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Capitol Interior (Third) — Turner Seminar in Historical Society Alcove

Date: 1893
Description: Frederick Jackson Turner with his History Seminar in an alcove of the Historical Society rooms in the third Wisconsin State Capitol, about 1893-1894. Back...
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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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Increase Lapham Examining a Meteorite

Date: 1871
Description: Stereograph portrait of Increase Allen Lapham (1811-1875) examining the sixth fragment of a 33 lb. meteorite found in Trenton, Washington County, Wisconsin...
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Family Gathering on Basswood Island

Date: 1916
Description: Picnic on the shores of Basswood Island, Apostle Islands. Those picnicking include Harriet Webb, C.A. Hull, H.W. Rodgers, Mrs. J. Austin, Elizabeth Baker,...
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The Iron Brigade

Date: November 1863
Description: Civil War General John C. Starkweather, center; Lt. Colonel George B. Bingham, left; and General Rufus King, right; all of the Iron Brigade.
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Krueger Family Posing on the Porch

Date: 1900
Description: Charles Goetsch and Krueger family. Rexford Krueger (on lawn), August Krueger, Edgar (on lap), with William Krueger, (holding cane), Charles Goetsch (looki...
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Traveling Medicine Wagon

Date: 1902
Description: A traveling medicine wagon with saleswomen and vendor selling Westmore's Hair Tonic.
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Card Players

Date: March 20 1965
Description: Several men engaged in a serious card game at the Milwaukee Municipal Social Center, one of several centers devoted to social and recreational programs for...
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Krueger Children on Front Porch

Date: December 1905
Description: Edgar and Jennie Krueger are sitting on the front porch of the Krueger home with an Edison Standard phonograph sitting on a chair between them. Two Edison...
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Kids Drinking Milk in School

Date: 1921
Description: Classroom full of school children drinking milk at Washington school.
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Peter Lagacy Family

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Description: The family of French-Canadian immigrant Peter Lagacy, posing with produce, including a large cabbage, potatoes, and carrots, in front of their log farm hom...
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Increase A. Lapham

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Description: Formal portrait of Increase Lapham sitting in a chair.
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Charles McCarthy in his Office

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Description: Charles McCarthy seated at a desk with a telephone in front of him.
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Charles McCarthy in his Office

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Description: Charles McCarthy writing at his desk in his office.
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Women Playing Basketball

Date: 1900
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison freshman women's basketball team in the gymnasium of Ladies Hall (now Chadbourne Hall). A man stands in the center holding...
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The Old Dell House #1079

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Description: Stereograph of the exterior view of Old Dell House.
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Norwegian Community Picnic

Date: 1873
Description: Slightly elevated view of a large, multi-generational Norwegian family and friends gathered for a picnic celebration. In the foreground are picnic baskets...
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Montgomery M. Cothren

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Description: Waist-up portrait of "Cothren, Montgomery Morrison (Sept. 18, 1819-Oct. 2, 1888), lawyer, politician, judge, b. Jerusalem, N.Y. He moved with his parents t...
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Iometah

Date: 1858
Description: Portrait of Iometah.
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Ellen Clarinda Martin Kneeland

Date: 1843
Description: Portrait of Ellen Clarinda Martin Kneeland.

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