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Date: 1947-04-23 

Description: Groves-Barnhart School for Secretaries, 502 State Street. Students are sitting in rows of desks and taking notes.

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Henry Vilas Zoo

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Two seals in their cage at the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo), opened in 1911.

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Ravine Bridge

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Rustic bridge over a ravine on Lake Mendota Drive in Shorewood Hills.

Date: 1956-05-28 

Description: Recreation for older adults is one of the topics at the First Governor's Conference on an Aging Population. Gus Torgeson, guitarist; Henry Breneman, violin...

Date: 1970-10-11 

Description: Detail of ornamental iron lattice-work on German Romanesque revival McDonnell/Pierce House, 215 North Pinckney Street. Built in 1857-58 for Alexander and F...

Date: 1974 ca.

Description: Intersection at Regent Street and West Washington Avenue. An Octopus Car Wash sign is mounted on top of car.

Date: 1954-09-08 

Description: Miss Helen J. Batten of 121 South Hamilton Street, Wisconsin Telephone company switchboard operator, tells why she likes the "fair share" plan of the Unite...

Photograph

Centennial Old Abe

Date: 1876-02-07 

Description: Centennial photograph of Old Abe, perched on a stars and stripes shield. The live war eagle was carried during the Civil War, by the 8th Wisconsin Voluntee...

Date: 1945-05-23 

Description: Window display at Wolff Kubly & Hirsig, 17 South Pinckney Street, with post-war appliances including products by Vollrath, Filter Queen, West Bend, General...

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New Teachers

Date: 1953-09-22 

Description: Portrait of three new teachers at East High School, Omar Kussow, Eugene Kirst, and Douglas Mullen.

Date: 1958-03-11 

Description: Two men in front of a wall of hay bales pose with a baby camel. The men are Zoo Director Harold Hayes (left) and Bellamy Seals (right, wearing a Zor Shrine...

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Theater Ushers

Date: 1931-02-01 

Description: Orpheum and Capitol theater ushers listen to a talk about fire prevention as they stand beneath a marquee that advertises the epic "Cimarron."

Date: 1961-06-15 

Description: Rasma Apinas, class orator, speaks to fellow graduates at Central High School

Date: 1954-02-14 

Description: Norman and Dorothy Braith stand beside Norman's iceboat "Mary B," the prize-winning iceboat owned by O. T. Havey. Norman is one of the crewmen and Dorothy...

Date: 1941-04-25 

Description: Theresa Manderino [Mandarino?], Vincenza Raimond, and Mary Baldarotta [Baldarotto?] resting and posing on a low wall in front of Schumann's Store, as part...

Glimpses of African-American Life in the Midwest, 1865-1934

Read about three generations of a Midwestern African-American family.

Date: 1945-02-21 

Description: Mrs. Marie Haight, 437 North Ingersoll Street, on the left, and Mrs. W.C. Dunn, Shorewood Hills. Mrs. Haight, a teacher at Shorewood School, is being prese...

Date: 1969-11-16 

Description: Architectural box motif around air conditioners, created by James Potter, on the Doty Street side of the Beavers Insurance Building, 119 Monona Avenue (Mar...

Date: 1944-02-24 

Description: Red Cross volunteers from Christ Presbyterian Church working on "scruffies" for hospitalized soldiers at Truax Field. Left to right are Mrs. H.L. Yeager,...

Date: 1949-09-26 

Description: Men sit at the speakers table at a dinner given in honor of service mechanics of area Chevrolet dealers at the Park Hotel. Left to right: Donald F. Knowles...

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