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Testimonial Dinner

Date: 1970-04 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey speaking at a testimonial dinner marking the first anniversary of his election to Congress. To his right is Mayor Ralph...

Date: 1944-11-14 

Description: Singer Sewing Machine Company store, 325 State Street, and Sherwin Williams Paint and Wallpaper Store, 327-329 State Street, with a billboard on top of the...

Photograph

Tallman House

Date: 1950 

Description: Interior of the parlor.

Date: 1940 

Description: A woman in uniform stands by the open door of a walk-in-cooler in the cafeteria at International Harvester's Tractor Works (factory). A man stands on the...

Photograph

Boys Peeling Yams

Date: 1943-08-12 

Description: Two indigenous boys peel yams on Kiriwina Island, in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea).

Date: 1946-03-29 

Description: Estes School Farm Safety Program held at the Estes School on Cottage Grove Road. Ten students standing on stage with six adults sitting on stage looking on...

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Description: View of the Timothy Tierney house, later called the Century House at 3029 University Avenue.

Date: 1915 

Description: View of the 500 block of State Street, south side, at Frances Street during the Winter.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Meatless Day breakfast advertising menu, with a bowl of cereal and a spoon at the top and packages of Krumbles and Toasted Corn Flakes, Kellogg's pre-packa...

Date: 1942-04-11 

Description: Five illegal gambling machines in Gardner's Cocktail Lounge at La Grange, on U.S. Highway 12. There are two 50¢ slot machines, one 25¢ slot machine, one 10...

Photograph

Woman Spinning Wool

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Woman seated outside at a spinning wheel turning a large pile of wool in the foreground into yarn.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family is seated around a table and a woman pours the coffee. Behind them, two people stand in the doorway of a frame house. A man stands on the roof of...

Date: 1933-05-08 

Description: Timber wolf cubs eating from a dish at the Henry Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo).

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Fifteen adults are seated around table being served coffee in the yard. One woman sits at the spinning wheel and another at a sewing machine. The Greek Rev...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of Lawsonia Country Club, which opened to the public in 1930. The dining room features long and circular tables set for a meal. Chandeliers...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Two men load hay onto a horse-drawn wagon in a field. A farm dog stands nearby.

Date: 1907 

Description: Loggers at dinner in the woods north of Glen Flora. The man in the center is filing his saw.

Date: 1887-09 before

Description: Interior menu pages of the Ninth International Medical Congress, with a woman in a head wrap and skirt decorated with stars pouring liquid from a jug into...

Date: 1956 

Description: View of parlor with chairs, fireplaces and other textiles.

Date:  date unknown

Description: These young men and boys are students in a baking class at a vocational school.

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