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Family in their Living Room

Date: 1955
Description: Family in their living room. The mother watches television, the father reads a newspaper, the daughter reads a book, and two sons play with a train set.
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Kitchen Interior

Date: 1910
Description: Woman baking in a large kitchen with lean-to pantry and a wood-burning stove. The sconces or reflectors on the kerosene lamps intensified the light.
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Carrie Chapman Catt

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Description: Carrie Chapman Catt in her Seattle home reading a book.
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Fireplace at Hull Cottage

Date: 1915
Description: Tile fireplace inside the Hull cottage on Madeline Island. Display of Native American artifacts and other items are on the mantel. The Hull cottage, a.k.a....
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Sarah Fairchild Conover

Date: 1895
Description: Sarah Fairchild Dean Conover, sister of Civil War hero and governor Lucius Fairchild, reclines on a sofa in her home at 424 North Pinckney Street.
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A Quiet Evening at Home

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Description: Amos Elliot, pioneer stage coach driver, enjoying a quiet evening at home with his second wife, and her daughter (center), Stella Hart.
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McCormick Rush Street residence interior

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Description: Interior view of the McCormick family residence on Rush Street, showing a piano in the left-hand foreground. The house was built for Cyrus Hall McCormick a...
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Entry Hall at Walden

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Description: Interior view showing entry hall at "Walden," the family estate of Cyrus McCormick, Jr.
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Interior of Pond House

Date: 1920
Description: Interior view of home, perhaps taken through an open window. The sash and sill are in the foreground. A woman is sitting on the piano bench in front of a g...
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Unkempt Bedroom with Children

Date: March 1909
Description: A young boy and girl sitting on an iron bedstead in the corner of their unkempt bedroom.
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Wisconsin State Capitol Parlor

Date: 1917
Description: The Parlor from the Assembly Hall in the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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Farm Family in Living Room

Date: 1900
Description: A farm family posing in their living room. Sitting from left to right is John Dietrich (1874-1947), Grace Bowman (1879-1964), and Mrs. Lizzie Macke Dietric...
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Holy Card

Date: 1900
Description: Holy card with watercolor of a wreath of white flowers encircling an open book resting on a cross and crown of thorns.
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Saloon of the "Red Wing"

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Description: The saloon of the sidewheel excursion, "Red Wing". Chairs are against the walls and tables are covered with tablecloths.
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The Blue Heron

Date: 1950
Description: Interior shot of the tap room at the Blue Heron on County Truck "B" near Chippewa flowage.
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Rexall Drug Store Interior

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Description: Fouriner Brothers drugstore, established 1886.
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Medical Students Horseplay

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Description: A medical student is playing with electric shock equipment as Dr. Eugene Krohn, sitting at his desk with his feet up, looks on. This is a carefully posed p...
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Modern 1970s "Pad" Furnished in Plexiglas

Date: 1971
Description: "Modern" 1970s style room with "love" design, white vinyl chairs, flowered coffee mugs and Plexiglas furnishings. Includes a stack of records with "The In...
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Urso's West Side Palm Tavern

Date: September 15 1933
Description: Interior of Urso's West Side Palm Tavern with two bartenders, cigar display, tin ceiling and palms. The tavern was located at 734 West Washington Avenue in...
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Woman Reading Magazine

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Description: Woman reading "House Beautiful" magazine at Greenwood House.

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