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Christmas Tree on Bascom Hill

Date: 1960
Description: Elevated view looking east from Lincoln Terrace on Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Lincoln Monument is in the foreground and...
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George Washington Elms

Date: 1933
Description: A posted sign reads: "George Washington Elms, From Mt. Vernon, VA to Mt. Vernon, WIS. Planted May 6th, 1916," at the Forest of Fame, consisting of trees gr...
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Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Western Railroad

Date: 1884
Description: View across water of a Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad locomotive (No #33) pulling a pay car across a trestle over the Fox River. Several large...
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First Three Buildings on the University of Wisconsin-Madison Campus

Date: 1865
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison campus showing the first three buildings on campus, South Hall (left), University Hall [Bascom Hall] (center), and North Ha...
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Husking Corn

Date: 1903
Description: Elevated view of the Krueger family husking corn. From right to left are: Mary, Sarah, August, Florentina, and Jennie Krueger. A dog is lying on the ground...
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Farm and Rural Homestead

Date: 1890
Description: Bucolic scene in Wisconsin illustrates agricultural prosperity after the depression.
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Swimming in the Mississippi River

Date: 1890
Description: View across water towards men and boys swimming and splashing in the Mississippi River. Alma can be seen in the background on the far shoreline.
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Church in Cassville

Date: 1930
Description: Winter scene overlooking town, showing Baptist church in background.
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Vernon County in Winter

Date: February 20 1985
Description: View looking downhill towards a young person walking across a road near snowy fields and hills in Vernon County.
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Huge Log Jam

Date: 1869
Description: Elevated view from steep shoreline of a log jam of about 150 million feet of logs, stopped at the piers of Pound, Halbert, and Co., which stood in about 40...
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Camp Randall Field

Date: 1906
Description: Elevated view of Camp Randall Field from the top of Bascom Hall, with University Heights in the background. A crowd is in the stands at the stadium, and a...
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Wisconsin Heights Battlefield

Date: 1856
Description: Painting by S.M. Brookes of the Wisconsin Heights Battlefield.
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Houses and Water Tower

Date: 1940
Description: Elevated view over trees of village. In the background is a water tower on a hill with trees.
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Bad Axe Battleground

Date: 1856
Description: This landscape painting by Samuel Marsden Brookes and Thomas H. Stevenson depicts a broad view of the confluence of Bad Axe and Mississippi Rivers; site of...
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Pecatonica Battle Ground

Date: 1857
Description: Pecatonica Battle Ground.
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Peshtigo Fire III. The River

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Description: Peshtigo Fire III. The River.
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Sunset from Lake Monona

Date: 1881
Description: Sunset from Lake Monona.
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Bell Center Depot

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Description: Exterior view of a locomotive at the Bell Center depot. Men stand on the platform.
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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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Barnum Depot

Date: 1912
Description: View down railroad tracks of a locomotive arriving at the Barnum Depot.

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