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Bancroft Dairy Fountain

Date: September 11 1937
Description: A male soda jerk is standing behind the semi-circular counter in the Bancroft Dairy fountain room, with seven customers eating ice cream.
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Maypole Dancers on Bascom Hill

Date: 1916
Description: Maypole dancers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Bascom Hill (Main Hill). In the foreground is the Lincoln Monument. In the distance is the Wiscon...
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Halloween Party at the Orpheum

Date: October 31 1930
Description: View from the stage of a full audience of costumed Halloween party-goers in the auditorium at the Orpheum Theatre, 216 State Street.
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Weighing Guests

Date: 1898
Description: Group of people on the front porch, weighing the guests. A visit was considered successful if the guests weighed more when they left.
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Interior of Congregational Church

Date: 1913
Description: Interior of Congregational Church located on the Mission grounds at La Pointe. Shows the walls covered with vegetation, and pews and an altar.
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Memorial Union Interior Ballroom

Date: September 28 1928
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison Memorial Union interior ballroom with skylight (Great Hall).
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Capitol Interior (third) — Supreme Court Chamber

Date: 1893
Description: Interior view of the Supreme Court room in the third Wisconsin State Capitol, with Chief Justice William Penn Lyon seated in the center, and Justices J.B....
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Orpheum Theatre Interior

Date: April 02 1927
Description: Interior view from the stage of the auditorium with balcony, at the New Orpheum Theatre at 216 State Street.
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Mendota Beach School

Date: 1922
Description: View from front of classroom of children sitting in desks at the elementary school health program, blowing their noses.
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Mendota Beach School Classroom

Date: 1922
Description: View from front of classroom of children sitting at desks at the Mendota Beach School.
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Rennebohm Soda Fountain

Date: June 13 1947
Description: New soda fountain in Rennebohm Drug Store #10 at 676 State Street.
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Capitol Theatre Balcony

Date: January 23 1928
Description: Interior view of the Capitol Theatre balcony in the auditorium.
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RKO Capitol Theatre

Date: January 23 1928
Description: View from the back towards the RKO Capitol Theatre stage.
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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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UAW Advisory Committee on Guaranteed Annual Wage

Date: 1954
Description: Arthur Altmeyer poses with the other 19 members of the United Automobile Workers Advisory Committee on Guaranteed Annual Wage.
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Dykman's Restaurant

Date: October 12
Description: Exterior night view from street of Dykman's restaurant, located at 107 West Main Street. The door is open and stools can be seen along a counter.
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Railroad Office

Date: 1887
Description: General office of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company in the Mitchell Building in Milwaukee. Left to right: the individual seated in left...
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Hommel's Heidelberg Hofbrau Interior

Date: November 11 1934
Description: Interior of Hommel's Restaurant, 20 West Mifflin Street, with interior decor reflected in the food counters, wood panelling, table settings, lighting and b...
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International Scout II WOW Wagon Advertising Poster

Date: 1971
Description: Advertising poster featuring color photographs of the International Scout II wagon and pickup truck.
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Legislative Reference Library

Date: 1935
Description: Interior view of the Legislative Reference Library.

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