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Demolition Train

Date: 1902 

Description: Elevated view of a locomotive collision at the Wisconsin State Fair. This was a much advertised spectacle.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Man working with vats for preparation of angora rabbit food.

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General Store

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four men, a dog and a boy sitting on the porch of the general store. Signs in the windows read, "Ferry & Co. Seeds" and "Rape seed for sale." A barn and wi...

Date: 1945 

Description: Factory worker James Matzke raises the barrel of a 20mm cannon onto a receiving block to be inspected by Beverly Ackerman at International Harvester's St....

Date: 1949-02-09 

Description: Popular singers in the city's young set are the eight boys who make up East High School's double quartet. First row, left to right: George Otis, Jim Bailey...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: The Goose Island Ramblers (left to right): George Gilbertsen on fiddle, "Wendy" Whitford on guitar, and Bruce Bollard on jug and piano accordian.

Date: 1959-06-29 

Description: Edward Hein, age 66, retires from the Wisconsin Conservation Department after 24 years of service as the publications supervisor. Hein was honored at a ret...

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Description: Elevated view of four Pawling & Harnischfeger lattice girder bridges trolley hoists used in shipbuilding. There are men on the bridge of the nearest crane...

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La Sure's

Date: 2004-11-12 

Description: The fish fry group outside of La Sure's. The signboard advertises today's special, fish fry.

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Kiss for a Soldier

Date: 1944-08-25 

Description: An American soldier receives a kiss in gratitude for the liberation of Paris during World War II.

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A Moose and Teepee

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hudson's Bay Company, Canada. Moose bridled with sled and teepee in background. Caption on photograph, "A moose and teepee. The moose is not much used bein...

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FLN Member Posing

Date: 1957-08 

Description: An Algerian National Liberation Front member poses in the Algerian Desert. He is leaning against a boulder and squinting.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Man riding a Whitney 6-12 light-weight gasoline tractor. Placard reads "r.p.m. 1300, plowing speed 1.75-2.5 m.p.h." The tractor was sold in small numbers...

Date: 1948-07-22 

Description: Jerry DeWitts, Vallejo, California, semi-finalist in the Singles Division of the Wisconsin Invitational Junior Tennis Tournament.

Date: 1958-06-17 

Description: Portrait of Hella Johnson sitting in front of the Nakoma Country Club clubhouse. She serves as president of the Woman's Organization of the Nakoma Country...

Date: 1948-05-29 

Description: Wisconsin Centennial Parade. Elevated view of the crowd as the U.S. Army 32nd Division passes along Main Street. The Tenney Building is in the background.

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School House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Log school house, erected about 1860.

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Description: Waist-up oval portrait of Johan Nilson Nysveen [as written on the photograph backing; also written as John Nilson on Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20 and publi...

Date: 2003-10-31 

Description: "Keeping our Friday fish fry tradition alive, Heather delivers a Friday meal featuring fish at Mercy Medical Center."

Date: 1940-08-11 

Description: Thirteen year-old James Borden (standing in the middle) of Madison, Wisconsin, the 1940 Madison, Wisconsin soap box derby champion, waiting for his turn to...

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