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Aviation Place Card

Date: 1931
Description: Art Deco-style place card with an aviation theme used for a women's luncheon at the Madison College Club.

Assembly Speaker's Desk

Date: 1897
Description: Assembly Speaker's desk, showing an unidentified woman, probably a tourist, standing by the Speaker's chair. In front of the Speaker's desk are the clerks'...

Prominent Menominee Men

Date: 1910
Description: A group of prominent Menominee: (from left to right) Wisanokwut, Wiuskasit, Thomas Hog, Kesoafomesao, Louise Amore (or Amour), and Judge Perrote. This pho...

Combine Assembly Line at East Moline Works

Date: 1944
Description: Elevated view of men and women working on a combine (harvester-thresher) assembly line at International Harvester's East Moline Works.

Cooper House

Description: View of the "Old Cooper House" from the street.

Racine College Chapel

Date: 1900
Description: Exterior view of the Racine College chapel.

Derrick Platform Transport

Description: View of passengers disembarking from a lighter by means of a platform suspended from a derrick in the water near Nome. Text on photograph reads: "Leaving f...

Elevated View down State Street

Description: Elevated view down State Street. The Orpheum Theatre sign is visible, and in the distance is Lake Mendota.

Oh, Valentine I'm In a "Stew," I'm Simply "Goofy" Over You!

Date: 1955
Description: Child's Valentine's Day card. A girl and a boy are holding hands. A red heart is in the background. The text reads: "Oh, Valentine I'm in a 'Stew,' I'm Sim...

Eleanor Roosevelt and Millard Lampell

Date: 1963
Description: Eleanor Roosevelt and Millard Lampell are seated together looking at a notebook or script.

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