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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...
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Freedom School Class

Date: 1964
Description: A group of African American students participating in a Freedom School class outdoors during Freedom Summer. The class, which was held on Tougaloo College...
Book or Pamphlet

McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1886
Description: McCormick Harvesting Machine Company annual catalog cover featuring an illustration of a woman carrying a sheaf of wheat. Below the text reads: "Harvesting...
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Swearing-In Native American Civil War Recruits

Date: 1861
Description: Thomas Bigford (in cap, on left) and another official swearing-in two Native American Civil War recruits. Thomas Bigford (1815-1890) of Taycheedah, Wiscons...
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Schlitz Train Celebrating End of Prohibition

Date: April 07 1933
Description: Schlitz train and group of revelers, celebrating the end of prohibition in Milwaukee. Schlitz Engine #8027 departs to deliver the first Schlitz beer at 12:...
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Dickey Chapelle Covering Operation Inland Seas

Date: July 1959
Description: Dickey Chapelle, photographer, on the same Milwaukee beach where she learned to swim as a young girl. She was covering "Operation Inland Seas" celebrating...
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Out of Boat Cave

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Description: Two men navigating their canoe through caves at the Wisconsin Dells.
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Babe Ruth

Date: October 15 1935
Description: Babe Ruth, wearing a dressing gown, signing autographs from a train car during a stopover in Madison.
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Laboratory Experiment

Date: 1928
Description: Professor Hull conducting an experiment at the Psychological laboratory of the University of Wisconsin.
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Four People on a Toboggan

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Description: Three women and a man slide down a snowy hill on a wooden toboggan.
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Methylene Blue Milk Test

Date: 1928
Description: Dairyman conducting Methylene blue test on a can of milk. Notice in background reads: "For all milk which passes the quality requirements of this factory,...
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Trail Through Pines

Date: 1905
Description: Trail through the pines between Chippewa Falls and Long Lake, Chippewa County.
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Woman with Fish

Date: 1975
Description: Woman in a boat showing a fish she has just caught on the Mississippi River.
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Mary Shaughnessy

Date: 1954
Description: Mrs. Mary Shaughnessy standing in front of barn where men are loading the silo. Her farm was on the site where Granville School was later built.
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Patience and Fortitude

Date: 1960
Description: Man and boy in silhouette ice fishing on Lake Winnebago.
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Cheese in Storage

Date: 1952
Description: Cheesemaker standing on ladder putting cheese on storage shelf, along with rows of other cheeses.
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Bert Williams

Date: 1921
Description: White Studio portrait of vaudevillian Bert Williams.
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Young Eagle

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Description: Posed portrait of Ho-Chunk man, Young Eagle, also called Chack-Scheb-Nee-Neik-Ah.
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Red Dot Foods Inc., Plant

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Description: Red Dot Foods Inc., potato chip plant, 1441 East Washington Avenue.
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Yellow Cab Transfer Company

Date: 1922
Description: Exterior view of the Yellow Cab Transfer Company located at 643 E. Wilson Street, (housed in the Denison Building) with two cabs with drivers out front.

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