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Description: The official opening of Wade House. Amid great fanfare, complete with an appearance by poet Carl Sandburg, Wade House opened to the public on June 6th, 195...
Description: Margie Wesley of 630 West Wilson Street and Nancy Bonner of 213 North Murray Street were members of the decorating committee for the Loft's gala holiday pa...
Description: Four-year-old Tommy, son of Robert and Mary Ela, makes a candle holder from modeling clay as a Christmas gift for his mother.
Description: One of thirty two negatives of individual University of Wisconsin football players on the 1952 squad.
Description: Ten teenage girls gather in front of a Christmas tree at the home of Severa Brevik for a skating and supper party.
Description: Ticket for the All-American Soap Box Derby in Akron, Ohio, held on August 9, 1953. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Steiner and their two sons of Argyle, Wisconsin, a...
Description: The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile passes by spectators watching the Labor Day parade on Capitol Square. City Hall is visible in the background.
Description: Six members of the 20-man "cutting crew" for West High School's annual Senior Dance receive instructions for the party. Dick Musselman, 402 Laurel Lane, sh...
Description: Engineering photograph of a Farmall 400 tractor.
Description: A group of people watch a parade in the rain.
Description: Pages 16 and 17 from the Official Rule Book for the 1955 Soap Box Derby showing a deconstructed car.
Date: 1952 ca.
Description: Color photograph of an M-139 truck transporting members of a bridge-building unit and construction materials to the bank of a river in a wooded area. The s...
Description: Group portrait of some of the guests in attendance at a unique "end of summer" party given by Bobbie Lampert, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold M. (Beatrice)...
Description: Workers at the A.O. Smith Corporation in Milwaukee assembling frames for Cadillac automobiles. In 1902 Arthur O. Smith, son of the company's founder, produ...
Description: Four Lakes Secretary's Association officers attend a holiday dinner party. The women include Caryl Oakey, secretary; Laura Weinand, treasurer; Irma Kopan,...
Description: Advertising postcard featuring a color illustration of a man driving an International A-130 dump truck.
Description: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy with G. David Schine and Roy M. Cohn. Cohn recruited Schine as an unpaid consultant on McCarthy's staff in February, 1953. Sever...
Description: Group portrait of twenty men who volunteered their time to help remodel a home at 1129 Mound Street into a new convent for the nuns of St. James' Parish.
Description: Crates of oranges, some damaged, are stacked in a storage area after being unloaded from an Illinois Central Railroad car.
Description: Six irate women drivers sit in the office of superior court judge Roy H. Proctor's office to protest his dismissal of a traffic charge against a man driver...
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