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Bust of Man with Red Striped Headdress

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Description: Side profile of a Primitivism-styled, cast-concrete sculpture of a male figure in Sid's backyard near yew bushes and the side of the house. The figure is w...
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"Live in Fear" and "Smiling Mushroom"

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Description: Red painted wooden Japanese torii gate, and a side view of a sculptural arch of a standing old man in Sid's backyard. The man, with a prodigious nose, big...
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"Creature Abstract" Sculpture

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Description: Shaded sculpture, identified as "Creature Abstract," in Sid's backyard. Painted entirely white, the sculpture uses bold negative spaces with curvilinear sh...
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"Tall White Lantern"

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Description: Asian-styled, cast-concrete sculpture identified as "Tall White Lantern" in Sid's front yard, standing by the steps leading up to the front porch. The lant...
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Slender-Headed Being

Date: October 1971
Description: Six-foot high, concrete-cast slender abstract sculpture of an imaginative being with a human face. Jutting out of the head is a narrowing pillar. The eyes...
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"Tiger Woman"

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Description: A nude woman, with long hair, is standing and posing against a backdrop. Her body has been painted to look like the face of a tiger, with stripes on her ar...
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Bas-Relief of Nude Woman (Finished Sculpture)

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Description: Finished large rectangular concrete-slab bas-relief of a nude woman identified as "Diana." She has long hair and bangs, and is sitting in a relaxed pose. S...
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Badger Backer Poster

Date: 1984
Description: Silk-screen print of University of Wisconsin-Madison mascot, Bucky Badger, in red ink on white paper. Bucky is running, and is wearing a striped sweater an...
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Timothy Fischer

Date: June 07 1978
Description: Timothy Fischer, a little boy, cries on the witness stand in a courtroom.
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Dinner Party in a Mid-Century Modern Home

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Description: Four men sitting around a long dining table after a casual meal. At the head of the table is Ken Harley, the original home owner who started to build the h...
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Mid-Century Modern Home Back Porch and Yard

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Description: External view across lawn towards the backside of a mid-century modern home. The angle shows the split-level design, marked by wood siding and stone suppor...
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Mid-Century Modern Home Exterior

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Description: External view across sloping lawn towards a mid-century modern home located by Lake Wisconsin. On the right is a carport framed by stone walls; on the left...
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Rennebohm Annual Christmas Party

Date: December 28 1953
Description: John and Eleanor Purcell enjoying the meal at the Rennebohm Drug Store annual Christmas party at the Catholic Community Center. The published photo was cro...
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Annual Christmas Charity Ball

Date: December 29 1953
Description: The annual Christmas Charity Ball held at the Loraine Hotel. Joan Fagan, general chairperson for the ball, is helped with her coat by Denny Cosgrove. She i...
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Rennebohm Annual Christmas Party

Date: December 28 1953
Description: Cooks preparing food for the Rennebohm Drug Store annual Christmas party in the kitchen of the Catholic Community Center. Left to right are: Ella Claus, Ka...
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Rennebohm Annual Christmas Party

Date: December 28 1953
Description: Ralph and Ruth Woods with Doris Frank dining in holiday finery at the Rennebohm Drug Store annual Christmas party at the Catholic Community Center. Candles...
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Madison Post Office Christmas Rush

Date: December 16 1953
Description: Postal worker, Ray Kindschi, is pushing a load of packages on a cart at the Williamson Street warehouse for the United States Post Office. He is usually a...
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Madison Post Office Christmas Rush

Date: December 16 1953
Description: Postal worker, Paul McConnell, loading packages onto his mail truck for delivery. He is handling different sized boxes stacked on the lowered gate of his o...
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Christmas Windows

Date: December 18 1953
Description: Carmen's Christmas window at 9 South Pinckney Street, featuring female mannequins wearing the latest fashions for winter, including dresses, robes ("house...
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Rennebohm Annual Christmas Party

Date: December 28 1953
Description: Rennebohm Drug Store employees enjoying the meal at the annual Christmas party at the Catholic Community Center. Pictured are Geraldine and John Mueller wi...

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