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Harvesting Cranberries

Date: 1950
Description: A group of cranberry harvesters at work.
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Burned Cedar Stumps

Date: May 26 1963
Description: Burned cedar stumps in a swamp with a farm in the distance.
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Monona Bay in Madison

Date: 1904
Description: Monona Bay from the railroad trestle looking southwest, close to where the railroad tracks cross North Shore Drive, (now Brittingham Park), with old houses...
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye Map of Green Bay and Fort Howard

Date: 1867
Description: Bird's-eye map of Green Bay and Fort Howard, Brown Co., depicts street names and street layouts, houses, trees, and the East River. A reference key at the...
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College of Agriculture Farm

Date: 1900
Description: Wetland, grassy pasture, ring fence are part of the College of Agriculture Farm on the University of Wisconsin Madison campus.
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Experimental 8-16(?) Tractor

Date: 1916
Description: Man pulling wagons through water with an experimental 8-16(?) tractor with six wheels.
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Tank Cottage

Date: 1907
Description: View of the Tank Cottage.
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Shacks along Lake Monona

Date: 1906
Description: Shacks at the foot of North Main Street along Lake Monona near what later became Brittingham Park.
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Foot of West Main Street

Date: 1906
Description: Area at the foot of West Main Street, which is now Brittingham Park. Weatherworn buildings are on the right.
Map or Atlas

Survey of the Neenah (or Fox) River: No. 1 Little Kakalau

Date: 1840
Description: This map surveyed under the direction of Captain Thomas J. Cram is one in a series of seventeen that accompanied Cram's report on the Fox-Wisconsin river s...
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White Pine Blister Rust Eradication Crew

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Description: Six-man crew at Camp Mercer looking for ribes (gooseberries), a stage essential for the transmission of blister rust to white pines, working in a marsh are...
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Cranberry Warehouse

Date: September 1934
Description: View of a cranberry marsh and warehouse. In the foreground is a warehouse for the storage of harvested cranberries.
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Man Riding Bareback in Marsh

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Description: A man wearing a hat, possibly Ho-Chunk, is mounted bareback on a horse knee-deep in water in a marsh.
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Ho-Chunk Lodges

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Description: Ho-Chunk lodges among trees. Probably a Ho-Chunk encampment at the cranberry marsh.
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Ho-Chunk Child, Dog, and Winter Lodges

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Description: Ho-Chunk winter lodges among trees, probably a Ho-Chunk encampment at the cranberry marsh. There are large, cut logs in between two lodges. A small Ho-Chun...
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Ho-Chunk Children with Dog near Marsh

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Description: Standing together in a row are two Ho-Chunk girls wearing print dresses, and two Ho-Chunk boys who are nude on a sandy pile in front of a marsh. In front o...
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Hunter near Marsh

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Description: A hunter is standing beneath large trees near a marsh holding a rifle.
Map or Atlas

1858 Map of Racine County, Wisconsin

Date: 1972
Description: This map on 5 sheets features a title page sheet with business directory and shows section numbers, roads, railroads, saw mills, churches, blacksmith shops...
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Map of the Neenah or Fox River and of the Proposed Canals From Fond du Lac to Rock River and the Wiskonsin.

Date: 1839
Description: This map shows the township and section grid, lakes, rivers, swamps, prairies, roads, and proposed canals in the area of Wisconsin south of Lake Winnebago...
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Wisconsin. Milwaukee Land District Showing the Location of the Canal and Canal Reservation

Date: 1840
Description: This hand-colored map shows the township and section grid in southeastern Wisconsin, covering the area west to Sugar River and Four Lakes region and north...

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