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Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of a lake shoreline. A few trees frame the arc of the shore and steamboats are visible along the distant shore.

Date: 1852-08 

Description: Pencil drawing of Milwaukee Harbor with large sailboats on the water. In the minimalist depiction the sandy shoreline with short plant growth sweeps aroun...

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...

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Description: Tree-shaded residential neighborhood at 920 N. 16th at State Street. Caption on glass plate reads, "Looking southeast showing property side of street, 920...

Photograph

Kissing Babies

Date: 1962-08-28 

Description: At Mitchell Airport, Senator Alexander Wiley greets the young daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Underborg of Waukesha with a kiss. Mrs. Wiley, holding a bouquet of...

Photograph

Sheridan Apartments

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Description: The Sheridan Apartment building at 2435 W. Wisconsin Avenue. Caption on glass plate reads, "Looking southeast showing property side of street--Sheridan Apa...

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: 1912 ca.

Description: Church and school seen from Kosciuszko Park. Located across a lake, behind some trees and bushes. A woman sits on some decorative stones next to the lake.

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1904 after

Description: West from Ninth Street. Elevated view taken from on top of a building. Churches and trees line the road, which has a strip of land with monuments in the...

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Description: Ten people at the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the 41 Outdoor Theatre.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from hill of the yacht club, with Lake Michigan behind. In the distance is the jetty, and the road along the shoreline is N. Lincoln Memorial Drive. T...

Photograph

Homeless Man

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

Date: 1919-09-13 

Description: Two open cars, a Deusenberg and a Hudson, race around a curve at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds track, spewing dust behind them. The Milwaukee Mile track...

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Description: Rainwater running through a ditch along the side of a paved road. This picture was likely taken as a study of the drainage problems in Greendale.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view at an angle towards the left of the courthouse. A large statue is on top of the main dome. The area around the courthouse is filled...

Date: 1856 

Description: View looking west from Lake Michigan with several steam ships and sailing vessels in harbor. There is a lighthouse to left of center, along shoreline.

Date: 1887 

Description: Stereograph. From the northeast (contrary to photographer's description.) A large tree stands in the center of the image along the drive, with the home be...

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Vel Phillips is at a podium speaking to a crowd of people, some of whom are standing behind a street barricade. She is wearing a dress. In the bottom right...

Photograph

CORE Picketers

Date: 1964-01-14 

Description: Civil rights group CORE picketing the Board of Realtors at Coach House Motor Inn for fairness and equality in housing.

Date: 1986-06-26 

Description: Kids make a "train," with the bicyclist in the front pulling three girls on roller skates along a sidewalk.

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