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Lake Geneva Downtown Restaurants

Date: 1920
Description: Downtown view. On the left side of the street is a restaurant, a photography store, a drugstore, and an ice cream parlor. On the right side is another ice...
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Rennebohm's on Monroe Street

Date: 1936
Description: Rennebohm Drugstore #12 at 2526 Monroe Street. Originally established by pharmacist Harry Consigny, this operation was purchased by Rennebohm in 1936.
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Vieau Trading Post

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Description: Vieau trading post.
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Driving Hogs through Town

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Description: Bill Payne driving a herd of large hogs through town on Main Street, possibly on the way to Adam Best's Butcher's Shop. Storefronts identified, from left t...
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Wisconsin State Capitol from 200 Block of State Street

Date: 1939
Description: A view from the 200 block of State Street looking toward the Wisconsin State Capitol. This urban scene includes marquees for the Orpheum Theatre and the Ca...
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Women in the Motor Corps

Date: 1918
Description: Motor Corps of the National League for Women's Service. The corps performed errands and other services for all organizations engaged in war activities, ans...
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Monthly Market Fair

Date: 1908
Description: Elevated view of farmer's wagons, teams, and pedestrian traffic crowd Princeton's main street for the monthly market fair. Some snow is on the ground and a...
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Entering the Uranium Tunnel

Date: 1954
Description: Woman on crutches entering the front office of the uranium tunnel to receive a uranium treatment. Several men sitting in front of the storefront on benches...
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Cyclists and Pedestrians

Date: 1890
Description: Two cyclists ride their bicycles past curious on-lookers.
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Street Parade Rig

Date: 1870
Description: Street parade rig, apparently to agitate against delays in construction of a railroad to connect Manitowoc to the west. In the background is a store owned...
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Ed Gein Farm Auction

Date: March 30 1958
Description: Notice of farm auction sale for farm and personal property of Ed Gein. The farmhouse was destroyed by fire before the auction took place.
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Meat Market Display

Date: 1939
Description: Woman worker wearing a butcher's apron, poses holding a ham, in a meat market with Easter ham display.
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Ice Cream Vendors

Date: May 17 1934
Description: Group portrait of 22 disabled American veterans who are Forget-Me-Not ice cream bars vendors. They are posing in front of 503 State Street with boxes of ic...
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Traveling Medicine Wagon

Date: 1902
Description: A traveling medicine wagon with saleswomen and vendor selling Westmore's Hair Tonic.
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Lemonade Stand

Date: July 1967
Description: Several young boys sell fruit drinks, penny candy, and snow cones to parched pedestrians. A city bus is in the background.
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Neighborhood Garage Sale

Date: September 13 1984
Description: People working and shopping at a neighborhood garage sale in the Walker's Square Park area. Several neighborhood groups collaborated to sponsor the annual...
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Livestock Auction at the Mall

Date: February 12 1984
Description: A man shows his cow in front of Penneys during an auction held at the Mid-Cities Mall.
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Farmers at Farm Auction

Date: 1954
Description: Group of farmers observe and participate in a farm auction.
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Television Salesperson

Date: June 01 1956
Description: Television salesperson Sam Carrao posed with display of new merchandise at The TV Center, 914 Main Street in Green Bay.
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Photographers at the Strobo Research Lab

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Description: Photographers demonstrating strobe light functions at Frank Scherschel's Strobe Research Lab. Frank Scherschel is in the back on the righthand side, wearin...

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