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Curtiss Pusher About to Take Off

Date: 1912
Description: To the accompaniment of a cheering crowd, a pilot in a Curtiss pusher prepares to take off.
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Cheerleaders Rally the Crowd

Date: 1957
Description: Spectators at a high school basketball game are urged to support the team by jumping cheerleaders.
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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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Talladega Street Scene

Date: 1962
Description: View down sidewalk of a line of people walking towards the camera. A row of storefronts is behind them, including "Model Cleaners" and a telephone booth ne...
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Crowd of People Along Sidewalk

Date: 1962
Description: View down sidewalk, with a line of people walking towards camera on the left, and on the right cars parked along the curb. In the background, police office...
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Street Scene

Date: 1962
Description: Slightly elevated view down sidewalk of a large group of men and women walking away from the camera. On the left police officers and onlookers stand among...
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Vice-President Nixon in Madison

Date: October 24 1958
Description: A crowd of nearly 3,000 people gathers at the Capitol Square to hear Vice-President Richard Nixon speak. The vice-president is visible standing at a podium...
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Prisoner of War Cage

Date: September 18 1944
Description: Prisoner of war cage at the 2nd Division Camp at Guipavas, France. Groups of Nazi prisoners are being guarded by Allied soldiers.
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View of Talladega From US Route 231

Date: 1962
Description: View down street towards and intersection and central business district. There are many automobiles on the street, and groups of people, including law enf...
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Crowd Walking on Sidewalk

Date: 1962
Description: Elevated view of a large group of people walking down the sidewalk near a sign that reads "Talladega College." There are several cars driving along the roa...
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General Eisenhower and General Marshall

Date: October 06 1944
Description: General Dwight D. Eisenhower speaks with General George C. Marshall at an airfield in Paris, France. On the left are more officers. Several photographers a...
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President Carter, Up Close and Personal

Date: 1979
Description: President Jimmy Carter shaking hands in Wausau, while the Secret Service (left) keeps watch.
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Clinton-Gore in Wisconsin

Date: 1992
Description: Bill Clinton (standing) and Al Gore (in the red shirt to Clinton's right) campaigning together in Wisconsin. Although the precise location is unidentified,...
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Three Generals and a Justice

Date: October 06 1944
Description: General Dwight D. Eisenhower (SHAEF commander) poses with (left to right) General George C. Marshall (Army Chief of Staff), Justice James F. Byrnes (Senior...
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Car Leaving Airfield

Date: October 06 1944
Description: Many photographers take photos of a military automobile leaving an airfield in Paris, France. Robert Doyle notes "arrival of first plane US ATC (United Sta...
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Crowd Crossing Street

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Description: View across lawn of a large group of African American men and women walking across a tree-lined street from the left to join a line of people on a sidewalk...
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Baseball Game on Kwajalein Island

Date: February 22 1945
Description: An exhibition baseball game on a Naval Base on Kwajalein Island of the Marshall Islands in the South Pacific. Both teams had Big League players drawn from...
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Elevated View of Crowd

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Description: An elevated view of an audience at the bottom of a hill. Above them, a group of men and one woman are gathered next to a table and a microphone on a hill....
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Police Officers and Crowd

Date: 1962
Description: View from under roof of Hood & Lyle's Furniture of two police officers with batons standing near a parade of people, mostly African American, as they walk...
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Dave and Mary Lou

Date: 1994
Description: Mary Lou Munts, a member of the Wisconsin Assembly, and Congressman David R. Obey at a fundraiser for Obey at the Madison Club.

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