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Living Room Wall and Fireplace after Explosion

Date: March 19 1945
Description: Living room wall and fireplace after the Bane residence explosion in North Bay, Lake Mendota.
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Upstairs Bedroom of House after Explosion

Date: March 19 1945
Description: Upstairs bedroom of Bane residence damaged by explosion at North Bay, Lake Mendota.
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Upstairs Bedroom of House after Explosion

Date: March 19 1945
Description: Upstairs bedroom of Bane residence damaged by explosion at North Bay, Lake Mendota.
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Basement of House after Explosion

Date: March 19 1945
Description: Basement after explosion, at the Bane residence at North Bay, Lake Mendota.
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Damaged Timlin Oil Pump House

Date: August 17 1942
Description: Damaged pump house after an oil tank explosion at Timlin Lumber Company, 2702 University Avenue.
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Gas Station Explosion

Date: June 17 1933
Description: Onlookers stopping to look at the remnants of the collapsed Kleinheinz Pennco service station (Pennsylvania Oil Company), 702 S. Park Street, with a view o...
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Gas Station Explosion

Date: June 17 1933
Description: A worker is sorting through the rubble from the collapsed Kleinheinz Pennco service station (Pennsylvania Oil Company), 702 S. Park Street. People in the...
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Gas Station Explosion

Date: June 16 1933
Description: A crowd gathers to view the collapsed Kleinheinz Pennco service station (Pennsylvania Oil Company), 702 S. Park Street, the result of an explosion.
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Barber at Bombed Barbershop

Date: November 09 1932
Description: Barber, Roland Thistle at his bombed barbershop, 707 University Avenue.
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Exploded Store

Date: March 14 1929
Description: People gather to look over the remains of Natalie Troia's store at 102 South Park Street, after it exploded.
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Exploded Store

Date: March 14 1929
Description: Exploded store of Natalie Troia, 102 S. Park Street from Milton Street, with people looking on. Corner of Park and Milton Streets.
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Exploded Store

Date: March 14 1929
Description: Exploded store of Troia & Son at 102 S. Park Street from the back. Corner of Park and Milton Streets.
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Exploded Store

Date: March 14 1929
Description: Exploded store of Natalie Troia at 102 S. Park Street, from the corner of Park and Milton Streets.
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Exploded Store

Date: March 14 1929
Description: Exploded store of Natalie Troia at 102 S. Park Street, with onlookers near the curb. Corner of Park and Milton Streets.
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Exploded Store

Date: March 14 1929
Description: Exploded store of Troia & Son at 102 S. Park Street. Corner of Park and Milton Streets.
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Bomb Explodes at Haymarket Square Rally

Date: May 04 1886
Description: A photograph of a painting depicting the bomb exploding at police as they approach the wagon to tell the crowd to disperse from Haymarket Square. Shrapnel...
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Haymarket Square Riot

Date: May 04 1886
Description: Photograph of a painting depicting a confrontation between police and protesters at the Haymarket in Chicago. Smoke from an explosion drifts in the backgro...
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Sterling Hall Bombing

Date: August 24 1970
Description: Exterior view of the east wing of Sterling Hall showing damage in the aftermath of the bombing. Unfortunately, despite an attempt to detonate the bomb w...
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Sterling Hall Bombing

Date: August 24 1970
Description: A policeman stands in front of Sterling Hall on the University of Wisconsin campus. Early on August 24th, 1970, a van loaded with six barrels of explosi...
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Sterling Hall Bombing

Date: August 24 1970
Description: Two men in hard hats observe the ruins of Sterling Hall after it was bombed. Unfortunately, despite an attempt to detonate the bomb when the building wa...

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