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Date: 1899-07 ca.

Description: A boat leaving Milwaukee Harbor between two breakwaters, steaming into Milwaukee Bay and onward out into Lake Michigan.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A large steamship, City of Racine, loaded with passengers sails towards Milwaukee Harbor. On the left a tugboat pulls a smaller sailboat out towards...

Date: 1950-06-30 

Description: The 1950 Alice in Dairyland, Virgina Ruth Peterson, posed sitting on a fence after she was chosen for the title from a field of 18 in the final judging at...

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Father James Groppi (center) and the NAACP participate in a civil rights march. Police are armed and escorting the protestors. The marchers are passing an...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View down dirt road running through homes and trees in a neighborhood. A man stands in the road. Text at foot of photograph reads, "Toelle Ave. 138+12 Look...

Date: 1957-08-28 

Description: Jubilant Proxmire supporters dance in the streets in Milwaukee after Democrat William Proxmire won the special election to fill the seat left vacant by the...

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National Anthem

Date: 1983-10 

Description: "With 15,331 fans looking on at the Milwaukee Brewers last home game of the season at County Stadium, Carl 'Bear' Bandle belts out our national anthem."

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Father James Groppi seated with several of his fellow marchers, some in Milwaukee N.A.A.C.P. Youth Council shirts. Groppi has one shoe off.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Governor Julius Heil squirting milk from a cow, perhaps from a parade float. He wears a flower and a button reading "drink more milk" on his lapel. A porti...

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Description: Two boys attempting to climb a wall on the facade of a building near a window.

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Description: A man is on a walkway on top of a mechanical conveyor belt machine that is loading sand and gravel into the bed of a truck. A steam shovel is visible in th...

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Flying Santa

Date: 1966-11-20 

Description: As a crowd of onlookers watch, Santa Claus alights from his special holiday helicopter with the help of an aide at Southgate Shopping Center.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A uniformed member of the US armed forces leans against the rail of a raised platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. The man is wearing a hat and has two bar...

Date: 1963-07-04 

Description: Four children stand looking at a circus wagon labeled "Pawnee Bill" which is chained to the bed of an International truck. The wagon was part of a 25-piece...

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State Street

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Street view of the north side of State Street, west of 6th Street. The second frame house from the right was once occupied as an office by Victor L. Berger...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Senator William Proxmire shakes hands with a young constituent at the Wisconsin State Fair. For many years Proxmire's appearance was an institution at the...

Date: 1946 

Description: Striking workers from the local 18 of United Gas Coke and Chemical Workers, C.I.O. picketing on a wide downtown sidewalk. The men are walking in a circle h...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A large sailing ship docked in Milwaukee Harbor.

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Description: Group of children boarding school bus.

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Description: A group of boys gathered around a telephone pole on a street corner, captioned: "Inquisitiveness: Getting an Electric Shock." A boy on the left has some ki...

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