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Mathilde Franziska Anneke

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Description: Formal studio portrait of Mathilde Franziska Anneke wearing dark dress and coat.
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Gesell Family Burlesque

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Description: The Gesell family in costume with broom, sword, and other props for a humorous picture. Family members identified as follows: Gerhard Jr. (drinking from pi...
Drawing

Barman — Philip

Date: 1932
Description: Philip bartending at The Bath Club.
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Woman with Dollhouse

Date: November 14 1955
Description: Woman making a small adjustment to an interior room in a dollhouse.
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The Krueger Family with a Curtain

Date: 1910
Description: The family of photographer Alex Krueger posing playfully with their heads poking out of a curtain. From left to right are Jennie, Tina and Edgar.
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Victoria House Lounge

Date: March 05 1945
Description: Victoria House lounge, 225 Lake Lawn Place.
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Mrs. Kate Gay's Living Room

Date: December 18 1937
Description: Mrs. Kate (widow of Leonard) Gay's living room, looking north, Apartment 101, Lyon Apartment Building, 330 N. Carroll Street.
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Wisconsin General Hospital Room

Date: September 24 1936
Description: Wisconsin General Hospital room with bed, dresser, bedside stand with lamp, two chairs and a free-standing screen, 1300 University Avenue.
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Room in Park Hotel

Date: February 11 1936
Description: Interior view of Park Hotel hotel room with twin beds. The shades are pulled closed.
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Park Hotel Guest Room

Date: February 11 1936
Description: Interior view of a Park Hotel guest room with twin beds.
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B.V.D. Swim Suits in Harry S. Manchester Inc. Show Window

Date: June 12 1935
Description: Harry S. Manchester Inc. display window of B.V.D. swimsuits for children and women. One of the mannequins has an inflatable water toy.
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Westinghouse Window Display

Date: December 03 1934
Description: Westinghouse Electric Supply Co., 1022 East Washington Avenue, window display featuring Westinghouse appliances and a female model using a mangle.
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Women's Club Presidents

Date: October 09 1934
Description: Portrait of three women's club presidents. Mrs. Hazel Jenks, 2015 Jefferson Street, President of the Madison Woman's club; Mrs. Grace Morrison Poole, Gener...
Photograph

Burdick & Murray Co. Window Display

Date: September 19 1934
Description: Burdick & Murray Co. "Silk Parade" window display featuring silk fabrics, and two window mannequins draped with fabric. 15-17-19 E. Main Street.
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Burdick & Murray Co. Window Display

Date: September 19 1934
Description: Burdick and Murray Co., 15-17-19 E. Main Street, display window featuring two mannequins in silk gowns. Head mannequins are displaying hats. A sign reads:...
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Victorian Cocktail Room, Park Hotel

Date: May 10 1934
Description: Victorian cocktail room, Park Hotel, featuring a portrait of Queen Victoria.
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Greta Garbo Display Window

Date: February 23 1934
Description: Greta Garbo display window at the Burdick & Murray store, 15-19 East Main Street. Garbo was appearing as Queen Cristina in the movie "Queen Christina" at t...
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George Friedrich Plays the Melodian

Date: November 09 1933
Description: George J. Friedrich, floor manager at the Burdick & Murray Co., playing a Melodian at the Bullard house, 1154 E. Mifflin Street.
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Forbes-Meagher Co. Refrigerator Window

Date: June 09 1933
Description: Forbes-Meagher Co. display window showing Frigidaire refrigerators. 27 W. Main Street.
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Hill's Department Store Employees Party

Date: May 29 1933
Description: Group portrait of Hill's Dry Goods Store employees at dinner dance party, Schenk's Hall, 2028 Atwood Avenue. A woman sitting in the center, a woman standin...

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