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Fabric from 1903 Flyer

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Description: A piece of fabric (approximately 1" x 1") from the 1903 Wright Flyer. It is attached to a certificate and includes a photograph.
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Louise Phelps Kellogg

Date: October 14 1936
Description: Dr. Louise Phelps Kellogg sitting at her desk. Kellogg was an historian at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.
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State Board of Control Office

Date: 1893
Description: Office of the State Board of Control of Wisconsin Reformatory, Charitable and Penal Institutions in the third Wisconsin State Capitol.
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior - Museum of the Historical Society

Date: 1900
Description: The Daniel Webster carriage on display in the Historical Society's museum in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. At that time the Historical Society's quart...
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Museum Exhibit

Date: 1900
Description: Artifacts from the New Richmond tornado on display in the Historical Society's museum in the Wisconsin State Capitol. The display of such curiosities, now...
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Office of SHSW Historian

Date: 1900
Description: Historian Emma Helen Blair, who supervised the Historical Society's maps and manuscripts collection during the 1890s and who aided the editorial projects o...
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State Public School Records Room

Date: 1893
Description: Records room at the State Public School. Volumes of "analyzed accounts" are seen in the foreground, and small drawers line the right wall.
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Farm Museum Exhibit

Date: 1951
Description: Two men examine a hook attached to a huge wagon, part of a Farm Museum Exhibit at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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Herbert Kellar and Clifford Lord

Date: December 1951
Description: State Historical Society of Wisconsin Director Clifford Lord (left) and McCormick Collection Director Herbert Kellar examining packages of manuscripts. The...
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Rock with Threatening Note signed "KKK"

Date: 1957
Description: Threatening note signed "K.K.K." (Ku Klux Klan) with rock and rag that was thrown through Daisy Bates' window in August 1957. The note reads: "The next wil...
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South View of the Wisconsin Historical Society

Date: January 28 1927
Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin Historical Society. South side from the corner of Park and State Streets.
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State Historical Society of Wisconsin

Date: 1910
Description: Front entrance of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Awnings are on the windows of the first and second floors.
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Exterior of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin

Date: 1910
Description: Exterior of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin from across Library Mall with awnings visible on the first and second floor.
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Wisconsin Historical Society Museum Staff

Date: December 20 1944
Description: Two men and a woman, members of the Wisconsin Historical Society museum staff, at a desk.
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Wisconsin Historical Society Architectural Exhibit

Date: March 27 1945
Description: Professor J.F. Kienitz, on the left, and Edward J. Law, committee member of the Historic American Buildings Survey in Wisconsin, examining a miniature mode...
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Julia and Julius Jacobson at the Museum

Date: 1912
Description: Well-dressed Julia and Julius Jacobson looking at Indian artifacts at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin Museum during their wedding trip to Madison...
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Drawing of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin

Date: 1896
Description: Architect's rendering of the exterior of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, now The Wisconsin Historical Society.
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Drawing of the Reading Room

Date: 1896
Description: Rendering of the library reading room in the State Historical Society, now the Wisconsin Historical Society. This was the final, accepted design by Ferry a...
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State Historical Society of Wisconsin Building

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Description: Drawing of an exterior view of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin headquarters building, now the Wisconsin Historical Society.
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Maynard Brichford

Date: 1955
Description: Maynard Brichford, Illinois State Archivist and noted authority on archives and record management issues, photographed earlier in his career in the archive...

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