Anita McCormick Blaine Correspondence and Papers, 1828-1958

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Series: Visual Materials
PH 2068
Lantern slides assembled by Paul Vanderbilt for use in a lecture “Snapshots in Limbo,” 1959
Physical Description: Lantern slides 3 1/4 x 4-inches 
Note: Originally presented at the Chicago Art Institute in November 1959. Lecture dealt with conventions in photographic representation and sometimes unrecognized values in informal photography considered as a folk art.
Photographs by Paul Vanderbilt
PH 2214 (3)
Folder   1
A folding panel with mounted photographs of the exhibition “Women a Century Ago,” 1960
Note: The exhibition was sponsored by the Women's Auxiliary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin in 1960. The photographs and layout were prepared by Vanderbilt.
Corresponding negatives are filed as WHi(X2)12462-12465 and WHi(X21)12139-12145.
PH 2350 (3)
Folder   1
Members of the exhibitions installation staff of the Historical Society at work during the final hours before the opening of an exhibition commemorating the centennial of the Civil War, 1961 January
Note: The photographs were made by Vanderbilt and are mounted on a hinged panel.
The corresponding negatives are filed as WHi(X15)12780-12849 and WHi(X21)12092.
PH 2382 (3)
Historical Society staff's transformation of standard display manikins into Native American manikins for a Historymobile exhibit contrasting Plains Indians with Woodland Indians, 1961
Note: The photographs were made by Vanderbilt and mounted on hinged panels.
Corresponding negatives are filed as WHi(X15)13034-13141, WHi(X21)8005-8014, and WHi(X2)12469.
PH 2476 (3)
Folder   1
Street scenes in Saxon and Mellen, Wisconsin, being used by 20th Century Fox studio in making the movie Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man, 1961
Note: The settings were altered to represent a 1916 lumbering village's entertainment area in upper Michigan. Images show the altered facades of buildings, crews at work, rehearsals, and other scenes and are mounted in a volume.
Partially corresponding negatives are filed as WHi(X2)13572-13587, WHi(X2)13512-13522, and WHi(X15)14101-14165.
PH 2520
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Portage, Wisconsin, 1962
Note: Photographs to accompany an article by Ray Billington, “Young Fred Turner,” in the Wisconsin Magazine of History, 1962-1963 Winter. Images include buildings, streets, and details.
PH 2539
Folder   1
Modern views of scenes depicted in paintings made in 1856 by Samuel M. Brookes and Thomas H. Stevenson of locks and towns along the Fox River canal, 1962 August 2-5
Note: Photographs commissioned by Morgan L. Martin.
PH 2563
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Scenes along the Upper Mississippi River in the vicinity of Lynxville, Wisconsin, and on a bridge and causeway across river islands between Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, and Marquette, Iowa, 1962 September 29
PH 2666 (5)
Oversize Folder   1
Staff members of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin Museum installing modular vertical panels in newly redesigned Gallery 118, 1963
Note: Also includes photographs of the finished gallery with paintings, including designers measuring, drilling panels, painting, setting up on spring poles, and adjusting.
PH 2684
Everyday activities of the children of Robert P. Meyer of Madison, Wisconsin, 1963
Note: Created by Vanderbilt for the exhibit, “A Child's World,” at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1963 May-June.
PH 2684 (3)
Large photographs
PH 2760
Folder   1
Photographs of circulating exhibit panels on Wisconsin history, 1958-1960
Note: 21 topical sets, each of 5 20 x 30-inch panels of graphics and text, were compiled to provide small, cheap, and readily handled exhibit material for use by state groups and institutions. These photographs show 15 of the 21 sets.
PH 2824
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Installation and other material relating to the exhibit, “Our Own Time,” 1964
Note: Exhibit designed and edited by Paul Vanderbilt at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1964 May 6-July 25. The installation photographs by WHA-TV were used for a television promotional broadcast.
Washington Island, Door County, Wisconsin
PH 2854
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Mounted photographs of people, scenic views, buildings, and other scenes at Washington Island, 1964
Note: Some images are in color. A list of the negatives from which these prints were made is included in the box; the negatives are not yet cataloged.
PH 2995
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Photographs related to an exhibition created by Vanderbilt on Washington Island, 1964
PH 2878
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Daily activities in the processing rooms and stacks of the Wisconsin State Historical Society archives, 1965
Note: Photographs by Vanderbilt for selection of a cover photograph for the annual report of the Archives Manuscripts Division of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.
