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Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Jo-Claren Maurin (b. 1942) sitting on the stoop of her house in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin wearing a red straw hat and holding a matching red straw purse. She i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down street towards Vel Phillips, who is crouching down near the curb at an intersection helping a child laying in the street. Her handbag is next to...

Date: 1939-06-17 

Description: Henry Wallace, between two men, talking outdoors near an automobile. Henry Wallace, then the United States Secretary of Agriculture, visited and toured Gre...

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State Fairgoers

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Fairgoers stroll along a dirt path within the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. The dairy barns form a row at the back of the image.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group portrait of George, Louise, and Milton, their son, standing in front of a fence. They are traveling with one suitcase and a full handbag. All three a...

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Washington Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A monument to George Washington located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median between the lanes of West Wisconsin Avenue between 8th and 10th Streets...

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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.

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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.

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Children Sledding

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: A winter scene with excited children on a toboggan.

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Soldiers Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Women congregate near "The Victorious Charge," a monument to Soldiers who fought in the Civil War located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median betwe...

Date: 1898 ca.

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

Date: 1902-06-08 ca.

Description: Looking up the Milwaukee River to the Holton Street viaduct. In the center is the Gallun tannery. There is also a steamboat in the harbor, several lumber y...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Long row of men in suits and hats fishing on the breakwater.

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Stock Fair

Date: 1915 

Description: Elevated view of the monthly Stock Fair. The roof of a building is in the left foreground. Horse-drawn wagons line the street, and there is a large buildin...

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Grand Avenue

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View down Grand Avenue. A streetcar and a horse-drawn wagon can be seen among monuments.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: View down row of back of houses. The backyards have gardens, and on the far left is a row of trees.

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...

Date: 1967-08-12 

Description: A smiling Governor Knowles surveys the Wisconsin State Fairground from the top of the giant Ferris Wheel on the fair's midway. He spent the day at the Stat...

Date: 1899-05-14 

Description: Syl and aunt Helen standing on a small rustic wooden bridge in Gully Lake Park surrounded by trees and steep hills.

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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...

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