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Smashing Illegal Slot Machines

Date: 1948
Description: John Roach, director of the state beverage and cigarette tax division uses a sledge hammer to smash illegal slot machines.
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Boys Using Tools

Date: August 08 1977
Description: Two young boys using hammers and nails.
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Building Mower Bars at McCormick Works

Date: 1936
Description: Elevated view of workers building sickle bars for mowers at International Harvester's McCormick Works. The McCormick Works was built by Cyrus McCormick in...
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Workers Crate International Trucks for Export Shipment

Date: 1930
Description: Four workers crating up International motor trucks for export shipment at International Harvester's Springfield Works (factory). One of the men is wearing...
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Smashing Slot Machines

Date: June 10 1935
Description: Sheriff Lawrence O. Larson is opening confiscated slot machines to extract money, and Andrew Serstad, turnkey at the county jail, is smashing other confisc...
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Smashing Slot Machines

Date: June 10 1935
Description: Andrew Serstad, turnkey at the county jail, using a sledge hammer to smash a confiscated slot machine with Sheriff Lawrence O. Larson looking on.
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Workman and Truck

Date: November 06 1928
Description: Man with air hammer working on a road near a parked truck.
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Woodworking Class at the State School for the Deaf

Date: 1893
Description: Male students at the State School for the Deaf practice woodworking in one of the school's shops.
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Smashing Illegal Gambling Devices

Date: 1948
Description: Destroying slot machines and other illegal gambling devices at Law Park. From L to R: John Roach, director of the state beverage and cigaret tax division;...
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Village Blacksmith

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Description: Village Blacksmith at work with horse in Pioneer Village.
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Assembling Wheel at Weber Wagon Works

Date: 1919
Description: A factory worker using a hammer to assemble a wagon wheel at International Harvester's Weber Wagon Works.
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Stanley Labonowski

Date: 1910
Description: Stanley Labonowski, a 29 year-old Lithuanian grain binder builder at International Harvester's McCormick Works.
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Men Working at Hawkins Mine

Date: 1945
Description: A man uses a hammer and chisel to work at Hawkins Mine, while another man stands behind him.
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Rat Extermination

Date: September 30 1947
Description: James L. Clarke, city health inspector, placing a warning sign on a fence at the Shorewood dump after workers distributed poison bread bait in the dump.
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Blacksmith Shop at International Harvester Dealership

Date: February 01 1923
Description: Daniels (left) and Stewart work in their service shop.
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Men Working On Concrete Forms

Date: 1914
Description: A group of workmen pose while working on concrete forms at the Prairie du Sac dam site. Their position high above the water level affords an expansive ups...
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Christmas Seal Campaign

Date: November 18 1947
Description: Mrs. Bernard (Edna) Heilprin and Mrs. William L.(Margaret) Dowling shown installing a Christmas Seal poster. They are members of the Madison Tuberculosis A...
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Tractor Overhaul

Date: September 19 1928
Description: A man uses a hammer on the front wheel assembly of a Farmall Regular tractor.
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Girl and Boy with Tricycle

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Description: A small girl sits pounding with a hammer as a boy rides a tricycle.
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Neighborhood House

Date: December 06 1947
Description: Children working with Paul Lowrey, instructor, at a small workbench at the Neighborhood House, 768 West Washington Avenue across from Brittingham Park. Pic...

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