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Salesman at Fair

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A large crowd has gathered to hear a carnival barker sell bottles of something at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Cure-all-pills? Snake-oils? No sign...

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Description: Elevated view down Wisconsin from Broadway of buildings, street traffic and bridge in distance.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Davidson Theatre and Hotal at 135-137 Third Street. Signs for advertisements identify the buildings that are visible. Carriages and people are on the road...

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East Water Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: East Water Street looking North from Huron Street. Advertisement over street for Goldsmith Carpets. Women crossing the street.

Date: 1941-02-11 

Description: A couple, most likely Gerda Wank with Joe Puccetti, in the middle of an ice skating exhibition. The man is holding the woman almost parallel to the ice whi...

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A Stone Fight

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Description: Children having a stone fight in an unpaved alley or street in an underprivileged neighborhood. Some of the boys are holding trash can lids as protection,...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of children, mostly boys wearing caps, playing with flying rings outside at a playground in front of a brick building.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a large group of school children exercising in the schoolyard. Boys and girls are on separate sides of the yard. All are crouching with th...

Date: 1925 

Description: Elevated view from a hill of an alley connecting Park Hill Avenue and Mount Vernon Avenue, looking west from the Interurban Line. There is a person on top...

Photograph

Tailgater

Date: 1982-09 

Description: "Have another beer!"

Date: 1946-08-23 

Description: Crew of the railroad car ferry "City of Milwaukee" demonstrating for a 40-hour week and overtime pay. The "City of Milwaukee" ferried Grand Trunk Western...

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Juneau Park

Date: 1914-05-30 ca.

Description: Juneau Park looking north from approximately E. Mason Street with the Chicago and North Western railroad tracks on the right. The Lake Michigan shoreline i...

Date: 1919-09-13 

Description: Two open cars, a Deusenberg and a Hudson, race around a curve at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds track, spewing dust behind them. The Milwaukee Mile track...

Date: 1964 

Description: A group of protesters march down a street, led by a car. They are protesting school segregation.

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Garbage Truck

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Description: The Greendale Department of Public Works used this truck to collect trash.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The country meets the city as a "Milwaukee Journal" newsboy admires the calf entered in the animal judging competition by a young boy from the country.

Date: 1869 

Description: Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway locomotive no. 40, called the L.B. Rock, at the Chestnut Street yards. The mast of a ship is visible in the background, and...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A man and two young children, a boy and a girl, ride an amusement park ride at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Behind them written on the wall of a bu...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A band concert in a park. A drummer is on the left,trumpeters, a tuba player, pianist, oboe, and a violinist. A boy is peeking out from behind the piano....

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A woman and child carry CORE picket signs protesting school segregation.

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