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Newspaper Carrier

Date: 1952-05-28 

Description: James Bormett, one of ten individual portraits of newspaper carriers who won a three-day, all-expense paid trip to Indianapolis for the Memorial Day speedw...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1923 date unknown

Description: Illustration on cover of a book written about the history of the typewriter covering 1873-1923.

Date: 2003-02 

Description: Tommy G. Thompson, former governor of Wisconsin, standing in his office as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services with journalist Robert...

Date: 1947-03-01 

Description: Red Cross Home Service Department counselor R.W. Gerling is shown giving advice to John F. Foster, a veteran.

Date: 1945-02-23 

Description: Dorothy Johansson, research assistant in zoology at the University of Wisconsin, performing an experiment using white rats to check techniques being develo...

Date: 1941 

Description: Advertising brochure for wagon trucks, featuring a man pulling a loaded wagon with a Farmall H tractor. Includes the text: "All-Purpose Trucks, Farm Gears...

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Emil Vilter

Date: 1921-06-14 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Emil Vilter, Milwaukee machinist.

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Miners

Date:  date unknown

Description: An illustration of miners at the bottom of a mine filling a bucket to be lifted to the surface. One man is calling upwards.

Date: 1932-06-15 

Description: Sol Levitan, Wisconsin State Treasurer, receives $750,000 in tax vouchers from a Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad executive.

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Rock Falls Works

Date: 1944 

Description: A line of factory workers next to a large pile of metal parts at International Harvester's Rock Falls Works.

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Labor Union Party

Date: 1947-02-08 

Description: Labor Union party sponsored by the YWCA Industrial Committee. Russell E. Dresser, Meat Cutter Union, Oscar Mayer, Bessie Backlund, Celon Company union, C.B...

Date: 1946-03-08 

Description: Employees of the Plastics Division of Consolidated Paper Company shingle a roof in a factory. The roof was then taken to the building site for final assem...

Date: 1954-09-08 

Description: Nels Anderson of 524 East Washington Avenue tells why he endorses the "fair share" plan of the United Givers Campaign.

Date: 1965 

Description: A man works on a component of the boundary layer control system, used to reign in the Phantom II jet's horsepower for landing at slow speeds.

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Quitting Time

Date: 1967-08-25 

Description: Construction workers enjoy a beer after pouring concrete for a bridge structure.

Date: 1905 

Description: A group of women and children and one man pose standing on the railroad tracks behind a saddle back train. On the low hill behind them is a log building, a...

Date: 1920 

Description: Front cover of a pamphlet advertising the Huber Light Four tractor, featuring text reading, "Doing the Impossible." Includes an illustration of a farmer dr...

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Paintings on Walls

Date:  date unknown

Description: In a corner of the upstairs bedroom (Sid's house) there are a number of painting works with different sizes and themes hanging on the wall.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Interior spread of a pamphlet advertising the Heider Model C 12-20 horsepower tractor. Informative text is supplemented by illustrations of the tractor at...

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