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St. Paul's University Chapel

Date: 1910
Description: St. Paul's University Chapel at 723 State Street.
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Capitol Theatre Construction

Date: April 02 1927
Description: View of the early construction of the Capitol Theatre showing the steel frame of the building.
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Reverend A. Jacobsen and Family

Date: 1877
Description: Stereograph of Rev. A. Jacobson, family and visitors, Perry, Wis." from Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." Jacobson (1836-1910) immigrated to t...
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Bird's-Eye View of Bayfield

Date: 1886
Description: Bird's-eye view of Bayfield, county seat of Bayfield County. On the lower left side is an inset for Bayfield and the Apostle Islands.
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Titan 10-20 Tractor with Belt Drive Running Feed Grinder

Date: 1922
Description: Man standing inside the doorway of a barn pouring feed into a feed grinder. The grinder is powered by a belt attached to a Titan 10-20 tractor.
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Harmonica Player

Date: 1914
Description: James Peterson, son of the photographer, playing the harmonica. He is sitting against a stump, with trees in the distance.
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Photographer's Son in Boat

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Description: Laurie Peterson, son of the photographer, plays in boat. The photograph was originally titled "The Lone Boatsman".
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Sledding

Date: 1914
Description: Laurie, Muriel, and James Peterson, children of the photographer, sledding near the family home. Handwritten on reverse, "Laurie, Muriel, James Peterson, c...
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Lone Fisherman

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Description: View across water towards Laurie Peterson, son of the photographer, fishing from a rock on a misty morning near the family home.
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Plowing the Fields

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Description: Farmer plowing a field with two horses.
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Carl A. Peterson Fishing

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Description: View from shoreline of the photographer, Carl A. Peterson, taking a moment to light his pipe while fishing from a boat near the family home.
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Civil War Soldiers

Date: 1863
Description: The men in this tintype image were among 500 soldiers taken prisoner at Brentwood on March 25, 1863 and sent to Richmond. They were exchanged for Confedera...
Postcard

Vilas Park Carousel

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Description: Children riding the carousel (merry-go-round) at Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), donated by the citizens of the Madison area. A stone bridge is in the ba...
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Vilas Park Carousel

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Description: View from a stone bridge towards Vilas Park, with children riding the carousel (merry-go-round) and a kiddie train adjacent to the lagoon.
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Woman Poses with Cuddly Dudley Dogs and International Scout Trucks

Date: 1965
Description: Woman posing with "Cuddly Dudley" stuffed animals (dogs) and International Scout pickups as part of a promotional campaign. A sign on each Scout reads "or...
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Man Operating M-12-H Cotton Picker

Date: 1948
Description: Man harvesting cotton with a McCormick-Deering M-12-H cotton picker.
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Farmer Poses with Watermelon aboard Cotton Picker

Date: 1944
Description: Farm worker, Frank White, stops harvesting to pose with watermelon found among the cotton crop. The field, part of the O'Neill Ranch located in Helm, Calif...
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Workers Painting International Truck Engine Blocks

Date: October 1938
Description: Factory workers spray-painting truck engine blocks in a paint room of International Harvester's Indianapolis Truck Engine Works. Original caption reads: "D...
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Machine Operator at Indianapolis Works

Date: October 1938
Description: Factory worker using a lathe at International Harvester's Indianapolis Truck Engine Works. Original caption reads: "LeBlond crankshaft lathe showing detail...
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Worker Washes Engine Blocks at Indianapolis Works

Date: October 1938
Description: Factory operator washing motor truck engine blocks at International Harvester's Indianapolis Motor Truck Works. Original caption reads: "A Blakeslee washin...

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