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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...
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Armed Forces Day

Date: 1950
Description: Color guards marching past the Wisconsin State Capitol carrying flags as a crowd looks on.
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Sow the Seeds of Victory!

Date: 1918
Description: World War I poster promoting individuals to garden and can vegetables for the war effort. Produced by the National War Garden Commission.
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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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Old Abe Memorial Day

Date: May 30 1904
Description: Chromolithograph of Old Abe, Wisconsin War Eagle. The title reads: "Memorial Day in Wisconsin Schools."
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McCormick Catalog Art

Date: 1894
Description: Color lithograph illustration on the back cover of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows an American Revolutionary War battle scene. Also...
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McCormick Catalog Cover

Date: 1896
Description: Color lithograph cover illustration for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. A small illustration at the top right is of a man using a horse-d...
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War Bonds Advertising Poster

Date: 1949
Description: Advertising poster for International trucks promoting United States government bonds. Features a color illustration of an International K-line truck pullin...
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International War-Time Advertising Poster

Date: 1941
Description: Advertising poster celebrating the efforts of American farmers in wartime. Features a color illustration of a man in overalls with a Farmall tractor in the...
Poster

World War II Victory Garden Poster

Date: 1943
Description: International Harvester poster promoting "Victory Gardens" and war bonds. Features an illustration of a family working in a field while the father shakes h...
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International Truck Carrying Female Employees

Date: 1918
Description: International G-1(?) truck carrying International Harvester Company women workers during World War I. The truck is decorated with flags and shields bearing...
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DiSalvo's Spaghetti House Bar

Date: April 12 1944
Description: Interior view of DiSalvo's Spaghetti House bar, located at 810 Regent Street in the Greenbush neighborhood. Family portraits, including servicemen, are on...
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Children at 4th of July Celebration

Date: July 04 1917
Description: Children dressed up for the Fourth of July at the Trenton Country Club. Three young boys pull a girl and boy in a wagon adorned with stars and stripes.
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Band Playing at Train Station

Date: 1917
Description: Twelve piece brass band playing at a railroad station during the "Union Pacific Preparedness Special Campaign."
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International Model E Truck with "Prosperity" Display

Date: 1916
Description: International Model E highwheeler truck adorned with American flags, advertising banners, and a statue of a sprite named "Prospy." "Prospy" was a little ma...
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Old Abe at the Wisconsin State Capitol (Third)

Date: 1875
Description: Old Abe, the eagle mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Infantry, posed on a cannon with the third Wisconsin State Capitol in the background. From 1864 until his de...
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Buy Bonds!

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Description: Display that advertises the sale of U.S. Savings Bonds through the Payroll Savings Plan or the Bond-a-Month-Plan. Wisconsin State Governor Walter J. Kohler...
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Harrison Street Community Garden

Date: April 1917
Description: Children working in an urban community garden. Original caption reads: "Scene in Harrison Street Community Garden showing each plot staked off. Up to 1917...
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Crowd Outside Deering(?) Works

Date: 1919
Description: Elevated view of hundreds of people, possibly factory workers, gathered to hear speeches outside International Harvester's Deering(?) Works. The event appe...
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Boy Scouts Raise the Flag at Campground

Date: 1972
Description: Color photograph of Boy Scouts raising a flag as others stand at attention during a ceremony. Tents and a 1972 International Scout pickup are in the backgr...

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