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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...

Peshtigo Fire Cemetery Marker

Date: December 10 1951
Description: Peshtigo Fire Cemetery marker, shown on the site.

Gettysburg Battlefield Memorials

Description: An advertisement by the Smith Granite Company showing illustrations of various Gettysburg Battleground Memorials.

Wisconsin Commission to Locate Monuments on the Gettysburg's Battlefield Site

Date: May 1887
Description: Members of the Wisconsin commission to locate monuments gather on the battlefield at Little Round Top.

Maypole Dancers on Bascom Hill

Date: 1916
Description: Maypole dancers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Bascom Hill (Main Hill). In the foreground is the Lincoln Monument.

Bascom Hall Entrance Walkway

Date: 1940
Description: Exterior of north walkway of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Lincoln Monument is on the left, and a car...

Bascom Hall

Date: 1910
Description: View up Bascom Hill showing Lincoln Monument in front of Bascom Hall with dome (formerly Main Hall).

Memorial Union

Date: 1929
Description: View from Landon Street of Memorial Union southeast entrance on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The inscription on the wall in front of the bas...

Maypole Dance on Bascom Hill

Date: May 1916
Description: A view looking down on the Maypole Dance at the May Fete on Bascom Hill, showing dancers around four different Maypoles. In the foreground is the Lincoln M...

Iron Brigade Monument

Description: Gettysburg, Iron Brigade Monument.

Fischelis at War Memorial

Date: 1948
Description: Robert Fischelis and H.A.B. Dunning examine the War Memorial at the American Pharmaceutical Association Headquarters building.

International Harverster Choral Society

Date: March 1927
Description: Group photograph of the International Harvester Choral Society posing near the Lincoln Memorial in Grant Park, with the Chicago skyline in the background....

University of Wisconsin-Madison Campus from Lincoln Terrace

Date: 1948
Description: Elevated view of University of Wisconsin-Madison's upper campus from Lincoln Terrace down Bascom Hill. The Wisconsin State Capitol can be seen in the dista...

University of Wisconsin-Madison Bascom Hall Terrace

Date: 1947
Description: Elevated view of Bascom Hall terrace at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The Lincoln Monument is near the front entrance.

Camp Randall Arch in Madison

Date: January 19 1931
Description: Winter scene featuring the Camp Randall Memorial Arch on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Bong P-38 Memorial

Date: 1950
Description: An early view of the Richard Ira Bong Memorial - a P-38, although not a plane that Bong himself flew. The plane was acquired from the Air Force by the loca...

Dewey's Victory Arch

Date: 1898
Description: Wisconsin Semi-Centennial ceremonial archway erected at State and Mifflin Streets to celebrate Admiral George Dewey's victory over the Spanish fleet at Man...
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Younglove, Massey & Co. Catalog

Date: 1869
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Younglove, Massey & Co., manufacturers of agricultural equipment. The cover features an engraved illustration of a hors...

Cemetery in France

Date: 1917
Description: A backdrop of farmland frames small white crosses arranged in a cemetery in France after World War I.

University of Wisconsin-Madison Memorial Union

Date: August 18 1944
Description: Exterior view of the front of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Memorial Union, 800 Langdon Street. The inscription on the wall in front of the base of t...

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