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State Street Fire

Date: January 12 1948
Description: State Street fire at Smith's Flower Shop and Leah's Smart Shop, 121-123 State Street. Other businesses on the block include the Leath & Company Furniture...
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Gaylord Nelson and Carl Thompson

Date: July 21 1952
Description: Carl Thompson, Stoughton, national committeeman, and Gaylord Nelson, then a state senator and the chair of the Wisconsin delegation, conferring on the floo...
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Telephone Strike

Date: March 07 1947
Description: Telephone workers picket at the telephone exchange on Capitol Square, near the corner of Main and Carroll Streets. Seven hundred Madison telephone employee...
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Wilcox Food Shop and Vic's Bakery

Date: January 13 1955
Description: Exterior view of the Wilcox Food Shop, 1302 Mound Street, and Vic's Bakery, 1304 Mound Street. Vic's Bakery was owned by Victor Hammersley. Wilcox Food S...
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Doll Grocery Store

Date: January 13 1955
Description: Exterior of the Doll Grocery Store located at 2222 South Park Street. Vincent and Sadie Doll operated the store.
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Julius M. Sparkman Family

Date: November 21 1955
Description: Julius and Mary Sparkman and their children Melvin and Pamela looking at a chart showing efforts to be a peacemaker. The Sparkmans were the directors of t...
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Nursery School for Slow Learners

Date: November 18 1955
Description: Virginia Gibson (Mrs. Harley L.) and Jean M. Schilling (Mrs. William H.), members of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority alumnae group which sponsors the Nursery Sc...
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Boy Scout Receiving the Ad Altare Dei Medal

Date: June 26 1955
Description: A boy scout receiving the Ad Altare Dei medal, the Catholic Church's award to boy scouts, from Bishop William P. O'Connor. Another boy scout and three othe...
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Used Car Super Market

Date: March 10 1955
Description: Exterior of the Madison Motors, Inc. Used Car Super Market, located at 1234 East Washington Avenue. Other businesses include the Clifford Motor Bilsie Dia...
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Naturalized Citizens

Date: January 17 1956
Description: Men and women holding United States flags after a ceremony in the federal courtroom making them naturalized citizens.
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West High School Radio Club

Date: October 31 1952
Description: Two members of the West High School radio club, Alan Frees and Bill Reeve, operating the club's "ham" station. Observing the young men are Henry Lugg, spo...
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Winner of Christmas Home Decorating Contest

Date: December 22 1956
Description: Ruth Bass, 4216 Mandrake Road, receiving a clock radio as a prize in the Christmas outdoor home lighting contest from Lucien G. Schlimgen, Jr., president o...
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Construction at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church

Date: July 29 1955
Description: Interior of sanctuary of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 401 South Owen Drive, during construction.
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Construction at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church

Date: July 29 1955
Description: Interior of sanctuary of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 401 South Owen Drive, during construction.
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Walt Kelly on Book Tour

Date: September 26 1952
Description: Walt Kelly appears at West High School during his book tour promoting his book, "I Go Pogo."
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Garden Club Show

Date: December 09 1956
Description: Exhibits of plants and flower arrangements sponsored by the Garden Club.
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Franz Haas at his Standard Gas Station

Date: November 11 1952
Description: Franz Haas, sheriff elect, working under the hood of a car at his Standard Gas Station, 318 South Park Street.
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National Tea Company Food Store

Date: February 23 1953
Description: Exterior of the National Tea Company Food Store, 1202 South Park Street.
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Sigma Kappa Fraternity House Homecoming Display

Date: November 08 1952
Description: Sigma Kappa fraternity house decorated as a showboat for a University of Wisconsin-Madison Homecoming celebration.
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Shrout Family making Christmas Decorations

Date: December 16 1952
Description: Mrs. Marie Shrout, 1102 Grant Street, preparing Christmas tree decorations with her children, Jim, 13, Patrick, 3, Douglas, 4, Susan, 9, Michael, 7, and St...

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