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Boy Throwing Baton

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A crowd watches a young man throwing a baton into the air at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Behind him is the "Alice In Dairyland" building, featurin...

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Description: Letterhead of National Blower Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of "Steam Hot Blast Apparatus." On the left is an Uncle Sam figure pointing to a...

Date: 1910 

Description: George Malone and his camera in front of an ice formation on the Milwaukee (Bayview) shoreline of Lake Michigan.

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Description: Waist up carte-de-visite portrait of Charles B. "Doc" Aubrey, 6th Wisconsin Infantry ("Iron Brigade") after the war. An engraving of Aubrey from 1862 is pr...

Date: 1939-01-03 

Description: A man empties a garbage can into the back of an International D-300 truck parked in a residential neighborhood near houses.

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Weary Fairgoers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two weary fairgoers catch a nap on a convenient bench at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

Photograph

Bovine Bath

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man hoses off a bovine participant at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Several people, most with goggles and hats, are digging and moving dirt. Three men are behind a wire fence. On the left is a man in a suit, and the rest a...

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Syl and aunt Helen in a rowboat on the Milwaukee River at Gordon Park. In the background a large bridge crosses the river. On the right the banks of the ri...

Date: 1866 before

Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...

Photograph

Cast of a Play

Date: 1941 

Description: Female cast members of the play “How the Story Grew” performed during the Milwaukee Turners Winterfest.

Date: 1969-04-06 

Description: Children walking out of chuch after the Easter Sunday service at St. James United Methodist Church at 1114 West Brown Street.

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A composite drawing, including photographic portraits, depicting "Doc" Aubrey, newsboy of the Iron Brigade, delivering papers to the camp where other membe...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: John Hahn is leaning on a motorized moving van in the S. Sixth Street neighborhood of Walker's Point. At the steering wheel is a man, with another seated n...

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German Market

Date: 1866 before

Description: Stereograph. This building, which was destroyed by fire in 1866, was located in the commercial district known as Market Square. The Square was actually a t...

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers standing on railroad tracks. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the Nation...

Date: 1939 

Description: A man from the Material Transit Company drives an International D-50 dump truck to unload what appears to be gravel or rocks. There are houses on a hill in...

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Greetings

Date: 1931 

Description: The "Milwaukee Journal's" holiday card with a scene of two women in front of a town scene done in the Old English style. A man inside of a shop door is tip...

Date: 1966-07-18 

Description: Propeller of the S.S. Santa Cruz. Falk caption reads, "Photos taken for reference in study of propeller reversing characteristics for SUN Marine red...

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