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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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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Quarters of the Historical Society

Date: 1880
Description: Librarian Daniel S. Durrie seated in the two-story high gallery that the Historical Society occupied in the old South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol f...
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Stacks of the Historical Library

Date: 1898
Description: The circulation desk and study area in the Historical Society's library in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. This photograph taken by periodical librarian...
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Rooms of the Historical Society

Date: 1898
Description: The north library reading room, which was reserved for women, in the Historical Society's quarters in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. This room, which w...
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Rooms of the Historical Society

Date: 1898
Description: The Genealogical Alcove in the Historical Society's quarters in the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Although the Society had only moved into these rooms in...
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Old Abe and Historical Society Museum

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Description: The Civil War Room of the Historical Society Museum photographed sometime after 1900 when the society moved from third Wisconsin State Capitol to its new b...
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Library Reading Room

Date: 1955
Description: A view of the Library Reading Room in 1955, after the modernization of the 1950s was complete. Most prominent is the division of the room into functional...
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Library Skylights

Date: 1900
Description: Cyanotype print of ceiling skylights in the library of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.
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State Historical Society of Wisconsin

Date: 1910
Description: Front entrance of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Awnings are on the windows of the first and second floors.
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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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