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Ronald Johnson with Winning Cheese

Date: November 14 1958
Description: Ronald E. Johnson of Mount Sterling, with world champion cheddar cheese at the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association Contest.
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Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association Contest Winners

Date: 1958
Description: Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association Contest winners Evan Appleman, Carl Huber, Fred Beuer, and Werner Zimmerman, Jr. posing with their entries.
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Coaching Party Departing for Scottish Games

Date: August 31 1909
Description: A coaching party of festively clad men, women, and children departing for the Annual Scottish Games sponsored by the St. Andrews Society. Some participants...
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Reaper Contest!

Date: May 30 1882
Description: Advertising handbill for the Osborne twine binder. Describes the results of a contest between the Osborne machine and machines made by McCormick, Deering,...
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Bronzeville Bombers Bowling Team

Date: April 05 1947
Description: Bronzeville Bombers just after coming through with a score of 2690, putting them in tenth place in the state CIO tournament on April 5. The five men are a...
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Rennebohm Christmas Party

Date: December 12 1944
Description: Group portrait of children and a few adults, dressed in coats and hats, posed with a man dressed as Santa Claus, at Rennebohms Drugstore #12, 2526 Monroe S...
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International "Red Baby" Truck Advertising Poster

Date: 1923
Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering service featuring a color illustration of a "Red Baby" farm truck. The company offered a $1,000 prize to the deale...
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Men in Log Rolling Contest

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Description: Two men competing in a log rolling contest.
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Judo Throw

Date: April 19 1967
Description: Woman judo student takes down male opponent in practice for judo tournament.
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Diamond Iron(?) Tractor at Winnipeg Tractor Contest

Date: 1912
Description: Men standing around a Diamond Iron(?) tractor at the Winnipeg tractor contest in Canada.
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Baking Contest

Date: August 15 1963
Description: Two women examine a prizing winning chiffon cake.
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Monster Truck

Date: January 23 1989
Description: A man cowers in mock awe before Kodiak, a 14,000 pound Ford Silverado rigged with six-foot-tall tires and an extra heavy-duty suspension. The truck compet...
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Woodchopping Contest

Date: 1936
Description: A crowd surrounds a man as he stands atop a tree trunk swinging his axe in a woodchopping contest.
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Geiser Gasoline Tractor at Winnipeg Tractor Contest

Date: 1912
Description: Man standing in a Geiser gasoline tractor at the Winnipeg tractor contest in Canada.
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School Girls in Running Race

Date: June 1916
Description: Six girls in a running race at the School Festival in Palos Park.
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National Open Golf Tournament

Date: 1930
Description: Golfer tees off in the 1930 National Open Golf Tournament at the Interlachen Country Club while KSTP radio broadcasts from their first mobile remote broadc...
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Vit-O-Ray Egg Laying Contest

Date: March 04 1935
Description: View inside storefront towards a dozen chickens in cages. They are finalists in the Vit-O-Ray egg laying contest for Klinke Hatchery, 1918 Winnebago Street...
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Soap Box Scooter Champions

Date: August 26 1935
Description: Group portrait of Soap Box Scooter champions and adults in front of GAR Hall, 118 Monona Avenue. Also shows portion of Monona Hotel, 114 Monona Avenue, and...
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Winners and Entries in Valentine Contest

Date: February 15 1932
Description: Winners and entries in "Capital Times" Valentine contest. The Valentine with the court scene in the center, featuring comic actors in "Ladies of the Jury,"...
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Tree Sitters

Date: July 26 1930
Description: Ed Sullivan, age 11, 1119 W. Dayton Street, and Gordon Todd, 118 N. Charter Street, sit in a tree in the 1100 block of W. Dayton Street, pursuing the tree...

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