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Hank Aaron at Bat

Date: April 01 1955
Description: Henry "Hank" Aaron at bat during a Milwaukee Braves pre-season game.

Babe Ruth

Date: October 15 1935
Description: Babe Ruth, wearing a dressing gown, signing autographs from a train car during a stopover in Madison.

Madison Turnverein Acrobats

Date: June 22 1933
Description: Twelve boys and girls, coached by J.C. Haberman, in an acrobatic/gymnastic pose at the Madison Turners Hall, 21 South Butler Street. They performed seven "...

McMahon Signs Autographs

Date: July 25 1967
Description: Chicago White Sox pitcher, Don McMahon, signs autographs for fans before a game.

House of David Baseball Team Advertisement

Date: August 25 1936
Description: The "House of David" traveling baseball team advertisement for an upcoming game.

Gymnastics Team

Description: A male gymnastics team posing in front of a building.

University of Wisconsin College Track Event

Date: 1948
Description: Mal Whitfield approaches the finish line of a track race at the University of Wisconsin Stadium.

Polo Game

Date: July 24 1957
Description: Elevated view of a polo game in action.

Acrobatic Handstand

Date: November 15 1956
Description: A man laying on the floor provides the base for a boy to perform a handstand.

University of Wisconsin Athletes Try on Shoes

Date: December 1940
Description: University of Wisconsin athletes try on shoes in the Walk-Over Shoe Store, 8 East Mifflin Street.

Madison Turnverein

Date: May 31 1939
Description: Madison Turnverein men and women performing in a circle formation at Turner Hall, 21 South Butler Street, viewed from the balcony.

Free Throw

Date: December 30 1938
Description: Eleven boys watch another practice a free throw for the Madison Department of Recreation boys basketball team.

Acrobatic Formation

Date: March 10 1938
Description: Acrobats in formation, on stage with 15 participants holding various pieces of athletic equipment.

Handball Champions

Date: April 01 1937
Description: Five YMCA handball champions pose for a group portrait.

Paul Bunyan Effigy

Date: November 05 1935
Description: A Paul Bunyan figure used to celebrate University of Wisconsin Homecoming, was placed on the lawn in front of Bascom Hall. Two athletes stand beside the fi...

Golf Swing

Date: May 13 1935
Description: Kully Schlicht poses on his follow through of a golf swing.

Babe Ruth

Date: October 15 1935
Description: Babe Ruth, wearing dressing gown, stands in the doorway of a train and signs autographs for clamoring fans, with a train porter in uniform standing by.

Babe Ruth

Date: October 15 1935
Description: Babe Ruth, wearing a dressing gown, stands in the doorway of a train car and signs autographs.

East High School Coach with Players

Date: September 06 1934
Description: East High School football coach, A.J. "Hunk" Barrett converses with two of his football players on the practice field.

Dorothy Page

Date: July 24 1934
Description: Portrait of Dorothy Page while demonstrating her golf swing on the golf course.

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