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Summer Harrowing

Date: July 07 1934
Description: Farmer George Kopp gives a ride on his horse-drawn harrow to a young friend as he cultivates his field.
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Frankfurters on the Grill

Date: August 22 1963
Description: "Picnicking in Mitchell Park provided a pleasant afternoon recently for these senior citizens who participated in the Milwaukee County Park Commission's pr...
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Fallen Tree on Automobile

Date: October 04 1963
Description: A man surveys the damage to his car, and the aged tree that toppled onto it.
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Deep Freeze

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Description: Icicles and a layer of frosty ice cover parked cars.
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Summer Fun

Date: August 10 1964
Description: A rubber raft serves as the launching point for diving and other water play on a hot summer day.
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Playing House

Date: January 16 1964
Description: A young girl watches out the door of her playhouse while a young boy retrieves letters from the play mailbox.
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Groundbreaking at Preschool

Date: November 20 1963
Description: A three-year-old poses with a man-sized shovel of soil during a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of a new preschool. Behind him is a large steam shovel.
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Story Time

Date: October 17 1963
Description: A librarian reads a children's book aloud to young boys and girls.
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Newborn Chick

Date: March 19 1963
Description: Eggbert, the baby chick, waits for his siblings to hatch in a home incubator, under the watchful eyes of a young boy and girl.
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Telephone Conversation

Date: March 27 1963
Description: A three-year-old girl uses a toy telephone, and carries on an imaginary conversation at a preschool.
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Baker and Bread

Date: May 14 1964
Description: A baker removes multiple loaves of bread from the oven for consumption in both bakery and restaurant.
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The Grill Room

Date: May 08 1964
Description: A waitress sets restaurant tables in anticipation of evening business.
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Toy Chimp Robot

Date: June 06 1963
Description: Toy distributors for Ideal Toy Corporation introduce a new toy line to dealers.
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Crunching Numbers

Date: November 10 1963
Description: Male students run data cards through a computer to match couples for a school dance.
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Shooting for the Moon

Date: May 14 1963
Description: Lunar trajectory paths and computations on a blackboard are discussed by employees of Milwaukee's Astronautics, Inc.
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Information Filing and Storage

Date: April 17 1964
Description: A clerk checks real estate property information in a vast filing system housed in a vault.
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Baking Hazelnut Torte

Date: May 05 1964
Description: A woman wearing an apron prepares a hazelnut torte from a prized recipe.
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Pickled Peppers

Date: November 21 1963
Description: A variety of canned and fresh peppers is artfully displayed by the woman who serves them to her family and gives them as gifts.
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Baking Bread for Communion

Date: September 25 1963
Description: Elevated view of two women, one pulling loaves of bread from the oven and the other glazing crusts in the church kitchen.
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Ultimate Hi-Fi System

Date: August 12 1958
Description: Urbane gentleman shows off his sophisticated high fidelity wall system with reel-to-reel tape deck, reels of tape, and record albums.

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