PH 2896
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Executive Residence in Madison, Wisconsin, mainly interiors and details, showing the building before remodeling and redecoration, 1965
PH 3010
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Black River Falls, Wisconsin, 1959
Note: Some photographs were taken in the same locations as original images created by Charles Van Schaick, 1900-1910.
PH 3439
Folder   1
Negatives and proofs showing activities in the State Archives and the Manuscripts Section of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1962-1973 and undated
Note: Images show staff at work, researchers, storage area, field work at the Milwaukee Area Research Center, and other scenes.
PH 3445
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Contact proofs of views in Neenah and Menasha, Wisconsin, 1963
Note: Images show the lakeshore, canals, river, industrial buildings, new Kimberly-Clark administrative buildings, railroads, bank construction, foundry, fishing bait dealer, residences, and other views.
Corresponding original negatives are filed as WHi(X2)13902-15760.
PH 3592
Wisconsin rural and urban scenes
Note: Many of the images include cropping marks and/or are stamped “Proof Print.”
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Abbotsford
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Algoma
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Allouez
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Appleton
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Arena
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Arena - Barneveld
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Argyle
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Ashton
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Attica
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Avoca
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Babcock
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Badger
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Bailey's Harbor
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Bangor
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Baraboo
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Barneveld
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Basco
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Bayfield
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Bear Valley
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Beaver Dam
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Beetown
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Belleville
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Black Earth
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Black Hawk
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Blanchardville
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Blue Mounds
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Blue River
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Boaz
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Bonduel
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Boscobel
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Bridgeport
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Brooklyn
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Brown County
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Buckman
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Butte des Mortes
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Cambria
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Cassville
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Castle Rock
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Cedar Rapids
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Chaseburg
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Clyde
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Cobb
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Columbus
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Coon Valley
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Crandon
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Cross Plains
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Daleyville
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Dane
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Darlington
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De Pere
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De Soto
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Denmark
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Denzer
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Devil's Lake
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Dodgeville
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Donald Rock
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Door County
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Dunn
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Durand
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Eagle
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Elm Tree Corners
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Esofea
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Fargo
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Fayette
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Fennimore
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Ferryville
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Fifield
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Fond du Lac
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Fort Atkinson
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Gays Mills
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Genoa
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Gilmonton
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Gotham
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Governor Dodge State Park
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Green Bay
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Green Leaf
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Greenbush
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Gresham
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Harmony Grove
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Henrysville
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Hill Point
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Hillsboro
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Holland
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Hollandale
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Horicon
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Hubertus
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Ithaca
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Jefferson
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Juneau County
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Kaukauna
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Kenosha
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Keshena
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Kettle Moraine
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Kingston
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Knapp
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La Crosse
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La Farge
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Lake Poygan
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Lake Winnebago
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Lancaster
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Lark
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Leland
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Lime Ridge
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Little Chute
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Lodi
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Loganville
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Loyd
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Lynxville
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Madison
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Marshfield
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Martinsville
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Marxville
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Marytown
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Mauston - Reedsburg
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Mazomanie
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Medford
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Mellen
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Menasha
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Mendota State Hospital
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Menomonie
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Merrimac-Portage
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Middleton
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Millville
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Milwaukee
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Mineral Point
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Monticello
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Mt. Calvary
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Mt. Hope
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Mt. Horeb
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Mt. Ida
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Mt. Vernon
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Mt. Zion
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Muscoda
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Neenah
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Neopit
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New Glarus
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Norwalk
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Okee
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Ontario
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Oregon
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Oshkosh
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Paoli
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Pardeeville
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Parfrey's Glen
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Park Falls
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Patch Grove
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Phillips
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Pine Bluff
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Pipe
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Pittsville
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Plain
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Plymouth
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Poland
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Port Andrews
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Portage
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Portage - Endeavor
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Potosi
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Poynette
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Prairie du Chien
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Prairie du Sac
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Preble
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Primrose
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Pulaski
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Purdy
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Racine
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Red Banks
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Reedsburg
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Richland Center
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Ridgeway
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Ripon
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Rockbridge
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Rosendale
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Roxbury
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Saint Joseph
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Sauk City
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Saxon
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Sextonville
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Shiocton
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Sobieski
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Sparta
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Spring Green
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Spring Grove
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Springfield Corners
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Steuben
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Stoddard
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Stoughton
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Suamico
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Verona
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Viola
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Viroqua
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Washington Island
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Waukechon
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Waunakee
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Wausau
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Wautoma
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Wauzeka
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Wayside
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West Bend
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Westboro
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Westport
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Wild Rose
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Winneconne
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Wisconsin Dells
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Witwen
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Woodman
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Wrightstown
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Wyalusing State Park
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Wyocena
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Yuba
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Unspecified locations
PH 3792
Folder   1
Images related to the “Changing Role of Women” traveling photograph exhibit
Note: Includes images of display panels and exhibit photographs.
