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Description: Smokehouse belonging to a Mr. Bradley in East Tennessee.

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Mayflower Chest

Date:  date unknown

Description: Chest brought to America on the Mayflower. Features a ceramic cup atop it while a walking cane and candle holder sit on the table next to the chest. Publi...

Date: 1949 

Description: A worker in a hat stands and takes a drink out of a clear glass jug on an International Harvester sisal plantation in Cuba. Original caption states: "One...

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Ole Haraldson Ulen

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Description: Quarter-length oval studio portrait of Ole Haraldson Ulen [as written on backing of photograph; also written as Ole H. Uhlen, Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20,...

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Canning Soft Drinks

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A woman production line worker boxes cone-top cans of Tip Top soft drinks as they come off the production line.

Date: 1950-07-12 

Description: Organizers of the 1950 Madison Soap Box Derby gather around a table while examining papers. Pictured left to right, front row, are: Glenn "Pat" Holmes, Joh...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: World War I poster urging newly arrived immigrants to conserve food to aid the allied cause. The image shows people in ethnic costume being ushered into th...

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Description: All the tribal affidavits came finger-lickin' to pray against the rain, to tolerate a cast of wills and listen to the stories from the Book of Common Thing...

Date: 1937-05-29 

Description: Elevated view of men sitting at desks near large windows in the general office of International Harvester's Manhattan truck branch. Additional men and wome...

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Guinea Pig

Date: 1950-02-17 

Description: Randall school student John Drake, wearing a Boy Scout uniform, holds his classroom's newborn guinea pig named "Mix-Up, Jr."

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Description: Two female telephone operators working at the telephone switchboard. Woman speaking into the mouthpiece of the switchboard.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View across Library Mall of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Armory (Red Gym or Old Red). Lake Mendota is in the background.

Date: 1948-08-16 

Description: Vandalized tombstones following a beer party held in Evergreen Hill Cemetery, Middleton, on June 12, 1948.

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Glenn Oil Field

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: At Glenn Pool Oil Field, oil was first discovered on November 22, 1905 by Robert Galbreath and Frank Chesley. The Glenn Pool has produced 340 million barre...

Date: 1946-08-15 

Description: Joseph R. McCarthy opens congratulatory telegrams after his primary election victory over Senator Robert M. La Follette, Jr., a victory which ended the La...

Date: 1946-10-04 

Description: Men work with an International TracTracTor (crawler tractor) in construction of the Merriman Dam. The tractor was owned by S.A. Healy Co., White Plains, Ne...

Date: 1978-01-17 

Description: William Kozlowski, a Falk employee, inspects a centrifugal compressor. This particular unit was purchased and used by the Cities Service Oil Company.

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Father Drinan

Date:  date unknown

Description: Father Robert Drinan, the first Catholic priest elected to the U.S. Congress and a strong opponent of the war in Vietnam, at a panel sponsored by the Insti...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A late 1930s early 1940s writers workshop at Highlander run by Leon Wilson. Charlie Ferguson, Editor, Reader's Digest, working with Mrs. Joe Kelly Stockt...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Man sitting on a box, leaning back against a wall, with his legs crossed. He is dressed in bib overalls and is smoking a pipe. He may be sitting in a kitch...

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