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Pupils Learning About Thrift

Date: 1919
Description: Students are raising their arms as an instructor is discussing the merits of thrift. The instructor is pointing to chalkboard illustrations of a well groom...
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Kate Schloesser, About Civil War Time

Date: 1865
Description: Carte-de-visite quarter-length vignetted portrait of Katherine Schloesser (later Estabrook), dated via caption to "about Civil War time." Schloesser was a...
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Gaylord Nelson Speaking about ORAP

Date: 1961
Description: Governor Nelson seated and speaking into microphones about his Outdoor Recreation Action Program (ORAP), the 1961 proposal for Wisconsin land purchase and...
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Telephone Survey About Cancer

Date: March 14 1958
Description: Members of the Dane County Medical Society, the Methodist Hospital Nurses' Alumnae Association, and the Dane County Unit of the American Cancer Society pre...
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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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Men Looking at Map

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Description: At a GROW (Grass Roots Organizing Work) workshop, a group of men gather to look at a map hanging on a wall in the background. In the foreground, a seated w...
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Woman and Child

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Description: A woman is seated next to a table in a room with many metal chairs. In front of her, a boy holds a bottle of Coca Cola and looks into the camera.
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Group Gathered at Table

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Description: A group is seated on folding chairs around a table for a GROW (Grass Roots Organizing Work) workshop. In the foreground a man holds a small dog. At the tab...
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Group Gathered at Table

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Description: A group is seated on folding chairs around a table for a GROW (Grass Roots Organizing Work) workshop. One man is turned around and looking at the camera. O...
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Group Gathered at Table

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Description: A group is seated on folding chairs around a table for a GROW (Grass Roots Organizing Work) workshop. On the wall behind them are a chalkboard, an American...
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Men Looking at Map

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Description: A group of men gathered around a map posed on a wall during a GROW (Grass Roots Organizing Work) workshop. A man with a cigarette in his left hand gestures...
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General MacArthur Greets a Soldier

Date: December 14 1943
Description: Four Star General Douglas MacArthur greets Lieutenant Lyle Hershey of Lansing, Michigan, during a tour on Goodenough Island, in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea...
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General MacArthur Chats With a Lieutenant

Date: December 14 1943
Description: Four Star General Douglas MacArthur chats with Lieutenant Mildred McCausland of Wakefield, Rhode Island, during a tour on Goodenough Island, in the Solomon...
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Production Line Worker

Date: 1935
Description: A woman factory worker sorts parts at Globe Union Manufacturing Company, maker of batteries, radio apparatus, and spark plugs.
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Man in a Chair

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Description: View of a man wearing a dark shirt sitting in a chair looking down. This image comes from the papers of Dorothy Zellner, civil rights activist and SNCC (St...
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Man in Wheelchair

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Description: A young man is seated in a wheelchair. He is in a room with a clock and a radio sitting on top of a television set. Behind him, a bulletin board with photo...
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Young Man in Wheelchair

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Description: A young man is seated in a wheelchair. Behind him is a young girl and another person standing in a doorway. This image comes from the papers of Dorothy Zel...
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Man with Glasses

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Description: Close-up of an African-American man wearing a suit and eyeglasses. Two women are standing behind him. This image comes from the papers of Dorothy Zellner,...
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Students at Prairie School

Date: 1932
Description: Students holding books and magazines pose seated in chairs in the Prairie School. Model airplanes hang near the portraits of Abraham Lincoln and George Was...
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Gentleman Shopping for Cigars

Date: 1895
Description: Will Viel chooses a cigar in Margraff & Freiburger's Dry Goods Store.

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