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Description: J. Robert Taylor standing on a walkway in a yard with a wooden building in the background.

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Description: The political campaign "Braintrust" relaxes in Lake Park between elections.

Date: 1910 

Description: Two men test an International Harvester 15-30 tractor with a plow in a field near the company's Milwaukee Works factory.

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Singer Truck

Date: 1937 

Description: A man carrying a box exits the passenger side of an International D-2 panel truck used by the Singer Sewing Machine Company. The text on the box reads, "Si...

Date:  date unknown

Description: J. Robert Taylor and his wife, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, photographed in the front yard of a home with three young girls. The youngest girl is holding the han...

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...

Date: 1914-07-26 ca.

Description: A group, mostly youth, on the shores of Lake Michigan at South Shore beach in the Bay View neighborhood. Caption on glass plate reads, "On the Sands, South...

Date: 1912-10 

Description: Drivers make last minute adjustments to their automobiles at the start of the Milwaukee Grand Prize race (later called the American Grand Prix).

Date: 1912 

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...

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

Date: 1964-10-04 

Description: Elevated view of Henry 'Hank' Aaron tipping his cap to the fans during the Braves' final game of the 1964 season.

Date: 1931 before

Description: The Frank Braeger is moored on the shore of Jones Island with steam issuing from the pipe, with the crew posing on the boat. In the background a man...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men wrapped up in blankets waiting at a stadium box office for tickets to go on sale. The man in the middle is reading a book. The man on the right h...

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Description: Principals at the "Mid-Summer Festival." Festival was the precursor of what would become Summerfest. The gang went to the festival to "blow off steam" afte...

Date: 1946-03 

Description: Harnischfeger workers aren't on strike but they do their bit every week to help those who are. This picture was taken at the end of a regular Wednesday mo...

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Motorcycle Racer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bob Stuth, a motorcycle racer from Milwaukee, who competed at the Wisconsin State Fair. He is riding a Harley Davidson cycle and wearing a shirt that adver...

Date: 2010-02-12 

Description: "This is the famous Milwaukee Ale House located at 233 N Water Street. Standing in front are Ethan A Casper and Parker Hren. This is the first time we have...

Date: 1925-10-31 

Description: View of dirt road running through trees. A man stands in the road. Some homes can barely be seen in the background beyond the trees. Text at foot of photog...

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Pile of Metal Drums

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Description: A pile of metal drums sits in the snow next to corner of brick building. One of the drums has the words "Hello Neighbor" painted on it. Residential housing...

Date: 1939 

Description: A WPA program on the State Fair Grounds. The workers have dug a long trench, and the project probably concerns improved sanitary facilities for the fair, a...

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