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Bibles for Doughboys

Date: September 1917
Description: Khaki-covered Bibles being made by the American Bible Society for American fighters during World War I. The goal was one million testaments. All the worker...
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Old Mission

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Description: The Old Mission, including the Old Mission Inn on Madeline Island.
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Linear Mound at Picnic Point

Date: 1939
Description: Burl Briggs (far left), and unknown companions pose near a linear burial mound on Picnic Point on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
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Round Mound near the base of Picnic Point

Date: 1939
Description: A man poses behind a conical Native American burial mound near the west end of Picnic Point on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
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First Ward School

Date: 1887
Description: Exterior of the First Ward School.
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Mazzuchelli's Chapel

Date: 1953
Description: Father Mazzuchelli's chapel, St. Augustine's, built before 1850, one of the earliest Catholic churches in Wisconsin.
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Russian Sales Office and Warehouse

Date: 1912
Description: International Harvester's sales office and warehouse at Odessa, Russia. A young girl in a dress stands near an arch and a man in uniform stands at the ent...
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Hiram Smith Hall

Date: 1906
Description: View from edge of road of dairy building on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. A stone and timber, Queen Anne-style structure of wood beams and st...
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The Carondelet

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Description: A woodcut of "The Carondelet, leading Logan's supply fleet, running the blockade at Vicksburg."
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Miniature Tractor Race

Date: 1990
Description: Young contestants are at their marks for a miniature tractor race.
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Bucky the Calf

Date: 1990
Description: Bucky the Calf makes an appearance at the Adams County Fair.
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Impressment of American Seamen

Date: April 1884
Description: An engraving depicting the impressment of American seamen by the British Navy during the period before the War of 1812. The image shows a group of American...
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Horse-Drawn Hearses in a Funeral Procession

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Description: View from across unpaved street of four men with horse-drawn hearses lined up in front of an undertaking building. The other storefronts are a stable on th...
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Man Using Tractor Drawn Binders in Field

Date: August 12 1924
Description: Slightly elevated view of a man using a tractor drawn binder in a field.
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Lester J. Kornely with Migrant Children at Summer School

Date: 1960
Description: Caption on back: "Lester J. Kornely, teacher of the summer school for migrant children, poses with some of the pupils enrolled from the three migrant camps...
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Kenosha Harbor

Date: 1856
Description: Lithograph image of several boats in a harbor. Most are flying American flags from their masts. One has a flag on which "C. Harrison" is printed. Someone h...

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