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Gates of Heaven Synagogue

Date: July 17 1971
Description: The moving of the Gates of Heaven Synagogue from West Washington Avenue to James Madison Park. Crowds line the streets, and a crane can be seen in the back...
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Iron Works

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Description: Elevated view of York Iron works. Large group of men posing in yard. The boardinghouse is on a hill in the far background. Early iron was mined at Mayville...
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Cheese in Storage

Date: 1952
Description: Cheesemaker standing on ladder putting cheese on storage shelf, along with rows of other cheeses.
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Helen Farnsworth Mears

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Description: Helen Farnsworth Mears sitting on a ladder and resting her head against her hand.
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Fire Fighters on Ladders

Date: 1910
Description: Fire fighters on ladders climbing up to the windows of a burning building.
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Man on Tall Ladder

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Description: Fire fighting scene in which a man is at the top of a very tall ladder mounted on a hook and ladder fire truck. A group of men observe. A haze of smoke fil...
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International VCO-202A Fire and Rescue Truck Battling Fire

Date: 1963
Description: Fire fighters use an International fire and rescue truck with an eighty-five foot mounted ladder to fight a fire, possibly as part of a training exercise....
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Mirror Lake Mill

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Description: Elevated view of Mirror Lake Mill with bridge in foreground. Two women stand on the bridge looking down at the river.
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Klein Dickert House Painters

Date: June 03 1935
Description: Three Klein-Dickert Co. painters with two ladders paint a house located at 2315 Rugby Row. Photo appeared in Capitol Times in 1935.
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Soldiers' Orphans Home, Farwell House

Date: 1870
Description: Group of people posing outside of Soldiers' Orphans Home, located on Spaight Street between Paterson and Brearly Streets. The building was originally const...
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Studio Shenanigans

Date: 1900
Description: Four men use a ladder to pose on top of each other. There is a painted backdrop behind them. They are wearing suit jackets, vests with watch fobs, and trou...
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Farmer Milking Cow

Date: March 1924
Description: Man sitting on a crate milking a cow by hand inside a barn on the farm of Hal Ament.
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William Deering & Co. Advertising Card

Date: 1890
Description: Advertising card for William Deering & Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a man showing "The Deering Binder, carefully studied and...
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Woman with Ladder at Madison-Kipp Corp.

Date: November 11 1943
Description: A woman carries a folding ladder on the Madison-Kipp Corporation factory floor.
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Man carrying Ladder

Date: November 04 1943
Description: Man in work clothes carrying a folding ladder past a Capitol Cartage truck parked at Straus Printing Company.
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Man on Ladder at Strauss Printing Company

Date: November 04 1943
Description: Man using collapsible ladder at Strauss Printing Company.
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House on Bernard Court

Date: December 19 1936
Description: View across street towards a three-story house on Bernard Court. The address on the door reads "202," and a sled is leaning up against the wall near the fr...
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Durfee Brothers Roofing

Date: May 10 1935
Description: Durfee Brothers Roofing Co. truck in front of a home at 341 West Wilson Street, with a roofer installing shingles on the steeply-pitched roof .
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Fire at Madison Steam Laundry

Date: March 20 1935
Description: View across street towards the Madison Steam Laundry, at 433 State Street, the scene of a fire. In front of the building is a fire truck with extension lad...
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House Insulation with Rock Wool

Date: January 17 1934
Description: A Johns-Manville Contractors Asbestos Products Company Rock Wool home insulation truck and trailer is parked in front of a house, with workers on ladders a...

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