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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group of relatives and associates of John Johnston, posed sitting and standing on the steps of the estate. Some of the men wear bowler hats and hold canes,...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Special open streetcar called the MARGUERITE, with elaborate lighting, decorations, movable chairs and other features.

Date: 1902 

Description: View from the street of a billboard wall along a sidewalk, advertising Lincoln J. Carter's melodrama play, "Chattanooga." It is playing one night, January...

Date: 1957 

Description: Illuminated wheel at night, probably at the Wisconsin State Fair, photographed by time exposure so that it appears as a whirl of light.


Two Women in a Park

Date: 1905 

Description: Mary E. Smith with an unidentified women standing in a park near a bench. Mary is holding several flowers in her hand.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: John Hahn is leaning on a motorized moving van in the S. Sixth Street neighborhood of Walker's Point. At the steering wheel is a man, with another seated n...


Running for Cover

Date: 1965 

Description: Visitors to the Wisconsin State Fair running for shelter at the onset of a sudden rain shower.

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: 1961 

Description: Evacuation route out of Milwaukee. View from the side of the road looking downhill towards the rear of a Wisconsin State Patrol cruiser parked on the right...

Date: 1958 

Description: Group of ladies inspecting the gardens at the Harry Stratton residence.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Informal double portrait of Mr. and Mrs. C.J. Jones, 81 and 80, respectively at the time of their 60th wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Jones were both bo...


Vel Phillips at Bat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vel Phillips grips the bat and ducks as the ball is pitched at a baseball game. The catcher is on the right. Chain link fencing, a bicycle and a residentia...

Date: 1964-10-04 

Description: Elevated view of fans holding up a large banner reading "Goodbye Milwaukee Braves" on the back fence of the bleachers at Milwaukee County Stadium.

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...


Fish's Wright Flyer

Date: 1912 

Description: The Wright Flyer of Farnum Fish being pushed into position for a demonstration flight at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Residential street with three boys playing “soldier”.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View along Van Buren Street, looking north from Mason Street. Three children are sitting on the curb at the corner.


Card Party

Date: 1967 

Description: Middle-aged woman seated at an outdoor table with refreshments. She is wearing a hat made out of newspaper. The occasion is a card party arranged for older...

Date: 1980-03-27 

Description: Beekeeper Robert Neureuther examines a frame of honeycomb partly filled with honey. Behind him are hives wrapped up for cold weather.

Date:  ca.

Description: Group portrait of neighborhood children and adults gathered on a street in the S. Sixth Street neighborhood of Walker's Point that is being re-paved. Many...

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