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Rennebohm's Employees Boost War Bonds

Date: June 13 1944
Description: Three female employees of Rennebohm Drugstore #2, 204 State Street, wearing white uniforms, caps and neckties with slogans urging people to buy war bonds:...
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A Penny a Pound

Date: February 22 1957
Description: Girls being weighed to determine their donations of a penny a pound to the YWCA camp.
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Book Fair

Date: April 25 1964
Description: A book sale is held by the Mothers Association of Milwaukee-Downer Seminary.
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Soldiers' Orphans Home, Farwell House

Date: 1870
Description: Group of people posing outside of Soldiers' Orphans Home, located on Spaight Street between Paterson and Brearly Streets. The building was originally const...
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Ticket Sales Statistics

Date: March 07 1955
Description: Men look over charts at a Boy Scout circus ticket sales meeting.
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Hugh Flannery Receives $100 War Bond

Date: January 29 1945
Description: With a backdrop of celebrity portrait photographs and stacks of coins on his desk, Hugh Flannery, manager of the Orpheum Theatre, is receiving a $100 War B...
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Veterans making Poppies

Date: March 30 1936
Description: Elevated view of veterans sitting at individual tables in the occupational therapy room, making poppies in the Wisconsin Memorial Hospital. The hospital is...
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Howard Miner Receiving Poppy

Date: September 20 1934
Description: Howard Miner, disabled World War I veteran, receiving Forget-me-not flower from Florence Palz, ladies auxiliary chairman, marking the opening of the forget...
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Attic Angels Ball Registration Table

Date: April 06 1934
Description: Two women greet guests at the registration table for the Attic Angels Ball in the Loraine Hotel.
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Boy Scouts with Christmas Seal Posters

Date: November 25 1933
Description: A group portrait of Boy Scouts and adult leaders armed with tacks, hammers and posters to promote the sale of Christmas Seals.
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Police Officer Selling Raffle Tickets

Date: June 17 1933
Description: Police officer selling raffle tickets to two men for refrigerators displayed on truck beds. One sign reads "Frigidaire prize. Police picnic benefit for Kid...
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Collecting Money for Empty Stocking Club

Date: December 09 1932
Description: Dorothy Hoffman, member of Phi Sigma Sigma sorority, is shown dropping money into milk bottle held by Harley Droster, an usher at the Orpheum Theatre. Mone...
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Show Girls with American Legion Poppies

Date: May 20 1932
Description: Group of Fanchon & Marco show girls with baskets of American Legion poppies in front of Karsten's, 22-24 North Carroll Street.
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Orpheum Theatre Ushers

Date: April 24 1932
Description: Orpheum and Capitol ushers relaxing at the Orpheum Theatre, 216 State Street, where "Tarzan the Ape Man" is showing, at a kickoff for the Milk Bottle Fund...
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Governor La Follette Buying a "Buddy Poppy"

Date: March 25 1932
Description: Governor Philip F. La Follette buying a "buddy poppy" from two women in behalf of the American Legion. The governor is standing in his Wisconsin State Cap...
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Mrs. Ogg's Tea Party

Date: November 14 1931
Description: Women posing at Mrs. Emma Ogg's tea party, a benefit for the scholarship fund of the University League, 1715 Kendall Avenue. L-R: Dorothy Fellows, Flora Ri...
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Mr. Bellam and George O'Connell

Date: October 14 1931
Description: Mr. Bellam and George O'Connell discuss the "Forget-Me-Not" campaign for Disabled American Veterans.
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Auction for Kiddie Camp

Date: July 08 1931
Description: View from balcony of an auction for Kiddie Camp at the Orpheum theatre, with an automobile on the stage.
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Olson & Johnson at WISJ

Date: December 14 1930
Description: Ole Olsen & Chic Johnson at WISJ radio station in front of microphone, with one of them holding a violin. John Sharnberg, manager of Orpheum Theatre is sta...
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Olsen & Johnson at WISJ

Date: December 14 1930
Description: Ole Olsen & Chic Johnson at WISJ radio station standing in front of a microphone. One of them is reading a script. John Sharnberg, manager of Orpheum Thea...

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