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Description: Gypsy Rose Lee (aka Louise Hovick, 1914-1970) with large muskie she caught in a northern Wisconsin lake.
Description: Alice in Dairyland, Nancy Trewyn of rural Whitewater, welcomes Mrs. Glenn G. Hays of Ransom, Kansas, the national president of the Women's Christian Temper...
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: Vice President Richard M. Nixon waves his cowboy hat from the seat of an International 300 utility tractor.
Description: View through fence of Pete Seeger and an unidentified woman stand outdoors near two parked cars. He was there for a concert he played in a church during Fr...
Description: Miss America, Margaret Ekdahl, models a blue and rose Moire evening gown with a short white Dolman fur wrap, at the Burdick & Murray Department Store.
Description: Charles Lindbergh meeting local dignitaries, with the crowd of admirers behind him seated in the stadium. Partly obscured to his right is Governor Schmedem...
Description: Robert (Red) Wilson (left), one of Wisconsin's all-time football and baseball greats and a catcher for the Chicago White Sox, acts as catcher behind bat ho...
Description: Advertising poster featuring color photograph of former National Football League player Johnny Unitas standing with his foot on the front bumper of an Inte...
Date: 1972-01 ca.
Description: Poster publicizing a concert film of The Rolling Stones, entitled "Gimme Shelter," which played at the Union Play Circle, January 27-30, 1972. Features a b...
Description: Portrait painting of Kit Carson, a famous trapper and guide of the west. The painting is leaning on a wall, with part of another painting on the right. Par...
Date: date unknown
Description: A piece of tree bark into which is carved the name D. Boon, as well as other words and numbers. The markings are thought to have been made by Daniel Boone....
Description: Babe Ruth, wearing a dressing gown, signing autographs from a train car during a stopover in Madison.
Description: Theodore Roosevelt raising his hat amidst a crowd in Milwaukee. He is leaving a building heading toward a waiting car.
Description: Minutes after finishing their record-breaking flight around the world (in 7 hours and 28 minutes), Howard Hughes and the four aviators who flew with him we...
Description: Shown from left to right are Vincent Peterson using crutches, the Reverend Jerome Mersberger, pastor of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, and Mickey Hal...
Description: Charles Lindbergh speaking to a crowd at a stadium.
Date: 1945-01-29 ca.
Description: With a backdrop of celebrity portrait photographs and stacks of coins on his desk, Hugh Flannery, manager of the Orpheum Theatre, is receiving a $100 War B...
Description: Irene Norman, film editor of the "Milwaukee Sentinel", interviewing the film star Bebe Daniels.
Description: Miss America of 1948, BeBe Shopp, second from left, rides in the back seat of a convertable with Jaenne Faber, Suzaanne Wheeler, and Anne Barber. BeBe Sho...
Description: Display window at J.C. Penney & Company, 17-19 East Main Street, featuring cowboy "Tom Mix, of Radio, Safety Rules to All Straight Shooters" for Wisconsin...
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