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Charles McCarthy in his Office

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Description: Charles McCarthy writing at his desk in his office.
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Free The Hollywood Ten

Date: October 28 1947
Description: Several members of the screenwriters and directors known as the "Hollywood Ten," together with members of their families at a demonstration before their im...
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First Attempt

Date: 1887
Description: Scrapbook page containing a cyanotype and albumen print of a picket fence and the caption: "First Attempt;" 1887, What's the Matter? "Light struck."
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Trials and Tribulations of Amateur Photography

Date: 1887
Description: Scrapbook page containing a cyanotype print and an albumen print looking toward Lake Michigan.
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Diary of Sgt. Charles Floyd

Date: 1804
Description: Front cover of the 55-page diary, from May 14 through August 17, 1804 written by Charles Floyd, a sergeant with the Lewis and Clark expedition.
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Radiophone

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Description: A woman takes down menus and recipes that she hears on her radiophone.
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Man Writing a Medical Prescription

Date: January 14 1941
Description: Close-up of a man writing a medical prescription for digitalis on a pad labeled: "John J. Doe, M.D. Brovira, Wis."
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Shorthand at Dickinson Secretarial School

Date: January 15 1931
Description: A women dictates to another student practicing for ABC shorthand at the Dickinson Secretarial School, 105 Monona Avenue.
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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Thwaites' Office

Date: 1897
Description: Reuben Gold Thwaites, secretary of the State Historical Society, at his desk in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Thwaites succeeded Lym...
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Writing a Note

Date: 1950
Description: A woman writes a note at a small writing desk in her kitchen.
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William Dempster Hoard

Date: 1912
Description: A head and shoulders portrait of William Dempster Hoard (1836-1918).
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Memorandum and Account Book

Date: 1845
Description: Diary and account book kept by Nicolaus C. Duerst.
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Keller Avenue

Date: 1905
Description: Keller Avenue.
Manuscript

Wasmuth Portfolio Manuscript Page

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Description: First page from the Wasmuth Portfolio, text written by Frank Lloyd Wright. The manuscript, written by Wright in Italy, also includes more than forty sketc...
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Bruce Barton and Cecil B. DeMille

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Description: Bruce Barton posing with Cecil B. Demille, who is holding a copy of Bartons' book "The Man Nobody Knows".
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General Augustus Gaylord at Table

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Description: General Augustus Gaylord (seated right), the Adjutant-General of Wisconsin.
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Walt Kelly & Pogo on Book Tour

Date: September 26 1952
Description: Walt Kelly arriving in Madison at the Chicago & North Western depot, is met by a person dressed as Pogo, one of his cartoon characters.
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Walt Kelly & Pogo on Book Tour

Date: September 26 1952
Description: Walt Kelly posing with a person dressed as Pogo, his cartoon creation, and Jo Ingelfield, who was selected to be Pogo's first lady if he successfully won h...
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Walt Kelly & Pogo on Book Tour

Date: September 26 1952
Description: Walt Kelly, famous cartoonist, holds up two versions of his Pogo character to a Pogo impersonator.
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Walt Kelly on Book Tour

Date: September 26 1952
Description: Cartoonist Walt Kelly draws small sketches of Pogo and signs autographs for two fans.

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