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Capital City Auto Radiator Works

Date: December 01 1932
Description: Capital City Auto Radiator Works, 503 E. Washington Avenue, Leo Slavney, proprietor, exterior. Sign above window reads: "Cut Costs with Leo's (Slavney) Rad...
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Mabel Tainter Memorial Theater

Date: 2009
Description: The ladies' sitting room in the Mabel Tainter Memorial Theater.
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Badger Radiator Service

Date: April 1981
Description: Badger Radiator Service, 2305 Winnebago Street. Owned by Donald Felland from 1960-2005. Demolished in 2008.
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Built-In Ironing Board

Date: June 1923
Description: Mrs. Betz ironing a skirt on a wall-mounted foldout ironing board. A radiator is along the wall near a sink, and a wooden chair is on the right.
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Newspaper on Floor

Date: July 1923
Description: Pages from a newspaper are scattered on a rug at the base of a rocking chair in a farmhouse living room. A radiator and bookcase are behind the chair.
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Built-In Desk

Date: July 1923
Description: A chair is standing on a rug beside a built-in desk in the home of Adolph Betz. A telephone is sitting on an end table beside the desk.
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Working Conditions on Railroad Car Ferries

Date: September 10 1946
Description: Worker's bunks on a railroad car ferry. The spare room has a calendar, light, radiator, table, locking closet and two bunks. Workers' clothes hand on the w...
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Working Conditions on Railroad Car Ferries

Date: September 15 1946
Description: Workers' toilet. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the National Maritime Union (N...
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Richard Brobst

Date: April 20 1947
Description: Portrait of Richard Brobst sitting on a couch. Opened packages of photography equipment are next to him.
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L.W. Dukerschien Heating and Ventilation Company Letterhead

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Description: Letterhead of the L.W. Dukerschien Heating and Ventilation Company of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, with images of a boiler ("Particular Attention given to Remodelin...
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Bathroom

Date: 1900
Description: A wicker rocker and bentwood side chair flank the bathtub in a bathroom of the Frank Brown Fargo house. There is a hot water heater above the tub in the co...
Postcard

Interior of Public Library

Date: 1908
Description: View of the reading room at the Public Library. Bookshelves are along the walls.
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David Rumsey Entertains Himself

Date: January 15 1915
Description: On the floor, David Rumsey is using a wrench to repair a part of the train set, which includes trains, rails, and a building. Caption reads: "David enterta...
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Minnie Vent in the Kitchen

Date: 1914
Description: Looking at the camera, Minnie Vent is standing in the kitchen in front of the sink. Sunlight is streaming in from the window above the sink. Kitchen cabine...

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