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Bicycle Racers

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Description: Group of racers bank around a turn on a velodrome track.
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Maestro Leads the Orchestra

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Description: Members of the orchestra look closely at the conductor as he leads them in the performance of a piece of music.
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A Plethora of Golf Balls

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Description: A woman dressed to play golf smiles as a bucket of golf balls is spilled at her feet. This is one of several demonstrations of strobe light functions at F...
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Kicking the Football

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Description: A man dressed in a football uniform demonstrates the art of drop-kicking the football. This is one of several demonstrations of strobe light functions at...
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Dr. Harold Edgerton

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Description: "Doc" Edgerton adjusts equipment in the lab. Known for his pioneering work in the development of the electronic flash, his photograph of a splashing milk-d...
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Card Game

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Description: A bartender behind the bar is reflected in the mirror of a cigarette machine, while men drink beer and play cards in the foreground.
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High Security

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Description: Multiple locks secure a massive ancient-looking door.
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Young "Girl" in Curls

Date: November 1938
Description: A young boy sits while getting his hair curled with an electric curling iron. According to an article that appeared in the January 9, 1939 Life maga...

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