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Classroom

Date: October 06 1971
Description: Early childhood classroom in which two volunteer teachers are instructing children.
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Trouble Shooting

Date: September 29 1962
Description: Electronics training at the United School of Electronic Trades gives a student the opportunity to trouble shoot problems.
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Telephone Conversation

Date: March 27 1963
Description: A three-year-old girl uses a toy telephone, and carries on an imaginary conversation at a preschool.
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The Grill Room

Date: May 08 1964
Description: A waitress sets restaurant tables in anticipation of evening business.
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Baking Hazelnut Torte

Date: May 05 1964
Description: A woman wearing an apron prepares a hazelnut torte from a prized recipe.
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Testing Lung Capacity

Date: January 21 1968
Description: A man exhales into a spirometer to measure his vital lung capacity while at rest.
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Miss Mary Barnes and the Hat

Date: January 09 1963
Description: Mary Barnes, wearing a mink stole and pearls, models her outrageous hat. It is wired to light 10 street lights that are arranged around the brim.
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Spring Growth

Date: March 17 1963
Description: A girl inspects the growth of potted seeds.
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Swearing Allegiance

Date: May 02 1963
Description: During part of a ceremony, citizens raise their right hands and swear allegiance to the United States in the federal building to receive citizenship certif...
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Sewing Group

Date: May 31 1964
Description: A circle of women talk, sew and thread needles around a Singer sewing machine.
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Alice in Dairyland with Luci Baines Johnson

Date: August 16 1964
Description: Beth Bartosh of Burlington, the 1964 Alice in Dairyland, walks along the grounds of the Wisconsin State Fair, accompanied by a large group of people, incl...
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Sixth Street Viaduct

Date: 1950
Description: View from the top of a warehouse at the south end of 6th Street. There is a traffic jam on both sides of the viaduct. On the left, one man is walking on th...
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Students Tour Hospital Delivery Room

Date: January 23 1968
Description: Students wearing face masks and sterile gowns visit the delivery room at Doctors Hospital as part of a family living class. The student on the right who is...
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Nelson Campaigning for Obey

Date: March 1969
Description: Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson speaking to an audience in northern Wisconsin in behalf of the congressional campaign of David R. Obey who is seated to Ne...
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Ladies Inspecting a Garden

Date: 1958
Description: Group of ladies inspecting the gardens at the Harry Stratton residence.
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Country Club Ladies Performing

Date: 1962
Description: Lady members of the Brynwood Country Club performing a musical skit at the club's opening luncheon. They are concluding a historical “fashion” show, wearin...
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Miss Popularity

Date: 1957
Description: Louise Carter of Milwaukee, 17-years-old, the winner of a popularity contest at a dance held by the Katty Club (Knowledge and Truth Through Youth) at the M...
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Queen of Alverno College

Date: February 23 1958
Description: Carolyn Baier, 20, queen of the Alverno College club fair.
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Children Roughhousing

Date: 1965
Description: Young girl and younger boy roughhousing.
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Olivia King

Date: November 26 1970
Description: A candid portrait of Olivia King in her kitchen at their home on Rabbit Ridge on the Menominee reservation.

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