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Automobile Accident on County Trunk M

Automobile Accident on County Trunk M | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Onlookers surveying damage from a fatal two-car collision.  The view is looking south on County Trunk Highway M, between Speedway Road and Middleton. In the accident Leo Maly was killed, and his wife, Edna, and son, Paul, and brother-in-law, Raymond Frisch, were injured. August Sternhagen, from Mazomanie, was also injured.  This photograph was taken by news photographer Angus McVicar.  His collection in the Archives, as well as those of numerous other Wisconsin newspaper photographers, testify to both the frequency and destructiveness of  automobile accidents even during the automobile's early days.
DESCRIPTION
Onlookers surveying damage from a fatal two-car collision. The view is looking south on County Trunk Highway M, between Speedway Road and Middleton. In the accident Leo Maly was killed, and his wife, Edna, and son, Paul, and brother-in-law, Raymond Frisch, were injured. August Sternhagen, from Mazomanie, was also injured. This photograph was taken by news photographer Angus McVicar. His collection in the Archives, as well as those of numerous other Wisconsin newspaper photographers, testify to both the frequency and destructiveness of automobile accidents even during the automobile's early days.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:1883
Creation Date:April 15 1934
Creator Name:McVicar, Angus B., 1903-1964
City:Middleton
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Photo Copy Service : Photo Copy Service photographs and negatives, 1925-1983
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:PH 6058.4523B
Original Dimensions:10 x 8 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This image is one of almost 14,000 images created by Angus B. McVicar. Subject matter contains views of Madison, local businesses, movie theaters, gas stations, automobile accidents, and local events.
SUBJECTS
Crowds
Automobiles
Roads
Traffic accidents

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