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Ed Papke's Retirement

Date: December 11 1954
Description: Herman Kruse (left) and Ed Papke (right) on the occasion of Papke's retirement. Papke was a founding member of Local 7, Amalgamated Lithographers of Americ...
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Edward N. Farber

Date: September 06 1957
Description: Edward Farber, a prominent Milwaukee druggist, double checks a prescription order on the day before he retired. Farber operated his popular drugstore, loca...
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Mr. and Mrs. Paul Janke

Date: November 14 1957
Description: Mr. and Mrs. Janke taking care of last minute details in their prescription department before closing their drugstore's doors at 1658 W. Hopkins permanentl...
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Wendell Willkie and Aaron Martin Brayton

Date: March 1944
Description: Wendell Willkie visits with Aaron Martin Brayton, retired editor of the Wisconsin State Journal, on his bed in a local hospital room during Willkie'...
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Ira Cole, Retiring Gisholt Employee

Date: February 02 1945
Description: Ira Cole, Gisholt employee for forty-six years, standing at his locker in his work clothes as he retires from work.
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Ray-O-Vac Employees

Date: June 28 1945
Description: Three men at a Ray-O-Vac retirement event?
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Fred L. Peabody

Date: April 30 1947
Description: Madison retired fire chief, Fred L. Peabody, on his 85th birthday.
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Dr. Leon Cole

Date: May 24 1947
Description: Portrait of Dr. Leon Cole with an open book, pioneer geneticist at the University of Wisconsin. Cole worked with animal and crop sciences prior to his rece...
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Msgr. E.C. O'Reilly at Airport

Date: June 23 1947
Description: Rt. Rev. Msgr. E.C. O'Reilly, retired pastor of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Baraboo, is shown boarding an airliner at Madison Municipal Airport. On the...
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Msgr. E.C. O'Reilly at Airport

Date: June 23 1947
Description: Rt. Rev. Msgr. E.C. O'Reilly, retired pastor of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Baraboo, is shown boarding a airliner at Madison Municipal Airport with his s...
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Lee B. Bailey

Date: December 18 1947
Description: Lee B. Bailey, retired farmer, standing on steps near airplane, getting ready to take his first airplane ride a few days before his 75th birthday.
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Arthur Pugh Retirement

Date: January 27 1948
Description: State Treasurer John Sonderegger, on right, presenting a tie pin to his chief accountant, Arthur Pugh, wearing eyeglasses on left, at his retirement. A gro...
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Retiring Mail Carrier, Mike Cawley

Date: May 01 1948
Description: Retiring mail carrier, Mike Cawley, accepting an envelope containing a token of appreciation from Myrtle L. Hansen, clerk of circuit court at the Dane Coun...
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Annie, New Elephant at Henry Vilas Zoo

Date: October 18 1948
Description: New Annie the elephant drinks water using her trunk in front of Fred Winklemann, left, retired zoo director, and Harold Hayes, right, present zoo director.
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Daniel E. Harrington

Date: October 15 1948
Description: Portrait of Daniel E. Harrington, Madison storm sewer foreman and contractor.
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Police Chief McCormick Testimonial Dinner

Date: January 05 1949
Description: Retired Police Chief William H. McCormick was honored by his friends and associates at a testimonial dinner at the Elk's Club. Seated at the table (left to...
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Police Chief McCormick Testimonial Dinner

Date: January 05 1949
Description: "Roundy" Coughlin sitting between retired Police Chief William H. McCormick (left) and his successor, Chief Bruce Weatherly, at a testimonial dinner for th...
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Retiring Asssistant Fire Chief S.C.A. Ratcliffe

Date: February 22 1949
Description: Assistant Fire Chief Sebastian C.A. Ratcliffe shaking hands with three fire fighters with whom he has teamed to fight many fires in Madison. The photograph...
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Dane County Rural Letter Carriers' Association Auxiliary

Date: February 22 1949
Description: Mrs. Grace Haugen, DeForest (left), retiring president of the Dane County Rural Letter Carriers' Association Auxiliary, talking with the new president, Mrs...
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Ole H. Johnson Retirement Dinner

Date: November 29 1949
Description: The guests of honor and special guests sit at a banquet table during the farewell dinner for Ole H. Johnson, retiring member of the State Board of Vocation...

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