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Painting

Milo Milton Quaife

Date: 1953
Description: Portrait of Milo Milton Quaife (1880-1959), serving as director and editor from 1914 to 1920.
Photograph

The Dream Sled

Date: 1953
Description: This was the first boat & sled-type windsled built on Madeline Island. Built by Elmer Nelson for Howard Russell between 1950-1951. Had a 9-cylinder R-680-E...
Photograph

Aerial View of Indianapolis Works

Date: 1953
Description: Aerial view of Indianapolis Works, an International Harvester engine factory.
Photograph

Carpenters' Union

Date: 1953
Description: A group of carpenters pose in front of an unfinished building. The caption reads "Carpenters union donate wages to community fund".
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Warren Spahn

Date: 1953
Description: Warren Spahn, famous left-handed pitcher of the Milwaukee Braves baseball team, completes a pitch to the batter.
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Superdome Coach in the Wisconsin Dells

Date: 1953
Description: Exterior view of the Milwaukee Railroad superdome passenger car passing through the Wisconsin Dells.
Photograph

Farmall Cub Tractor in Field

Date: 1953
Description: Farmer cultivating a field with a McCormick Farmall Cub tractor. The color photograph was likely taken for advertising purposes at Hinsdale Farm, near Inte...
Photograph

Cultivating Cotton Field with McCormick Farmall Super MD Tractor

Date: 1953
Description: Color photograph of an African American farmer cultivating a cotton field with a stage I McCormick Farmall Super MD tractor. The tractor is equipped with a...
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Plowing with McCormick Farmall Super M Tractor

Date: 1953
Description: Color photograph of a farmer plowing with a Farmall Super M tractor.
Photograph

Francke at Conference

Date: 1953
Description: Donald Francke, representing the American Association of Pharmacy, stands to the right of one of the officers from the British Pharmaceutical Association a...
Photograph

Farmall Super H Tractor with Cultivator in Field

Date: 1953
Description: Color photograph of a farmer in a field with a stage I McCormick Farmall Super H tractor and attached four-row cultivator. Farm buildings are in the backgr...
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Cultivating with Farmall Super H Tractor

Date: 1953
Description: Color photograph of a man cultivating a field with a Farmall Super H tractor and cultivator with farm buildings in the background. The photograph may have...
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Harvesting Grain with Farmall Super H and No. 64 Combine

Date: 1953
Description: Farmer harvesting grain with a Farmall Super H tractor and No. 64 combine.
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Tenney Building

Date: 1953
Description: The corner of Main and Pinckney Streets with the Tenney building.
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International Harvester Parade of Progress Fast Hitch Square Dance

Date: 1953
Description: Men in cowboy hats driving International Harvester tractors through an exhibition tent as part of the "Parade of Progress" at the Indiana State Fair as par...
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Reading the Story of the Nativity

Date: 1953
Description: Two young children relax in their pajamas while reading "A Child's Story of the Nativity."
Photograph

Vin Fiz Evidence

Date: 1953
Description: Jesse Brabazon, pioneer aviator from Delavan, displaying fabric from the Vin Fiz, the airplane in which Calbraith P. Rodgers made the first transcon...
Photograph

Self-Service Supermarket

Date: 1953
Description: A cashier checks out a customer's purchases while another customer fills her grocery cart with items at the D. Kurman company market.
Poster

International Tractor Advertising Poster

Date: 1953
Description: Advertising poster for the Fast Hitch features a cartoon of men performing the "nationally famous Fast-Hitch square dance" on Farmall tractors. A photograp...
Poster

Fast-Hitch Promotion

Date: 1953
Description: Window streamer for the Fast-Hitch promotion.

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