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Date: 1932 

Description: C.F. Stewart of International Harvester's Fort Wayne Works sits behind a desk in an office.

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory worker at the Chattanooga Plow Works.

Date: 1942 

Description: Exterior view of the southeast side of the General Office building of International Harvester's Quad-Cities Tank Arsenal. The building has an American flag...

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Senior Meatpackers

Date: 1952-08 ca.

Description: Four members of the United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 56 employed at the Illinois Meats Company: (left to right) Bill Murdock, Mike Mickle, Bill...

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Description: Frank B. Miller of Wright City, Missouri, was a jockey and circus rider.

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: A man fills up an International Model G or 61 truck for the Associated Gasoline Company at Bakers' Service Station.

Date: 1920 

Description: Escape artist Harry Houdini being tortured by cannibals in the silent film "Terror Island." Like the other films in which Houdini stared, the plot was desi...

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Obey and Knowles

Date: 1965-09 

Description: Governor Warren Knowles (seated) signing the Technical Education Re-Organization Bill or the Higher Education Reorganization Bill, a.k.a. the Obey-Nikolay...

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Paving Blocks

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Montello granite quarry grounds shows piles of granite paving blocks. In the background, a team of horses pulls a wagon under an elevated narro...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from behind of a man operating a horse-drawn McCormick grain binder in a field. Another man with a beard stands nearby. Text written on glass plate is...

Date: 1916 

Description: Ben Blair (played by Dustin Farnum in cowboy costume) has a picnic on the ground with Florence Winthrop (Winifred Kingston, wearing a corduroy riding suit)...

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Convict Laborers

Date: 1915 

Description: A group of convict laborers wear striped jumpsuits as they work to construct a road. Railroad tracks run through the foreground and people stand near homes...

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Bootleg Days

Date: 1933-08-23 

Description: Elevated view of six customers celebrating Bootleg Days at Arthur Janik's tavern "The Balcony Inn" at Lincoln and 33rd Streets. Arthur Janik was the propri...

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Description: Men working in Wisconsin cranberry bog. Possibly combing the vines. In the background are long, open air sheds packed with crates.

Date: 1956-04-04 

Description: Madison Newspaper carrier boys were treated to a breakfast at Felly's Restaurant, 927 South Park Street. Seated at the lower table are Charles Peschel (bac...

Date: 1933-06-20 

Description: Group portrait of eleven workers installing Plibrico Jointless Firebrick in front of a railroad steam locomotive parked beside Fauerbach Brewery. This was...

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"The Mud King"

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: A bearded young man, Michael McCormick of Madison, was crowned the "The Mud King." He is covered in dark mud from the banks of nearby Rowan Creek holding a...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Thomas H. Huxley, an English biologist, known as "Darwin's Bulldog." He also coined the term "agnosticism" to describe his reli...

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Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger 5-ton special wall crane carrying a metal ladle below a type "AN" bridge crane with a suspended operators cab. The cranes are at th...

Date: 1947 

Description: Two men use axes to fell a large tree in a wooded area.

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