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Date: 1931-10-12 

Description: Jesse Smith is on the job as desk sergeant at the Madison Police Department.

Date: 1931-11-01 

Description: Governor Philip F. La Follette presses a telegraph key at the Western Union Office to open an event in Green Bay.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Man standing behind the bar at "The Schlitz Saloon" located on the corner of Doty and King Streets. The bar is backed with a large mirror and is lined with...

Date: 1940-08-13 

Description: Manchesters Department Store model, wearing fur jacket hat and purse, posing with the conductor holding her luggage on the steps of a passenger train car.

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Guffawmeter

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: A man wearing headphones is sitting behind a table with the Guffawmeter. The caption reads: "Guffawmeter constructed by Paul Vanderbilt for the State Histo...

Date: 1897 

Description: Mendota State Hospital office. Charles Carter, steward, seated at his desk. Across from him is George B. Merrick, Asst. Steward. Below the desk is a dog,...

Date: 1927-03-03 

Description: Interior view of shipping department at Mautz Paint Company.

Date: 1948 

Description: John Jenkins, museum director, and Ruth K. Harris, museum curator, of the (then) State Historical Society of Wisconsin museum prepare a display case for an...

Date: 1929-12-27 

Description: Four men lay Novoid Corkboard on the roof of the Tenney Building, located at 110 East Main Street.

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Description: A female model is standing next to a horse painted with polka dots. The reverse side of the horse (unseen) is painted with stripes. Three men, one of them...

Date: 1933-11-20 

Description: Unemployed men stand in line for CWA (Civil Works Administration) jobs, inside the Public Employment Office, 111 W. Main Street.

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Walter E. Scott

Date: 1979 

Description: Walter Scott (1911-1983) posing in front of the gnarled trunk of a box elder tree at his home, Hickory Hill House. Scott was employed by the Wisconsin Depa...

Date: 1948-08-02 

Description: Three of the models who will appear in the annual summer session style show, sponsored by the Women's Self Government Association, are shown on the steps n...

Date: 1948 

Description: John Jenkins, museum director of the (then) State Historical Society of Wisconsin museum, examines a pitcher in preparation for an exhibit of English luste...

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Job Interview Tips

Date: 1957-04-10 

Description: Virginia Strickland, a senior at East High School, demonstrates making a good first impression at a job interview by smiling warmly, maintaining an alert a...

Date: 1956-02-14 

Description: Ed Schumann, owner of Ed Schumann and Associates, and Frank Pellitteri, the production manager at the business, set up an advertising shot for Red Dot Pota...

Date: 1964-07-03 

Description: Striking members of Meat Cutters Union Local 444 employed at Neesvig's Packing Co. picketing in front of the Park Motor Inn, a customer of the meat process...

Date: 1946-04-24 

Description: Water Softener Service, Inc. employee, Kenneth Olson, unloading a portable water softener tank from a specially designed truck. Water Softener Service, Inc...

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College Barber Shop

Date: 2014-09-08 

Description: The last week of business at the College Barber Shop. The owner Larry Cobb is cutting employee Don Fine's hair.

Date: 2008 

Description: Food not gas is now the fuel of choice at Monty's Blue Plate Diner in Madison. This former station once again serves as the lively neighborhood meeting pla...

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