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Date: 1953-01-14 

Description: Wisconsin legislators sit in the Assembly Chamber while listening to Governor Kohler's message.

Date: 1952 

Description: Holiday card with a scene of a village in New Mexico. Adobe dwellings with hills, fences, a ladder, trees and a burro can be seen in the background. Six fi...

Photograph

Executed Man

Date: 1957 

Description: Executed man laying on ground as the final bullet is delivered. The execution was somehow bungled by the firing squad and this coup d'grace was required to...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Postcard of the Pabst Brewery showing an elevated view of men working near the copper kettles in a vaulted room. There is a large, stained glass window on...

Date: 1951 

Description: Luncheon or dinner group at the Top Hat restaurant celebrating a birthday party for Joseph L. (“Roundy”) Coughlin, a local newspaper columnist.

Date: 1955-07-23 

Description: Seated at a candle-lighted table are left to right: Russell Sheaf, Dr. George H. Benson, Mrs. Sheaf, and Mrs. Benson in costume at the Blackhawk Country Cl...

Date: 1950 

Description: Holiday card of a die cut head of Santa Claus and a gold edged, embossed, black, square card. There is a hole at the top of both pieces with a tasseled str...

Date: 1953-09-20 

Description: A posed photograph taken for the Milwaukee & Suburban Transport Corp. to mark the substitution of buses for streetcars on the West Burnham St. line.

Photograph

Girls Pray

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Two little girls kneel before an altar holding statues and a creche.

Date: 1950 

Description: For a 1950 election, the United Packinghouse Workers Union sponsored a free bus to transport people to the voter registration site.

Photograph

Military Ball

Date: 1957-12-13 

Description: Jody Epply, 20, of Oshkosh, a junior in the college of nursing, honorary regimental commander of the Marquette University Reserve Officers' Training Corps,...

Date: 1951-10-30 

Description: Group portrait of 13 preschool children, seated and holding rythm band instruments. There is a Halloween jack-o-lantern placed in front of the group. The n...

Date: 1955-05-25 

Description: Masonic group making plans for the 97th annual state-wide conclave. Left to right: Orrin St.Clair, A.W. Heisig, E.C. Jamison, Floyd McBurney and Ida Heisig...

Photograph

Nakoma School Play

Date: 1950-11-17 

Description: Nakoma School third grade children perform a folk dance as part of a class play, "Democracy for Boys and Girls." The children were assigned to find out whe...

Date: 1953-01-23 

Description: A woman purchases a can of Del Monte pineapple from a male clerk at Hi-Lo Supermarket, 2038 Jenifer Street. They are standing in front of a Del Monte "Sun...

Date: 1950-05-06 

Description: Advertising proof for International trucks, featuring color illustrations of a flatbed truck carrying lumber and a pickup truck carrying plants. Includes t...

Date: 1953-06 

Description: Brothers Franklin Myers, 19, University of Wisconsin student (left), and Russell Myers, 22, Mechanic for the Madison Bus Company (right) buy their own plan...

Date: 1954-09 

Description: From left to right are Fred Banks, Carol Banks, Florence Arms Hooper, Mary Rogers, and Bert Rogers.

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Otis Elevator

Date: 1954 

Description: Elevated view from stairway of the ornate Otis elevator in the Wisconsin Historical Society building. This elevator was installed as original equipment in...

Date: 1955-08 

Description: Glenn M. Wise (Mrs. John Wise), Wisconsin's first woman Secretary of State, at her desk in the Wisconsin State Capitol.

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