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Madison's Royal Airport Office

Date: May 05 1932
Description: The U.S. airmail radio operator at Royal Airport in Madison. During the 1920s Madison had two airports: the Madison Airport (aka the North Street Airport)...
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Middle College Building, Beloit College

Date: 1950
Description: Middle College building, Beloit College.
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Methodist Episcopal Church in Cambridge

Date: 1940
Description: Methodist Episcopal Church, founded in 1851. It claims to be "the oldest Scandinavian Methodist Episcopal church in the world."
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Gays Mills

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Description: Elevated view of Gays Mills, with tree-covered hills in the background.
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H.L. Mencken Having a Beer for Breakfast

Date: 1927
Description: H.L. Mencken sits at the breakfast table reading the newspaper and dining on toast and a goblet of beer. He autographed the photograph with "Breakfast in t...
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Graduation at Annapolis

Date: April 17 1917
Description: Parade of U.S. Naval Academy officers in full dress uniform prior to the graduation of the Annapolis midshipmen, showing Secretary of the Navy Josephus Dan...
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Sand Dunes

Date: 1965
Description: The sand dunes in Kohler-Andrae State Park, named after John Michael Kohler and Terry Andrae.
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La Crosse and Onalaska

Date: 1955
Description: Aerial view of La Crosse, with Onalaska in the background. The highway is U.S. Highway 53 and the State Highway 35.
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114 West Gorham Street

Date: 1948
Description: A house at 114 West Gorham Street, built for Dr. Edward G. Bartlett.
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Polperro Undergoing Restoration

Date: 1940
Description: A restored Cornish miner's house, called Polperro, built in the 1840s, on Shake Rag Street undergoing restoration. The house was temporarily covered with s...
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Mirror Lake Bridge Construction

Date: November 16 1960
Description: Elevated view of the interstate highway bridge construction at Mirror Lake showing the concrete footings halfway down the embankment.
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Support the Sugar Workers

Date: May 1948
Description: On a Baltimore street corner, Howard Burmeister and Margaret Boyd of United Packinghouse Workers Local 392, distributes a leaflet on the plight of striking...
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Evjue and Capital Times Staff

Date: 1949
Description: William T. Evjue (seated on the desk), editor and publisher of the Madison Capital Times, with members of his staff. Evjue was well-known for his jo...
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Dean Acheson

Date: 1949
Description: Dean Acheson, Secretary of State during the administration of Harry S. Truman, 1949-1952, who played a crucial role in defining U.S. foreign policy during...
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International Harvester Dealership

Date: June 10 1924
Description: Two men standing at the counter of an International Harvester dealership. Posters and machine pamphlets are hanging in the background.
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International G/61 Truck on the Farm of Clarence Peitzman

Date: December 28 1922
Description: A man stands on top of the hay-filled bed of an International Model G or 61 truck and tosses bundles of hay to the ground on the Peitzman Plain View Stock...
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City Hall

Date: 1935
Description: View towards the front of City Hall, taken from a rooftop. Streets, cars, a statue and a fountain are around the building. The sign on City Hall reads: "We...
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Fred Miller Theatre

Date: 1965
Description: Nighttime view of theater entrance. Doorway has a fabric overhang with the theatre name printed on each side. Posters for Robert Lewis and Tom Daily flan...
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St. John's Cathedral

Date: 1951
Description: N. Jackson Street near Wells Street. Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) is in the foreground.
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Mortar Fire in New Guinea

Date: January 02 1943
Description: Sergeant Peter Merkel, a member of the 32nd Division from Milwaukee, firing a mortar somewhere in New Guinea.

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