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McCormick Advertising Handbill

Date: December 1856
Description: Handbill and order form advertising reaper and mower manufactured by Cyrus Hall McCormick. This describes the gold medal awarded at the "Great French Exhib...
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Reliability Race Winner

Date: August 1928
Description: John P. Wood of Wausau, winner of the 1928 National Air Reliability Tour, with his "Waco from Wausau." Also in the photograph are Wood's prizes: the Edsel...
Book or Pamphlet

R. Hornsby & Sons Catalog

Date: December 1884
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for R. Hornsby & Sons, Ltd., manufacturers of agricultural implements. The cover features a color chromolithograph illustr...
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Mendota State Hospital Award Presentation

Date: January 16 1944
Description: Ralph Runge, Local #1 Chairman of the WSDA membership committee, presenting the President Zander Membership Cup to Jay D. Ferguson, Chairman of the winning...
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United States Army Safety Program

Date: January 03 1944
Description: United States Army safety award banner presented to the Wisconsin Power and Light Company. Employees are grouped around it.
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Robert Grilley Receiving Prize

Date: July 14 1935
Description: Robert Grilley, holding his model airplane, receiving first place mahogany plaque in Junior Division of "Jimmy Allen" model airplane races at Royal Airport...
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President Frank Presenting Scholarship

Date: May 20 1933
Description: University of Wisconsin President Glenn Frank presenting $4,500 Emily Jane Culver Scholarship to Charles Pfeiffer of Racine. They are standing next to the...
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Children Receiving Prizes

Date: November 21 1931
Description: A group of children and adults observe the awarding of bicycles as prizes in the Madison Label Saving contest.
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Henry Vilas Zoo Award Presented to Boy

Date: October 05 1931
Description: Two men are presenting a radio to a boy, Phillip Harris, as an award for naming the Vilas Zoo lion cubs. The names were "Thor" and "Yama." Left to right in...
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Golfers with Trophy Cup

Date: August 31 1931
Description: Two golfers hold up a trophy cup at Nakoma Golf Course.
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Automobile Driving Contest Winner

Date: August 29 1930
Description: Lyman Sylvester of 1818 Keyes Avenue, the winner of the automobile economy driving contest, stands next to a Chevrolet Six automobile outside Hult's Capita...
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Presentation of the Moose Prize Car

Date: August 04 1930
Description: Mr. Larson presenting the Moose Whippet prize car to the winner at Whippet Knight Sales Company, 437 W. Gilman Street.
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Prize-winning Gladiolas

Date: 1955
Description: A smiling girl poses with stalks of gladiolas that won the champion ribbon for "Gladiolus Spike," and the first premium ribbon for "Horticulture Plants and...
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Research Products Employees

Date: May 12 1952
Description: Group portrait of Research Products employees on the factory floor, 1011-1015 East Washington Avenue, having received the National Safety Council Award for...
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Twentieth Century Press Trophy

Date: January 21 1946
Description: Twentieth Century Press Trophy, Chicagoland Award; presented by Paul C. Clovis, president of the Twentieth Century Press of Chicago, to winners of the Midw...
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Rennebohm Scholars and Committee Members

Date: December 1967
Description: Former Governor and Mrs. Rennebohm pose with Rennebohm scholars and committee members. Back row, left to right: Dean Uhl, John Walsh, Terry Geurkink, Ronal...
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McCormick Handbill Announcing Great Council Medal

Date: January 17 1856
Description: Handbill announcing the Great Council Medal awarded to C.H. McCormick at London in 1851, "by the Exhibition of All Nations for the American Reaping Machine...
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Winner of Christmas Home Decorating Contest

Date: December 22 1956
Description: Ruth Bass, 4216 Mandrake Road, receiving a clock radio as a prize in the Christmas outdoor home lighting contest from Lucien G. Schlimgen, Jr., president o...
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Oscar Rennebohm

Date: May 29 1948
Description: Governor Oscar Rennebohm receiving a full sheet of the 1948 centennial stamp.
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Jean Meunier Keith

Date: May 24 1955
Description: Jean Meunier Keith (Mrs. Jack Keith), who was presented with a book as an honorable mention prize in the annual Hugh A. Smith award for excellence in Frenc...

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