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Date: 1912 before

Description: First O'Dea family home on Park Street. The house may have been built by Thomas Aquinas O'Dea. He and his family lived there until 1911 or 1912, when they...

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Women Astronomers

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Maria Mitchell, first woman astronomer in the United States at Vassar College.

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Description: Milwaukee mayoral candidate (and future mayor) Carl Zeidler in election photograph sitting at kitchen table with a woman and two young children. There is a...

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"Hearthstone"

Date: 1974 

Description: "Hearthstone," a house built in 1880-1882 by paper mill owner Henry J. Rogers, was the first residence electrified from a centrally located hydroelectric p...

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Chess Game

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: William Middleton, left, plays chess against an unidentified opponent. Williams' son, Forest, with chin in hands, watches with an unidentified man and wom...

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High School

Date: 1924 

Description: Exterior view of the Cameron High School. The building features three stories, a bell tower, and a flag pole. A home is in the distance.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: As late as 1840 this house was the only one in Milwaukee; all around were Native Americans that came to trade with Solomon Juneau, a fur trader. The owner...

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Baird Avenue

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A boy drinks from a drinking fountain on Baird Avenue, a residential street.

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Violette Wartzok

Date: 1954-02-11 

Description: Violette Wartzok demonstrates a procedure in the drapery-making class at the Madison Vocational and Adult School.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Construction near an exterior wall at Herbert F. Johnson's residence.

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Mud Pies

Date:  

Description: Two children making mud pies in the dirt in the space between the street and sidewalk. They are dressed in warm clothes and hats. In the background a man i...

Date: 1925-08-16 

Description: A chorus of men singing on stage with a crowd watching. A group of officials seated on the right. Rolling farmland in the background.

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Vel Phillips

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vel Phillips seated at a table. She is wearing a flowered dress and has her hands clasped together.

Date: 1978-01-18 

Description: Senator William Proxmire meeting with President Jimmy Carter in the White House.

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Description: Original brass chandelier with art glass shades hangs in "Hearthstone," the home built by paper mill owner, Henry J. Rogers. The residence was the first d...

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Train Depot

Date: 1924 

Description: The Cameron train depot near the Cameron Hotel and the Forsyth Construction Company. Two men stand by the platform.

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Description: General Winfield Scott Hancock and a large number of his staff officers.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the homestead poet Walt Whitman. Text below the image reads "Walt Whitman's homestead, Walt Whitman born at West Hills May 31, 1819. Died at Camd...

Date: 1942-12 

Description: A Panamanian boy stands between two indigenous Panamanian men. They are all wearing face paint and flowers in their hair. One of the men and the boy are we...

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Observation Tower

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Four men stand outdoors near a log building at the base of a large ladder leading up to an observation tower. The ladder is constructed between the trunks...

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