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Wisconsin World War II Stories: Europe

Listening to World War II era music helps students to learn about the time period as well as the contributions of entertainers to the war effort

Date: 1922 

Description: View from road of the general store, a two-story wood frame building in a rural area. A man and a child are standing near the door. Another child is sittin...

Date: 1957-11-11 

Description: Three women attend an event to display Dane County Medical Society Women's Auxiliary projects. Hilda Ewell (left), Pauline Wixson, and Helen E. Supernaw l...

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Knot-Tying Lesson

Date: 1919 

Description: A group of men and women sit in chairs inside what appears to be a classroom or gymnasium while practicing knot-tying. They follow an instructor's example...

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Child Health Poster

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Description: Poster titled "Ignorance Kills - Knowledge Saves" encouraging expectant parents to learn about infant health. Poster includes six images: little mothers cl...

Date: 1919 

Description: View from back of classroom of a group of teachers sitting at desks in a classroom while observing an instructor demonstrate knot tying. Several posters ha...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Color lithograph poster. Title runs across the top with the author's name just below it upper right. Scene from the drama shows a boy dressed in gray unifo...

Date: 1947-11-18 

Description: Mrs. Bernard (Edna) Heilprin and Mrs. William L.(Margaret) Dowling shown installing a Christmas Seal poster. They are members of the Madison Tuberculosis A...

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School Exhibit

Date: 1925 

Description: An autumn exhibit and fair has been set up in the Centerville School. A post supports streamers which extend to the walls, and examples of needlework and c...

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Fund Raising Poster

Date: 1942 

Description: Photographic copy of a poster made by International Harvester's advertising department to solicit funds for the International Harvester Company's World War...

Date: 1929 

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick - Deering Farmall. The poster reads: "If it isn't a McCORMICK-DEERING it isn't a FARMALL."

Date: 1947 

Description: A stewards' training class conducted by local 108 of the United Packinghouse Workers of America.

Date: 1950-01-24 

Description: Mrs. James B. (Anya) Castle, chair of the women's division of the Madison Heart Fund Drive, displays a fundraising poster.

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Building Site

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: A building site at 11 West Main Street, next to Gamm's Jewelry Store and Cop's Cafe. Power lines are in the alley in the background.

Date: 1942-05-25 ca.

Description: Female factory workers inspect parts at International Harvester's 20 (twenty) millimeter gun plant. Original caption reads: "Many small parts for the gun a...

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Street Scene

Date: 1927 

Description: View of intersection towards a restaurant and grocery on the left, with dwellings and other buildings in the background. A group of people standing posing...

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Advertising Club

Date: 1952-05-16 

Description: Two men standing by examples of ads, including ones for Ray-o-Vac batteries and Strauss Printing, at an Advertising Club meeting/conference.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Close-up of an advertisement posted on East 4th Street which depicts three people lying in bed smoking marijuana. The copy below reads, "more--when everyt...

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Description: Highlander Chautauqua route traveling group that went to North Carolina and other places during the `40's. Myles and Zilphia Horton, far left. Posters re...

Date: 1909 

Description: Men with horses and wagons gathered outside the Faville Grove Farmers' Co-Operative Cheese Factory. A poster advertising the State Fair is pasted to the wa...

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