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Three Pond Brothers

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of the three Pond brothers, George F., James B., and Homer. They all have beards and moustaches. Two of the...

Eskimos Catching Crabs

Date: 1930
Description: Wenga and Amutuk catching crabs in the Arctic.

Loggers Posing on Railroad Tracks

Date: 1896
Description: Loggers posing on narrow-gauge railroad tracks with a railroad velocipede and cant hook near Saddle Mound, a large hill that dominates the local area in Ja...

Two Women with Cleaning Implements

Description: Two women are standing on the small porch outside an open kitchen door, near implements used for daily household tasks such as washing, scrubbing, sweeping...

Bowling at the USO

Date: 1940
Description: A USO volunteer challenges an enthusiastic soldier to a friendly bowling match, ca. 1940-1949.

Women Playing Basketball

Date: 1900
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison freshman women's basketball team in the gymnasium of Ladies Hall (now Chadbourne Hall). A man stands in the center holding...

George and Fannie Stacy Lincoln Monegar

Date: 1920
Description: Studio portrait of George Monegar (EwaOnaGinKah) and Fannie Stacy Lincoln Monegar (LeBaWinKah) posing standing in front of a painted backdrop. He is wearin...

International Harvester Refrigerator

Date: 1950
Description: Woman demonstrates the features of a well-stocked International Harvester refrigerator.

Nellie Jane Manning

Description: Full-length portrait of Nellie Jane Manning.

Mrs. Austin Quinney and Her Daughter Harriet

Date: 1849
Description: Portrait of wife and daughter of Austin E. Quinney, chief of the Stockbridge nation.

Krueger Family in Field

Date: August 24 1907
Description: August, Tina, Sarah, Jennie, Edgar and Alex Krueger posing outdoors in a field. Alex took this photograph remotely with a string tied to the shutter of the...

Robert M. La Follette, Sr., as University Student

Date: 1879
Description: Stereograph portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., taken during his senior year at the University of Wisconsin.

Canadian Prairie Indians on Snowshoes

Date: 1821
Description: Canadian Prairie Indians on Snowshoes.

Mendota Beach School Group

Date: 1922
Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Mendota Beach School group in front of a school building.

Margery Bish Hanging Clothes on Clothesline

Date: 1890
Description: Margery Bish as a little girl wears a striped dress while hanging clothes on a clothesline. There is a doll behind her on the right.

Logging Camp Crew

Date: 1875
Description: Group portrait of a large logging crew posing outdoors in the snow at their camp in front of a log building. One of the men is playing a fiddle or a violin...

Tom (?) Wallace's Parents

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a couple, who are the parents of Tom (?) Wallace. The woman is sitting with a blanket around her shoulder...

Syttende Mai

Date: 1875
Description: Large group at Syttende Mai celebration. Group posed with what may be the national and merchant flag of Norway flag. A number of people hold croquet mallet...

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.

Ole Emerson's Lumber Camp Bunkhouse

Date: 1902
Description: Lumbermen in their bunk house at Ole Emerson's lumber camp. Several of them have pipes in their mouths and their socks are hanging to dry.

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