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Farmall Cub Pulling Movie Advertisement

Date: 1947
Description: Two people driving a Farmall Cub through an urban area. They are towing a wagon with movie advertisement, announcing "The Farmer's Daughter," starring Lore...
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Beechnut Gum Girls

Date: 1935
Description: Beechnut Gum girls, posed in front of an automobile, promoting the product for a national advertising campaign.
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Rhythm Girls

Date: June 25 1932
Description: Fanchon and Mario "Rhythm Girls" posing in front of an A&W Root Beer stand holding mugs of root beer.
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World's Largest Tire

Date: November 02 1930
Description: Group of people, including dwarfs and midgets, pose with "the worlds largest tire" in front of the RKO Orpheum Theatre as part of a promotion for Goodyear...
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"Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye"

Date: 1950
Description: Scene still from "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye."
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Orson Welles

Date: 1975
Description: A classic Orson Welles publicity still showing him looking intensely into the camera while gesturing with his hands.
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Promotional China Display

Date: October 28 1935
Description: Promotional display of Salem china, Tricorne pattern, in the lobby of the Eastwood Theater, 2094 Atwood Avenue. The sign reads, "China Night Every Tuesday...
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Baby Rose Marie Singing

Date: 1928
Description: Baby Rose Marie is shown singing at an NBC radio microphone. This is seen in the National Union Radio Corporation publicity booklet "Radio Stars of Today."
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Willson Monarch Labs Salesman Card

Date: 1935
Description: Business card of Edward Rohloff, a traveling salesman for Willson's Monarch Laboratory, a manufacturer of patent medications in the early part of the 1900s...
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Rosie the Riveter

Date: September 1943
Description: A real-life Rosie the Riveter instructs journalists on the Aviation Writers' Tour at the Goodyear Aircraft Factory. This plant manufactured Martin Marauder...
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Corben Airplane and Circus Performers

Date: July 29 1933
Description: A group of circus performers pose outdoors with a Corben airplane. The tall Man is Jack Earle, and one of the little people is probably Lia Graf.
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Corben Christening

Date: August 12 1932
Description: RKO motion picture actress Raquel Torres christening the new model airplane manufactured in Madison by Orland Corben. Corben had flown the airplane that br...
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Lindbergh before Flight

Date: 1927
Description: Publicist Harry Bruno; B.F. Mahoney, designer of "The Spirit of St. Louis"; an Earl Carroll chorus girl; Charles Lindbergh; and Bruno's partner, Richard Bl...
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Lee and Stinson Airplane

Date: 1932
Description: A publicity photograph of Clyde Allen Lee of Larsen, Wisconsin, standing beside the Stinson airplane he rebuilt to attempt a trans-Atlantic crossing to Osl...
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Publicity Still from "The Flying Nun"

Date: August 17 1967
Description: A publicity still from the ABC television situation comedy, "The Flying Nun", which starred Sally Field (center), as Sister Bertrille. With her are actors...
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"Dive Bomber" Helmet

Date: 1941
Description: A publicity still of Fred MacMurray from "Dive Bomber" (WB, 1941) in which a crew member is adjusting the helmet of MacMurray's pressurized flight suit. Be...
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Marine Flyers Publicity Still

Date: 1935
Description: A publicity still from "Devil Dogs of the Air," (Warner Brothers 1935) in which Milwaukee-born Pat O'Brien appeared with Jimmy Cagney. In this production,...
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Batman Leaps from International Scout Pickup

Date: 1966
Description: Man dressed in costume as Batman is leaping from the back of an International Scout pickup as part of a promotion for the Norwalk Theatre. The Scout is par...
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Kennedy-Mansfield Dairy Co. Display

Date: September 19 1941
Description: Kennedy-Mansfield Dairy Co. booth at the East Side Business Men's Association Fall Festival, featuring a winter display of bears eating ice cream and a dai...
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Cheese Poster

Date: September 05 1940
Description: Cheese advertising poster - Woman holding cheese platter and the words "Say Merry Christmas with Aged Select Natural Wisconsin Cheese in gift packs $1.00 p...

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