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Norwegian Church Supper

Date: 1959
Description: Women preparing food for an annual Norwegian church supper at the Trinity Lutheran Church.
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Counterbalance on a Sailboat

Date: 1959
Description: Two boys on the class-C scow sailboat "Bobalong III," with one boy balancing off the side while standing with one leg on the bilge keel.
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Frank Lloyd Wright's Funeral Procession

Date: 1959
Description: Panoramic view of the funeral procession of architect Frank Lloyd Wright, with Taliesin seen in the center background. Following the farm wagon hearse are...
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Upside Down Smile Sign

Date: 1959
Description: Filling station sign reading: "smile," purposely put upside down. A young woman is bending over to read it.
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John Wayne Leaning on International Travelall Truck

Date: 1959
Description: Actor John Wayne chats with driver Jim De Shon in an International Travelall sound truck on the set of "The Horse Soldiers." Owned by Goldwyn Studios and h...
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Farmer Cultivates Land with Farmall Cub Tractor

Date: 1959
Description: Color photograph of a farmer working in the field with a Farmall Cub tractor and attached cultivator.
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Farmer Cultivates Field with Farmall Cub Tractor

Date: 1959
Description: Color photograph of a farmer on a Farmall Cub tractor with attached cultivator.
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Nikita Khrushchev Visits Iowa Farm

Date: 1959
Description: Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev inspecting hogs on a farm. Khrushchev is accompanied by Roswell "Bob" Garst and Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge.
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Nikita Khrushchev with Reporters

Date: 1959
Description: Elevated view of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev wading through a throng of reporters during a visit to a farm. A Farmall 560 tractor is in the background...
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An Ebullient Warren Spahn

Date: 1959
Description: Warren Spahn, of the Milwaukee Braves enjoys a moment in the bullpen.
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Politician with Menominee Indians

Date: 1959
Description: Wisconsin State Senator Alfred A. Laun (R.) of Kiel, participating in what appears to be a square dance with Menominee Indians and others. This image is pa...
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Tractors in front of IH Dealership

Date: 1959
Description: International crawler tractors (TracTracTors) in front of an International Harvester dealership. One of the digging attachments has teeth painted on it.
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220-A Self-Propelled Cotton Picker

Date: 1959
Description: Man harvesting cotton with a McCormick 220-A self-propelled cotton picker.
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214 Cotton Picker

Date: 1959
Description: Man operating a McCormick 214 2-row, low draw cotton picker in a cotton field.
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Philleo Nash on Elephant

Date: 1959
Description: Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Philleo Nash, a Democrat, riding on an elephant during the annual Circus Parade.
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Alice in Dairyland, Merrie Barney

Date: 1959
Description: Merrie Barney, the 1959 Alice in Dairyland, helps a young boy eating a cream puff, always a favorite treat at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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Leo Kehl and Granddaughter

Date: 1959
Description: Leo Kehl, head of the Kehl School of Dance in Madison, introduces Patti, his first dancing granddaughter.
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International Medium-Duty Trucks

Date: 1959
Description: Front cover of advertising brochure for the 1965 line of International B-series medium-duty trucks. Cover features color illustrations of various delivery...
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International Fire Truck Brochure

Date: 1959
Description: Front cover color illustration of an advertising brochure for International B-line, R-line, V-line and CO-line fire truck chassis.
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International Heavy-Duty Trucks

Date: 1959
Description: Advertising brochure, featuring color illustrations, for International R-series trucks, conventional four and six wheel series. Models covered include the...

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