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Dickey Chapelle Covering Operation Inland Seas

Date: July 1959
Description: Dickey Chapelle, photographer, on the same Milwaukee beach where she learned to swim as a young girl. She was covering "Operation Inland Seas" celebrating...
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Baton Twirling Downtown

Date: July 1959
Description: A row of girls and young women twirling batons in downtown Wisconsin Dells.
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Creating Menominee County

Date: July 1959
Description: Governor Gaylord Nelson signing the bill which created Menominee County as the state's 72nd county. The new county consisted of those portions of Shawano...
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Senta III

Date: July 1959
Description: View across water of the Senta III, owned by Ernst Schmidt of Black Point Estate, competes in the Class A Regatta at Pewaukee Lake. The skipper is B...
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Dickey Chapelle at Operation Inland Seas

Date: July 1959
Description: Dickey Chapelle taking photographs on the beach in Milwaukee during Operation Inland Seas. A Navy ship is on Lake Michigan in the background on the left. A...

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