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Oscar Mayer Freight Car

Date: August 31 1931
Description: Oscar Mayer refrigerated railroad freight car with "Oscar Mayer's Meats of Good Taste" advertisement on the side.
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Automobile Accident on County Trunk M

Date: April 15 1934
Description: Onlookers surveying damage from a fatal two-car collision. The view is looking south on County Trunk Highway M, between Speedway Road and Middleton. In th...
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Celebrating the End of Prohibition

Date: April 07 1933
Description: Overhead view of bar and crowd in Fauerbach Brewing Co. tavern at 651 Williamson Street, celebrating the end of Prohibition.
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Babe Ruth

Date: October 15 1935
Description: Babe Ruth, wearing a dressing gown, signing autographs from a train car during a stopover in Madison.
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Madison Turnverein Acrobats

Date: June 22 1933
Description: Twelve boys and girls, coached by J.C. Haberman, in an acrobatic/gymnastic pose at the Madison Turners Hall, 21 South Butler Street. They performed seven "...
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Bancroft Dairy Fountain Room

Date: September 20 1937
Description: Waitress standing behind semi circular counter with six customers enjoying dairy treats at the Bancroft Dairy Fountain Room, 1010 South Park Street.
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Ice Cream Vendors

Date: May 17 1934
Description: Group portrait of 22 disabled American veterans who are Forget-Me-Not ice cream bars vendors. They pose in front of 503 State Street with boxes of ice crea...
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AAA Driver's Education Class and Instructor

Date: October 27 1938
Description: AAA driver's training instructor with group of students, posed with dual control driver's education car, in front of Madison East High School.
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Tobacco Field

Date: August 24 1929
Description: Farmer standing in tobacco field, with crop ready to harvest.
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Casing Department at Oscar Mayer

Date: October 17 1939
Description: Women working in casing department at the Oscar Mayer & Company meat packing plant, 910 Mayer Avenue.
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Rural Automobile Accident

Date: August 18 1939
Description: View from front of Capital City Culvert Company automobile involved in an accident with a Phillips Produce Company egg truck at the intersection of County...
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Female Band Serenading Cows

Date: August 1930
Description: The Ingenues, an all-girl band and vaudeville act, serenading the cows in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Dairy Barn in a scientific test of whether th...
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Sweets Food Shop

Date: August 28 1931
Description: Exterior view of Sweet's Food Shop, located at 354 West Main Street.
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Edgewood Kindergarten

Date: August 26 1932
Description: Edgewood kindergarten play corner with children, including Jack Kurth, Alex McCormick, Kathleen Kellogg, Dorothy Fox, Bobbie McCormick, and Patsy McCarthy....
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Pennco Station

Date: July 24 1934
Description: Pennsylvania oil company gas station at the corner of 2 North Park and Regent Streets in the Greenbush neighborhood.
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Italian Workingmen's Club

Date: October 31 1935
Description: Group posing in Halloween costumes at the Italian Workingmen's Club at 914 Regent Street in the Greenbush neighborhood.
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Bancroft Dairy Fountain

Date: September 11 1937
Description: Soda jerk stands behind the counter in the Bancroft Dairy fountain room with seven customers eating ice cream.
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Joe Fedele Receives Badge

Date: October 17 1932
Description: Captain Leo Kinney, Captain of Detectives, pinning a detective's badge on Joe Fedele, member of Post's Junior Detective Club, an organization sponsored by...
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Rhythm Girls

Date: June 25 1932
Description: Fanchon and Mario "Rhythm Girls" posing in front of an A&W Root Beer stand holding mugs of root beer.
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Halloween Party at the Orpheum

Date: October 31 1930
Description: View from the stage of a full audience of costumed Halloween party-goers at the Orpheum Theater, 216 State Street.

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