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McCormick's Blacksmith Shop at Walnut Grove

Date: 1931
Description: Exterior view of the blacksmith shop at Walnut Grove farm where Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884) invented and built his first reaper in 1831.
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Lynn Fontanne and Alfred Lunt

Date: 1931
Description: Lynn Fontanne and Alfred Lunt in a scene from "Reunion in Vienna."
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N.C. Wyeth Depiction of McCormick Reaper Demonstration

Date: 1931
Description: Painting by N.C. Wyeth depicting the public demonstration of the first reaper by Cyrus Hall McCormick at Steele's Tavern, Virginia in 1831. The painting sh...
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Phillip La Follette Addressing the Legislature

Date: 1931
Description: Governor Phillip La Follette addresses the Legislature.
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Wright's Model For Service Station

Date: 1931
Description: An architectural model of a village-type roadside service station designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
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The Great White Liner, "South American," the World's Finest Vacation on your own Great Lakes

Date: 1931
Description: Chicago, Duluth and Georgian Bay Transit Co. of Chicago, Illinois' screw passenger cruise vessel, "South American."
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A Week's Cruise on the Great Lakes, Cover

Date: 1931
Description: Cover of the Chicago, Duluth and Georgian Bay Transit Company schedule in the Great Lakes Country, depicts a man and a woman watching a ship; either the "N...
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A Week's Cruise on the Great Lakes, A Vacation Trip to be Remembered

Date: 1931
Description: Describes the comforts and safety of the two Americas, the screw passenger cruise vessels, the "North American" and "South American".
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A Week's Cruise Aboard S.S. North American, S.S. South American

Date: 1931
Description: Describes the accommodations of the crew passenger cruise vessels, North American and South American. Includes pictures of typical staterooms...
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A Week's Cruise on the Great Lakes, Romance on Friendly Decks

Date: 1931
Description: Describes the advantages of a vacation on a cruise of the "North American" and "South American".
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A Week's Cruise on the Great Lakes, Life at Sea is so Different

Date: 1931
Description: Describes the amenities aboard the "North American" and "South American".
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A Week's Cruise on the Great Lakes, Cabin Plans S.S. North American

Date: 1931
Description: Drawings of the passenger cabin plans for the screw passenger cruise vessel, North American.
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"Prescribe U.S.P. Therapeutic Agents" Exhibit

Date: 1931
Description: View of an U.S. Pharmacopeia exhibit at the 1931 American Medical Association Conference. The exhibit showcases hypnotics, digitalis, analgesics, and iodin...
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Rock Falls Works

Date: 1931
Description: Aerial view of International Harvester's Rock Falls Works. The factory was owned by the Keystone Manufacturing Company until 1904, when the company was pur...
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Nutrition Lab

Date: 1931
Description: Two students work in the nutrition lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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Crowd Outside Hub Theatre to See a Film

Date: 1931
Description: Large crowd lined up outside the Hub theatre for a "free farm show" matinee, most likely "Romance of the Reaper." The movie was produced by International H...
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Crowd Examines Centennial Model of the Reaper

Date: 1931
Description: Crowd examining a full size reproduction of the "first reaper" on the bed of an International "Six Speed Special" truck parked in front of an International...
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Camp Randall Stadium and Field House

Date: 1931
Description: Elevated view of Camp Randall Stadium and Field House with landscape behind.
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University of Wisconsin-Madison Dairy Barns

Date: 1931
Description: Exterior view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison dairy barns with cows in the barnyard.
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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.

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