PH 4061 (3)
Oversize Folder   1
Display panels assembled by Vanderbilt of pictures and paraphrased text from Harper's New Monthly Magazine, 1873 January, illustrating the history of Christmas customs throughout Europe
PH 4177
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Interior of the Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Hall in Madison, Wisconsin
PH 4356
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Employees and works of art in the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Note: Many of the images are of artworks and exhibits being photographed as well as galleries and storage areas.
PH 5001 (3)
Enlargement prints, many annotated by Vanderbilt as “exhibition quality”
Note: Prepared from the original Wisconsin landscape photographic negatives filed elsewhere in the collections. A set of proof prints is in Lot 3592.
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Mounted prints
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Loose prints
PH 5001 (7)
Box   4
Oversize mounted prints
PH 5002 (5)
Landscape photographs made by Vanderbilt with historic images from the State Historical Society of Wisconsin collection for the “Pairings Project”
Box   1
Unpublished pairs 3-27
Box   2
Unpublished pairs 28-54
Box   3
Unpublished pairs 56-84
Box   4
Unpublished pairs 85-109
Box   5
Unpublished pairs 110-148
Transparencies
PH 2528
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Mrs. Edward C. Jones' collection of Georgian silverware of the 18th and early 19th centuries
Physical Description: Color transparencies (2 x 2-inches) 
Note: Transparencies made by Vanderbilt of Georgian silverware of the 18th and early 19th centuries, portions of a collection formed by Mrs. Edward C. Jones of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, for a lecture by Jones at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin on October 12, 1962.
PH 2770
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Selected photographs shown in the exhibition, “Our Own Time,” 1964
Physical Description: Transparencies 2 x 2-inches, black and white 
Note: Transparencies designed and edited by Paul Vanderbilt for exhibit at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, May 6-July 25, 1964, of news and other photographs used in an examination of the historical adequacy of current interpretive photography of daily life. The slides were used in a television panel discussion of the exhibition on WHA-TV, May 20, 1964.
PH 2843
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Leslie H. Fishel Jr.
Physical Description: Color transparencies 2 1/4 x 3 1/4-inches 
Note: Photographic portraits of Leslie H. Fishel Jr., director of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, photographed by Vanderbilt in various poses with the society's library reading room as a background. Photographed on Ansocochrome D-50 under “daylight” floodlamps without filter.
PH 2862
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Color transparencies of the Wisconsin Governor's Mansion, Madison, Wisconsin, 1965
Note: Includes interiors and views of the garden.
PH 2934
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Color transparencies of the Executive Residence at Madison, Wisconsin, 1965
Note: Mainly includes interiors, before alteration and re-decoration. Numbered in sequence, the transparencies were intended for projection simultaneously with a black-and-white 16 mm motion picture film of the same material on a double screen and eventual synchronization. Project incomplete.
PH 3144
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Color transparencies copies from the Sierra Club's publication of Eliot Porter's photographs of Glen Canyon; details of merchandise at Treasure Island, a Madison, Wisconsin, discount house; and related material assembled by Vanderbilt for lectures, 1968
PH 3145
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A trip to western Wisconsin and Minnesota, 1967 October
Physical Description: Transparencies (2 x 2-inches) 
Note: Images, made by Vanderbilt, depict largely scenic and transportation details, including trucking and harbor scenes; fields, foliage details, rock canyons; and views of Duluth, Minnesota.
PH 3474
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Varied building details, landscapes, plant forms and juxtaposed elements, 1968
Physical Description: Color transparencies (2 x 2-inches) 
Note: Includes industrial buildings, grain elevator, streets, burning leaves in backyard, farmland, and other views, from Waterloo, Pewaukee, Delafield, Hartford, and elsewhere in Wisconsin, along with Wanamingo, Minnesota. Slides are numbered in a presumed presentation sequence.