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Date: 1948 

Description: Alice in Dairyland, Margaret McGuire, and Elsie the Cow and her calf Beauregard, stand on a parade float with two men in downtown Milwaukee, while a male o...


Wine Room

Date:  date unknown

Description: People sitting at tables, drinking and talking. A large banner with a picture of Thaddeus Kosciuszko hangs on the wall.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two men sitting in the front, and two women sitting in the back seats of an early automobile riding on a residential street. The car's roof is retracted.

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: 1946-04-23 

Description: Paul Robeson, Mrs. Emil H. Jones and Leo Krzycki pose for a group portrait at a Win the Peace Luncheon. They are wearing suits and standing in front of a b...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman is standing in a rowboat in a diving position teaching four women in a lake how to dive. The rest of the women are in shirts printed with S.S.B.H....


Walking in the Rain

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: A woman in business attire walks with an open umbrella on a rainy day in downtown Milwaukee. To her left is the Civil War monument, "The Victorious Charge...

Date: 1913-11-02 

Description: People sitting at tables, drinking and talking at 2 a.m. in one of two wine rooms at the South Side Kindergarten Hall, 396 Greenbush Street.


Setting Up Pins

Date: 1956-02-19 

Description: Father and daughter Theodore and Janet Weiss set up bowling pins on Dads Day at Milwaukee-Downer College.

Date: 1971-05-01 

Description: Susan Beckman, a student nurse at County General Hospital, carries a sign protesting the portrayal of nurses in a movie "The Student Nurses".


Description: A crowd of young boys in an alley gathers behind a woman, possibly a suffragist, who appears to have thrown something. From the interior of the building on...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Children’s class of the Milwaukee Turners, gathered outside in a park. George Brosius appears on the platform and several people are wearing band uniforms....

Date: 1957-08-27 

Description: William Proxmire, his wife, Ellen (to Proxmire's right), and his supporters celebrate his victory in the special election to fill the Senate seat vacated u...

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: Decorated truck driven by Leonard Greachowiak through downtown in a United Public Workers Parade/Demonstration. The beribboned pickup displays a sign that...


"Miss Wisconsin"

Date: 1958-06-05 

Description: Miss Carmen Shields, 23, Milwaukee entry in the 1958 “Miss Wisconsin” contest, crowned at Pabst Blue Ribbon hall.


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: 1956-09-20 

Description: Katharine Mather of the Corps of Engineers Waterways Experiment Station checks a computer analysis of the composition of cement.


Walter Allen School

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior of Walter Allen School, with a woman in a carriage parked in front. The Walter Allen School was an elementary school located at 1657 South Third S...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Female factory workers standing at work stations at Milwaukee Works. The women are likely engaged in the manufacture of cream separators.


Wedding Party

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor portrait of a wedding party on a balcony. The party consists of the bride and groom (center), three bridesmaids, three groomsmen, a flower girl, an...

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