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McCormick Reaper Works Forge Shop

Date: 1902
Description: Men working in the forge shop of the McCormick Reaper Works. The factory was owned by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. In 1902 it became the McCor...
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Tire Factory Interior

Date: 1919
Description: Elevated interior view of the Boone Tire Factory. Men are lined up along a wall with open windows. They are each using a stand to hold a wheel while wrappi...
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Memorial Union Interior Ballroom

Date: September 28 1928
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison Memorial Union interior ballroom with skylight (Great Hall).
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Capitol Theatre Balcony

Date: January 23 1928
Description: Interior view of the Capitol Theatre balcony in the auditorium.
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RKO Capitol Theatre

Date: January 23 1928
Description: View from the back of the RKO Capitol Theatre facing the stage.
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Wisconsin State Capitol Elevators

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Description: Second and third floor elevators in the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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Sara Sound Productions

Date: 1965
Description: James Kirchstein, Wisconsin's Very Live Radio (WVLR) station chief engineer and originator, inside his recording company, Sara Sound Productions, Inc. WVL...
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Badger Bus Lines Christmas Party

Date: December 09 1947
Description: Group portrait of the Badger Coaches Inc. and Meier Truck Sales employees Christmas party at the Nakoma Country Club.
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Testing Spring Teeth at Osborne Works

Date: March 18 1913
Description: Factory workers testing newly manufactured harrow spring teeth at International Harvester's Osborne Works. The factory was owned by the D.M. Osborne Compan...
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Twine Mill Worker and Machinery

Date: 1900
Description: A male employee of the McCormick Twine Mill works with sisal fiber as it comes out of a finisher machine and piles into metal buckets. The machine is belt-...
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Workers Store Bundles of Twine inside Warehouse

Date: 1910
Description: Three workers and a supervisor stacking bundles of twine all the way to the roof in a warehouse at International Harvester's Osborne Twine Mill. The Osborn...
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McCormick Foreman's Banquet

Date: April 17 1907
Description: Large group of men sitting and posing at long dining tables in the Club House of International Harvester's McCormick Works factory. The men are attending t...
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First to Fly — Wright Brothers' Factory

Date: 1910
Description: Workers in the General Assembly Department of the Wright Brothers' airplane factory.
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Assembly Chamber

Date: February 04 1945
Description: Interior view of the Assembly Chamber at the Wisconsin State Capitol, with seating for legislators, featuring the Edward Blashfield mural, "The State of Wi...
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Senate Chamber

Date: February 04 1945
Description: Wisconsin State Capitol Senate chamber showing seating for senators, and a three-panel mural "The Marriage of the Atlantic and Pacific" by Kenyon Cox.
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Senate Parlor

Date: February 04 1945
Description: Senate Parlor in the Wisconsin State Capitol, showing elaborate decorations and furniture.
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State Capitol Rotunda

Date: February 04 1945
Description: Interior of the Wisconsin State Capitol rotunda with a view of three levels of the building.
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Manchester's Department Store Christmas Decorations

Date: November 26 1943
Description: Christmas decorations in Manchester's Department Store.
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Orpheum Theatre Aisle

Date: March 06 1942
Description: Interior view of Orpheum Theatre aisle 2, looking towards the seats.
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Madison Theatre from Stage

Date: November 17 1936
Description: Madison Theatre, 111 Monona Avenue. (Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard). View from the stage of seats on main floor and the balcony, in the Art Deco style.

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