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State Fair Side Show Attractions

Description: State Fair barker announcing side show attractions to a crowd of children, featuring "Midget City, the World's Tiniest Entertainers" and "Baby Thelma, 619...

Picnic Tea Party

Date: 1890
Description: A woman pours tea for her friends seated outdoors at a table.

W. & M. R.R. Car

Description: Side view of a locomotive from the Wisconsin and Michigan Railway sitting on the railroad tracks.

Herbert Kellar and Clifford Lord

Date: December 1951
Description: State Historical Society of Wisconsin Director Clifford Lord (left) and McCormick Collection Director Herbert Kellar examining packages of manuscripts. The...

Hunting Party by Train

Date: 1912
Description: A deer hunting party pose with carcasses and supplies by a train on the C. St. P. M. & O. railroad.

East River from Pine Street

Date: 1920
Description: View of the East River seen from the east end of Pine Street.

Patients at Wisconsin State Tuberculosis Sanitorium

Date: 1908
Description: Postcard image of men dressed in winter clothes, under blankets, sitting in an outdoor porch at the Wisconsin State Tuberculosis Sanitorium in Wales. The p...

Mitchell-Rountree House

Date: 1945
Description: A view of the Mitchell-Rountree house. Built in 1837 for the Rev. Samueal Mitchell under the direction of his daughter's husband, Major John H. roundtree,...

Bird's-Eye View of Madison

Date: 1901
Description: Elevated view looking west down State Street towards the University of Wisconsin. Caption reads: "General View of the State University of Wisconsin, at Mad...

Radio Hall

Date: 1930
Description: Visitor's lounge of Radio Hall, the campus home of state stations WHA and WHA-FM, on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The room is decorated in a...

John Brady

Date: 1850
Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype portrait of John Brady of Virginia, son of Captain Samuel Brady. Half-length, facing front with torso turned slightly to right.

Leslie H. Fishel, Jr. with Boy Scouts

Description: Leslie H. Fishel, Jr. participating in a ceremony in front of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin with a large group of Boy Scouts and Boy Scout lead...

Story Of Wisconsin Floor Plan

Date: August 1948
Description: Floor plan of the Wisconsin Historical Society's "Story of Wisconsin" exhibit at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

Story of Wisconsin Entrance Display

Date: August 1948
Description: Display at entrance of The Wisconsin State Historical Society's "The Story of Wisconsin" exhibit at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. The display promin...
Map or Atlas

Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1911
Description: A pencil on paper, hand-drawn map of Wisconsin, showing the counties of the state.
Map or Atlas

Outline Map of Wisconsin

Date: 1912
Description: An ink and pencil on paper map of Wisconsin that shows contemporary county divisions in the state. The map depicts the locations of some of the rivers that...

Wisconsin Historical Society Bookcase

Date: July 1971
Description: Bookcase in the second floor hallway outside the library of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. The case contains 50 books that were part of the ori...
Book or Pamphlet

"Wisconsin Magazine of History," Volume 1, Number 1

Date: September 1917
Description: First issue of "Wisconsin Magazine of History."

Vicki Gabriner Letter of Introduction

Date: June 23 1966
Description: Letter of introduction for Mrs. Robert (Vicki) Gabriner indicating that she is authorized by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin to collect materials...

Paul Vanderbilt

Description: Paul Vanderbilt works at a table in the Iconography Section at the Wisconsin Historical Society. Stacks of photographs and boxes cover the table, along wit...

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