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Franklin D. Roosevelt Tours the Allis-Chalmers Plant

Date: 1940
Description: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Wisconsin Governor Julius P. Heil, and other officials touring the Allis-Chalmers plant.
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Bowling at the USO

Date: 1940
Description: A USO volunteer challenges an enthusiastic soldier to a friendly bowling match, ca. 1940-1949.
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Memorial Union Terrace

Date: 1940
Description: Summertime view of people at tables on University of Wisconsin-Madison Memorial Union terrace, looking out to canoes and sailboats on the lake. People wear...
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Williamson Street With Fauerbach Brewery

Date: 1940
Description: The 600 block of Williamson Street ("Machinery Row") with the old Fauerbach Brewery in the background.
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Houses and Water Tower

Date: 1940
Description: Elevated view over trees of village. In the background is a water tower on a hill with trees.
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Commercial Building near Village Hall

Date: 1940
Description: Commercial building with road (Broad Street) in foreground. Cars are parked in the lot, with Village Hall and residences in the background.
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Aerial View of Isthmus

Date: 1940
Description: Aerial view looking east over the center of the city and the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
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Bascom Hall Entrance Walkway

Date: 1940
Description: Exterior of north walkway of Bascom Hall (formerly Main Hall) on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The Lincoln Monument is on the left, and a car...
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Georgia O'Keeffe's Birthplace in Sun Prairie

Date: 1940
Description: Georgia O'Keeffe's birthplace on the corner of Townhall and County T. The original building was burned down sometime in the 1970's.
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Aldo Leopold

Date: 1940
Description: Caption on negative sleeve: "Aldo Leopold and son Luna (standing); Mrs. Leopold and two daughters Nina and Estella (kneeling). 'Shack' in background." The...
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Construction of Fort Crawford

Date: 1940
Description: Photograph of a painting by Cal Peters depicting construction of the first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin in 1816. In the painting, several...
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Surrender of Black Hawk

Date: 1940
Description: Photograph of a painting by Cal Peters depicting the surrender of Black Hawk at Fort Crawford in 1832.
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Killing of Registre Gagnier

Date: 1940
Description: Photograph of a painting by Cal Peters depicting the Winnebago attack on the Gagnier homestead in 1827 and the killing of Registre Gagnier. The homestead...
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International D-Line Truck Advertising Poster

Date: 1940
Description: Advertising poster for International trucks. Features a color illustration of a D-line truck hauling a large section of aqueduct with a reservoir in the ba...
Poster

International D-400 Truck Advertising Poster

Date: 1940
Description: Advertising poster for International trucks. Features a color illustration of a D-400 truck and includes the text: "Now a Full Line of cab-over-engine Inte...
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International De Luxe Delivery Truck Advertising Poster

Date: 1940
Description: Advertising poster for the International delivery trucks. Features a color illustration of a De Luxe delivery trucks "with All-Steel . . . Streamlined Metr...
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West Wing of The Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1940
Description: Exterior view of the west wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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Wisconsin Telephone Company Building

Date: 1940
Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin Telephone Company, 17 South Fairchild Street.
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Last Covered Bridge

Date: 1940
Description: An exterior view of the last covered bridge in Wisconsin.
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Rustic Bridge at Copper Falls

Date: 1940
Description: People on a rustic bridge over river at Copper Falls State Park. A long log building is in the background on the other side of the river.

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