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Christmas Mail

Date: October 12 1944
Description: Fred Boyle, clerk at the post office, looks overwhelmed surrounded by a mountain of Christmas parcels to be sorted for shipment overseas to men and women i...
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Two Women Painting Homecoming Decorations

Date: October 12 1944
Description: Betty Lou Borenson and Cynthia Alexander preparing University of Wisconsin-Madison Homecoming decorations in the Memorial Union student workshop.
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Christmas Mail

Date: October 12 1944
Description: Clerk at the post office sorting Christmas parcels to be shiped overseas to men and women in service.
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Professor Roland S. Stebbins with Painting

Date: October 12 1944
Description: Portrait of University of Wisconsin Art Education professor Roland S. Stebbins with one of his paintings, which he donated to the Madison Art Association f...
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Elsie Taschek at Carillon Keyboard

Date: October 12 1944
Description: Elsie Taschek at the keyboard of the University of Wisconsin-Madison carillon. Traditionally the carillon was always played by men before World War II.
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Jean Larson Operating Movie Projector

Date: October 12 1944
Description: Jean Larson, at the time, one of three women projectionists in the country, operates the movie projector at the University of Wisconsin Memorial Union Play...
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Pin Setter at Lathrop Hall

Date: October 12 1944
Description: Virginia Rae Miller, a pinsetter at the Lathrop Hall bowling alley, about to return a bowling ball. Traditionally, this work was done exclusively by men b...
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Two Woman Drawing a Pipette

Date: October 12 1944
Description: Barbara Baird (left,) and Mary Ellen Sperle are drawing a pipette from molten glass in a University of Wisconsin Laboratory. Traditionally, this work was...

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