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Lake Geneva Downtown Restaurants

Date: 1920
Description: Downtown view. On the left side of the street is a restaurant, a photography store, a drugstore, and an ice cream parlor. On the right side is another ice...
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Dedication of Wisconsin's First Expressway

Date: September 04 1958
Description: Dedication of Wisconsin's first expressway, a seven-mile stretch of Interstate Highway I-94 in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Presiding at the ribbon-cutting...
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Suffragist Speaking from a Car

Date: 1912
Description: Suffragist Katherine Waugh McCullough speaks from an open car.
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Automobile Accident on County Trunk M

Date: April 15 1934
Description: Onlookers surveying damage from a fatal two-car collision. The view is looking south on County Trunk Highway M, between Speedway Road and Middleton. In th...
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Wisconsin State Capitol from 200 Block of State Street

Date: 1939
Description: A view from the 200 block of State Street looking toward the Wisconsin State Capitol. This urban scene includes marquees for the Orpheum Theater and the Ca...
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Ford Dealer Presenting Bart Starr with New Car

Date: July 15 1961
Description: Bart Starr of the Green Bay Packers receives a new 1961 Ford Falcon from a Green Bay Ford dealer. The compact Falcon was introduced by Ford in 1959 to appe...
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Frank Lloyd Wright and Olgivanna Wright in a Crosley Car

Date: 1948
Description: Frank Lloyd Wright and Olgivanna Lloyd Wright, motoring in the country in a Crosley car. Another car is behind them.
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Father Groppi and Demonstrators

Date: 1968
Description: Father James Groppi (1930-) and school desegregation demonstrators marching in Milwaukee holding signs that read "Stop School Segregation".
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Horse-Drawn Fire Wagon

Date: 1910
Description: Horse-drawn fire wagon going down a cobblestone street in Milwaukee. The fact that automobiles also appear in the picture suggest that the transition to mo...
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Women in the Motor Corps

Date: 1918
Description: Motor Corps of the National League for Women's Service. The corps performed errands and other services for all organizations engaged in war activities, ans...
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Post-Armistice Day Parade

Date: May 1919
Description: Company H of the Third Regiment came home to Menomonee, Wisconsin and a tumultuous greeting from townspeople when Armistice was declared on November 11, 19...
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Ada James and Supporters of the Woman Suffrage Movement

Date: 1911
Description: Ada James (center) with supporters of the Suffrage movement. Campaign for Woman Suffrage in Wisconsin, ca. 1911-1912.
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Car Ferry

Date: 1920
Description: The Cassville Ferry with three cars and passengers, crossing the Mississippi River from Cassville to Turkey River, Iowa.
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Ed Gein's Arrest

Date: November 19 1957
Description: Waushara County Sheriff Art Schley and his deputy, Leon "Specks" Murty (wearing hat)escorting Ed Gein (1906-1984) to the state crime lab.
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Allis-Chalmers Company

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Description: Plate Steel Spiral Casing for 70,000 horse-power Niagara Falls hydraulic turbine unit at the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company erecting shop. The castin...
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Island Resorts at the Wisconsin Dells

Date: July 1927
Description: Car parked underneath the entrance gate to the Island Resort at the Wisconsin Dells, 25 miles from the Dells on Highway 12-16 near Mauston. Entrance gate a...
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AAA Driver's Education Class and Instructor

Date: October 27 1938
Description: AAA driver's training instructor with group of students, posed with dual control driver's education car, in front of Madison East High School.
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Rural Automobile Accident

Date: August 18 1939
Description: View from front of Capital City Culvert Company automobile involved in an accident with a Phillips Produce Company egg truck at the intersection of County...
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Farmall Cub Pulling Movie Advertisement

Date: 1947
Description: Two people driving a Farmall Cub through an urban area. They are towing a wagon with movie advertisement, announcing "The Farmer's Daughter," starring Lore...
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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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