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Description: Group of men from the Milwaukee Turners, posing indoors, eating, drinking and smoking cigars. Text reads, “Bimbos. This solemn-faced group of swaffers of t...
Description: "Picnicking in Mitchell Park provided a pleasant afternoon recently for these senior citizens who participated in the Milwaukee County Park Commission's pr...
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.
Description: Father reading "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" by Mark Twain to his son.
Description: Two-story home with sloping roof. One man is whipping a team of eight cattle while another man drives the plow behind them. To the left stands a man near a...
Date: 1901-02-22 before
Description: Front cover and middle pages from the annual banquet of the Old Settlers' Club. The front cover includes a circular portrait of club president A.G. Weisser...
Description: Actor Jack Carson and two boys competing in an ice cream eating contest at the State Fair. The boys are identified as John Schroeder of West Bend and Jacki...
Description: A group of Madison residents, l-r. Mrs. Arthur Freeman, JoAnn Brandt, Scott Freeman, and Mrs. Mary Engler set up their own "refreshment headquarters" on th...
Description: A group of women and girls and one man sitting outside on benches and chairs sewing clothes and talking. On the right, a woman has a baby stroller beside h...
Description: A display of fruit and vegetables in the East Side Foods Sentry store.
Description: Ian Underwood, Don Preston, Howard Kayland, Gail Zappa, and Frank Zappa discuss science around a backstage table at the Milwaukee Arena following a show by...
Description: Men sew as a joke at a party for prospective bridegroom. Jack Bayliss, with bow tie, is facing the camera.
Description: J. Robert Taylor cleaning a furnace. He has a broom and a small brush in hand, a pipe in his mouth, and a dirty rag placed on his head. He is reading a doc...
Description: Harnischfeger workers aren't on strike but they do their bit every week to help those who are. This picture was taken at the end of a regular Wednesday mo...
Description: An industrious family cleans their motorboat which is parked in the driveway.
Description: A man takes pleasure in the carving of the Thanksgiving turkey, with other food items in the foreground and vending machines behind him.
Description: Chef tops spinach pie at a church event.
Description: Milwaukee mayoral candidate (and future mayor) Carl Zeidler in election photograph sitting at kitchen table with a woman and two young children. There is a...
Description: Principals at the "Mid-Summer Festival." Festival was the precursor of what would become Summerfest. The gang went to the festival to "blow off steam" afte...
Description: Father carrying his infant son on his back while mowing the lawn.
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