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Dipping the Curd

Date: 1914
Description: A worker at the Jorden Cheese factory dips curd to make swiss cheese.
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Hooping the Curd

Date: 1914
Description: Workers hooping the curd to make cheddar cheese at the Plymouth Cheese factory.
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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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Downriver from Grand Avenue Bridge

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Description: Schooners docked on river. The view is downriver from the Grand Avenue Bridge.
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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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Pressing Curd

Date: 1941
Description: Two men pressing the curd into a form at the Swiss Cheese Factory.
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Lappley Bros. Lumberyard

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Description: Winter view of exterior of Lappley Bros. Lumberyard and Feed Mill.
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Street Scene

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Description: View down dirt road towards the Lappley Bros. Lumber Yard. There are houses on the right and in the far background. There are horses and carriages parked a...
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Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1939
Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Capitol, with cars parked in front.
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Eilert Farm Equipment Exterior

Date: 1938
Description: The front of the Eilert Farm Equipment Company, an International Harvester dealership. The image appeared on the cover of a brochure titled the "McCormick-...
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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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Motorcyclist and Crowd

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Description: A motorcyclist drives down the middle of the road, possibly in a race, as a crowd looks on.
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Sons of the American Legion

Date: 1935
Description: Sons of the American Legion in formation outside the Witt Studio. Two of them hold flags. Names are (left to right), Don Frank, Jerry Zander, Ralph Meyer,...
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Horlick's Malted Milk Factory

Date: 1914
Description: Horlick's Malted Milk Factory.
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Peshtigo Fire II. Fire in Town

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Description: Townspeople fleeing the Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871.
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Wisconsin State Capitol (Second) Sketch

Date: 1851
Description: A watercolor view of Madison. Prominent on the left side of King Street is the Madison Hotel.
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UAW-CIO Local 75 Election

Date: December 1946
Description: Members of the United Automobile Workers union, Local 75, line up outside the local's headquarters, 308 E. Center Street, to vote on delegates to the union...
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Rhythm Girls

Date: June 25 1932
Description: Fanchon and Mario "Rhythm Girls" posing in front of an A&W Root Beer stand holding mugs of root beer.
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Street Railroad Car

Date: 1925
Description: View over sidewalk of a street railroad car passing the old Northwestern Railroad Station on the 400 block of West Lakeside Street.
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200 Block of State Street from West Johnson Street

Date: 1913
Description: View looking up the 200 block of State Street from West Johnson Street, showing the Wisconsin State Capitol dome under construction. The bank on the left i...

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