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Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: Horse-drawn wagon in a United Public Workers Parade/Demonstration through downtown. The horse bears signs that read "1946 One Horse Pay!" and "1846 One Hor...

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Jo-Claren Maurin (b. 1942) sitting on the stoop of her house in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin wearing a red straw hat and holding a matching red straw purse. She i...

Date: 1918 

Description: Group of women gathered at 2nd (now 7th St.) and Mitchell wearing light colored dresses and hats. Each woman holds a U.S. flag. There is a sign to the righ...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down street towards Vel Phillips, who is crouching down near the curb at an intersection helping a child laying in the street. Her handbag is next to...

Photograph

Sun Bathing

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Women sun bathe near an express highway in Milwaukee.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Construction workers are posed in front of the partially-built St. Josaphat's Church on scaffolding and wooden steps near large columns. There are two chil...

Date: 1939-06-17 

Description: Henry Wallace, between two men, talking outdoors near an automobile. Henry Wallace, then the United States Secretary of Agriculture, visited and toured Gre...

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...

Date: 1967-07-25 

Description: Newspaper caption reads: "Passersby don't know it, but what appears to be a coonskin cap around the neck of Todd Vasas, 16, of 2773 S. Shore Drive, is the...

Date: 1948-03-22 

Description: A driver for Dairy Distributors, Inc. cooperative of Watertown, Wisconsin delivering milk to strikers' soup kitchen. "Several dairies have volunteered t...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group portrait of George, Louise, and Milton, their son, standing in front of a fence. They are traveling with one suitcase and a full handbag. All three a...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: View from behind of crowd at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition grandstand watching motorcycles line up before a race. In the background are tents as well...

Photograph

Washington Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A monument to George Washington located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median between the lanes of West Wisconsin Avenue between 8th and 10th Streets...

Photograph

Sheep Shearing

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Two men sheering sheep on a stage surrounded by a crowd of fair-goers, possibly in a competition at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A young girl stands behind a microphone on the announcers platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. In the background are a road and commercial buildings.

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Unloading Lumber

Date: 1940-03-19 ca.

Description: View across Milwaukee River of workers of the Herman M. Hettler Lumber Company unloading lumber off a shipping boat to the Shroeder Lumber Yards and Troste...

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Grand Avenue

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View down Grand Avenue. Near a streetcar, the city's Civil War memorial, erected in 1898 by John Conway, can be seen.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men at work on a bridge under construction.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Crowded midway at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Signs above booths read "Circus Candy," "Cigarettes," "Snow Balls," "Souvenirs," "Guess?" and "Aqua...

Photograph

Homeless Man

Date:  

Description: A homeless man in Milwaukee sitting in the snow as he attempts to craft a makeshift shelter from a piece of tarp.

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