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Twins Enjoy Suckers

Date: July 21 1958
Description: Three-year-old twins at an annual twins picnic lick lollipops.
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Boys Wearing Funny Hats

Date: April 28 1961
Description: Three boys stand at the front of their classroom and read aloud the story, "The Funny Hats" while wearing funny hats.
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Crocheting Doilies

Date: April 17 1957
Description: A Girl Scout crochets doilies at a senior citizens' care center with her "adoptive grandmother."
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Sleep Over Party

Date: February 12 1956
Description: Young women talk about a dance and their dates while lounging on pushed-together twin beds in their pajamas.
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Television Broadcast of Election Returns

Date: November 02 1948
Description: WENR in Chicago broadcasts the first live national television presidential election returns when Truman upset Dewey.
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Stunning Cattle

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Description: A packing house worker demonstrates the revolutionary Thor air-powered cattle stunner that was called the first successful pneumatic stunning tool for the...
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Highway Ribbon Cutting

Date: October 04 1964
Description: Governor John Reynolds, state highway officials, and beauty queens are in attendance as the ribbon is cut to open a new Wisconsin highway. One of the youn...
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East Isling Auto Graveyard

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Description: View looking down into the chaotic heaps of twisted metal and tires at the H. Gutkin Co. auto wrecking yard.
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Northwest Airlines Airplane

Date: 1948
Description: A Northwest Airlines passenger plane sits on the tarmac.
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Teachers Picket

Date: November 08 1967
Description: Teachers protest the lack of a "concrete offer" for a new contract in front of the Milwaukee vocational school.
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Postal Employees Picket

Date: August 1919
Description: Postal workers demonstrate to demand salary increases to meet war-time cost of living increases.
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Slicing the Meat

Date: February 05 1955
Description: Next to a hanging scale, a large slab of meat on a butcher block is sliced into managable portions by apron-clad Mrs. Etta Parson Hocking.
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Baldauf Drug Co.

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Description: Display cases are neatly arrayed with merchandise inside the Baldauf Drug Company store.

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