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Smashing Illegal Slot Machines

Date: 1948
Description: John Roach, director of the state beverage and cigarette tax division uses a sledge hammer to smash illegal slot machines.
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Norwegian Church Supper

Date: 1959
Description: Women preparing food for an annual Norwegian church supper at the Trinity Lutheran Church.
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South Park Street Interchange

Date: 1956
Description: Aerial view of the South Park Street interchange.
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State Street Looking Toward Bascom Hall

Date: 1954
Description: Elevated view of State Street looking toward Bascom Hall and the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus from the Wisconsin State Capitol dome.
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State Street from Campus

Date: 1954
Description: State Street from the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
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State Street toward the Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1954
Description: A view down State Street looking towards the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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King Street

Date: 1954
Description: King Street, looking past the Majestic Theater, with the Wisconsin State Capitol in the background.
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Georgia O'Keeffe's Birthplace in Sun Prairie

Date: 1940
Description: Georgia O'Keeffe's birthplace on the corner of Townhall and County T. The original building was burned down sometime in the 1970's.
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Aerial View of Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1958
Description: Aerial view of the Wisconsin State Capitol and surrounding area.
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Aerial View of Midvale Neighborhood

Date: June 07 1954
Description: Aerial view of the Midvale neighborhood under construction showing the intersection of Midvale and Tokay Boulevards near the southwestern city limits of Ma...
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Aerial View of Midvale Neighborhood

Date: June 07 1954
Description: Aerial view looking north from near the city's southwestern limits in 1954. Shows Midvale Boulevard, Odana Road, Tokay Boulevard, Mineral Point Road, and...
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Parade of Homes

Date: 1955
Description: Aerial view of Midvale neighborhood under construction near Madison's southwestern city limits. Image is focused on the area bounded by Tokay Boulevard, M...
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Rat Poison Distribution by Boy Scouts

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Description: A man distributes rat poison, which was invented by Dr. Link, to a Boy Scout to place in rat-infested areas. They are standing in front of the Village Hall...
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Aerial View of Milwaukee Railroad Roundhouse

Date: 1956
Description: Aerial view of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad station, roundhouse, and yard at the intersection of West Washington Avenue (across lower left...
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Aerial View of Our Lady Queen of Peace

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Description: Aerial view of Our Lady Queen of Peace Church.
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Aerial View of West Side

Date: 1950
Description: Aerial view of the west side.
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Jimmy Demetral

Date: 1947
Description: Local wrestler "Jimmy" Demetral poses flexing his muscles in front of a painting of himself.
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Brand New Oven

Date: 1950
Description: Woman displays a brand new oven/stove.
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Young Girl on Telephone

Date: 1950
Description: A teenager sitting on a bed talking on the telephone.
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Mini Bar

Date: 1950
Description: Mini bar with refrigerator and glassware.

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