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Date: 1941-02-28 

Description: Women's style show at Manchesters Department Store with six female models wearing long dresses on stage, and a female announcer at the microphone.

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Description: Exterior view of the Elkhorn Public Library and a larger, two-story, brick building, with a storefront on the first floor. The Elkhorn Public Library is th...

Date: 1940-12 

Description: University of Wisconsin athletes try on shoes in the Walk-Over Shoe Store, 8 East Mifflin Street.

Date: 1955-03-10 

Description: Robert Hall "America's Largest Clothing Chain", 3205 East Washington Avenue at Radke Avenue.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Street lined with storefronts, horse-drawn carts, an electric cable car and pedestrians. Electric power lines hang over the street. Business signs read: "F...

Photograph

Henderson Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a boy riding a bicycle in a city street with an electric cable car on tracks in the background. Horse-drawn carts are visible as well. Business sig...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Industrial sewing machine used to make one of Wisconsin's signature products for over 40 years, 1950s-1997. (Museum object #1997.54.1A-D)

Photograph

Factory

Date:  date unknown

Description: The factory of William E. Belles, with the text, "William E. Belles MFGR of Men's and Boy's Night Robes".

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a street corner in a central business district. In the foreground is a boy standing next to a parked car, and another boy and a man are standing i...

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Description: The southeast corner of the Friend Brothers Clothing Company at N. Broadway and E. Michigan Street.

Photograph

Shoes for Sale

Date: 1937-12 

Description: Fascinated by the street life in the market at Misurata, Libya, journalist Cecil brown took this photograph of handmade shoes for sale.

Photograph

Greta Garbo Window

Date: 1934-02-23 

Description: Greta Garbo display window at the Burdick & Murray store, 15-19 East Main Street. Garbo was appearing as Queen Cristina in the movie "Queen Christina" at t...

Photograph

Clam Shell Buttons

Date:  date unknown

Description: Finished package of buttons made from shells. Button package reads Fairport Biological Station.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down center of street in the central business district. On the left is a clothing store and school supply shop, and a drinking fountain and lamppost o...

Date: 1957-11-13 

Description: Mary Lou Clingman receives her prize, a Hart Schaffner & Marx suit, from W. M. Harris, president of Olson & Veerhusen, for winning first prize in a contest...

Date: 1950-08-02 

Description: Larry Laverty of Mineral Point accepts a sports jacket as the prize for being the runner-up in Class B of the Madison Soap Box Derby. Presenting the jacket...

Date: 1945-02-01 

Description: Wide angle view of women's lingerie department on the third floor of Manchester's, Inc., Department Store.

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Description: Interior of hat shop illuminated by skylight.

Date: 1938-03-17 

Description: Kessenich's mannequin dressed in dress, coat, hat, purse and gloves and shoes.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The West State Street shopping district. Electric lights and power lines can be seen overhead. Business signs read: "The Register-Gazette" "Edison Light" a...

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