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Wisconsin State Capitol from West Washington Avenue

Date: 1939
Description: View down sidewalk along West Washington Avenue, looking toward the Capitol. A man is crossing the street and there is a car at the corner that has the wor...
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"Indian Guides"

Date: January 27 1963
Description: Young Caucasian boys dressed like Native Americans as part of their YMCA "Indian Guides" program. They are being directed by the "All Nations Chief" Henry...
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International Model 52 or 53 Motor Coach

Date: February 24 1924
Description: International Model 52 or 53 motor coach bus and driver making a stop in front of the YMCA/YWCA cafeteria. The bus ran between Minot and Bismarck.
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Jogging Group

Date: September 13 1968
Description: YMCA running club members take a run.
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Waukesha Aviation Club Youth Outreach

Date: 1945
Description: A demonstration of parachute handling for members of a local YMCA by the Waukesha Aviation Club. The club considered such educational activities for young...
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Stirring Cookie Dough

Date: June 22 1989
Description: Boy mixes chocolate chip cookie dough at his YMCA daycare center in Big Cedar Lake.
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Handball Champions

Date: May 01 1937
Description: Five YMCA handball champions posing for a group portrait.
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New Ford Car

Date: May 14 1936
Description: Harry Stuhldreher, University of Wisconsin-Madison head football coach, sitting in new Ford car in front of U.W. YMCA building, 740 Langdon Street.
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Salesman and New Ford Car

Date: May 14 1936
Description: Salesman standing beside new Ford car, parked beside the U.W. YMCA, 740 Langdon Street, with Harry Stuhldreher, University of Wisconsin-Madison football co...
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Basketball Team

Date: January 22 1930
Description: Group portrait of YMCA Triangles basketball team, and three coaches.
Photograph

East High School Hi-Y Club

Date: March 22 1928
Description: East High School Hi-Y Club, sponsored by the YMCA.
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East High School Triple X Club

Date: March 22 1928
Description: East High School Triple X Club, sponsored by the YMCA.
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Wisconsin Telephone Co. Building Site

Date: February 14 1947
Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin Telephone Co. building site, 122 West Main Street, looking north across basement and first floor. Also shows side views of Y...
Postcard

Young Men's Christian Association Building

Date: 1905
Description: Front view of the Y.M.C.A. building.
Postcard

Young Men's Christian Association Building

Date: 1920
Description: Exterior of the Young Men's Christian Association.
Photograph

Madison Philharmonic Chorus

Date: May 18 1954
Description: Madison Philharmonic Chorus in concert dress at the YMCA, 207 West Washington Avenue.
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YMCA Building

Date: 1934
Description: The second YMCA building in Kenosha being used as a commercial structure at the time of the photograph.
Print

YMCA Building

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Description: Exterior view of the YMCA Building.
Photograph

Swag Detail

Date: December 29 1974
Description: Renaissance style detail known as swag, which is a stone, wood, or plaster design depicting decorative items tied together. This detail is seen on the exte...
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Young Men's Christian Association Camp

Date: 1905
Description: The villa at the Young Men's Christian Association Camp. A group of boys are sitting on the lawn on the left.

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