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Date: 1982 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of a large crowd of music fans gathered at Summerfest, looking northeast toward the current site of Discovery World. Sailboats are on Lake...

Date: 1983-09-10 

Description: Liz Walden looks over empty boxes of laundry soap collected in a Refund Swap Convention at Our Lady of Good Hope School.


Samson Passes Away

Date: 1981-11-28 

Description: Veterinarians examining Samson, the Milwaukee zoo's star 32-year-old gorilla, after attempting to revive him after he had collapsed while feeding in the zo...

Date: 1987-07-20 

Description: A little girl offers her place at a fountain to a large Newfoundland-mix dog who takes a drink on a hot day.



Date: 1982 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Summerfest grounds. The Miller Jazz Oasis and Miller Cafe are in the foreground, and the TV 6 Comedy Cabaret and the Main Stage are...


Green Sheet Costume

Date: 1987-10-31 

Description: Amanda Basile of Milwaukee's Northwest side dressed as the Milwaukee Journal Green Sheet for Halloween. She made the costume with her mother Penny Chapman...

Date: 1983-10-04 

Description: A man looks over parking meters that are some of the items for sale at the first Milwaukee County Recycling Center sale.

Date: 1983-07-24 

Description: Tammy Meiller, 16, of the Blue Eagles 4-H Club, looks over a display of vegetables in the Milwaukee County 4-H Fair at the Mayfair Mall Shopping Center.


King Kong Car

Date: 1984-10-30 

Description: A five-story tall inflatable gorilla attracted potential buyers to a special sale at the Uptown Lincoln-Mercury dealership in Wauwatosa. Although the pres...


Ethnic Pride Day

Date: 1989-03-19 

Description: Children celebrating their heritage during Ethnic Pride Day at Our Savior's Lutheran Church Hall, 3022 West Wisconsin Avenue. The celebration, which highl...

Date: 1981-12 

Description: Vel Phillips sitting with her husband W. Dale Phillips, who is holding a cup that says "Holiday Folk Fair." This image is affixed to a holiday card Vel and...


Child with Book

Date: 1988-09-30 

Description: Young girl holding a book about child care written by Dr. Benjamin Spock, M.D. She is holding the book upside down.

Date: 1989-04-24 

Description: Children meet "Happy Tooth," a robot sponsored by Colgate toothpaste on a 30-state tour to promote dental hygiene to young school children.


Window Washer

Date: 1989-05-14 

Description: A man leans out a window to clean the outside glass.


Low Cost Drugs

Date: 1980-06-27 

Description: Exterior view of a pharmacy advertising "Low Cost Drugs." The building also has a painted advertisement for Pabst Blue Ribbon beer.

Date: 1989-05-21 

Description: Marquette University graduate blowing bubbles before his graduation ceremony at the Bradley Center.

Date: 1986-06-26 

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

Date: 1984-04-05 

Description: Corky Barker washing down his motorcycle in front on his home at 2734 South Superior Street.


1950's Memories

Date: 1987-07-15 

Description: A woman finishes a display of Bay View High School photographs from the 1950s as part of an any-year reunion at the Festa Italiana on the Summerfest ground...

Date: 1984 

Description: An exterior view of the Wellauer building at 712 East Michigan Street. There is a large sign at the top of the building that reads: "Mini Warehouse."

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