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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Young man riding a High Wheel or Penny-Farthing bicycle on a wooden sidewalk. There is a house behind the rider on the left. A young tree braced with a sta...

Date: 1887-05-19 

Description: Firefighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.

Date: 1988-07-27 

Description: Cousins set up a road-side stand to sell fruits and vegetables grown by their grandfather.

Date: 1980-07-25 

Description: A family relaxes by their backyard pool, while a father tosses his infant son gently in the air.

Photograph

Mailman

Date: 1981-07-11 

Description: A male mail carrier takes a break sitting in a mailbox on the sidewalk in a neighborhood.

Date: 1886 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer in a field operating a hor...

Date: 1891 

Description: Julia, the cook, on the rolling machine pulled by a team of horses wearing fly-nets. She is wearing a full-length dress and holding a whip in her right han...

Date: 1937-06-01 

Description: Elevated view of a man filling a bucket with coal from a dispenser on the back of an International truck owned by Northwest Side Coal Company. The text on...

Photograph

"Miss Wisconsin"

Date: 1958-06-05 

Description: Miss Carmen Shields, 23, Milwaukee entry in the 1958 “Miss Wisconsin” contest, crowned at Pabst Blue Ribbon hall.

Date: 1992 ca.

Description: Vel Phillips, wearing a checkered suit and holding a glass award next to a podium. A man wearing a suit stands next to her. The sign on the podium reads: "...

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Vel Phillips is at a podium speaking to a crowd of people, some of whom are standing behind a street barricade. She is wearing a dress. In the bottom right...

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View down Grand Avenue. Near a streetcar, the city's Civil War memorial, erected in 1898 by John Conway, can be seen.

Photograph

Cafe Interior

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Interior of the Vienna Cafe at the Milwaukee Bazaar.

Photograph

Mud Pies

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Description: Two children making mud pies in the dirt in the space between the street and sidewalk. They are dressed in warm clothes and hats. In the background a man i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vel Phillips, wearing an Milwaukee Commandos NAACP Youth Council sweatshirt, handing a baseball to an unidentified young man wearing a jacket. Two unidenti...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of the Schlitz Park Company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with halftone views of the park gateway and a two-story open-air pavilion with an overlook,...

Date: 1896-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from the Old Settlers' Club annual banquet. On the cover is an illustration of Dr. Erastus B. Wolcott riding his horse, "Gunpowde...

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Description: A dump truck full of loose gravel is emptying its load onto a street. A leveler is following behind to redistribute the gravel evenly across the road. Ther...

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Journal Tour Club, a national automobile club, with a three-quarter view of the company building surrounded by scenes of a hote...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A crowd of children are lines up in a park with bicycles and tricycles decorated with streamers and tissue paper before a Fourth of July parade.

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