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One Microsecond Memory System

Date: December 10 1965
Description: Dennis Dokken examines a one microsecond memory system that enabled computers to read a million bits of information per second.
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Antique Cars on Display

Date: August 18 1987
Description: At a Hartford antique show, a man looks over a well-maintained Model T Ford. In the background other people inspect more vintage automobiles.
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Window Washer

Date: May 14 1989
Description: A man leans out a window to clean the outside glass.
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Cutover Shacker Hanging Laundry

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Description: In a photograph taken for the Farm Security Administration, a man hangs socks to dry on a clothesline on land where trees have been cut down, or cutover.
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Stripping Tuna

Date: October 27
Description: Elevated view of workers removing bones from tuna and selecting different cuts to be used for canned food.
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Assembly Detail

Date: March 15 1899
Description: Detail of the Assembly Chamber photograph focusing on the journalists seated near the front of the room. During the 19th century, coverage of Capitol news...
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Tinkering with the Car

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Description: A man shows two teenagers the intricacies of what is under the hood of the family car.
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Zor Shrine German Band

Date: 1930
Description: A maestro leads shriner musicians from the Zor Shrine German Band as they play their instruments on the steps of the Masonic Temple on Wisconsin Avenue.
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Wisconsin State Capitol Library Interior

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Description: Temporary quarters of the Legislative Reference Library in the fourth floor of the South Wing of the present Capitol. LRB later (ca. 1914-1917) moved to t...
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Madison's Mayors

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Description: Composite of nine portraits of Madison's past Mayors including Spooner, Pinney, Alford, Conklin, Proudfit, Bashford, Dye, Gregory, and Doyon.
Book or Pamphlet

Houses of Famous Madisonians

Date: 1900
Description: Composite of photographs of the houses of famous Madisonians including Attwood, Fairchild, Steensland, Fuller, Vilas, La Follette, and Spooner.
Book or Pamphlet

Deering Harvesting Machinery Catalog

Date: 1890
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering and Company, manufacturers of harvesting machinery. The color illustration features six young children...
Book or Pamphlet

Deering Catalog Illustration

Date: 1890
Description: Back cover illustration for a William Deering and Company catalog. Deering was a manufacturer of agricultural machinery. The illustration includes an engra...
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Children at Harvester Farm Exhibit

Date: 1946
Description: Two children at the Harvester Farm exhibit in the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. A tractor is in the background.
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Cutting Down a Manila Plant

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Description: A Phillippine Islands boy is using a sharp tool to cut down a manila plant, while another young boy is supporting it.
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Heritage

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Description: Man working a horse-pulled plow, with a young boy walking at his side.
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Dreyfus Campaigning

Date: November 02 1978
Description: Campaigning for governor on the back of his "Red Vest Whistle-Stop Special" bus, Lee Sherman Dreyfus shakes hands with a supporter.
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Dreyfus Campaigning for Governor

Date: September 05 1978
Description: Campaigning for Governor in Madison, Lee Sherman Dreyfus shakes hands with a few passersby.
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Peshtigo Company Sawmill

Date: 1890
Description: View of the Peshtigo Company sawmill including the old wooden dam in the foreground. There are logs in the water on the left.
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Interview with a Star

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Description: Irene Norman, film editor of the "Milwaukee Sentinel", interviewing the film star Bebe Daniels.

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