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Druggist and Scale

Date: April 21 1942
Description: Druggist Stanley Meyers pauses while weighing a prescription on the pharmacy's scale.
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Horse-Drawn Patent Medicines Wagon

Date: January 07 1937
Description: A traveling salesman with Willson's Monarch Labs stands beside the horse-drawn wagon that took him on sales routes in rural Wisconsin. Willson manufactured...
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Agricultural Extension Lecture

Date: December 01 1915
Description: Lindsey Reese of International Harvester's Agricultural Extension Department delivering a lecture on livestock and agriculture to a crowd of people and a d...
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Curtiss Flying Boat

Date: 1912
Description: John Kaminski (right) and a fellow student he identified only as "Cy," flying one of the Glenn Curtiss flying boats on San Diego Bay.
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Car on Rural Country Road

Date: December 03 1915
Description: Car coming down a rural dirt road. Caption reads: "A view on Houston and Oklona Pike. Chickasaw Co. has over 100 miles of fine pikes and building more." A...
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Ladder Wagon Racing to Fire

Date: 1895
Description: A ladder wagon of the Madison Fire Department races around corner of North Pinckney and East Main streets.
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CMSP Locomotive

Date: 1890
Description: View looking down railroad tracks towards the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad locomotive #240, a type 4-4-0. On the right is a steep, rocky bank,...
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James Duane Doty Residence

Date: 1898
Description: The James Duane Doty Residence on Doty Street (formerly Clymer Street), the first Executive Mansion in Madison, occupied in 1841-1844 by the Territorial Go...
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6th Ward / Marquette School

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Description: Exterior of the 6th Ward School at 1237 Williamson Street. The building was designed by the Madison firm of Conover and Porter, and featured five turrets,...
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Northwest Fur Co.

Date: 1925
Description: This building was supposedly once used as a storage house for the Northwest Fur Co.
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Dousman House Hotel

Date: 1930
Description: Dousman House Hotel, built in 1863 near the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad to provide accommodations for its patrons. View looking southeast near...
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Brisbois Hotel

Date: 1920
Description: Brisbois Hotel, later part of Campion College.
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Indian Agency House

Date: 1936
Description: A view of the Indian Agency house after restoration. A person is standing on the porch.
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International Truck Advertisement

Date: 1918
Description: Close-up view of an International Harvester Company truck advertisement.
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No Taxes for War

Date: April 15 1966
Description: At a demonstration against the payment of taxes to support the war in Vietnam, a young man burns his check to the Internal Revenue Service. Probably in fro...
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Animal Trap with Stuffed Squirrel

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Description: Studio portrait of an animal trap on a pile of hay with a stuffed squirrel situated behind it. There is a painted backdrop in the background.
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Women in the Hops Field

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Description: A group of women posing amidst the hops plants in a field. Most of the women are wearing hats, aprons, and dresses. Some have picnic baskets and many are e...
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Elkhorn Public Library

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Description: Exterior view of the Elkhorn Public Library and a larger, two-story, brick building, with a storefront on the first floor. The Elkhorn Public Library is th...
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School Group

Date: 1890
Description: A group portrait of students of the Wisconsin School posing outdoors. Frank O. King is second from right, in the front row.
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International Model M Truck Outside Betsy Ross House

Date: 1914
Description: Man in driver's seat of an International model M truck parked outside the historic Betsy Ross house. The truck was operated by "White Star Blue" under Geor...

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