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Boy Playing Tennis

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Description: A young boy is in mid-swing playing tennis on a tennis court. Other tennis players, houses and a park are visible in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group portrait of a band of Menominee Indians posing with their instruments. They are wearing feather headdresses.

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: A small backyard garden is in the foreground near what appears to be a house. Men are working next to two trucks and a crane in the background.

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Mailman

Date: 1981-07-11 

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

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Milwaukee Streetcar

Date: 1906-06-10 

Description: View of car #466, which was then one of Milwaukee's newest streetcars. The car was put in service by TMERL about 1905 and was rebuilt as a duplex car in 1...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Kleinstueber's Machine Shop, where Christopher Latham Sholes perfected his typewriter. The sign on the top of the building reads: "Brass F...

Date: 1917 

Description: Original caption reads: "Model G, two-ton capacity, owned and operated by the International Harvester Corporation, Milwaukee, Wis, for cartage purposes, an...

Date: 1966-09-30 

Description: Four members of Milwaukee's NAACP Youth Council Commandoes sit in a car outside the home of Police Chief Harold Brier at 3139 S. 50th Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Fairest of the Fair, Governor Knowles, an unknown man, and Alice in Dairyland pose at the "Milwaukee Sentinel" exhibit at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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: 1939 ca.

Description: Two people, most likely a woman or girl, and a boy, are walking on a footpath with houses and young trees on either side of the path.

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Layton House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: 2504 Forest Home Avenue. This hotel was situated on what was originally a plank road between Milwaukee and Muskego. It was designed after the Federal style...

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Lithographing Company, with a woman in classical dress holding a document in her lap and sitting amidst grass and flowers, a ri...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, seated outdoors holding twin daughters Marge and Emma (b. December 27, 1893), who are wearing dresses...

Date: 1946-10-20 

Description: Outdoor rally of Allis-Chalmers workers. A man is speaking into a microphone in the front and people stand on the sidewalk and the grassy rise in the backg...

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Tree Placement

Date: 1963-06-03 

Description: Members of the Brown Deer beautification committee plant trees along the boulevard.

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...

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Wedding Party

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor portrait of a wedding party on a balcony. The party consists of the bride and groom (center), three bridesmaids, three groomsmen, a flower girl, an...

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Summer Construction

Date: 1958-08-17 

Description: Building for a new “supermarket” food and household necessities store, under construction on the outskirts of the Milwaukee area. In the background is a ba...

Date: 1947-05-10 

Description: Mayor Vincent Totka of Cudahy and Mayor Charles Plotz of South Milwaukee pose for a photograph after greeting a CIO organized rally in South Milwaukee. A l...

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