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Ronald Johnson with Winning Cheese

Date: November 14 1958
Description: Ronald E. Johnson of Mount Sterling, with world champion cheddar cheese at the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association Contest.

Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association Contest Winners

Date: 1958
Description: Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association Contest winners Evan Appleman, Carl Huber, Fred Beuer, and Werner Zimmerman, Jr. posing with their entries.

Coaching Party Departing for Scottish Games

Date: August 31 1909
Description: A coaching party of festively clad men, women, and children departing for the Annual Scottish Games sponsored by the St. Andrews Society. Some participants...

Reaper Contest!

Date: May 30 1882
Description: Advertising handbill for the Osborne twine binder. Describes the results of a contest between the Osborne machine and machines made by McCormick, Deering,...

Bronzeville Bombers Bowling Team

Date: April 05 1947
Description: Bronzeville Bombers just after coming through with a score of 2690, putting them in tenth place in the state CIO tournament on April 5. The five men are a...

Rennebohm Christmas Party

Date: December 12 1944
Description: Group portrait of children and a few adults, dressed in coats and hats, posed with a man dressed as Santa Claus, at Rennebohms Drugstore #12, 2526 Monroe S...

International "Red Baby" Truck Advertising Poster

Date: 1923
Description: Advertising poster for McCormick-Deering service featuring a color illustration of a "Red Baby" farm truck. The company offered a $1,000 prize to the deale...

Men in Log Rolling Contest

Description: Two men competing in a log rolling contest.

Judo Throw

Date: April 19 1967
Description: Woman judo student takes down male opponent in practice for judo tournament.

Diamond Iron(?) Tractor at Winnipeg Tractor Contest

Date: 1912
Description: Men standing around a Diamond Iron(?) tractor at the Winnipeg tractor contest in Canada.

Baking Contest

Date: August 15 1963
Description: Two women examine a prizing winning chiffon cake.

Monster Truck

Date: January 23 1989
Description: A man cowers in mock awe before Kodiak, a 14,000 pound Ford Silverado rigged with six-foot-tall tires and an extra heavy-duty suspension. The truck compet...

Woodchopping Contest

Date: 1936
Description: A crowd surrounds a man as he stands atop a tree trunk swinging his axe in a woodchopping contest.

Geiser Gasoline Tractor at Winnipeg Tractor Contest

Date: 1912
Description: Man standing in a Geiser gasoline tractor at the Winnipeg tractor contest in Canada.

School Girls in Running Race

Date: June 1916
Description: Six girls in a running race at the School Festival in Palos Park.

National Open Golf Tournament

Date: 1930
Description: Golfer tees off in the 1930 National Open Golf Tournament at the Interlachen Country Club while KSTP radio broadcasts from their first mobile remote broadc...

Vit-O-Ray Egg Laying Contest

Date: March 04 1935
Description: View inside storefront towards a dozen chickens in cages. They are finalists in the Vit-O-Ray egg laying contest for Klinke Hatchery, 1918 Winnebago Street...

Soap Box Scooter Champions

Date: August 26 1935
Description: Group portrait of Soap Box Scooter champions and adults in front of the G.A.R. Hall, 118 Monona Avenue. Also shows portion of Monona Hotel, 114 Monona Aven...

Euchre Tournament

Date: January 24 1934
Description: Large group of men sitting at tables playing in a Euchre tournament in Madison East High School cafeteria.

Harold Knudsen on a Mini Car

Date: June 22 1933
Description: Harold Knudsen sitting on the National Junior Racer outside the Capitol Theatre, the prize for a contest conducted by the Fiore Coal and Oil Co., Phillips...

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