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Bootleg Days

Date: August 23 1933
Description: Elevated view of six customers celebrating Bootleg Days at Arthur Janik's tavern "The Balcony Inn" at Lincoln and 33rd Streets. Arthur Janik was the propri...
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Hess and Sons Cooperage

Date: 1949
Description: Interior view of Frank J. Hess and Sons barrel-making factory, 1952 Atwood Avenue at Schenck's Corners. Pictured l to r: Frank Jr., Edward, Joseph, Tony, a...
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Family Group in Front of Farm Buildings

Date: 1890
Description: Man and woman posing sitting, each holding a child in their lap, and a young man, girl, and a boy holding a toy horn, are posing standing. The group is pos...
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John Gund Bottling Department

Date: 1890
Description: Brewery workers, posed in front of stacked beer barrels. Pictured (2nd row, far right) is Louis Schreiber (1861-1923) who immigrated to Wisconsin from Bava...
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Farmer Making Soap

Date: 1910
Description: The farmer and his wife are making soap outdoors. Lye is made by letting rain water seep through wood ashes for several months. Lye and fat produce soap. T...
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Brewery Wagons Delivering Beer

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Description: Brewery wagons loaded with beer barrels in foreground of the Potosi Brewery.
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Schmidt and Glade Brewers

Date: 1870
Description: Group portrait of workers, a young boy and a dog outside the Schmidt and Glade Brewery posing with tools and barrels.
Painting

Eben and Roseline Peck Cabin

Date: 1893
Description: Back of painting reads: "Madison in June 1837 after photo taken by E.E. Bailey" and "Peck's cabin by Dengel." The Eben Peck cabin was the first house built...
Painting

Eben and Roseline Peck Cabin

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Description: The Eben Peck cabin was the first house built in Madison.
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Bell Center Depot

Date: 1916
Description: Exterior view of the Bell Center depot with five men posing on the platform.
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Fauerbach Brewery

Date: 1885
Description: Exterior view of Fauerbach's Brewery at 651-53 Williamson Street.
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Barron Coop Creamery

Date: 1900
Description: Two men pose at the Barron Coop Creamery next to the churns full of butter, which is ready to be packed into the small barrels nearby.
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Worksheds at Walden

Date: 1941
Description: Worksheds filled with stacked logs and wagons at "Walden," the estate of Cyrus McCormick, Jr.
Drawing

Cabin Drawing in Thomas Steel Letter

Date: January 12 1844
Description: A pen and ink drawing of a log cabin, pork casks, and a washtub, contained in a letter written by Thomas Steel, Waukesha County farmer and physician, to hi...
Poster

Chattanooga Cane Mill Advertising Poster (Colombia)

Date: 1926
Description: South American advertising poster for Chattanooga brand cane mills showing men processing sugar in a tropical setting. Imprinted with "unicos importadores...
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Elizabeth Baker and Anne Ashley at Grant's Point Farm

Date: 1913
Description: Elizabeth Baker and Anne Ashley waiting for milk at Grant's Point Farm, Madeline Island. The dog is "Dandy," born in Munich, Germany.
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Churning Butter

Date: May 12 1933
Description: Ellen (Mrs. William) Lacy, of Sunny Slope farm, 5810 Lacy Road, south of Madison, sitting in the farmyard and turning a barrel butter churn.
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Old Hulks and Elevator A

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Description: View of old sailing boats at a shoreline with elevator A in the background.
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Moonlight Outing Club

Date: July 04 1913
Description: Group of people known as the "Moonlight Outing Club" at Muskego Lake.
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International B-4 Beer Truck Delivering Hudepohl Beer

Date: June 23 1933
Description: Men unloading barrels of Hudepohl beer from an International B-4 truck in front of the "Bay Horse Exchange." Other stores on the city street include the Ma...

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