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Moving Boulder with Bulldozer

Date: October 1959
Description: Moving a very large boulder with a bulldozer during construction of Highway 94 in Waukesha County.
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Family Bomb Shelter

Date: 1952
Description: A Wisconsin family inside their new bomb shelter.
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Workers at Schlitz Brewery

Date: 1947
Description: Workers on the bottling line at the Schlitz Brewery.
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Woman Broiling Hamburger

Date: 1950
Description: An apron-clad woman broils hamburgers in the kitchen.
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Photographers Learn How to Shoot a Crime Scene

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Description: Photographers are instructed how to shoot a crime scene. A teacher demonstrates photographic techniques while a group of students observe.
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Lemonade Stand

Date: July 1967
Description: Several young boys sell fruit drinks, penny candy, and snow cones to parched pedestrians. A city bus is in the background.
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Neighborhood Garage Sale

Date: September 13 1984
Description: People working and shopping at a neighborhood garage sale in the Walker's Square Park area. Several neighborhood groups collaborated to sponsor the annual...
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Card Players

Date: March 20 1965
Description: Several men engaged in a serious card game at the Milwaukee Municipal Social Center, one of several centers devoted to social and recreational programs for...
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Prison Cook Preparing Food

Date: March 26 1968
Description: Prison cooks prepare dinner for inmates.
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Reverend Richard Kiefer Plays Bingo

Date: August 06 1934
Description: Reverend Richard Kiefer of Sacred Heart monastery in Hales Corners, Wisconsin, joins in the bingo competition at a Catholic picnic as women look on from be...
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Crime Scene Investigation

Date: May 11 1955
Description: Chalk lines in the foreground mark the spot where White Elephant Bar owner was shot. Police and detectives conferred in the background after assembling inv...
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Counterbalance on a Sailboat

Date: 1959
Description: Two boys on the class-C scow sailboat "Bobalong III," one balancing off the side while standing on the bilge keel.
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Salmon Fishing

Date: October 07 1977
Description: Man and woman napping on the rocks with their hats down over their eyes as they fish for salmon.
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Vernon County in Winter

Date: February 20 1985
Description: View looking downhill towards a young person walking across a road near snowy fields and hills in Vernon County.
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Iceboats

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Description: Iceboats at Williams Bay on Lake Geneva.
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Ships Tied Up for Winter

Date: 1950
Description: Overhead view of ships tied up for the winter in slips.
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Mary Shaughnessy

Date: 1954
Description: Mrs. Mary Shaughnessy standing in front of barn where men are loading the silo. Her farm was on the site where Granville School was later built.
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Cheese in Storage

Date: 1952
Description: Cheesemaker standing on ladder putting cheese on storage shelf, along with rows of other cheeses.
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Battle of Durham Hill

Date: May 18 1933
Description: The Battle of Durham Hill during the milk strike, showing sheriff's deputies and National Guardsmen (sworn in as special deputies) charging farmers with ba...
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Tree in Cornfield

Date: August 23 1985
Description: A lone tree standing in a rural Ottawa cornfield in western Waukesha county.

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