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Eskimos Catching Crabs

Date: 1930
Description: Wenga and Amutuk catching crabs in the Arctic.
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Eskimo Duck Dance

Date: 1930
Description: Eskimo duck dance to celebrate the Spring hunt.
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Wisconsin State Fair Poster

Date: 1900
Description: Color chromolithograph poster advertising the Wisconsin State Fair.
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Madison Brass Band at State Fair

Date: September 10 1879
Description: The Madison Brass Band performing at the Wisconsin State Fair at Camp Randall. The view is facing east toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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State Fair Side Show Attractions

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Description: State Fair barker announcing side show attractions to a crowd of children, featuring "Midget City, the World's Tiniest Entertainers" and "Baby Thelma, 619...
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Circus Performers and Animals

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Description: Fred and Ella Bradna, equestrian director and performer for Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey. There are several other performers and a dog, relaxing in t...
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Ford Dealer Presenting Bart Starr with New Car

Date: July 15 1961
Description: Bart Starr of the Green Bay Packers receives a new 1961 Ford Falcon from a Green Bay Ford dealer. The compact Falcon was introduced by Ford in 1959 to appe...
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Vince Lombardi at the Pro Football Writers Dinner

Date: February 10 1969
Description: Green Bay Packers football coach, Vince Lombardi, being interviewed at the professional football writers dinner.
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Ku Klux Klan Parade

Date: December 05 1924
Description: Ku Klux Klan (KKK) wearing conic masks and white robes parading down King Street to Schroeder Funeral Home for the funeral of Police officer Herbert Dreger...
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Father James Groppi at NAACP March

Date: 1968
Description: Father James Groppi (1931-) and social activists at NAACP March, marching east up Wisconsin Avenue.
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Family Group in Front of Farm Buildings

Date: 1890
Description: Man and woman posing sitting, each holding a child in their lap, and a young man, girl, and a boy holding a toy horn, are posing standing. The group is pos...
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Deer Hunters' Camp

Date: 1885
Description: Deer hunters' camp in Northern Wisconsin. Image includes six hunters and their dogs posed in front of their cabin with hanging deer carcasses.
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Dickey Chapelle Covering Operation Inland Seas

Date: July 1959
Description: Dickey Chapelle, photographer, on the same Milwaukee beach where she learned to swim as a young girl. She was covering "Operation Inland Seas" celebrating...
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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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Loggers Dining at Camp

Date: 1907
Description: Loggers at dinner in the woods north of Glen Flora. The man in the center is filing his saw.
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Wisconsin Dells Minirama

Date: August 26 1960
Description: Miniature model of the Wisconsin Dells. Goggled diver, Ollie Reese, swimming with Dells recreation boat. This completely landscaped exhibit was built to sc...
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Smelt Wrestling

Date: April 1939
Description: Two men smelt wrestling at the Smelt Carnival in Marinette.
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Out of Boat Cave

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Description: Two men navigating their canoe through caves at the Wisconsin Dells.
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Family Gathering on Basswood Island

Date: 1916
Description: Picnic on the shores of Basswood Island, Apostle Islands. Those picnicking include Harriet Webb, C.A. Hull, H.W. Rodgers, Mrs. J. Austin, Elizabeth Baker,...
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Embarking on an Outing

Date: August 26 1908
Description: In a festive mood, Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company employees disembark from flag-decked trolley cars to enjoy a company-sponsored outing. The...

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