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Mrs. Lydia Ely

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vignetted head and shoulders portrait of Lydia Ely, a well-known artist, humanitarian and promoter of the arts in the late 19th century.

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Polio Shot Time

Date: 1955-11-15 

Description: All seven siblings in the Marnell family line up for their polio inoculations.

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Iron Block Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of building on corner in downtown area. There are horse-drawn vehicles in the street, and pedestrians on the sidewalk and crossing the street...

Date: 1905 

Description: A woman, possibly Alma Reinhardt Taylor, wearing a long coat, on a rocky beach with a boy looking out at the water, and a younger child crouched at her fee...

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Description: A group of spectators including men, women, and children standing at a railing watching some type of sporting event in a field where a large crowd is gathe...

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A woman and child carry CORE picket signs protesting school segregation.

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Golf Game

Date: 1967-04-26 

Description: Women golfers on the course.

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: 1949-01-10 

Description: Women casting ballots at the Lithographers' Local #7 Strike vote. The ballot box is on a stage at the front of a large crowded room.

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: Reuss on his front porch. Photograph was to be used for campaign literature. Reuss had just returned from government service in Europe post World War II.

Date: 1897 after

Description: Two men escorting a fashionably dressed woman with a feathered boa obscuring part of her face. People stand in the background near a train next to the plat...

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Data Processing

Date: 1960-11-10 

Description: A student studies key punch operation in a data processing class at Milwaukee Vocational and Adult Schools. She is seated at a very large computer.

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Checking the Oil

Date: 1956 

Description: Woman in polka dot dress looks on as a service station worker checks the oil in her car.

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Description: Crowd of men and women on grandstand bleachers watching a sporting event.

Date: 1894 

Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a woman holding a tree branch.

Date: 1964-01-21 

Description: Lloyd Barbee, NAACP state president, walking out of a Milwaukee Public School Board meeting when Chairman Harold W. Story refused to allow the participatio...

Date: 1915 

Description: Interior view of the saloon owned by Rudolph Steinbacher at 16th and St. Paul Avenue. The photograph shows the large mural behind the bar and five people....

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Beer and Sweet Corn

Date: 1968-08-24 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kress, dressed in lederhosen, enjoy beer and sweet corn at the Mid-summer Festival.

Date: 2010-02-12 

Description: "Tess was our waitress at the Milwaukee Ale House. Kay, Carly and Parker Hren and Ethan Casper were our guests."

Date: 1867 

Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...

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