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Grand Prix

Date: 1912-10-05 

Description: Teddy Tetzlaff drives the Fiat #33 across the finish line. The stands are covered in advertisements. The track later became Burleigh Street going east.

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Astronaut Kids

Date: 1968-10-30 

Description: Three children, dressed up in homemade astronaut costumes for Halloween. One clever parent has made good use of a football helmet!

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Woman Holding Fish

Date:  date unknown

Description: Alma Reinhardt Taylor, the photographer's wife, holding a large-mouth bass.

Date: 1963-08-22 

Description: "Picnicking in Mitchell Park provided a pleasant afternoon recently for these senior citizens who participated in the Milwaukee County Park Commission's pr...

Date: 1902-05-25 ca.

Description: Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Building and surrounding commercial area on the northwest corner of Broadway and E. Michigan Street. Caption on glass pl...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Nine men in aprons lined up in front of a brick horseshoe shop. One of the men is sitting on a horse. The sign above the door reads "C. Deising, Horsesho...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A line of cars ready for the start of a race, possibly taking place at the State Fair. Spectators are in the background.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Elevated view of construction workers placing rebar in the foundation of a house in preparation for concrete to be poured.

Date: 1941-08-20 

Description: While watching the finish of a horse race at the Wisconsin State Fair, Governor Julius Heil raises his arm to cheer. Seated beside him (left to right) are...

Date: 1954-06-03 

Description: Jackie Robinson crouches and points to a diagram of a baseball diamond sketched on the pavement as a large group of primarily African-American boys, some i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of African American children drinking from water fountains, or bubblers as they are frequently known in Milwaukee, at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 2000-05-12 

Description: "While in Milwaukee, we visit American Serb Memorial Hall at 5101 Oklahoma Avenue. This is a very famous place for fish fries." Shirley Widmer is pictured.

Date: 1969-07 ca.

Description: Senator William Proxmire hands his cards to constituents outside a Milwaukee grocery store.

Date: 1901 

Description: Outdoor family portrait of the Fels family. George and Ida Fels are seated in chairs next to the side of a house, while their two daughters Flora and Hatti...

Photograph

Family Sledding

Date: 1956 

Description: Winter scene with a family and their dog preparing for their descent down the hill on a toboggan. From left to right, Gene Anderson (my uncle), Betsy Marqu...

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Alderman Martin E. Schreiber, President of the Milwaukee Common Council, is on a podium wearing a suit. On the left is Vel Phillips who is wearing a dress....

Date: 1948-04-20 

Description: Striking workers and police outside of Plankinton Meat Packing. Strikers are standing on the cobblestone street and sidewalk holding signs that read "Don'...

Photograph

Paul Russo

Date:  date unknown

Description: Race car driver Paul Russo of Kenosha at the Wisconsin State Fair. He raced in 13 Indianapolis 500 races.

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Baseball Scene

Date:  

Description: Runner reaching first base with coach signaling for him to stop. Defensive players and the umpire look on. A portion of the crowd in the stands is visible...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Small sailboats in Milwaukee Harbor with buildings on the far shoreline in the background. There is a large sign on a roof that readsin part: "L.J. Petit.....

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