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Description: View from street of a group of ten children sitting on the curb of a street. Behind them are a house, trees, and a man on a bicycle. Seven of the ten child...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View across road of Syl standing in front of a three-story duplex house on Jones Island.

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Follow the Leader

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Description: A group of boys "following their leader in search of adventure" in the street. The boys are barefoot and are wearing hats. In the background are a storefro...

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: View from sidewalk of horse-drawn wagon on a tree-lined city street in a United Public Workers parade/demonstration. The wagon has a number of boys in it w...

Date: 1903 

Description: Women officers of the Milwaukee Turners. Eight oval portraits are on a decorative hand-painted mat.

Date: 1899-05-28 

Description: Syl standing in front of a small pond in Reservoir Park. A large group of people is gathered in the background around a tree.

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Soggy but Fun

Date: 1981-08-03 

Description: Despite rain and fog, people turned out to enjoy a street festival sponsored by the Guadalupe Center at 239 W. Washington Street in Milwaukee. There were e...

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:  date unknown

Description: View from track of a crowd of men, women, and children in front of and behind a fence at a sporting event. On the left, a man who is possibly a police offi...

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Homeless Man

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Description: A homeless man in Milwaukee sitting in the snow as he attempts to craft a makeshift shelter from a piece of tarp.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: A beach on Lake Michigan near the Milwaukee Yacht Club. Men, women, and children relax on the beach. In the background many boats are on the water.

Date: 1909-09-17 

Description: President Taft walking along a path at the Soldier's Home where he addressed veterans. Several others accompany the President, including Mayor David S. Ros...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A young girl, Helen Phillips, stands in a yard near a fence behind a wooden chair. She reaches though the decorative panels on the back of the chair and gr...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: John Johnston (1836-1904) sits with his feet up on a hassock in his library while reading a paper. Johnston, a successful Milwaukee banker, lived at 645 Fr...

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Eydie V. Watts

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photograph of Eydie V. Watts, member of the Milwaukee City Civil Service Commission. Ms. Watts sits on a chair with her hands clasped. She is wearing a str...

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: 2000-05-12 

Description: "While in Milwaukee, we visit American Serb Memorial Hall at 5101 Oklahoma Avenue. This is a very famous place for fish fries." Shirley Widmer is pictured.

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CORE Picketers

Date: 1964-01-14 

Description: Civil rights group CORE picketing the Board of Realtors at Coach House Motor Inn for fairness and equality in housing.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: An advertisement for Blatz Wiener beer featuring two well-dressed men and two women seated at a restaurant table drinking Blatz Beer. There is a potted pla...

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Family Sledding

Date: 1956 

Description: Winter scene with a family and their dog preparing for their descent down the hill on a toboggan. From left to right, Gene Anderson (my uncle), Betsy Marqu...

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