake Mendota, in or near Governor Nelson State Park.
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Bachman House

Date: May 15 1928
Description: The Bachman house, built around 1855, on the corner of Merchant and Emerson Streets.
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Waldecker House

Date: May 15 1928
Description: The Waldecker house, built by Mr. Gruenewalt in about 1853, at the corner of Jackson and Merchant Streets (120 Merchant Street).
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View from Burlington Railroad Bridge

Date: 1930
Description: View of multiple buildings and piers taken from the Burlington Railroad bridge.
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Waldheim Sanatorium

Date: 1910
Description: Waldheim Sanatorium, front view with a woman sitting on front porch.
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Mill During Flood

Date: October 13 1911
Description: Mill during flood with a man standing outside.
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Filipino Cart

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Description: A Philippine Islands man sits in a cart drawn by several water buffalo. The man may have worked in International Harvester's sisal and twine operation.
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Mr. H. Puttemans using Chattanooga Reversible Plow

Date: 1919
Description: Mr. H. Puttemans turns under a failed rice crop by means of a horse-drawn Chattanooga Reversible Disc Plow at the Polytechnic School in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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St. Mary's Hospital

Date: 1911
Description: End of wing on left is circular. Trees are in front of hospital in a small park area.
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Railroad Bridge Removal

Date: 1885
Description: Partial removal of railroad bridge over Rock River. A train is on a section not being removed in order to transport men and materials.
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Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: July 03 1896
Description: Elevated view of waiters and customers in the Schlitz Palm Garden. The idea of the garden was borrowed from Germany where beer gardens were common. It open...
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Temperance Group at Willard School

Date: July 17 1909
Description: Field trip to Emma Willard's home near Janesville by the 18th annual convention of the Loyal Temperance League of Wisconsin. The sign on one of the wagons...

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