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Logo Images: Snapshots from History
The images used in the Wisconsin: Making it Home logo are from photos in the Wisconsin Historical Society image archives. The logo was designed by Planet Propaganda.


Water ski pyramid on Lake Delton.
Wisconsin Historical Society Image ID # 65728 "Water Ski Pyramid."
Water skiers in Tommy Bartlett's show on Lake Delton circa 1965. Photo by the H.H. Bennett Studio, 1843-1908..


A man on a tractor.
Wisconsin Historical Society Image ID # 61256 "Farmall M Planting Cotton."
A man using a McCormick Farmall M tractor with a forward-mounted cotton planter to work in a field circa 1950. The photo comes from the International Harvester Company.


Gaylord Nelson in a canoe.
Wisconsin Historical Society Image ID # 56790 "Gaylord Nelson Canoeing the Namekagon River."
Gaylord Nelson participates in a canoe trip down the Namekagon River in an effort to protect the river under the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act circa 1966. Photographer unknown.


Han with big fish.
Wisconsin Historical Society Image ID # 47507 "Man Holding Muskellunge."
Man, probably Ira Bowen, holding a muskellunge in front of H.F. Lyon's barbershop on Water Street, between Main and Harrison Streets in Black River Falls, Wisconsin. Photo by Charles Van Schaick.


Man playing tuba in farmyard.
Wisconsin Historical Society Image ID # 43216 "Tuba Player in Barnyard."
Member of a local farmers' band practicing in a barnyard with a cow and pony. Photo by John Newhouse taken between 1945-1974.


Woman with skis, man with snowshoes.
Wisconsin Historical Society Image ID # 37956 "Mary and Nelson Ross."
Mary and Nelson Ross of Ross' Teal Lake Lodge posing in the snow with skis and snowshoes in Hayward, Wisconsin. Photographer and date unknown.


Musicians on steamboat.
Wisconsin Historical Society Image ID # 8134 "Musicians on New Dell Queen Steamboat."
Harpist and violinist posed on steamboat New Dell Queen Steamboat. Photo by the H.H. Bennett Studio, 1843-1908.


Children piled on a sled.
Wisconsin Historical Society Image ID # 7849 "Children Sledding."
Children sledding in Milwaukee, photo by George P. Koshollek.


Aldo Leopold with cane and binoculars.
Wisconsin Historical Society Image ID # 2290 "Aldo Leopold."
Aldo Leopold, UW Professor of Wildlife Management, posed with binoculars, about to embark on an inspection and bird-watching tour of the Wisconsin River farm on a weekend retreat. Photographer and date unknown.


Woman with fish.
Wisconsin Historical Society Image ID # 2110 "Gypsy Rose Lee Fishing."
Gypsy Rose Lee (aka Louise Hovick, 1914-1970) with large muskie she caught in a northern Wisconsin lake. Photo attributed to the Wisconsin Department of Conservation, 1950.


Two men on bicycles.
Wisconsin Historical Society Image ID # 2001 "Cyclists and Pedestrians."
Two cyclists ride their bicycles past curious on-lookers, 1890. Photo by Frederick L.G. Straubel.
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