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Druggist and Scale

Date: April 21 1942
Description: Druggist Stanley Meyers pauses while weighing a prescription on the pharmacy's scale.
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Using the Scale

Date: April 15 1949
Description: Two pharmacists behind the prescription counter check the scale at the Pekin Prescription Shop. Cabinets of "sick room" supplies are on the left.
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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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Big Baby

Date: October 04 1958
Description: A new mother looks on as her 13-pound newborn infant is weighed by the nurse.
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Weighing Pig Lead

Date: May 1866
Description: Engraved view of two men in a train locomotive observing the weighing of pig lead. Several bars of lead are stacked near the scale.
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Girl at Vegetable Stand

Date: 1917
Description: Girl selling vegetables to a customer at vegetable stand along Milwaukee pike. Original caption reads: "The little girl in charge sold over $800 worth of v...
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Test Kitchen and Laboratory at Oscar Mayer

Date: October 16 1945
Description: Slightly elevated view of five women researchers performing various aspects of food research and related activities in a test kitchen and laboratory at the...
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Woman Shopping at Kroger Store

Date: July 09 1943
Description: A woman shopping in the produce department at the Kroger store at Union Corners, 2541 Winnebago Street. She was promoting the Oscar Mayer Health for Victor...
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Interior of North St. Market

Date: April 08 1938
Description: Four employees behind the meat counter in the North St. Meat Market (Jacobson's), 227 North Street.
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Interior of North St. Market

Date: April 08 1938
Description: Four employees behind the meat counter in the North Street Market, 227 North Street.
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Weights and Measures Division Truck

Date: February 05 1938
Description: Side view of Wisconsin Department of Agriculture Weights and Measures Division truck parked in a garage beside measuring device.
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CUNA Mailing Room

Date: February 26 1936
Description: Three men in CUNA (Credit Union National Association) mailing room, Raiffeisen House, located at 142 East Gilman Street.
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Kroger Produce Warehouse

Date: August 07 1934
Description: Interior of produce warehouse, Kroger Grocery and Baking Company, 634 West Washington Avenue, with sacks of sugar and a large Fairbanks scale.
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Toledo Computogram Scale with Tradesman

Date: May 20 1931
Description: Interior view of a Toledo Computogram scale on a counter in a Dodgeville store, with the grocer weighing bananas. In the background is a display of merchan...
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Avenue Food Shop

Date: April 23 1931
Description: Interior of the Avenue Food Shop, located at 2427 University Avenue, with stacks of canned goods and a woman employee using a Toledo scale.
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Avenue Food Shop

Date: April 23 1931
Description: Interior of the Avenue Food Shop, 2427 University Avenue, with a woman weighing items on an old balance beam scale.
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Lillian Rice at Police Station

Date: January 30 1931
Description: Lillian Rice (aka Loretta La Boze), 18 of Janesville, in man's clothing with police matron, Pearl Shaughnessy, at the Police Station. Lillian was arrested...
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Wheel of Cheese

Date: November 15 1929
Description: A worker weighs a wheel of cheese on a Toledo scale for the National Cheese Products Federation.
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Toledo Scale

Date: June 08 1928
Description: Employee with a Toledo scale at the Fisher Body Co.
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Toledo Scale

Date: January 08 1928
Description: Man using a Toledo scale at the Mernick Dairy.

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