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Fort Howard

Date: 1851
Description: A rare photograph of U.S. Army soldiers stationed at Fort Howard rowing a boat on the Fox River. Fort Howard, built in 1816, was the first in the chain of...
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Lake Monona

Date: 1894
Description: Man in a rowboat on Lake Monona with view of the city in the background.
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George Bubear

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Description: Cigarette Advertising Trade Card produced by Allen and Ginters. Depicted is George Bubear, an English sculler.
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Rowboats

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Description: Fleet of rowboats carrying men and women with umbrellas.
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University of Wisconsin-Madison Crew Team

Date: May 26 1931
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison crew team holding their long oars, with coxswain on a pier on Lake Mendota.
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Berry's Landing

Date: 1903
Description: View from shoreline towards a man in a rowboat at Berry's Landing, along the rocks opposite. Caption at bottom: "In and About the Dells of the Wisconsin Ri...
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Rowboat in Eaton Grotto

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Description: Eaton Grotto, near Narrows. View through grotto walls of rowboat and river beyond. Text at right: "Wanderings Among the Wonders and Beauties of Wisconsin S...
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Mouth of Cold Water Canyon

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Description: View towards a man in a rowboat at the mouth of Cold Water Canyon.
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Lake Mendota Boathouse

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Description: View from shoreline of a crew rowing a Pabst Shell on Lake Mendota near the University of Wisconsin-Madison boathouse, with two men in a canoe and people s...
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Ralph Hunn

Date: April 18 1935
Description: Portrait of Ralph Hunn, coach of the University of Wisconsin-Madison crew standing on the shoreline of Lake Wingra. In the background the crew is rowing on...
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Fort Howard and Soldiers in a Boat

Date: 1851
Description: View of five soldiers rowing in a boat, beside a dock, with another soldier standing on the dock. The fort is visible in the background, complete with the...
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Fort Howard

Date: 1851
Description: Several men rowing in a boat near Fort Howard that has an American Flag, barracks, and various related military buildings enclosed behind a wall.
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Honey Queen with University of Wisconsin-Madison Crew

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Description: Wisconsin Honey Queen Deanna Kocker standing next to the crew team, who have jars of honey, at their first outing of the year on Lake Mendota, during Honey...
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University of Wisconsin Crew

Date: May 25 1948
Description: Group portrait of the University of Wisconsin eight-man crew standing on the crew pier on Lake Mendota holding their oars.
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University of Wisconsin Crew Rowing

Date: February 23 1953
Description: University of Wisconsin varsity crew in a practice boat on the Yahara River. View looking south with Westinghouse Electric Supply Company, 110 North Thorn...
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University of Wisconsin Crew Rowing

Date: February 23 1953
Description: University of Wisconsin crew rows down the Yahara River. View looking south toward railroad bridge in the 100 block of North Thornton Avenue.
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University of Wisconsin Crew Rowing

Date: February 23 1953
Description: University of Wisconsin crew gets into their shell from the dock on the Yahara River with Trachte boat houses in the background. View looking northwest tow...
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Girl Scouts at Camp Brandenburg

Date: July 23 1945
Description: Girls scouts boating on Lake Katrina at Camp Brandenburg near Springfield Corners. Pictured pushing the rowboat is Mary Lou Steinike. In the rowboat from...
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Man in Scull near Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: October 1981
Description: Man rowing scull in water in front of silhouette of the Madison skyline including the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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Mrs. Kern and Jessie Rowing Duck-Hunting Boats on Lake

Date: 1900
Description: Mrs. Kern and Jessie rowing boats on unidentified lake. The far shoreline can be seen in the background.

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