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Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Close-up of a young girl at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition eating cotton candy. There is a string of lights visible in the background.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A small boy is standing next to a baby in a decorated coaster wagon before a Fourth of July parade. A large crowd is standing on the grass behind them, and...

Date: 1946-04-23 

Description: Paul Robeson, Mrs. Emil H. Jones and Leo Krzycki pose for a group portrait at a Win the Peace Luncheon. They are wearing suits and standing in front of a b...

Date: 1944-10-30 

Description: View across railroads tracks towards the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad station. A number of children and adults are standing around the station. S...

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: 1940 ca.

Description: Governor Julius Heil squirting milk from a cow, perhaps from a parade float. He wears a flower and a button reading "drink more milk" on his lapel. A porti...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Band, in full regalia, playing tubas, clarinets and trumpets as well as other instruments, outside at a Fourth of July parade. There is a brick building in...

Date: 1940 

Description: A man in a suit and hat is standing on the side of a train engine in a train yard. Railroad employees can be seen in and on the train, and a group of men a...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A crowd of children are lines up in a park with bicycles and tricycles decorated with streamers and tissue paper before a Fourth of July parade.

Photograph

Boy with Balloon

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A young boy inflates a balloon at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Three people stand behind him near the "Merry Go Round" building, and in the backgro...

Drawing

"Yankee Hill"

Date: 1946-10-30 

Description: At North Jackson and East Mason Streets, with the Sherman home (extreme left) and the Newton home (center). Four buildings are in the image, along the road...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: This map of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition is oriented with north to the right. The right hand margin includes "Outstanding Events of the Grandstand P...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

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

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: A small backyard garden is in the foreground near what appears to be a house. Men are working next to two trucks and a crane in the background.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man with a gunny sack swung over his shoulder is dressed as a hillbilly with a wig and a fake beard. Next to him stands a man dressed as a preacher, and...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Large hospital in the background, with a large stone fountain or planter on the left. Two men are walking in the garden near a drive.

Photograph

Amusement Park Ride

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A teenage boy caught looking directly at the photographer while riding an amusement park ride at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition midway in the early ev...

Date: 1949-04 

Description: Two young women look at a display case containing items from the French Gratitude Train on exhibit in the Milwaukee Public Library.

Date: 1944-10-30 

Description: The Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railway depot. A number of pedestrians are waiting for the train.

Date: 1940 

Description: A man stands at the back of an International Metro truck with a basket of bread. The truck includes the text: "Jaeger's / Butter-Nut is fresh bread". "Hah...

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