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Milt Polland

Date:  

Description: Polland at the Mid-Summer Festival on the Milwaukee lakefront, with the boys of Nick Ehr family in the foreground. This was just after the successful Zeidl...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Jack Rickert is painting words "1946 Pop. 2800" on the side of a Fourth of July Garden Queen Float. Above the painted sign the float is decorated with a pi...

Date: 1960-08-18 

Description: View from behind home plate of Lew Burdette delivering a pitch in the Milwaukee Braves' 1-0 victory over the the Philadelphia Phillies, August 18, 1960 at...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man near a booth wearing a hat with a feather smokes a cigar while setting up for a Civilian Defense Rally. The announcers platform is in the background.

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Men Erecting Tent

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Two men are pounding a tent stake into the ground at the State Fair Park. Behind them are excavating machinery, automobiles and permanent structures associ...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Five girls dressed as flowers, probably as part of a Fourth of July "Garden Queen" pageant. The girls are standing in a row and each of the girls has a num...

Date: 1957-06-03 before

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Milwaukee Braves outfielder John DeMerit. Demerit, a West Bend, Wisconsin native, was signed out of the University of Wisco...

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Frosty House

Date: 1963-12-18 

Description: A craft class member of Milwaukee public school system's recreation department frosts a gingerbread cookie house at the Grant Street social center.

Date: 1957-04-14 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves pitcher Gene Conley winds up. After a 0-4 start, Conley moved to the bullpen in 1957 but regained a spot in the starting rotation in late...

Date: 1962 

Description: Lady members of the Brynwood Country Club performing a musical skit at the club's opening luncheon. They are concluding a historical “fashion” show, wearin...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A line of girls dressed as flowers, probably as part of a Fourth of July "Garden Queen" pageant. The girls are standing in a long line and each of the girl...

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Soggy but Fun

Date: 1981-08-03 

Description: Despite rain and fog, people turned out to enjoy a street festival sponsored by the Guadalupe Center at 239 W. Washington Street in Milwaukee. There were e...

Date: 1957-08-28 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves first baseman Frank Torre enjoys a cigar in the Braves lockerroom. A left-handed defensive specialist, Torre filled in for the injured Jo...

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Lew Burdette

Date: 1960-08-18 

Description: Milwaukee Braves pitcher Lew Burdette displays a baseball in the dressing room after pitching a no-hitter against the Philadelphia Phillies, August 18, 196...

Date: 1955-02-10 

Description: Elevated view of boy sitting on toy fire engine, another boy dressed as a cowboy, and a girl with toy cash register playing in the bedroom.

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Fish Bait

Date: 1963-08-02 

Description: Contestant baits her hook in Washington Park at the annual Milwaukee county park commission's fishing rodeo.

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Card Players

Date: 1965-03-20 

Description: Several men engaged in a serious card game at the Milwaukee Municipal Social Center, one of several centers devoted to social and recreational programs for...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Men and women standing on a roped off platform before a Fourth of July parade. The man wearing the hat and eyeglasses is potentially the grand marshal of t...

Date: 1980-07-25 

Description: A family relaxes by their backyard pool, while a father tosses his infant son gently in the air.

Date: 1948-08-08 

Description: Margaret McGuire receives a lei made of orchids in a ceremony making her the Queen of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair. The lei was fl...

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