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Bathing Beauty Slaying Giant Fish

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Description: Bathing suit model posing standing in a rowboat, landing an eight-foot plastic Musky (Muskellunge).
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Do-nut Queen Advertisement

Date: October 17 1944
Description: Donut queen posed for advertising campaign. The female model is holding a box of donuts and is sitting on a large clock bearing the slogan, "It's Always Do...
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New Rubber Bathing Costume

Date: January 31 1934
Description: Miss Helen King models a new rubber bathing costume with beach ball. This was the current fashion of the day and was made by U.S. Rubber Co.
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McCormick Reaper Exhibit at "Century of Progress"

Date: 1933
Description: Female model posing with a rake next to a reproduction of Cyrus Hall McCormick's first reaper at International Harvester's "Century of Progress" Worlds Fai...
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Two Women Model Clothing

Date: October 08 1963
Description: Two women model clothing. The woman on the left is wearing a wedding dress from 1946, and the other woman is wearing a Mount Mary gym suit.
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Woman in Man's Suit

Date: March 17 1963
Description: A woman models a men's suit, while holding an umbrella and wearing a top hat.
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Woman on Motor Scooter

Date: 1958
Description: A motor scooter in an advertisement with female model sitting on a Cushman Road King motor scooter.
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Model Posing with International Spirit of '76 Cadet Tractor

Date: 1976
Description: Color advertising photograph of a female model posing with a Spirit of '76 Cadet lawn tractor. The tractor was meant to commemorate the bicentennial of the...
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"Betsy Ross" and International Spirit of '76 Cadet Tractor

Date: 1976
Description: Color advertising photograph for International Spirit of '76 Cadet lawn tractor featuring a model dressed as Betsy Ross sewing stars onto a U.S. flag. The...
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Simpson's Clothing Model

Date: July 07 1942
Description: Simpson's, 23-25 North Pinckney Street. Woman modeling a suit, with hat, gloves and purse.
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Oscar Mayer "Serving America" display

Date: April 18 1942
Description: Model in long dress on the "Oscar Mayer Serving America" stage set, holding a meat product.
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Women's Style Show

Date: February 28 1941
Description: Women's style show with female model on runway with women seated in chairs on main floor at Manchesters Department Store.
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Women's Fashion Show

Date: February 28 1941
Description: Women's style show with female model on the runway and women seated in the audience at Manchester's Department Store.
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Women's Fashion Show

Date: February 28 1941
Description: Women's style show at Manchesters Department Store with six female models wearing long dresses on stage, and a female announcer at the microphone.
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Darling Shop Clothing Models

Date: November 06 1940
Description: Female clothing models, Beverly Muenchow and Eileen Regan, at the Darling Shop, located at 9 East Main Street. They are wearing skirts with blouses and sad...
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Fashion Model in Front of Carillon Tower

Date: August 13 1940
Description: Manchester's Department Store model modeling a dress, hat, and purse in front of the Carillon Tower on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
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Coed Model in Front of Memorial Union

Date: August 13 1940
Description: Manchester's Department Store coed model, wearing dress hat and purse, posing in front of the Memorial Union on University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
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Coed Model at Train Station

Date: August 13 1940
Description: Manchester's Department Store coed model, wearing a fur jacket, hat and purse, posing on the steps of a passenger train with two pieces of luggage on the g...
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Model at Train Station

Date: August 13 1940
Description: Manchesters Department Store model, wearing fur jacket hat and purse, posing with the conductor holding her luggage on the steps of a passenger train car.
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Coed Models in front of Langdon Hall

Date: August 13 1940
Description: Two Manchester's Department Store coed models, wearing dresses, hats and purses, posing in front of Langdon Hall, 633 Langdon Street.

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