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Eskimo Duck Dance

Date: 1930
Description: Eskimo duck dance to celebrate the Spring hunt.
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Farm Family with Copious Produce

Date: September 05 1895
Description: Matthew H. Stephenson, his wife Julia Hebert Stephenson, and their son William Clinton pose with produce samples from the Menomonee River Boom Company gard...
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Slot Machine Seizure

Date: January 1924
Description: Gerald J. Boileau, assistant district attorney, and George Lippert, district attorney, and three other men, exhibiting slot machines seized during a raid i...
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The Union House Tavern

Date: 1900
Description: The Union House Tavern, known as Schulkamp's Corner Saloon, 2601 East Washington Avenue at Milwaukee Street. A group of men are standing on the porch holdi...
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Buckhorn Cheese Company

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Description: Exterior view of the Buckhorn Cheese Company plant. A sign painted on the exterior of the building reads: "Take One Home."
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Houston's Astrodome seen through Catcher's Mask

Date: 1965
Description: Paneled dome of Houston's Astrodome as seen through a baseball catcher's mask behind home plate.
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Woman Reading Magazine

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Description: Woman reading "House Beautiful" magazine at Greenwood House.
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La Follette Family Listens to the Returns

Date: November 1924
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with Isabel Bacon La Follette (Mrs. Philip La Follette), Mrs. John J. Blaine, Philip Fox La Follette, Governor John J. Blaine,...
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St. Paul Flax Twine Mill Building

Date: 1910
Description: St. Paul Flax and Twine Mill. The factory was owned and operated by the International Flax Twine Company (originally Minnie Harvester Company), a subsidiar...
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Raking Leaves

Date: October 18 1984
Description: Young boy and girl make the autumn chore of leaf-raking fun.
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Relaxing on Deck

Date: August 29 1977
Description: Ferry boat passengers on the deck of the SS City of Midland sun themselves as they cross Lake Michigan from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Ludington, Michi...
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Senior Citizens Card Game

Date: September 10 1968
Description: Elderly women sit around a card table and play cards at a new senior center.
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Summer Fun

Date: August 10 1964
Description: A rubber raft serves as the launching point for diving and other water play on a hot summer day.
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Story Time

Date: October 17 1963
Description: A librarian reads a children's book aloud to young boys and girls.
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Back Porch Laundry Room

Date: October 13 1963
Description: A housewife shows off her newly-installed laundry room.
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Wedding Day Car Problems

Date: June 08 1963
Description: Bride and groom wait in the open convertible that is their transportation to their reception while a mechanic works under the hood.
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United Nations Protest

Date: October 1956
Description: Glenn Turner is holding the United Nations flag, and his wife is carrying the flag of the state of Wisconsin. A supporter holds the American flag. One man...
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Hospital Care

Date: 1950
Description: University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students care for a patient at the Fort Atkinson Hospital.
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Buying Paint

Date: 1950
Description: A couple waits at the checkout stand with a shopping cart and cans of Mautz paint and other supplies to purchase.
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Rocking Newborns

Date: 1950
Description: Women feed and rock newborn babies in a neonatal hospital unit.

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