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McCormick Catalog Art

Date: 1891
Description: Back cover illustration of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company catalog. Shows children and adults, some of them circus performers, inside a large tent...
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Gaddis Sketches

Date: November 08 1906
Description: Two Civil War watercolor drawings by John Gaddis, Company E, 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, showing the regiment in bivouac, and later their headquarte...
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Hunting of the Grizzly Bear

Date: 1832
Description: Hunting of the grizzly bear.
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Smokey Bear with Sign

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Description: Cut-out of Smokey Bear standing next to a sign that reads: "Mr. Sportsman..Thanks for helping prevent forest fires. Smokey."
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Mexican Snookum Bear (Coati)

Date: June 03 1931
Description: Mexican Snookum bear (coati) on leash, in a cage in the Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo).
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Mexican Snookum Bear (Coati)

Date: June 03 1931
Description: Jim McWilliams, "Pianutist" vaudeville actor, and Fred Winklemann, Zoo director, with the Mexican Snookum bear (coati), at Vilas Zoo (Vilas Park Zoo).
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The Bear Dance

Date: 1844
Description: Indian dance, with some wearing bear masks (Plate 18).

"Next in importance to the buffalo hunts, and not less exciting and spirited in its character, is...

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Attacking the Grizzly Bear

Date: 1844
Description: Indians on horseback trying to kill a bear (Plate 19).

"The preliminaries of the hunt for the Grizzly Bear having been settled in the manner described in...

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Smokey Poster Design #2

Date: 1944
Description: Poster design of Clarke-McNary Forest Protection Program depicting Smokey Bear pouring water on a campfire.
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Smokey the Bear and Kids

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Description: Man in a Smokey The Bear costume poses behind a school desk with a boy and a girl.
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International Refrigeration

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Description: International Refrigeration decal featuring the IHC logo and two polar bears.
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La Follette Kills a Bear

Date: 1907
Description: Senator Robert M. La Follette Sr., (with rifle), Robert M. La Follette Jr., and guide Jake Borah with the bear shot by the senator.
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Two Men and a Bear

Date: 
Description: Two men, one watching the other feeding a black bear honey. They are standing in front of a sign that reads, "Western Honey Producers, Salix, Iowa."
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Bear in Apiary

Date: 1901
Description: A dead bear in the apiary of W.O. Victor, and the remains of the apiary. There are several rifles next to the bear.
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Smokey Bear with Girl

Date: 1950
Description: Smokey Bear cub with Judy Bell in front of a fire-prevention poster featuring the character for whom the young bear was named.
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Smokey Bear with Poster

Date: 1950
Description: Smokey Bear cub with a fire-prevention poster bearing his namesake.
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Smokey Bear and Homer C. Pickens with Airplane

Date: 1950
Description: Smokey Bear cub and his handler, Homer C. Pickens, pose by a Piper Aircraft Corporation airplane named in Smokey's honor prior to flying to Washington, D.C...
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Smokey Bear with Dr. Edwin J. Smith

Date: 1950
Description: Smokey Bear cub receives treatment from Dr. Edwin J. Smith of Santa Fe, for burns he suffered in a forest fire.
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Smokey Bear Drinking from Bottle

Date: 1950
Description: Smokey Bear cub drinking from a bottle offered by a New Mexico Game Warden, possibly his handler, Homer C. Pickens.
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Bears in Zoo

Date: 1920
Description: A group of spectators viewing caged bears at the zoo.

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