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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior - Museum of the Historical Society

Date: 1900
Description: The Daniel Webster carriage on display in the Historical Society's museum in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. At that time the Historical Society's quart...
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Museum Exhibit

Date: 1900
Description: Artifacts from the New Richmond tornado on display in the Historical Society's museum in the Wisconsin State Capitol. The display of such curiosities, now...
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Exterior of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin

Date: 1910
Description: Exterior of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin from across Library Mall with awnings visible on the first and second floor.
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Drawing of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin

Date: 1896
Description: Architect's rendering of the exterior of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, now The Wisconsin Historical Society.
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Drawing of the Reading Room

Date: 1896
Description: Rendering of the library reading room in the State Historical Society, now the Wisconsin Historical Society. This was the final, accepted design by Ferry a...
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State Historical Society of Wisconsin Building

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Description: Drawing of an exterior view of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin headquarters building, now the Wisconsin Historical Society.
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Maynard Brichford

Date: 1955
Description: Maynard Brichford, Illinois State Archivist and noted authority on archives and record management issues, photographed earlier in his career in the archive...
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Archivist Jesse Boell

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Description: Wisconsin Historical Society archivist Jesse Boell, later the archivist of the University of Wisconsin, seen in his office on the third floor of the Histor...
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Old State Historical Society Light Fixtures

Date: 1954
Description: Pile of original first floor light fixtures photographed during the remodeling of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin building during the summer.
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First Floor of State Historical Society Building

Date: 1900
Description: View of south stairway and elevator on the first floor of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin building.
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Library Circulation Desk

Date: 1948
Description: Wisconsin Historical Society Library Circulation Desk and staff.
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Historical Society Library

Date: 1948
Description: A view of the Library Reading Room from the Visitors Gallery in 1948, showing crowded conditions. Cosmetic changes to the appearance of the room included...
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Crowded Storage Conditions

Date: 1948
Description: Temporary storage on the Visitors Gallery in the Wisconsin Historical Society blocks the view of the Library Reading Room. This storage was necessary beca...
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Library Circulation Desk

Date: May 15 1952
Description: Close-up of the Library Circulation Desk and librarians Esther DeBoos and Margaret Gleason (right) behind the desk at the Wisconsin Historical Society.
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Historical Library Reading Room

Date: 1955
Description: View of the Historical Society Library Reading Room taken from the Visitors Gallery. Although undated, the photograph was probably taken shortly after the...
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Wisconsin Historical Society Library Reading Room

Date: 1955
Description: Historical Society Library Reading Room and the Visitors Gallery after their modernization during the mid-1950s. Prominent among the visible changes are a...
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Wisconsin Historical Society Library

Date: 1955
Description: Alternate view of the modernization of the Historical Society Library Reading Room completed in the mid-1950s. Most prominent here is the division of the...
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Administrative Corridor Construction

Date: December 16 1954
Description: Construction in the corridor in the second floor administrative wing to create a new reception area in the Wisconsin Historical Society. The photograph sh...
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Construction in Library Periodical Room

Date: January 1955
Description: Construction work on the mezzanine shelving in the old Library Periodical Room. The old shelving was reconfigured, beams installed, and an small office cr...
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New Floors for the Historical Society Library Reading Room

Date: 1955
Description: Construction work in the Historical Society Library Reading Room in preparation for installing linoleum floor tiles.

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