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Date: 1948-11-23 

Description: This ceremony at Truax Field signaled the start of construction of the 120-unit apartment project for war veterans by the Madison Housing Authority. Henry...

Date: 1934-01-31 

Description: Helen King, rear view, modeling a 1934 rubber bathing suit, made by U.S. Rubber Company.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Half of a double portrait of Ever or Iver B. Lund and wife, of Blue Mounds, Blue Valley. He was a tailor by trade. Note his withered left leg.

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Razing City Hall

Date: 1954-08 

Description: Old City Hall being razed with a crane and wrecking ball.

Date: 1948-03-04 

Description: University of Wisconsin-Extension mailing department, with Mrs. May B. Shire and Craig Gunter hard at work mailing loan packages of information throughout...

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Elaine Marks

Date: 1978-03-21 

Description: Elaine Marks of the Women's Studies Research Center.

Date: 1953-10-05 

Description: Group portrait of the advance gifts division leaders for the 1953 United Givers Fund campaign. Standing, left to right: John w. Fish, Kenneth L. White, Ezr...

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Construction Crew

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men pose at a construction site. Several men are sitting, leaning or standing on bags of cement or sand. A wheelbarrow can be seen on the right...

Date: 1952-01-10 

Description: Portrait of staff members of the Madison Recreation Department, left to right: Standing, Hermine Sauthoff, Clarence Schwengel, Glenn "Pat" Holmes and Frank...

Date: 1959-04-14 

Description: Jean Krieser (left), Betty Larson, and Mary Jane Johnson (all bank employees) attend the annual dinner meeting.

Date: 1951-11 ca.

Description: State Historical Society employee Joyce Hancock with a model of Cyrus McCormick's first reaper.

Date: 1944-09-21 

Description: Eight high school students taking a few minutes off from their duties at Oscar Mayer and Company. From left: Kenneth Morrow, East High; Edward Wingen, East...

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Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down dirt road towards the Lappley Bros. Lumber Yard. There are houses on the right and in the far background. There are horses and carriages parked a...

Date: 1951-12-13 

Description: Dane County Highway Department employees line up to donate blood during the annual Red Cross blood bank drive. Left to right: James O'Connell, Russell Roed...

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Construction Site

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cement mixer and construction crew at a work site. Smoke pours from the exhaust pipe on top. Bags of material and other equipment can be seen on the left a...

Date: 1958 

Description: Portrait of Deutschkron family (from left): Eva Lauffer Deutschkron, Martin, Ruth, and Edward, at Martin's tailor shop, 419 State Street.

Date: 1955-08-28 

Description: Frank Lloyd Wright on the grounds of the First Unitarian Society meeting house. Wright was being filmed for the Omnibus television program. The woman with...

Date: 1945-06-28 

Description: Advertisement, which originally appeared in "The New Masses", June 26, 1945, and was reproduced in the "Wisconsin State Journal", for the Abraham Lincoln S...

Date: 1946-08-15 

Description: Phil Dickert (left) and Joe Klein (right) pictured with cans of Mautz paint at the Klein-Dickert Co. store at 752 University Avenue.

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