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AAA Driver's Education Class and Instructor

Date: October 27 1938
Description: AAA driver's training instructor with group of students, posing with dual control driver's education car, in front of Madison East High School.
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Burning of German Textbooks

Date: June 13 1918
Description: "Here lies the remains of German in B.H.S." is written on the pavement next to a smoldering pile of German textbooks. A car is parked along the curb in the...
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La Farge Public School

Date: 1909
Description: Exterior view of the public school. A large brick building with a bell tower on the roof, arched entrances, and a wooden fence along the side.
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Little Rock Central High School

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Description: Photograph of Little Rock Central High School. Built in 1927 the school is now a national historic landmark because of the role it played in the school de...
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High Cholesterol Diet

Date: March 17 1955
Description: Science fair entry using animals to test a high cholesterol diet against a control diet.
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Double Wedding

Date: January 17 1980
Description: High school students stage a mock double wedding in their Family Living class.
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High School Girls

Date: 1929
Description: Group of stylishly dressed girls from a Wisconsin high school posing outdoors.
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Hudson High School

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Description: Exterior view from street towards the high school. A date stone above a second floor window reads: "Erected A.D. 1887."
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Future Drafters

Date: October 16 1965
Description: High school boys in industrial drafting class using drafting machines and compasses.
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The Answer Machine

Date: November 13 1963
Description: A question is fed into a "computer" created by the mathematics club at John Marshall Junior High School. This was a project in observance of American Educa...
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Vending Machines

Date: April 20 1967
Description: High school freshman use vending machines for lunch.
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1950's Memories

Date: July 15 1987
Description: A woman finishes a display of Bay View High School photographs from the 1950s as part of an any-year reunion at the Festa Italiana on the Summerfest ground...
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West High School Football Team

Date: October 03 1930
Description: Group portrait of Madison West High School football squad.
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Fans at Sporting Event

Date: March 15 1957
Description: High school fans in the bleachers cheer on their team during a night game.
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Central High School

Date: 1915
Description: Central High School, designed by St. Paul architect Cass Gilbert and partially razed in 1986.
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Bird's-Eye View of Columbus

Date: 1868
Description: This 1868 birds-eye view depicts the buildings, streets, railroad, vegetation and topography of Columbus, Wisconsin. The high school, cemetery, railroad de...
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Norwegian-American Society

Date: May 18 1945
Description: Norwegian-American Society members in costume on stage at Central High School with United States and Norwegian flags and Norwegian coat of arms.
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Edgewood High School Prom King and Queen

Date: February 22 1944
Description: Caryl Coyle and Alex McCormick, who will be the Queen and King of the Edgewood High School Junior Prom to be held in May, were photographed at the Edgewood...
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New Drivers Class at West High School

Date: June 06 1939
Description: Group of students in the new drivers class stand in front of West High School with a new automobile and a scale model of Madison's streets. Includes five a...
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West High School

Date: February 15 1939
Description: View of Regent Street side of West High School from Vista Road.

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