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Salzburg Seminar

Date: 1962
Description: Arthur Altmeyer standing at a blackboard speaking at the Salzburg seminar in American studies.

Arthur J. Altmeyer (1891–1972) was the United States Commi...

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Altmeyer at Inter-American Conference on Social Security

Date: 1951
Description: Arthur Altmeyer speaking at the Inter-American Conference on Social Security, which took place in Buenes Aires. Eva Peron is seated to his left, wearing he...
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Magnus Swenson (1855-1936)

Date: 1900
Description: Studio portrait of Magnus Swenson. He was a Norwegian immigrant who made his name in business and as an inventor. He served on the Wisconsin Capitol Buil...
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Quebec Conference

Date: September 1944
Description: British and American combined Chiefs of Staff led by Prime Minister Winston Churchill and President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The conference was held in Quebe...
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John Adams

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Description: Engraving by R.E. Babson of painting of John Adams by G. Stuart, with inset of "Talleyrand Receiving the American Envoys, 1797."
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Pharmacies U.S.A.

Date: September 10 1960
Description: This exhibit entitled "Pharmacies U.S.A." greeted nearly one-half million visitors at the main entrance of the U.S. Pavilions at the International Trade Fa...
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James Monroe

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Description: Portrait engraving of James Monroe from a painting by J. Vanderlyn.
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Magnus Swenson (1855-1936)

Date: 1890
Description: Studio portrait of Magnus Swenson. He was a Norwegian immigrant who made his name in business and as an inventor. He served on the Wisconsin Capitol Buildi...
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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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Around-the-world Telephone Call

Date: March 18 1931
Description: Norman Clapp, Appleton High School student, sitting in the governor's chair, represents Wisconsin in the around-the-world telephone conversation held in co...
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John Adams

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Description: Engraving of John Adams with an inset of "M. Tallyrand Receiving the American Envoys, 1797."
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Herbert Hoover

Date: June 20 1920
Description: Herbert Hoover, during his tenure as head of the U.S. Food Administration, receiving an honorary degree from Brown University.
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Columbus Departs Spain

Date: 1655
Description: Christopher Columbus begins his first expedition, 1492.
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Columbus Meets with a Cacique in Marien Province, Haiti

Date: 1655
Description: Encounter with Indians during Christopher Columbus' first expedition in 1492.
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Columbus Is Sent Back to Spain a Prisoner with His Brother Bartholomew

Date: 1655
Description: Scene on Hispaniola in 1500, when Columbus was forced to return to Spain after a new adminstrator had arrived.
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Vespucci Arrives in Paria; Customs of the Indians

Date: 1655
Description: Scene from the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.
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Surprise Attack on the Lake City of Aruba

Date: 1655
Description: Battle during the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.
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Dragons Chained for Later Roasting

Date: 1655
Description: Scene from the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.
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Indians Fight Invaders

Date: 1655
Description: Battle during the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.

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