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Smelt Wrestling

Date: April 1939
Description: Two men smelt wrestling at the Smelt Carnival in Marinette.
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William Muldoon

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Description: Cigarette advertising card produces by Allen and Ginters. Depicted is William Muldoon, wrestler. Muldoon learned how to wrestle in the Civil War camps of t...
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Edwin Bibby

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Description: Cigarette Advertising Card produced by Allen and Ginter. Depicted is Edwin Bibby, a wrestler.
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Jimmy Demetral

Date: 1947
Description: Local wrestler "Jimmy" Demetral poses flexing his muscles in front of a painting of himself.
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Mud Wrestling

Date: March 14 1981
Description: Onlookers watch as participants flail around in a mud pit wrestling ring. One spectator wears a bird costume.
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Wrestling Contest

Date: August 30 1954
Description: Elevated view of crowd of bystanders gathered in front of the tent of Jimmy Demetral's Wrestling Arena on the midway at the Wisconsin State Fair, as male w...
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Jimmy Demetral Demonstrating Judo Hold

Date: February 02 1944
Description: Jimmy Demetral, Madison wrestler, throwing Officer Keith Ackley as part of a five-week course in ju-jitsu for 55 officers of the Madison Police Department.
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Jimmy Demetral Demonstrating Ju-Jitsu Hold

Date: February 02 1944
Description: Jimmy Demetral, Madison wrestler, teaching Officer Robert O'Brien to do an "airplane spin" toss on Officer Keith Ackley. Fifty-five Madison Police Departme...
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Jack Dempsey Meets U.W. Football Coaches

Date: January 24 1951
Description: The members of the U.W. football coaching staff are shown meeting with Jack Dempsey, former world's heavyweight boxing champion during a dinner at the Park...
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Jack Dempsey at Park Hotel

Date: January 24 1951
Description: Three smiling men are posing in a pretend boxing stance at the Park Hotel. On the right is former world heavy weight boxing champion, Jack Dempsey. On the...
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WIAA State High School Wrestling Tournament

Date: March 17 1951
Description: Individual winners of the state high school wrestling tournament pose on a mat in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Field House.
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East High School Wrestler, Billy Gorman

Date: February 15 1952
Description: Portrait of East High School wrestler, Billy Gorman, shown standing in a beginning wrestling pose and wearing wrestling clothes. Billy Gorman was 103 pound...
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East Over West High School Wrestling Action Shot

Date: February 15 1952
Description: Two wrestlers grapple down on the mat as a referee looks on. An audience sits on the floor or stands in the background.
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Big 8 Conference Wrestling Champions

Date: March 08 1952
Description: Portrait of Dick Hammes, 112 lbs, Madison West High School wrestling champion. Portraits of nine other individual Big 8 Conference wrestling champions are...
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WIAA State Wrestling Tournament

Date: March 22 1952
Description: Group portrait of the Milwaukee South Division High School wrestling team, winners of the WIAA State Wrestling Tournament. Team members include Len Krzykow...
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Jimmy Demetral Gets Award

Date: April 30 1952
Description: Walt Engelke (left), principal at Nakoma school, presents a large testimonial award certificate with many signatures honoring ex-wrestler Jimmy Demetral (r...
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Milwaukee South High School Wrestling Team

Date: February 27 1954
Description: Group portrait of the coach, manager, and nine members of the Milwaukee South High School wrestling team at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Field House...
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Badger Conference Wrestling Champions

Date: February 25 1956
Description: Group portrait of the first individual high school wrestling champions of the Badger Conference. First row, left to right: Ray Hamel, Mark Heironimus, Dave...
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University of Wisconsin vs. Idaho State Boxing Match

Date: March 06 1955
Description: University of Wisconsins boxer Bobby Hinds, right, trades left jabs with Mike McMurty of Idaho State during the heavyweight bout of the University of Idaho...
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Sectional Wrestling Champions

Date: March 03 1956
Description: Group portrait of individual champions of the Madison High Schools Sectional Wrestling Meet. Wrestlers include, first row, left to right: Ray Hamel, Wiscon...

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