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Myrland's Sky Lodge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Myrland's Sky Lodge, a vacation resort near Montello that boasted a private landing strip for pilots with small planes. The Piper Vagabond in the foregroun...

Date: 1937-10-20 

Description: Man demonstrating automobile heater to a customer at Halperin Auto Parts, 209 South Park Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of lumber being loaded onto a boat with various men, both on the boat and on the dock posing for the camera. On the dock, there is a small building...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Refueling a Ford Tri-Motor airplane. Because gasoline truck hoses did not have pumps, airplanes were refueled by filling 5-gallon cans and then lifting the...

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The Assorting Table

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of lumber transported from the mill and across the assorting table, where it is then moved and sorted into different groups. Men stand on the lumbe...

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Description: The fife and drum are not so innocent
the vulture's eye is on the dance

Date: 1940 

Description: The Rivoli Theater in Times Square the night the film "Foreign Correspondent" premiered there. Above the marquee is a large banner covering the front of th...

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Woman with Bicycle

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A woman stands with her bicycle on a country road.

Date: 1940 

Description: An International I-12 tractor owned by the city of Davenport lifts gravel into a truck.

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Dairy Exterior

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Description: Exterior view of a dairy. Two cars and a horse-drawn wagon loaded with milk cans are parked in front of building.

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Description: Quarter plate ambrotype exterior view of the Charles Minton Baker residence in Lake Geneva. The home was built in 1854. The house and grounds are shown fro...

Date: 2014-09-21 

Description: View through the windshield of a car towards several light blue farm buildings on the left side of a highway, along with three silo's. The edge of a field...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A man holding a package stands next to an International model D-15-M truck with a 113-inch wheelbase and a Metro body. This truck was one of four Internati...

Date: 1940 

Description: Six people crawl out of an airplane that is in the water. The scene is part of the film "Foreign Correspondent."

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Blied Building

Date: 1948-12-10 

Description: Elevated view is from the roof of the Park Hotel. Main Street businesses seen include from the left: Western Union Telegraph Company at 21 West Main Street...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Fox River. Small boats are docked along the left bank where factory buildings stand. The facade features advertisements for Wrigley's Spearmi...

Date: 1945 

Description: Marines, killed in action, lie on stretchers covered with ponchos on the beach at Iwo Jima. Four marines attend to the dead. Tents, military boats, and an...

Date: 1979-08 

Description: Theresa Fireman's Picnic Parade.

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Cliff House

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Cliff House, a resort hotel built shortly after 1872 when Devil's Lake was reached by rail. Three-story frame house with balcony on each floor. There is a...

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Description: Woodcut image of the first steam passenger train ever run in the United States. The locomotive pulls a wood car and two passenger cars.

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