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Martha Buelke with her Cow

Date: 1899
Description: Grandma Martha (Goetsch) Buelke posed in front of her farmyard with favorite cow.
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Parishioners Outside New Fellowship Church of God

Date: 1939
Description: Parishioners gather at the entrance outside New Fellowship Church of God In Christ at North Eighth Street.
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Spic and Span Dry Cleaners

Date: March 14 1957
Description: Store front and delivery vehicles of Spic and Span Dry Cleaning. Green Bay, Wisconsin. March 14, 1957.
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Fort Howard

Date: 1851
Description: A rare photograph of U.S. Army soldiers stationed at Fort Howard canoeing on the Fox River. Fort Howard, built in 1816, was the first in the chain of forts...
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Robert M. La Follette, Sr. Speaking from Wagon

Date: 1897
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., campaigning in Cumberland. La Follette led the reform faction in Wisconsin's Republican party and in 1900, he was elected gover...
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Ed Gein's Arrest

Date: November 19 1957
Description: Waushara County Sheriff Art Schley and his deputy, Leon "Specks" Murty (wearing hat)escorting Ed Gein (1906-1984) to the state crime lab.
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Ed Gein Farm Auction

Date: March 30 1958
Description: Notice of farm auction sale for farm and personal property of Ed Gein. The farmhouse was destroyed by fire before the auction took place.
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Senator Joseph McCarthy Eating Breakfast

Date: November 06 1946
Description: Joseph R. McCarthy in the home of friends Urban and Margery Van Susteren of Little Chute, on the morning after his election to the U.S. Senate. Van Sustere...
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Franklin D. Roosevelt Tours the Allis-Chalmers Plant

Date: 1940
Description: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Wisconsin Governor Julius P. Heil, and other officials touring the Allis-Chalmers plant.
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Madison Turnverein Acrobats

Date: June 22 1933
Description: Twelve boys and girls, coached by J.C. Haberman, in an acrobatic/gymnastic pose at the Madison Turners Hall, 21 South Butler Street. They performed seven "...
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Milwaukee Harvesting Equipment Advertising Poster

Date: 1913
Description: Advertising poster showing a Milwaukee brand mower, grain binder, hay rake and reaper manufactured by International Harvester Company. Features a color ill...
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Family in their Living Room

Date: 1955
Description: Family in their living room. The mother watches television, the father reads a newspaper, the daughter reads a book, and two sons play with a train set.
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Woman Broiling Hamburger

Date: 1950
Description: An apron-clad woman broils hamburgers in the kitchen.
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Kitchen Interior

Date: 1910
Description: Woman baking in a large kitchen with lean-to pantry and a wood-burning stove. The sconces or reflectors on the kerosene lamps intensified the light.
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Two Women with Cleaning Implements

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Description: Two women are standing on the small porch outside an open kitchen door, near implements used for daily household tasks such as washing, scrubbing, sweeping...
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Coffee Shop

Date: May 1960
Description: Two women serving coffee to customers at a coffee shop. Richland Center, Wisconsin.
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Milwaukee Electric Railway Ticket Collector

Date: 1917
Description: A ticket collector for the Milwaukee Electric Railway is sitting at her station.
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Amund and Siri Rustebakke and Women with Spinning Wheels

Date: 1873
Description: Amund Rustebakke, standing in doorway, and Siri Rustebakke, center, sitting, in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning w...
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Meat Market Display

Date: 1939
Description: Woman worker wearing a butcher's apron, poses holding a ham, in a meat market with Easter ham display.
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Students Conducting Scientific Research

Date: 1900
Description: Downer College students working in a laboratory in which a human skeleton, a frog, a bat and stuffed birds are displayed.

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