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Workers at Schlitz Brewery

Date: 1947
Description: Workers on the bottling line at the Schlitz Brewery.
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Beauty Queen Harvesting Cranberries

Date: 1947
Description: A young woman dressed in a bathing suit and wading boots poses for a promotional photograph for the Wisconsin cranberry industry at Thunder Lake Marsh. Tw...
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Farmall Cub Pulling Movie Advertisement

Date: 1947
Description: Two people driving a Farmall Cub through an urban area. They are towing a wagon with movie advertisement, announcing "The Farmer's Daughter," starring Lore...
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Snowplow

Date: 1947
Description: International snowplow.
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Veterans Housing

Date: 1947
Description: Three men at the University of Wisconsin, with tent and sign that reads "People of Madison! Vets in tent need rooms to rent".
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Wisconsin Makes Its Laws

Date: 1947
Description: An assembly clerk withdrawing the record of a vote from the automatic voting machine in the Assembly chamber. Madison, WI.
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Jimmy Demetral

Date: 1947
Description: Local wrestler "Jimmy" Demetral poses flexing his muscles in front of a painting of himself.
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National Pharmacy Week Display

Date: 1947
Description: National Pharmacy Week display in the front window of East's Pharmacy.
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Radio Interview on Farmall Cub Tractor

Date: 1947
Description: Floyd Sherrod, manager of the company's Memphis Branch, is interviewed by Walter Durham of WMC radio on a Farmall Cub tractor with disc plow. The interview...
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Young Boy on Farmall Cub Tractor

Date: 1947
Description: Young boy on McCormick-Deering Farmall Cub tractor at Indianapolis branch Cub demonstration.
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Typesetters at International Harvester Press

Date: 1947
Description: Two men operating monotype keyboards at International Harvester Press. The paper-punched product later goes through a caster, which makes new type to print...
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African American Farmer on Farmall Cub Tractor

Date: 1947
Description: African American farmer pulling a trailer with a Farmall Cub tractor on McQueen Smith Farms. The trailer is loaded with large sacks and a child is sitting...
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Workers Assembling Crawler Tractor Frames

Date: 1947
Description: Workers assembling crawler tractor (TracTractor) frames at the beginning of an assembly line at International Harvester's Tractor Works. The factory was lo...
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McCormick-Deering 123-SP Combine in Barley Field

Date: 1947
Description: Farmers operating a McCormick-Deering 123-SP combine in a barley field. The combine was owned by Roy Kinsey.
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Harry S. Truman and George C. Marshall

Date: 1947
Description: President Harry S. Truman and Secretary of State George C. Marshall. After World War II President Truman appointed Marshall as his special emissary to Chi...
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Harry S. Truman

Date: 1947
Description: Harry S. Truman in the oval office standing behind his desk.
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Farmers Harvest Barley with International TD-14 Tractor and No. 51 Harvester-Thresher

Date: 1947
Description: Farmers harvesting barley with an International TD-14 diesel crawler tractor and a McCormick-Deering No. 51 harvester-thresher (combine) on the farm of Hei...
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Lincoln Terrace

Date: 1947
Description: Elevated view of Bascom Hall Terrace at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The Lincoln Monument is near the front entrance.
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Salmon's Airplane

Date: 1947
Description: Herman "Fish" Salmon and his airplane, the "Cosmic Wind," at the 1947 National Air Races. This image is from the collection of Harry Bruno, the publicist f...
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Air Race Winner

Date: 1947
Description: William Brennand of Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Brennand piloted Steve Wittman's "Buster" to victory in the 1947 National Air Races. This photograph is from the co...

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