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Philip Fox Residence

Date: 1910
Description: Dr. and Mrs. Philip R. and Katherine B. Fox residence at 28 West Wilson Street, corner of South Carroll Street. The house was constructed of Milwaukee bric...
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Chippewa Valley Village

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Description: Winter view of Chippewa (Ojibwa) Valley village.
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University Heights

Date: 1898
Description: University Heights from the Chemistry Building on University Avenue. View includes the University of Wisconsin-Madison football field, on the former site o...
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Commercial Building near Village Hall

Date: 1940
Description: Commercial building with road (Broad Street) in foreground. Cars are parked in the lot, with Village Hall and residences in the background.
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John Muir's Home

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Description: Illustration of John Muir's first Wisconsin home at Fountain Lake.
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Pioneer Home of Nels Wickstrom

Date: 1891
Description: This is a family photograph of Nels Wickstrom with his wife Anna (born Anna Stoel) and their children in front of their log home. The oldest child, wearing...
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The Harrison House

Date: 1930
Description: "Gen." Wooster Harrison house, built in 1835. It was reported to have housed Abraham Lincoln overnight.
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Peshtigo Fire Drawing

Date: 1871
Description: Drawing of the Peshtigo Fire, showing people seeking refuge in the Peshtigo River.
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Merrick Residence

Date: 1926
Description: Exterior view of the Merrick residence, with a woman sitting on a swing on the front porch.
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Building of Model House

Date: July 23 1931
Description: Capital Times model home under construction at 2318 Monroe Street.
Painting

Chippewa Falls

Date: 1850
Description: Painting depicting Chippewa Falls and the first sawmill on the Chippewa River, built by Jean Brunet. The residence of H.S. Allen, one of the owners of the...
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Aerial View of Midvale Neighborhood

Date: June 07 1954
Description: Aerial view of the Midvale neighborhood under construction showing the intersection of Midvale and Tokay Boulevards near the southwestern city limits of Ma...
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Combat at Fort McKenzie

Date: 1832
Description: Indians in combat at Fort McKenzie on August 28th, 1833.
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Ox Carts with Furs

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Description: A view showing a line of ox carts loaded with furs leaving the Hudson Bay Company's Post to make the 16 mile trip to avoid the rapids on Slave River. Housi...
Drawing

Potawatomi Indians Cooking

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Description: Illustration of three Potawatomi Indians cooking.
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Chippewa Indian Village

Date: 1903
Description: Portion of a Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indian village at Lake Vieux Desert.
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J.J. Emmerich Cranberry Company

Date: September 21 1922
Description: Elevated view of the J.J. Emmerich Cranberry Company showing the bog in the background with the Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) Indian cranberry pickers' camp at the...
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Demolition of Mapleside

Date: 1970
Description: Historic home on University Avenue being demolished. The home was replaced by Burger King, a fast-food, drive-in restaurant.
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Mih-Tutta-Hangkusch: A Mandan Village

Date: 1832
Description: Mih-Tutta-Hangkusch, a Mandan village with boats on the river in foreground.
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Ojibwa Lodge

Date: 1906
Description: Ojibwa chief's lodge from Lac Courte Orielles Reservation set up at the 1906 Wisconsin State Fair. Note both reed and bark coverings on the lodge. A number...

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