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Monthly Market Fair

Date: 1908
Description: Elevated view of farmer's wagons, teams, and pedestrian traffic crowd Princeton's main street for the monthly market fair. Some snow is on the ground and a...
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Yahara River

Date: 1908
Description: The Yahara River from Williamson Street with Lake Monona in the background.
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Walter Davidson and Motorcycle

Date: 1908
Description: Walter Davidson and the motorcycle with which he won the two day endurance run from Catskill, New York to Brooklyn and Long Island, New York on June 28-29t...
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Vilas Park

Date: 1908
Description: Elevated view of Vilas Park, filled with people.
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Camp Randall Field

Date: 1908
Description: Aerial view of Camp Randall Field on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. University Heights is in the background.
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Bird's-Eye View of Madison

Date: 1908
Description: Colored map showing a panoramic view of Madison in great detail. The Wisconsin State Capitol is located at the center, with Lake Mendota in the background...
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Burial Mound on Fox Bluff

Date: 1908
Description: Reverend F.M. Gilmore, Professor W.E. Leonard, and Charles Brown relax on a burial mound on Fox Bluff near Lake Mendota.
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Powwow Group

Date: 1908
Description: Ho-Chunk performers gathered behind a drum and Winnebago baskets at the 1908 Homecoming. Standing from the left are Jim Swallow (MaPaZoeRayKeKah), William...
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Homecoming Powwow

Date: 1908
Description: Ho-Chunk men and women sitting and standing around a large medicine drum in an area portioned off by canvas barriers in front of a lodge. Identified as the...
Postcard

Camp Randall Stadium

Date: 1908
Description: Color postcard of an aerial view of Camp Randall Stadium at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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Yahara River below Williamson Street

Date: 1908
Description: A view of the Yahara River below Williamson Street.
Map or Atlas

Spines of Crown Collection of American Maps

Date: 1908
Description: Five volumes of the Crown Collection of American Maps, plus an index, showing the spines of these books.
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Stone Hop House

Date: 1908
Description: Exterior view of a stone hop house built by Jesse Carpenter in 1894. It was sold to James Stuart "when the crash came."
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Actress Florence Lawrence in a head and shoulders studio portrait

Date: 1908
Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Florence Lawrence from about the time she joined the Mutoscope and Biograph Company in 1908. She looks up to the left...
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Aerial View of the Isthmus

Date: 1908
Description: A panoramic aerial view of the Isthmus taken from a kite. Lake Mendota is to the right in the background with Picnic Point jutting into the lake. The photo...
Poster

Hoosier Corn Planter Advertising Poster

Date: 1908
Description: Advertising poster for Hoosier brand corn planters showing a color illustration of a corn planter inside a "The Shield of Quality," with three corn cobs at...
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Decoration Day at the Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1908
Description: The west wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol on Decoration Day. The steep slope of the western side of the park delayed the construction of the east...
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Basketball Team

Date: 1908
Description: Basketball team poses for a group portrait.
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Engine Assembly at Milwaukee Works

Date: 1908
Description: Men working on stationary engines at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Some of the engines are marked with the letters "FAM" which may refer to th...
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Hillside Home School

Date: 1908
Description: Three boys pose in front of Hillside Home School near Spring Green.

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