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Electric Hair

Date: 1966-01-10 

Description: Gail Lukas' hair stands on end when she places her hand on a Van de Graalf generator in a demonstration by the Atomic Energy Commission for junior high sch...

Date: 1946-08-03 

Description: Bancroft Dairy "sidewalk fountain," 1010 South Park Street. Ruby Davenport and Dorothy Drifke are seated at an outdoor table. The table is covered by an um...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Double head and shoulders shot of Spencer Tracy in a sailor hat, from when he was in the Navy in the last days of World War I.

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AAA and Tourism

Date: 1948-07-30 

Description: E.T. McQueen, AAA field reporter, who inspects sleeping accommodations and eating places for the AAA Accommodations Directory, issued annually.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View down a street in the business district. Signs read: "Security Bank" and "Drugs" Writing on photograph reads: "G.M. Triplett."

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Lee with Passenger

Date: 1932 

Description: Clyde Allen Lee (left), who grew up in Larsen, Wisconsin, and John Bochkon, a last-minute passenger, before they took off to attempt a trans-Atlantic fligh...

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Indian Village

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: This Native American village on Lac Vieux Desert includes a log cabin, left, a wigwam, center left, and other structures made of slab wood. Two braided rug...

Date: 1944-12-06 

Description: Christmas shoppers crossing the street (walking away from the photographer) at the corner of King Street on the Capitol Square in front of Kresge's, 25-27...

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The Bead Department

Date: 1949-01-12 

Description: Theresa Meyer and Alice Lee cutting and splicing stock in the bead department.

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of men harvesting grain with a McCormick-Deering 12 foot experimental combine (harvester-thresher) pulled by a Farmall M tractor. There is a...

Date: 1948-07-30 

Description: Group portrait of the University of Wisconsin Music Clinic Faculty held each summer for Wisconsin high school student musicians. Left to right: Peter Wilho...

Date: 1933-06-21 

Description: McCormick-Deering No.7 enclosed gear mower on display in the International Harvester exhibit at the "Century of Progress" world's fair.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Three Native American children, two boys and a girl, posing with their dog in front of a wigwam. The children, two boys and a girl, are wearing European-st...

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South Madison

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: View from the University of Wisconsin service building smokestack of south Madison, including Mills Street, Mound Street, and the Greenbush. Lake Monona is...

Date: 1944-10-06 

Description: Herman Elies slashed the twine ties from the hemp bundles to be processed into cordage for rope during World War II at a hemp mill on Highway 51 in DeFores...

Date: 1930 

Description: Residence in Belle Isle on Lake Monona in Squaw Bay, off Winnequah Road. The building is no longer standing.

Date: 1909 

Description: Postcard distributed by International Harvester Company depicting a harvesting scene in Finland. Includes a color illustration of a horse-drawn mower with...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Herbert Hoover visits President Calvin Coolidge at the summer capitol in Rapid City, during Coolidge's summer retreat from the heat, crowds, and a White Ho...

Date: 1959-05-14 

Description: Four women wearing Hawaiian leis gather at the spring luncheon of the Daughters of the Nile. Left to right are queen Mrs. Edward Dodge of Lake Mills, toast...

Date: 1902 

Description: Catalog cover with color illustration of a woman sitting on a ledge with one hand on her temple and the other hand holding a drafting compass. Under her ar...

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