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McCormick Reaper Works Forge Shop

Date: 1902
Description: Men working in the forge shop of the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. In 1902 it became the McCor...
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Memorial Union Interior Ballroom

Date: September 28 1928
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison Memorial Union interior ballroom with skylight (Great Hall).
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Great Hall in the Memorial Union

Date: 1930
Description: Interior view of Great Hall with skylight in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Memorial Union. A piano is onstage on the left.
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Wisconsin State Capitol's East Gallery

Date: 1920
Description: Interior of the east gallery of the Wisconsin State Capitol. By 1911, the commission learned that the quarry that supplied the red granite for the piers on...
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International Harvester Milwaukee Works Machining Plant

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Description: Grinder room filled with cartloads of parts at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company until 19...
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Stationary Engines Stored at International Harvester's Tractor Works

Date: 1916
Description: Stationary engines of various sizes stored in neat rows at International Harvester's Tractor Works. Wooden skids are leaning against many of the engines. I...
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Hamilton Works Tool Room

Date: August 1909
Description: Workers using a large industrial press to manufacture parts in the tool room of International Harvester's Hamilton Works in Ontario, Canada.
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Hamilton Works Core Room

Date: 1910
Description: Female employees working in the core room of International Harvester's Hamilton Works, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The photograph was marked by company staf...
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Dipping Mower Wheels at Deering Works

Date: 1919
Description: Two workers dipping mower wheels in paint at International Harvester's Deering Works. The factory was owned by the Deering Harvester Company before 1902. I...
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Tractor Works Tractor Assembly Line

Date: 1921
Description: Workers using a jib crane to lower engines into an International 8-16 tractor chassis on an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works.
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International Six Speed Special Truck in Shop

Date: February 04 1929
Description: International Six Speed Special truck with the front end raised in the shop to reveal the underbody.
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First to Fly — Wright Brothers' Factory

Date: 1910
Description: Workers in the General Assembly Department of the Wright Brothers' airplane factory.
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North Hearing Room Mural

Date: February 04 1945
Description: The mural depicts a party of Indians on horseback, on an upland, striking the trail (adapted from a photograph, by permission, made in the National Park)....
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North Hearing Room Mural

Date: February 04 1945
Description: The mural depicts a trading station on the borders of a lake, the Whites and Indians are bargaining for furs, and the canoe is the means of transportation....
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Colonial Period Travel by State Coach

Date: February 04 1945
Description: Colonial period travel by stagecoach which is halted at an inn and the horses are being changed, some of the passengers are getting off, one of four murals...
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North Hearing Room Mural

Date: February 04 1945
Description: The mural depicts a 1915 harbor scene with a steamship, railway train, automobile, and airplane. One of four murals by Charles Yardley Turner, representing...
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Supreme Court Doorway

Date: February 04 1945
Description: Supreme Court doorway, with a sculpture of a badger over the door in the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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Rex Bar Interior

Date: September 05 1944
Description: Interior view of the Rex Bar, located at 546 West Washington Avenue, with bar and booths.
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King Street Arcade

Date: July 29 1941
Description: View of mezzanine inside the Capital City Bank Building, 111 King Street. Also known as King Street Arcade.
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Workers Viewing Ford Cars

Date: November 09 1938
Description: Crowd of workers viewing two new Ford cars in the Madison Kipp Corp. plant, 201-231 Waubesa Street.

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