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Mapleleaf Parade

Date: September 2013
Description: Oktoberfest frolickers on parade during the Mapleleaf Parade on 2nd Street. Carie Ann (Schlichenmeyer) Finch and man in the foreground are wearing ethnic c...
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Labor Day

Date: September 2013
Description: A crowd of men and women standing with fists raised in the air and holding signs at the Union Temple on Labor Day. A number of people in the foreground are...
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Morning at the Zoo

Date: September 2013
Description: View across fence towards two giraffes standing in an enclosure. The giraffe in the foreground is leaning its head over the fence. Trees and a tall, umbrel...
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Hollyhocks

Date: September 2013
Description: Close-up view of Hollyhocks with last flowers and seeds making shadows on the side of a building.
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Cappuccino

Date: September 2013
Description: Exterior view of a neon sign hanging in the window of a coffee shop on Lakeside Street. It reads: "Cappuccino" and has a simplistic image of a coffee cup w...
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Robert La Follette

Date: September 2013
Description: A head and shoulders portrait of a life-size figure of Robert La Follette mounted on a board, also known as "Fighting Bob." The figure is standing in the c...
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American Elm

Date: September 2013
Description: View looking up into the canopy of an elm tree.
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Camp Randall

Date: September 2013
Description: The preserved guardhouse on the site of Camp Randall under a protective awning. The guardhouse is made of wood and has metal screening in the small window...
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Antique Camera

Date: September 2013
Description: A Telephoto Poco C camera is sitting on a glass display shelf at an antique store. Next to the camera is a decorative plate, and an oil lamp. Under this sh...
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Jackson Oak

Date: September 2013
Description: The huge white oak that the Arboretum once named the Jackson Oak after a founder and benefactor of the nature preserve. The tree is dead but the trunk and...
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Milkweed

Date: September 2013
Description: Milkweed pods are in the foreground and beyond is an open field. A small grove of trees is on a small hill on the horizon.
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Bridge

Date: September 2013
Description: Elevated view of University Avenue from a footbridge. The University of Wisconsin Foundation and a parking lot are on the opposite side of the avenue. A Ba...
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Another Look

Date: September 2013
Description: View looking down through the branches of locust trees at railroad tracks that run along University Avenue.
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Waiting in Line

Date: September 2013
Description: The bronze and plaster sculpture by George Segal depiciting five men waiting in a bread line at a door. The sculpture is on the rooftop garden of the Madis...
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Museum of Contemporary Art

Date: September 2013
Description: View looking down at a staircase in the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. On the ground floor is a wire sculpture that rises above the first landing of t...
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A Place for All People

Date: September 2013
Description: A mural of a hummingbird, a robin, a fox, a cat, a frog, a mouse, and a turtle together in a lush grove. The mural is on the wall at the neighborhood cente...
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Sunflowers

Date: September 2013
Description: Sunflower plant with giant weeping seed heads standing near a wire fence in a community garden in the autumn.
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Street Fair

Date: September 2013
Description: People walking on the street, some wearing costumes, at the Willy Street Fair. Behind them are booths along the curb.
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At Water's Edge

Date: September 2013
Description: View from shoreline of a lake. In the foreground is the trunk and branches of a fallen tree resting low in the rocks and grasses. In the distance is the fa...
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Gates of Heaven

Date: September 2013
Description: View looking up at the facade of the synagogue known as Gates of Heaven. This synagogue has been converted over last century from a synagogue, to the Unita...

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