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Map of the Route of the Military Road from Fort Crawford to Fort Howard Via Fort Winnebago

Date: 1936
Description: This map is red and black ink on tracing cloth and is oriented with north to the upper left. This hand-drawn map shows a central portion of the military ro...
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Rennebohm's on Monroe Street

Date: 1936
Description: Rennebohm Drugstore #12 at 2526 Monroe Street. Originally established by pharmacist Harry Consigny, this operation was purchased by Rennebohm in 1936.
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State Street Winter Scene

Date: 1936
Description: Winter scene with people walking in the snow past a lamppost down State and Henry Streets, Madison, Wisconsin. The Wisconsin State Capitol is in the backgr...
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Madison Consumers Dairy Co-operative

Date: 1936
Description: Exterior of the Madison Consumers Dairy Co-operative, probably located at 102 South Dickinson Street, with the milkmen posing next to their home delivery t...
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Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lloyd Wright

Date: 1936
Description: Frank Lloyd Wright and his wife Olgivanna, seated together reading in the living room at Taliesin. Taliesin is located in the vicinity of Spring Green, Wis...
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Orpheum Theatre Usher

Date: 1936
Description: Orpheum Theatre usher, Rolland W. Hamelin, who had recently received an appointment to West Point.
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State Street and the Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1936
Description: State Street view looking east from Johnson Street, towards the Wisconsin State Capitol. On the corner on the left is Glasgow Tailers, and further up the b...
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Ediphones on Display

Date: 1936
Description: Office supply show sponsored by Bill Goff, Inc., featuring Ediphones produced by Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
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Building Mower Bars at McCormick Works

Date: 1936
Description: Elevated view of workers building sickle bars for mowers at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in...
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Berkshire Strike--Pickets with Tear Gas

Date: 1936
Description: Street intersection with a crowd and police. Tear gas is spreading across the road.
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Berkshire Strike — Pickets and Police on Horses

Date: 1936
Description: Four police officers on horses watch picketers cross a street.
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Family Golf Outing

Date: 1936
Description: Two generations of the Brandel family pose with golf clubs at the Fox Lake Golf Course.
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Northwest Airlines DC-3

Date: 1936
Description: Passengers boarding a Northwest Airlines DC-3 at Madison Municipal Airport. When this airplane was photographed for the WPA by Harold Hone, the DC-3, one o...
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Logs at Ashland Harbor

Date: 1936
Description: Elevated view of logs tugged across Lake Superior to the harbor at Ashland.
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Woodchopping Contest

Date: 1936
Description: A crowd surrounds a man as he stands atop a tree trunk swinging his axe in a woodchopping contest.
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Refueling a Tri-Motor

Date: 1936
Description: Refueling a Ford Tri-Motor airplane. Because gasoline truck hoses did not have pumps, airplanes were refueled by filling 5-gallon cans and then lifting the...
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Long Beach Street Scene

Date: 1936
Description: Businesses and cars parked along a dusty city street with oil derricks in the background. At right is the Stephens & Company, distributors of power units i...
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Mechanics Repair International Truck Engine

Date: 1936
Description: Two mechanics repairing an International truck engine inside the service department of an International Harvester dealership.
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International Dump Truck at Azor Building Material Company

Date: 1936
Description: Workers unloading bags of "plaster of paris" from the back of an International dump truck owned by Azor Building Material Company. Signs on the building an...
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"Ceiling Zero"

Date: 1936
Description: Milwaukee-born Pat O'Brien (in the pilot's uniform) starred with Jimmy Cagney as two commercial airline pilots in "Ceiling Zero." This 1936 Warner Brothers...

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