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Date: 1960 ca.

Description: County Line Motel on U.S. Highway 14 and Wis. 11.

Date: 1885-05-18 

Description: Elevated view of the first passenger train to arrive at Merrill, a Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway train. The passengers are waiting on a platform an...

Date: 1936-07 

Description: Vacationing at a North Sea resort restricted to Jews, from left: Eva Lauffer Deutschkron, three friends, Margeret Pollack (cousin).

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Horse-drawn carriage stuck in a rut on a muddy road near the Ohio River in Floyd County, Indiana. One man is holding the horse while another attempts to di...

Date: 1962 

Description: Robert Kennedy, then attorney general, surrounded by young people during a visit to Hong Kong. Kennedy was traveling in Southeast Asia, and the tall white-...

Photograph

Mitchell Airport

Date: 1955-06-18 

Description: Control tower and entrance to the new Howell Street passenger terminal at General Mitchell Field shortly before its formal opening in July 1955. The Milwau...

Photograph

Diplomatic Mission

Date: 1980 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey (center) studying briefing materials for a diplomatic visit to Pakistan.

Date: 1987-12-29 

Description: Bored travelers at General Mitchell International Airport, apparently taking their cue from a droopy travel poster advertising vacations in the sunny Carib...

Date: 1938-08-09 

Description: Douglas Corrigan examining a compass with General Evan Humphreys after Corrigan "mistakenly" flew from New York to Ireland. Corrigan claimed that he had re...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Group of men outside tent with "The Boss" sign above door and labels on some of the fellows' shirts saying, "CTC," an abbreviation for the Chicago Travelin...

Photograph

Jack Paar in Japan

Date: 1960 

Description: Jack Paar, comedian and host of NBC's "Tonight Show", and his wife during a visit to Japan. During their visit Paar was hosted by journalist Cecil Brown, h...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Color brochure advertising the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Minneapolis Railroad's Hiawatha, the first streamlined steam locomotive. Hiawatha trains boas...

Photograph

Debriefing

Date: 1980 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David Obey (center, facing the camera) and other members of the congressional delegation and staff that visited Saudi Arabia and Indi...

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Description: Bloch on a ship in Mississippi at New Orleans, headed for Baton Rouge. Trip was gratis from Victor Ehr, director of the Baton Rouge chamber of commerce and...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Advertisement for International trucks, featuring Commander Attilio Gatti and his wife with their "jungle yachts" in the "Belgian Congo." International mad...

Date: 1892 

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Columbian Exposition pavilions from the vantage point of Lake Michigan. Included is an inset of the Union Passenger Station (now Uni...

Historical Essay

Pierce, Hattie, 1829-1944

Born into slavery, Hattie Pierce lived 115 years and was able to fully experience both life before and after emancipation.

Photograph

Shaplen Arrives

Date:  date unknown

Description: Robert Shaplen, the tall man with the briefcase, being greeted at an airport in Southeast Asia. Shaplen, who was regarded as the dean of the American journ...

Photograph

Train Time

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Passengers at the depot, awaiting the arrival of the train.

Date: 1947 

Description: Original caption reads: "Clyde King, Vice President of International Harvester Export Company, bids his son, second officer of the Gatti Hallicrafters Expe...

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