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State Fair Grounds

Date: 1945 

Description: Fruits, Farm Crops building.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men walking near the railroad Crossing Store. Above the store is a bridge providing a walkway over the railroad tracks.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waves create a turbulent lake, with water spraying in the air. Part of the city skyline with three smokestacks appears in the far distance.

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Buying Snacks

Date: 1948-05-29 

Description: View from interior of a man wearing sunglasses, and a woman at the snack counter at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Two women are behind the counter s...

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Ice Chunks on Water

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ice chunks floating on the water near houses. People are standing watch nearby.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Cigar workers on the sidewalk in front of the Willms home, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They are young men and older boys, some in aprons. Anna Willms (b. 1881)...

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Boys' Marching Band

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Uniformed boys' bugle corps passing along a street in a parade. A group of people watch from the sidewalk across the street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view over bridge and river looking up Grand Avenue. Pedestrians, horse-drawn vehicles and a street car are in the foreground.

Photograph

South Third Street

Date: 1937 after

Description: Exterior view of the 800 block of South Third Street, with three large houses lining the road.

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...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: J. Robert Taylor and his wife, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, sit for a portrait on a park bench.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Jackson Street. On top of the building is a sign that reads "Orphan Asylum".

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Layton Art Gallery

Date: 1888 after

Description: View across street towards the facade of the original Layton Art Gallery building at 758 N. Jefferson Street. Two men stand at the top of the stairs betwee...

Date: 1935 before

Description: The Court of Honor, Wisconsin Avenue. The statue, "The Victorious Charge," is in the center, with a church behind. On the left are more buildings going int...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Six story building with three flag poles above the main entrance. Several people are on the sidewalk around the building and cars parked on the road.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Women selling ceramics behind a booth at a Civilian Defense Rally. The elevated announcers booth is visible in the background.

Date:  

Description: Severely flooded neighborhood. Two men can be seen looking at the flood from a back porch.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An aerial view of downtown, including a baseball field is in the lower left near a train station.

Date: 1968-08-14 

Description: A group of children are holding up hand-made signs, demonstrating for "Snoopy for President." Snoopy is the dog belonging to Charlie Brown, a character in...

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...

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