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Eben and Roseline Peck Cabin

Date: 1893
Description: Back of painting reads: "Madison in June 1837 after photo taken by E.E. Bailey" and "Peck's cabin by Dengel." The Eben Peck cabin was the first house built...
Photograph

Aldo Leopold

Date: 1940
Description: Caption on negative sleeve: "Aldo Leopold and son Luna (standing); Mrs. Leopold and two daughters Nina and Estella (kneeling). 'Shack' in background." The...
Print

Eben and Roseline Peck Cabin

Date: June 1837
Description: Lithograph based on a painting by Mrs. E.E. Bailey showing the Peck cabin, the first house in Madison. In addition to the cabin, the lithograph includes a...
Drawing

Cabin Drawing in Thomas Steel Letter

Date: January 12 1844
Description: A pen and ink drawing of a log cabin, pork casks, and a washtub, contained in a letter written by Thomas Steel, Waukesha County farmer and physician, to hi...
Photograph

Ole Emerson's Lumber Camp Bunkhouse

Date: 1902
Description: Lumbermen in their bunk house at Ole Emerson's lumber camp. Several of them have pipes in their mouths and their socks are hanging to dry.
Photograph

Swimming Race at Camp Wakanda

Date: 1923
Description: Boys line up on pier for swimming race at Camp Wakanda.
Photograph

Children Eating at Kiddie Camp

Date: July 09 1931
Description: Children eating at Kiddie Camp.
Photograph

Cabin Interior

Date: 1905
Description: Cabin interior.
Photograph

Cabin Interior with Fireplace

Date: 1905
Description: Interior of cabin with fireplace at one end of a long room.
Photograph

Bible Camp

Date: August 15 1947
Description: Group portrait of children and adults at a bible camp, with cabins in the background, taken for Reverend James Shaw. The site was the Hallelujah Camp Groun...
Photograph

Bible Camp

Date: August 15 1947
Description: Outdoor group portrait of children and adults at a bible camp, with cabins in the background, taken for Reverend James Shaw. The site was the Hallelujah Ca...
Photograph

Girls in YWCA Camp Bunks

Date: July 06 1944
Description: Young girls posing on the top and bottom bunks at YWCA's Camparia Olbrich on Lake Mendota. In the upper bunk, left to right: Kathryn Eye, Barbara Fellows,...
Photograph

Young Men's Christian Association Camp

Date: 1905
Description: The villa at the Young Men's Christian Association Camp. A group of boys are sitting on the lawn on the left.
Postcard

Colladay Park

Date: 1909
Description: Colladay Park on Lake Kegonsa.
Photograph

Eben and Roseline Peck Cabin

Date: 1877
Description: Photograph of a painting of the exterior of the Eben Peck cabin by Mrs. E.E. Bailey. The location of this original painting is unknown.
Photograph

Boy Scout Troop 5

Date: June 14 1944
Description: Outdoor group portrait of Boy Scout Troop 5, with Scoutmaster J.J. Feeney and Assistant Scoutmaster Bill Lavin. Photograph was taken in front of their new...
Photograph

Eau Claire Tourist Cabins

Date: 1929
Description: Bartlett's Cabin Camp on Highways 10 &12 near Eau Claire.
Photograph

Girl Scouts at Camp Brandenburg

Date: July 23 1945
Description: Four girl scouts and a camp counselor starting a fire in a camp fireplace as they start to prepare dinner at Camp Brandenburg near Springfield Corners. Pi...
Photograph

Eben and Roseline Peck Cabin

Date: 
Description: Photographic print of an amateur painting of the Peck Cabin representing the "first house in Madison, Wisconsin." The "Peck Cabin" is a variation signed "M...
Photograph

Eben and Roseline Peck Cabin

Date: 1837
Description: Photographic print of an amateur painting, probably representing the "first house in Madison, Wisconsin." The Peck Cabin, one of the many free variations o...

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