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International Harvester Tent at Iowa State Fair

Date: 1946
Description: International Harvester tent and exhibition at the Iowa State Fair. This image includes workers filming Iowa's first television show and a high school bras...
Print

Milwaukee Light Guard

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Description: Illustration of the Milwaukee Light Guard depicting four men, including captain J.C. Starkweather. This is a cover from sheet music "Milwaukee Light Guard...
Painting

House Party

Date: December 1927
Description: "This scene can be dated by the homemade calendar under the wall clock. It is December of 1927. Farmers were prospering at that time, as was the rest of th...
Painting

Vinnie Ream Hoxie

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Description: Portrait of Vinnie Ream Hoxie with a harp.
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Performers at UAW Christmas Party

Date: December 13 1947
Description: Children of members of Local 75, United Automobile Workers (Seaman Body Company) performing at the union Christmas party. The are accordion players and a m...
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Band Playing at Allis-Chalmers Strike Picnic

Date: 1946
Description: "The Harmonians" performing at a picnic to raise money for striking Allis-Chalmers workers.
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Madison Civic Orchestra

Date: November 17 1932
Description: The Madison Civic Orchestra poses onstage after the Parkway concert.
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Banjo Club

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Description: Banjo Club members pose for group portrait with their instruments.
Postcard

Two Men with Guitar

Date: 1920
Description: Two men pose for a studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop. James Gorman, standing, has a pipe in his mouth; the seated man holding a guitar is unid...
Poster

Poster for "The Cow-Boy Girl"

Date: 1907
Description: Color lithograph poster advertising the musical "The Cow-boy Girl" depicting Pa trying to talk to Ma through her ear horn. Kilroy and Britton were the prod...
Print

Cover of Songs of S.S. North American

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Description: Cover from songbook used on the "S.S. North American." Back cover advertises the sailings of the "North American" and "South American." Includes pic...
Print

Songs of "S.S. North American", Pages 1-2

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Description: Pages 1-2 of the Songbook for the "North American" includes an index and the lyrics for 2 songs.
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Bessie Gordon at Organ

Date: August 13 1941
Description: View across counter towards Bessie Gordon sitting at the organ.
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Bessie Gordon at Organ

Date: August 13 1941
Description: Side view of Bessie Gordon sitting at the organ.
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International Scout outside WVLR Radio Station

Date: 1965
Description: Station manager Ron Nicols and an International Scout truck with plow outside Wisconsin's Very Live Radio station headquarters. WVLR shared quarters with C...
Photograph

Sara Sound Productions

Date: 1965
Description: James Kirchstein, Wisconsin's Very Live Radio (WVLR) station chief engineer and originator, inside his recording company, Sara Sound Productions, Inc. WVL...
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Street Musician with Violin and Dog

Date: 1915
Description: A street musician named Frank Ritter playing violin on a city sidewalk (possibly in Chicago), with a dog leashed to his belt. A tin cup is attached to the...
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Italian Women's Mutual Society Banquet

Date: February 23 1941
Description: "Jobo" Joe Puccio, leads the singing at the Italian Women's Mutual Society 7th anniversary banquet in the Italian Workingman's Club, 914 Regent Street, in...
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Harmonica Player

Date: 1914
Description: James Peterson, son of the photographer, playing the harmonica. He is sitting against a stump, with trees in the distance.
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Welsh Songfest

Date: 1946
Description: John Williams leading a congregation at Peniel Church in song at Gymanfa Ganu, a Welsh songfest.

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