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Simpson Church

Date: 1949 ca.

Description: Simpson Church.

Date: 1948-08 

Description: A small crowd leaves the "Alice In Dairyland" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park.

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Displaced Persons

Date: 1945 

Description: Foreign correspondent Alvin J. Steinkopf saying goodbye to Czechoslovakian children after interviewing them about their relief needs.

Date: 1947-12-13 

Description: Design in blue for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a badger in a subtle "W" design.

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Menominee Valley

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An industrial area of Milwaukee known as Menominee Valley.

Date: 1942 

Description: Farmers unload scrap metal from a truck in the yard of Landaal Brothers, an International Harvester dealership. Dealer Charles Landaal is standing at left....

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Large brick kiln-like structure in field. Built in 1876, the blast furnace was used to salvage additional lead from the slag of 18 area furnaces operating...

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Gerding's Pharmacy

Date: 1940-12 

Description: Exterior view of Gerding's Pharmacy. The display on the left is for Squibb's Aspirin. There are also several small signs indicating that the building is "a...

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Polperro House

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, on Shake Rag Street. The house was temporarily covered with siding, but after restoration the siding was...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Church, several houses and field from a hill.

Date: 1948-06-07 

Description: Governor Rennebohm placing a wreath of red roses on the head of Highland's Margaret McGuire, who was selected as Wisconsin's first Alice in Dairyland. Marg...

Date: 1949-04-30 

Description: Aerial photograph of Blanchardville.

Date: 1949 after

Description: The statue of Lincoln as a young man stands on the Ripon College campus, west of Farr Hall. Alumnus Clarence A. Shaler created the sculpture, delivered in...

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Sheep Shearing

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Two men sheering sheep on a stage surrounded by a crowd of fair-goers, possibly in a competition at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A woman and children sit around a picnic table with a variety of cakes displayed.

Photograph

Ringling Hotel

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from across street of a shirtless young man standing beside an automobile in the shade of a lean-to attached to the old Ringling Hotel. Signs on the t...

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Kiekhofer Wall

Date: 1946-04-29 

Description: One-hundred-twenty-foot-long red brick wall along sidewalk in the 600 block of Langdon Street about to be torn down for the Hillel Center. The wall, named...

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Rowley House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A foursquare style house with front and back porches sits on a large landscaped lot with a decorative fence and painted pergola. The house, at 220 Eighth S...

Date: 1947 

Description: Girl standing next to "Sifting and Winnowing" memorial plaque at the entrance to Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison ca...

Date: 1949 

Description: Men use an Adams #5 1/2 Road Grader to work on an urban street. The grader was owned by the State Paving and Construction Co. Original caption states: "G...

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