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Portrait of a Woman

Date:  

Description: A portrait of a young woman with pearls.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A woman and children sit around a picnic table with a variety of cakes displayed.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A group of children pose on tricycles at a Civilian Defense Rally. Booths and crowds are visible in the background, including a game booth where you can "D...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Three women at a Civilian Defense Rally, one of whom is sitting on a bicycle. Children and adults are standing in the street and on the curb in the backgro...

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Family in Lake Park

Date: 1905 

Description: A woman and young girl in a bonnet, possibly mother and daughter, and a man and a young girl, possibly father and daughter, holding hands while strolling o...

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Bovine Bath

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man hoses off a bovine participant at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Men moving an iron lung. The machine has the logo for the March of Dimes imprinted on it. Iron Lungs were commonly used for the treatment of polio.

Date: 1910 

Description: Horse-drawn fire wagon going down a cobblestone street in Milwaukee. The fact that automobiles also appear in the picture suggest that the transition to mo...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Girls riding bicycles at a Civilian Defense Rally. The Greendale Village Hall with clock tower is visible in the background, and the street has been blocke...

Date: 1962-07-27 before

Description: Portrait of Milwaukee Braves player Warren Spahn.

Date:  

Description: Billhead of Chas. Bigelow & Company of Milwaukee, a manufacturer and dealer in boots, shoes, and leather, with an elephant wearing cuffed boots and a tasse...

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Pronto-Dog Stand

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a "Pronto-Dog" stand at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition staffed by three people. Behind the stand is an amusement park ride.

Date: 1935-01 before

Description: Sewing project for Milwaukee County women to make and repair clothing for relief families.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Cabinet card portrait of Ethelinda (Thorsen) Johnston (1856-1947), wife of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker. She is wearing a seal...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A mock shotgun wedding at a Civilian Defense Rally, with a solider marrying a woman with a man dressed as a country priest presiding.

Date: 1958-09-07 

Description: Three-year-old Edwin Lee Mathews, Jr., dressed in a "Milwaukee Braves" uniform, takes a swing at a baseball. He is the son of Braves' Hall of Fame third ba...

Date: 1945-04-10 

Description: A man, possibly inventor Leo Kay, holds a slipover bowling shoe, which attaches to a regular street shoe.

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Milwaukee Movie Set

Date: 1990 

Description: Costumed actors on a Third Ward street transformed to represent the 1930s for the made-for-TV movie "Dillinger".

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Gemini 7

Date: 1968-11-08 

Description: The Gemini 7 space capsule in which astronaut James Lovell flew in 1965, seen here on display at the Wisconsin Regional Space Center. Although born in Ma...

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Motorcycle Racer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Jimmy Chan of Columbus, Ohio, expert motorcycle racer, sits astride his motorcycle, No. 16, wearing a Harley Davidson jersey and racing gear at Wisconsin S...

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