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Date: 1918-10-06 ca.

Description: Crowd gathering in Kosciusko Park to celebrate the first anniversary of the formation of the Polish Army in France. Caption on glass plate reads, "Celebrat...

Date: 1916-11-01 ca.

Description: Pavilion and riverbank. Caption on glass plate reads, "Pavilion Kosciusko Park".

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Card Game

Date: 1963-08-22 

Description: Group plays cards underneath the shady trees in Mitchell park.

Date: 1963-06-23 

Description: Boy hits second base while baseman comes down from catching a high throw.

Date: 1921-09-01 ca.

Description: Crowd of individuals at the Wisconsin State Fair with a view of the Colosseum in the background.

Date: 1947-04-05 

Description: Bronzeville Bombers just after coming through with a score of 2690, putting them in tenth place in the state CIO tournament on April 5. The five men are a...

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Flange

Date: 1978-11-29 

Description: Melvin E. Rew attends to a large flange for a mill head. This unit was purchased by Humbolt Wedag and used by Kaiser.

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Description: Six fighters in pugilistic poses, in the boxing ring with their coach. The Milwaukee Urban League provided community activities, like boxing, for children...

Date:  date unknown

Description: In a small pool, a large group of children wade in the water. Girls hold up the edges of their skirts, and boys have pulled up their pants. A girl with s...

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Description: The southeast corner of the Friend Brothers Clothing Company at N. Broadway and E. Michigan Street.

Date: 1911 

Description: Humorous cartoon postcard showing a man flying an airplane constructed primarily of beer bottles, pretlzes and sausages, and powered by Miller beer over th...

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Reading Circle

Date: 1963-08-06 

Description: A mother reads stories on her front steps to children from around the block.

Date: 1921-09-01 ca.

Description: Crowds of people walking, with amusement rides in the backround, presumably the Wisconsin State Fair.

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Women and Children

Date: 1897 after

Description: Women of various ages surrounded by babies and young children, as well as chairs and cribs. Each woman holds a baby. Cribs hang on chains from the ceilin...

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Summer Construction

Date: 1958-08-17 

Description: Building for a new “supermarket” food and household necessities store, under construction on the outskirts of the Milwaukee area. In the background is a ba...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A monument in front of the Milwaukee Public Library and Museum. A portion of the dome can be seen on top of the library. A horse and carriage are on the fa...

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Date: 1969 

Description: Roberto Hernandez (left) and Esequiel Guzman (center) work on the layout of "La Guardia" newspaper. The underground bilingual newspaper was published in Sp...

Date: 1906-11-29 before

Description: Front cover and menu pages of the a la carte and table d'hote options for Thanksgiving dinner at the Schlitz Hotel, with a boy wearing only a chef's hat an...

Date: 1917 

Description: License from the City of Milwaukee granting Arthur Gerth permission to sell alcohol at 1222 12th Street.

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