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Young Children Play in Squalid Alley

Date: 1925
Description: Three young children playing with a wagon in a squalid alley between rows of impoverished houses. Trash and rubble litter the alley.
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Group Portrait of African Americans in front of Building

Date: 02 17 1915
Description: Group portrait of African American children and adults posing in front of a run-down building with a stone chimney — possibly a rural school house.
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Governor Philip F. La Follette

Date: 11 24 1931
Description: Governor Philip F. La Follette delivers a special message on welfare relief to a special session of the legislature in the assembly chamber of the Wisconsi...
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Tenement Court

Date: 1910
Description: An entirely closed court in a tenement district. Two children are in a doorway.
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Dane County Poorhouse

Date: 1907
Description: Exterior view of the Dane County Poorhouse.
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Johns Island Family on Porch

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Description: An African American woman with two children on the porch of a house on Johns Island.
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"Unemployment" Collage

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Description: Unemployed men on a street with the word "Unemployment" collaged above. Part of a series of Highlander collages from the film center.
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"People of Cumberland" Film Still

Date: 1937
Description: Film still of a frail woman holding a baby, who were neighbors of Highlander Folk School. Promotional material accompanying the film, "People of Cumberland...
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Family Standing on Porch

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Description: An African American family standing on the porch of their home, behind a wooden picket fence.
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Hunger Task Force Delivery

Date: 2009
Description: Group of people line up for Hunger Task Force delivery.
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Homeless Man

Date: 2003
Description: A homeless man holding a cardboard sign that reads "HOMELESS HUNGRY ANY Thing HELPS GOD BLESS" on Rose Street intersection.
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Children Near Tenements

Date: 1917
Description: Elevated view of five children walking in a field behind what appears to be tenement housing. Wooden fire escapes are attached to the rear of the buildings...
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Dog, North Wall Street

Date: 1966
Description: A dog stands near a water hydrant on one side and a fence on the other.

The North Wall Street neighborhood houses 37 families in 22 buildings, with 30 hy...

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Woman and Children in Substandard Housing

Date: 1956
Description: Woman and four children sing in front of a makeshift tent that is used as their home.
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Women and Children in Substandard Housing

Date: 1956
Description: Woman and four children seated in front of a makeshift tent that serves as their home. There is a washtub and washboard in the foreground and laundry hangs...
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Shack in the Woods

Date: 1956
Description: Young man and a dog in the yard outside a dilapidated shack in the woods that serves as a dwelling. Laundry hangs from a line at left.
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Joseph Mitchell Speaks on Curtailing Welfare Program

Date: 11 17 1961
Description: Newburgh, N.Y. City Manager Joseph Mitchell, pictured here, gave a talk to University of Wisconsin Conservation Club about reducing federal and state welfa...

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