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Salesman at Fair

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A large crowd has gathered to hear a carnival barker sell bottles of something at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Cure-all-pills? Snake-oils? No sign...

Date: 1958-09-07 

Description: Three-year-old Edwin Lee Mathews, Jr., dressed in a "Milwaukee Braves" uniform, takes a swing at a baseball. He is the son of Braves' Hall of Fame third ba...

Date: 1954-03-25 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves player Joe Adcock fields a ball during spring training.

Date: 1941-02-11 

Description: A couple, most likely Gerda Wank with Joe Puccetti, in the middle of an ice skating exhibition. The man is holding the woman almost parallel to the ice whi...

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A Stone Fight

Date:  

Description: Children having a stone fight in an unpaved alley or street in an underprivileged neighborhood. Some of the boys are holding trash can lids as protection,...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of children, mostly boys wearing caps, playing with flying rings outside at a playground in front of a brick building.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a large group of school children exercising in the schoolyard. Boys and girls are on separate sides of the yard. All are crouching with th...

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Card Game

Date:  date unknown

Description: A bartender behind the bar is reflected in the mirror of a cigarette machine, while men drink beer and play cards in the foreground.

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Tailgater

Date: 1982-09 

Description: "Have another beer!"

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Del Crandall

Date: 1963-05-24 before

Description: Head shot of Milwaukee Braves catcher, Del Crandall. This image was taken during Crandall's final year playing for the Braves. One of the best defensive...

Date: 1957-11-11 

Description: Uptown Post #400 Drill Team in formation firing a salute on Armistice Day while passers-by pause to pay their respects.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The country meets the city as a "Milwaukee Journal" newsboy admires the calf entered in the animal judging competition by a young boy from the country.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A man and two young children, a boy and a girl, ride an amusement park ride at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Behind them written on the wall of a bu...

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A Park Playground

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Children playing in a park playground, mainly on a large swing set.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A woman and children sit around a picnic table with a variety of cakes displayed.

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Fair Midway

Date: 1894 after

Description: People strolling on the midway and stopping to observe the booths and displays. In the background is a large building with flags.

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Smoke Your Own Fish

Date: 1953-09-02 

Description: 1952 Alice in Dairyland Beverly Ann Steffen and 1953 Alice in Dairyland Mary Ellen Jenks standing in front of a "Smoke Your Own Fish" stand at the 1953 Wis...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A race car is moved along the racetrack at the Wisconsin State Fair Park by its pit crew as a grandstand full of spectators watch.

Date: 1931-02-25 

Description: Masquerade Group, Turnfest Club, Milwaukee Gymnastic Association. Five men and eleven women are dressed up in masquerade clothing, and all are wearing head...

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Elmer the Bull

Date: 1951 

Description: Elmer, "husband" of Elsie the Cow, advertising mascot of the Borden Company, is shown with a young woman as he was being readied for participation as one o...

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