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Boy Throwing Baton

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A crowd watches a young man throwing a baton into the air at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Behind him is the "Alice In Dairyland" building, featurin...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A man wearing a "Wisconsin Centennial, Milwaukee, August 7-29" t-shirt stands in front of the "Wisconsin At Work" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Expo...

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Wildflowers next to the side yard and the front steps of a house.

Date: 1947-03-29 

Description: The Local 1131 UE Winders bowling team at the Milwaukee County Bowling Tournament. From left to right are Chester Chojnacki, Louis Mersho, team captain Car...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A group of school-age children with a several adults sitting outdoors with band instruments at a Civilian Defense Rally.

Date: 1948-03-22 

Description: Members of Local 50, United Packinghouse Workers of America and their families walking the picket line. "Picket Duty - Everyone's Job" Even the youngst...

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Railroad Yards

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of railroad yards with trains sitting on many of the tracks, with other tracks sitting empty. Steam is rising from trains in the background,...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Floor plan of the Wisconsin Historical Society's "Story of Wisconsin" exhibit at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

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Cast of a Play

Date: 1941 

Description: Female cast members of the play “How the Story Grew” performed during the Milwaukee Turners Winterfest.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A group of school-age children with a few adults playing band instruments outdoors at a Civilian Defense Rally.

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Red Arrow Park

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Swimming area with children and adults enjoying the weather, with the Tower Hotel is in the background.

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New Construction

Date: 1941 

Description: Two houses and a large lawn.

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers standing on railroad tracks. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the Nation...

Date: 1947 

Description: Left side of a panorama view of a full parking lot at the Wisconsin State Fair, with the grandstand and water towers in the background.

Date: 1946 

Description: Nat Ferral and Vernon Brady, CIO bowling team captains, pose for a picture sitting on a bench at a bowling alley. Ferrel was captain of the all African Ame...

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Rolland J. Thomas

Date: 1946-09-02 

Description: R.J. Thomas, vice-president UAW-CIO, addresses the crowd at Milwaukee Labor Day celebration, State Fair Park.

Date: 1947-11-08 

Description: "Arabian" group at the Harnishfeger Masquerade Ball wearing embroidered and sequined costumes, eye makeup, fake beards and moustaches.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Interior of the People's Bookstore. Close-up of magazine and pamphlet shelves with many titles visible. Titles include "The History of the Communist Manife...

Date: 1940 

Description: A man (maybe a railroad worker or a tramp) standing along a railroad track next to a small cooking fire. Railroad cars are in the background.

Date: 1944-11-12 

Description: Emil Andel of the American Bowling Congress demonstrates an automatic foul detector in a bowling alley.

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