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Looking Out From Boat Cave

Description: View out to the river from Boat Cave. At the entrance of the cave are two men in a canoe. H.H. Bennett's brother, John, is the paddler in the bow of the bo...

Raftsman's Series No. 1422: On A Sandbar. Working A Jack

Date: 1886
Description: Stereograph of several raftsmen working a jack on a sandbar.

Iowa's First Flyer

Date: 1906
Description: The monoplane glider built and flown by Carl S. Bates of Clear Lake, Iowa. During the previous year Bates had built a bi-plane glider.

Badger Liquor Shop

Date: November 29 1937
Description: Five men (Saul Sinaiko and his son Donald Sinaiko and three others), standing in front of a liquor bottle display at the Badger Liquor Shop, 402 State Stre...

Wisconsin State Capitol (Third) and Park Trees

Description: Elevated view of the third Wisconsin Capitol as originally constructed. The trees of the Capitol Park are already so large that they largely obscure any vi...

F.W. Woolworth's Interior

Date: October 27 1955
Description: Interior of the new, self-service Woolworth's variety store at 2-8 West Mifflin Street. The view is toward the front from the balcony, showing main floor s...

Belgian-American Singer

Date: August 31 1946
Description: Either Anton de Beck or Theuphiel Ropson, Belgian-Americans who recorded French and Walloon dialect ballads for song collector Helene Stratman-Thomas.

Waupun Prison Garden

Date: 1870
Description: Waupun Prison garden. Hill top view of garden with arched trellis and vines and men hoeing in garden; prison in background.

Workers at Lumberyard

Date: 1874
Description: Elevated view of a man with a wheelbarrow standing amid vast stacks of cut wood in the yard of a pulp mill.

Farmers Unloading Milk Cans

Date: 1876
Description: Farmers off-loading milk cans from their wagons at the creamery. One man is operating a hoist, lifting a can to pour the milk down a chute.

Studio Photograph of Norwegian Bible

Date: 1879
Description: Norwegian Bible opened to the first page of the book of John.

Reaper Boy in Stable

Date: 1877
Description: A horse named Reaper Boy in a stable. Photographed at the residence of Dr. Blake (probably Samuel M.).

Portrait of Man and Woman

Date: 1875
Description: Portrait of older man and woman.

Lodi Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church

Date: 1871
Description: Lodi Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church, built in 1872 for three thousand dollars. A circular stained glass window is in the front of the building abov...

Ingeborg Dahl

Date: 1871
Description: The studio portrait of Ingeborg Dahl made after her marriage to Nels, the photographer's brother.

By the Piano

Description: Two women and a man posing by a piano.

Manchester's, Inc., Corset Window Display

Date: March 08 1953
Description: Gossard corsets, girdles and bras display in Manchester's, Inc., store window No. 3, 2 East Mifflin Street.

Clothing Drive

Description: Junior Chamber of Commerce Auxiliary members (Mrs. Darleen Maddrell, Mrs. Meta Thompson, and Mrs. Ruby Zein) help at a clothes drive at Washington School,...

Madison Soap Box Derby

Date: July 03 1955
Description: Bobbie Geppert, son of Dr. Geppert, inspecting his Wolff-Kubly & Hirsig soap box racer entered in the Soap Box Derby.

Wisconsin vs. Indiana Basketball Game

Date: February 16 1953
Description: Wisconsin player number 54 attempts to make a basket during the University of Wisconsin vs. University of Indiana basketball game.

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