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Counterbalance on a Sailboat

Date: 1959
Description: Two boys on the class-C scow sailboat "Bobalong III," with one boy balancing off the side while standing with one leg on the bilge keel.
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Memorial Union Terrace

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Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison Memorial Union Terrace, with tables and chairs, looking out over Lake Mendota. There is a pier and a sailboat on the water.
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Sailing

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Description: Three sailboats on Lake Winnebago, U50 (Eskimo), U7 and J7. Crew members are on the boats. The water is choppy and the sky is cloudy. In the background are...
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Marinette Harbor

Date: 1945
Description: Harbor in Marinette at sunset.
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Gates Ravine

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Description: View out of Gates Ravine (Glen Eyrie). One man is reclining on the beach at right, and a second man is standing on a sailboat.
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Four Boys in a Boat #377

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Description: Ashley Bennett and three friends in a homemade sailboat. This was captioned: "Going to Join the Navy."
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Sailboat in Harbor

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Description: Several people are standing aboard a sailboat sailing in the harbor. Another smaller boat is tied to the back of the sailboat.
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Boat at Dock

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Description: View from shoreline towards boats at a dock in the Fox Lake Area. A man and woman are standing in a sailboat, another man is standing on the dock, and a an...
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Sailboats in Fox Lake Area

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Description: Fox Lake Area. View down pier towards sailboats docked, and people standing at the end of the dock.
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University of Wisconsin Historical Decorative Map

Date: 1949
Description: Color bird's-eye map of the University of Wisconsin-Madison as it was midcentury, with two co-eds, several photographs of campus landmarks around edges, an...
Drawing

Lakeside House

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Description: Illustration of the Lakeside House.
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Fish Creek

Date: August 11 1950
Description: Aerial view of Eagle Harbor.
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Sailing Party on Lake Mendota

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Description: Sailing boat "Venus" with sailing party at the Lake Mendota dock.
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Kenneth T. White Family in their Sailboat

Date: July 12 1955
Description: Jane and Kenneth White and their daughters, Sue (left), Kay, and Barbara, and the family dog, Perky, sailing in their lightning class sailboat on Lake Mend...
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Kenneth T. White Family

Date: July 12 1955
Description: Jane and Kenneth White and their daughters, Sue, Kay, and Barbara, and the family dog, Perky, in their lightning class sailboat on Lake Mendota.
Postcard

Boating Scene

Date: 1909
Description: A boating scene off of the shore of Marinette and Menominee.
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Memorial Union Terrace

Date: 1952
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison Memorial Union Terrace with Lake Mendota and sailboats in the background.
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Milwaukee Yacht Club

Date: August 01 1914
Description: Milwaukee Yacht Club, located at the foot of E. Layfayette Street on Lake Michigan. Numerous sailboats are in the harbor, and individuals are on the pier.
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Mendota Yacht Club Winners

Date: June 10 1947
Description: George P. Steinmetz, Sr., and his son, George Steinmetz, Jr., 2134 Fox Avenue, shown with the Donegal Trophy for winning the Mendota Yacht Club Memorial Da...
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Camp Wakanda

Date: July 22 1947
Description: Sailing instructor at YMCA Camp Wakanda Harry Stuhldreher Jr. is shown steering a sail boat on Lake Mendota with (L to R) Timothy Rice, Dick Lower, and Ran...

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