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Smelt Wrestling

Date: April 1939
Description: Two men smelt wrestling at the Smelt Carnival in Marinette.
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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.
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Indian School Baseball Team

Date: 1925
Description: Indian school (U.S. Indian Service) baseball team, posed in uniform during a baseball game.
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A Sure-Fire Winner

Date: June 17 1929
Description: Advertising placard for McCormick-Deering tractor service showing a cartoon of men playing baseball with onlookers peering over a fence. Dialog balloons co...
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Men in Log Rolling Contest

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Description: Two men competing in a log rolling contest.
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McMahon Signs Autographs

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

Date: July 10 1971
Description: Children in a foot race.
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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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Bowman & Kenosha Softball Teams

Date: September 05 1935
Description: Bowman softball team in uniform and Kenosha Ke-Nash-As softball team in uniform. There are spectators in the bleachers behind the teams at Breese Stevens F...
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Marching Band Formation

Date: October 17 1931
Description: University of Wisconsin band marches in a "DAD" formation at the Wisconsin-Purdue football game, with the dome of the Wisconsin State Capitol visible in th...
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Ball Play

Date: 1844
Description: Large group of Indians engaged in the game of lacrosse (Plate 23). "Having in the two former illustrations and their chapters, explained to the readers the...
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Rose Bowl Bound

Date: December 18 1952
Description: University of Wisconsin football fans get their Badger memorabilia on the way to the Rose Bowl played January 1st, 1953.
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Western Rifle Association Tournament

Date: 1886
Description: Participants, spectators, and the competition grounds of the Western Rifle Association Tournament.
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Western Rifle Association Tournament

Date: 1886
Description: Men and boys participate in the Western Rifle Association Tournament. Many of the participants are sitting under umbrellas and holding their guns. Severa...
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Log-Rolling Contest

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Description: Log-rolling contest with large group of spectators on shore.
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Young Men Sitting on a Fence

Date: 1903
Description: Group watching a University of Wisconsin football game (?) from a fence. Most are sitting on top, a few are standing and two men are peeking through the fe...
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University of Wisconsin Cheerleader

Date: 1903
Description: A male cheerleader with megaphone leading the crowd at a University of Wisconsin football (?) game. The band performs at the front of the crowd.
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Harness Racing at the Wisconsin State Fair

Date: 1953
Description: Harness racers are shown in action at the Wisconsin State Fair Park, with an audience watching from the grandstand.
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Harness Racers Neck and Neck

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Description: Five harness racing horses, sulkies, and drivers race around the Wisconsin State Fair track as an audience watches from the grandstand.

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