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Harry S. Truman with Madison Labor Leaders

Date: October 23 1944
Description: Democratic candidate for vice-president, Senator Harry S. Truman of Missouri, being greeted by Madison labor leaders. From left: Roy E. Bewick, President o...
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George Vitense Demonstrates Bad Golf Etiquette

Date: April 24 1954
Description: George Vitense, a golf professional at Nakoma Golf Club, demonstrates one of seven selected golf etiquette "don'ts" as he misuses his pull cart on the putt...
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George Vitense Demonstrates Bad Golf Etiquette

Date: April 24 1954
Description: George Vitense, a golf professional at Nakoma Golf Club, lining up a putt while another unnamed golfer is demonstrating "bad" golf etiquette. The Nakoma cl...
Photograph

Emil Jannings and Jesse Lasky

Date: October 18 1926
Description: Original caption attached to the print: "Emil Jannings German movie star arrived today. Emil Jannings, German actor who was born in Brooklyn in 1886 return...
Newspaper Article/Clipping

"Parted On Their Wedding Day" Article

Date: May 27 1934
Description: A sensational newspaper article about a newlywed couple encountering a sea serpent which resembles the Loch Ness monster.
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Cows on Ice

Date: March 28 1960
Description: While en route from Oregon prison farm to Oscar Mayer and Co., three cows were frightened by an ambulance siren on the 700 block of West Washington Avenue...
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Cows On Ice

Date: March 28 1960
Description: While en route from Oregon prison farm to Oscar Mayer and Co., three cows were frightened by an ambulance siren on the 700 block of West Washington Avenue...
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What Do Women Golfers Wear?

Date: July 1960
Description: An unnamed woman is holding a golf bag while modeling what a female golfer should NOT wear on the golf course: a halter top, tight shorts, and sandals.
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Wow!

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Description: A group of women and girls wearing dresses are standing and gazing at Flo Knuth, who is wearing trousers. Flo is standing and bending over in the foregroun...
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Our Baby

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Description: Comedic photograph of a man wearing eyeglasses with a drawing depicting him as a baby in a wash basin, labeled "Our Baby."
Photograph

Peck's Bad Boy in School

Date: 1890
Description: Stereograph of mischievous schoolboys in a classroom. One boy is reacting to something sharp on his desk chair and two boys are enjoying the results of the...
Photograph

Gag Gift at Gisholt Dinner Gathering

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Description: Sid Boyum getting the joke, admiring his gag gift from Gisholt Machine Company co-workers after a dinner gathering. With a cigar in his mouth, he is holdin...
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Gag Gift at Gisholt Dinner Gathering

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Description: Sid Boyum trying out his gag gift from Gisholt Machine Company co-workers after a dinner gathering. The gift is a home-made portable "stool" designed with...
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A Private Moment

Date: 1918
Description: Sitting close together on the floor of the Island Lodge porch, a young man and young woman are hiding their faces from the camera with a hat or towel.

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