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Description: Wine list menu for The Black Steer, with a waiter holding a serving tray with a bottle and two glasses, and making an "okay" motion with his other hand; in...

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Vel Phillips is in a dress on a podium. She is next to Bernice Lindsay, who is wearing a coat and a hat. Behind them is Reverend Lovell Johnson, who is wea...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Female factory workers machining parts for cream separators and International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. An original caption identifies them as "Milwauke...

Date: 1938 

Description: One-page card menu with red borders for club breakfasts at the Hotel Wisconsin. Features the silhouette of a waitress holding a tray with a steaming coffee...

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Alderman Martin E. Schreiber, President of the Milwaukee Common Council, is on a podium wearing a suit. On the left is Vel Phillips who is wearing a dress....

Photograph

Grace Hayman Fowle

Date: 1893-02 ca.

Description: Full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Grace Hayman Fowle. She is wearing a ruffled, flower printed dress. Grace was the niece of Elizabeth...

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...

Photograph

Dorothy H. Wright

Date: 1920-11-11 

Description: Portrait of Dorothy H. Wright sitting at a desk, holding a pen. On the back of the image she has written: "To A.W. Lawson from Dorothy H. Wright, Nov. 11 -...

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Description: Alice in Dairyland and the Wisconsin Honey Queen standing at a Wisconsin State Beekeepers Association stand, possibly at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: 6th Ward Milwaukee Alderman Vel Phillips is wearing a dress and standing on a podium. To the right are Bernice Lindsay and Reverend Lovell Johnson standing...

Photograph

Grace Hayman Fowle

Date: 1893-02 

Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Grace Hayman Fowle. She is wearing gloves, and a fur-trimmed cloak over a flower printed and ruffled dress. Grace was the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vel Phillips, wearing an Milwaukee Commandos NAACP Youth Council sweatshirt, throwing a baseball. Two unidentified children stand in the field behind Vel....

Photograph

Frances Wettstein

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vignetted quarter-length studio portrait of Frances Wettstein, Milwaukee teacher, writer, lecturer, and educator of the deaf.

Date: 1973-03-30 

Description: Group portrait at the Mary Church Terrell Creative Center, which was founded in 1963 by Bernice Lindsay (second from left). The Creative Center was located...

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Vel Phillips is on a podium wearing a dress. To the left are two members of the media holding recording equipment who are documenting the N Lindsay Street...

Photograph

Milwaukee March

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a group of people marching in the street. There is a man driving a Milwaukee police vehicle in front, and one man is leading a donkey, whi...

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: 1875-05 

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Hannah (Barber) Billinghurst (1832-1900) of Horicon. Hannah was the wife of lawyer Charles Billinghurst (1818-1865), who served...

Date: 1905 

Description: A woman, possibly Alma Reinhardt Taylor, wearing a long coat, on a rocky beach with a boy looking out at the water, and a younger child crouched at her fee...

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Description: Costume party at Gauer's home on Downer Avenue. Ruthe Distenfeld owned five appliance stores, Bernice Flower was Forrest Flower's wife (WPA Artist), and Be...

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