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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.
Description: May Day parade with a closeup of a "memorial" float for company unions. A man leans on the parked float. The float features a faux grave and the gravestone...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Traffic on Wells Street with the Germania Newspaper weekly building in the background.
Description: Five girls dressed as flowers, probably as part of a Fourth of July "Garden Queen" pageant. The girls are standing in a row and each of the girls has a num...
Description: Douglas Reeder, 6, of Fox Point takes a tumble while skating at a Fox Point ice rink.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Winter scene with Harold O. Hornburg of Hartland, Wisconsin, who stated that "he is standing on the front of the machine with his hands on his hips. His bu...
Description: Band, in full regalia, playing tubas, clarinets and trumpets as well as other instruments, outside at a Fourth of July parade. There is a brick building in...
Date: 1943 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard view of brick school and gymnasium buildings.
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated stereoview looking over the city of Milwaukee. In the background is a church, and factory buildings with smoke flowing out of the chimneys.
Description: Women golfers on the course.
Date: 1940 before
Description: Formerly the home of Alexander Mitchell, at West Wisconsin Avenue and Tenth Street; in 1917 it became the Wisconsin Club. Entrance gate in the winter. Wr...
Description: Parishioners gather at the entrance outside New Fellowship Church of God In Christ at North Eighth Street.
Description: A line of girls dressed as flowers, probably as part of a Fourth of July "Garden Queen" pageant. The girls are standing in a long line and each of the girl...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Several pedestrians cross a city street on a rainy day.
Description: Two men stand near a piece of machinery used to cut trees. An American Elm removed to prevent the spread of Dutch Elm Disease lays in the foreground.
Description: Warehouse in Milwaukee's historic Third Ward transformed for its appearance in a made-for-TV movie as the Biograph Theatre in Chicago, where John Dillinger...
Description: Entrance to large home. Part of porch as well as side of house visible. Curved stairs lead up to the porch. Door flanked by columns with highly detailed c...
Description: A member of the Milwaukee Astronomical society explains the telescope to children as they look at the stars from the starwagon at the Doerfler playground.
Description: John Kaminski (who can barely be seen here in his Lincoln Beachey checkered cap), his mechanic, and onlookers attempting to ready his Curtiss pusher for fl...
Description: A group portrait of a band of Menominee Indians posing with their instruments. They are wearing feather headdresses.
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