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"South Pacific" Actors Learn About Naval Weapons

Date: March 1960
Description: Madison men who play naval officers in the play "South Pacific" learn about naval weapons by visiting the Naval Reserve Officers Training corps (NROTC) hea...
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Ford Model T Runabout

Date: 1925
Description: Right side view of a Ford Model T Runabout parked in the middle of East Washington Avenue. On the right side of the street in the background is the Fashion...
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Newspaper Carriers Hear About Young Columbus Contest

Date: January 18 1964
Description: Wisconsin State Journal newspaper carriers listen to Vern Wiersma, 17 N. Butler Sreet, 1963 Young Columbus winner, explain the Young Columbus contest for c...
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Questions about Christmas Gifts

Date: December 30 1953
Description: Helen Jansky, head of the circulation department at the Madison Free Library, displays a few of the books used to help library patrons use their Christmas...
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Telephone Survey About Cancer

Date: March 14 1958
Description: Members of the Dane County Medical Society, the Methodist Hospital Nurses' Alumnae Association, and the Dane County Unit of the American Cancer Society pre...
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Cheerleaders Rally the Crowd

Date: 1957
Description: Spectators at a high school basketball game are urged to support the team by jumping cheerleaders.
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The Restaurant at Baron's Menu

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Description: Back, front, and inside front cover of the menu from The Restaurant at Baron's department store, with "A Historical Map of Madison" focusing on the isthmus...
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Students at Prairie School

Date: 1932
Description: Students holding books and magazines pose seated in chairs in the Prairie School. Model airplanes hang near the portraits of Abraham Lincoln and George Was...
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Prairie School

Date: 1932
Description: Students pose in front of a small outbuilding near the Prairie School. The school has a stucco exterior and a basement. There is a bell tower on the roof.
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North Hall

Date: 1932
Description: North Hall, also known as Chapel Hall, on the campus of Albion Academy. The three-story structure is of brick and has a large cupola. A car is parked along...
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Hazel Marsden

Date: 1932
Description: Hazel Marsden, a 12-year old student at Prairie School, holds gladiolus flowers from her garden. There is a tobacco plant growing among the flowers.
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Boy with Calf

Date: 1931
Description: Harold Calder, wearing bib overalls and a cap, poses with his calf, which won second place at the Cambridge Festival in 1931. There are chickens, a small c...
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Clifford Vickers Home

Date: 1932
Description: A two-story brick house, identified as the home of Prairie School pupil Marian Hintz, stands on a well tended lawn. There is a large front bay and curved p...
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Clifford Vickers Home

Date: 1932
Description: Sunlight from the front bay window illuminates the parlor of the Vickers house, identified as the home of Marian Hintz, a pupil at the Prairie School. A co...
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Park Hotel Dinner Menu

Date: April 06 1884
Description: Front cover and menu of the restaurant at the Park Hotel, with an etching of a building with a steeple amidst many trees set against a circular frame ornam...
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Albion Town Hall

Date: 1932
Description: View across street of car parked in front of a modest neoclassical style building with an arched window over its double front door. It is shaded by a large...
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Robert Hippe

Date: 1932
Description: Robert Hippe, 12, in cap and bib overalls, poses in front of the Prairie School. His bicycle rests against the porch of the school. A note on the reverse o...
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Harvey Lein

Date: 1932
Description: Harvey Lein, 13, poses with a flock of chickens near a barn. He is wearing a cap and bib overalls and is carrying a bucket. There are bushes blooming in...
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Harriet Sundbakken

Date: 1932
Description: Harriet Sundbakken, 13, a student at Prairie School, poses near some flowering bushes. The school building is in the background. A note on the reverse of t...
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Rupert's Roadkill Cafe Menu

Date: 1986
Description: Front cover and imagined bill of fare for "Rupert's Roadkill Cafe: You Kill It ... ... We Grill It!", with a cartoon drawing of a cat standing on long, fla...

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