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WMAQ Radio Station

Date: 1924
Description: Interior of WMAQ Radio Station with Chief Engineer Donald Weller standing.
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International Harvester Tent at Iowa State Fair

Date: 1946
Description: International Harvester tent and exhibition at the Iowa State Fair. This image includes workers filming Iowa's first television show and a high school bras...
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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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Radio Interview on Farmall Cub Tractor

Date: 1947
Description: Floyd Sherrod, manager of the company's Memphis Branch, is interviewed by Walter Durham of WMC radio on a Farmall Cub tractor with disc plow. The interview...
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International Scout outside WVLR Radio Station

Date: 1965
Description: Station manager Ron Nicols and an International Scout truck with plow outside Wisconsin's Very Live Radio station headquarters. WVLR shared quarters with C...
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Announcer Del Viney inside WVLR Studio

Date: 1965
Description: Radio announcer Del Viney on the air inside Wisconsin's Very Live Radio (WVLR) station during the dinner music show.
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Sara Sound Productions

Date: 1965
Description: James Kirchstein, Wisconsin's Very Live Radio (WVLR) station chief engineer and originator, inside his recording company, Sara Sound Productions, Inc. WVL...
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Teenagers Listening to WVLR at the Eagle's Nest

Date: 1965
Description: Teenagers studying and playing pool at the Eagle's Nest, a popular teen hangout in downtown Sauk-Prairie. The Eagle's Nest had a juke-box, but the WVLR (Wi...
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Tony Salerno's Band

Date: August 23 1932
Description: Anthony "Tony" Salerno's Gypsy Melodians at WIBA radio station standing around a piano. Tony is holding his violin with other Melodians, including Otto Hei...
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La Follette Family Listens to the Returns

Date: November 1924
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with Isabel Bacon La Follette (Mrs. Philip La Follette), Mrs. John J. Blaine, Philip Fox La Follette, Governor John J. Blaine,...
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Entertainment System

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Description: RCA radio-phonograph-television set.
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National Open Golf Tournament

Date: 1930
Description: Golfer tees off in the 1930 National Open Golf Tournament at the Interlachen Country Club while KSTP radio broadcasts from their first mobile remote broadc...
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Short Wave Communication

Date: January 26 1956
Description: Sitting in a car, a woman and her daughter talk to another daughter who is at Albrook Air Force Base in the Canal Zone.
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Radiophone

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Description: A woman takes down menus and recipes that she hears on her radiophone.
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James Melton on Plant Tour

Date: 1950
Description: "Harvest of Stars" radio and stage personality James "Jimmie" Melton talking with African American workers during a tour of an International Harvester's In...
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Radio Broadcast Booth at Oscar Mayer

Date: October 16 1945
Description: Four men sitting at a table around WIBA and WIBU radio microphones in the Oscar Mayer broadcast booth.
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Family Group at WIBU Radio Station

Date: December 29 1944
Description: Reverend C.O. and Mrs. Grobber and daughters at WIBU radio station studio. Reverend Grobber is seated in front of a microphone, Mrs. Grobber and daughters...
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Grobber Family at WIBU, Portage Radio Station

Date: December 29 1944
Description: Reverend C.O. and Mrs. Grobber and two daughters at WIBU radio station studio. Reverend Grobber is seated in front of a microphone, Mrs. Grobber at the pia...
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Oscar Mayer Stockyard Employees

Date: February 18 1944
Description: Group portrait of Oscar Mayer stockyard employees, and one man in a business suit, gathered near the Farm Service Studio in the Oscar Mayer plant, 910 Maye...
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Lone Cowboy

Date: June 25 1936
Description: Man dressed as a cowboy playing a guitar and singing in front of WIBA microphone.

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