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An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

Date: 1946-03 

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...

Photograph

Sleepover

Date: 1967-06-21 

Description: Young female children celebrate a sleepover while four girls in bed watch another girl toss a pillow in the air. They are smiling gleefully while the pill...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A studio Portrait of Alma and J. Robert Taylor. Alma is sitting in a chair holding a sock to be darned, while putting her hand over her J. Robert's mouth....

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Description: F.F. Adam's residence, 663 Franklin Street.

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Cooks prepare food on a large iron stove while a worker stands holding coffee. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car fer...

Date: 1984-07-30 

Description: Bertha Hynek of Allenton is eating an ice cream cone while her grandson, Wesley Priesgen, 10, works on an ear of roasted corn.

Photograph

Two-Story House

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Exterior of two-story house with brick work on front corner. There is an enclosed patio extending from the house towards the front drive. A street lamp is...

Date: 1963-08-22 

Description: "Picnicking in Mitchell Park provided a pleasant afternoon recently for these senior citizens who participated in the Milwaukee County Park Commission's pr...

Photograph

Delmar Crandall

Date: 1957-03-27 

Description: Portrait of Milwaukee Braves catcher Delmar Crandall at spring training.

Avid Amateur Photographer

Learn about the career of photographer Harry Dankoler, who captured images of his experiences throughout life and experimented with photo manipulation.

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Description: F.N. Finney's residence, 34 Prospect Avenue.

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Spinach Pie

Date: 1963-11-19 

Description: Chef tops spinach pie at a church event.

Date: 1935-01 before

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

Date: 1964 

Description: Fundraising booth of the United Temperance Movement of Wisconsin at the Wisconsin State Fair. At that booth one could purchase soft drinks, milk, and "fir...

Date: 1934-02-10 

Description: A Civil Works Service employee with a check and equivalent in groceries.

Photograph

Summer Dreamin'

Date: 1989-03-27 

Description: Laura Allaway, Daniel Hirsh, Sarah Dionisopolous, and Abigail Lank enjoying a picnic and beach party during the Family After School Program at Henry Clay E...

Date: 1985-02-14 

Description: A display of fruit and vegetables in the East Side Foods Sentry store.

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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...

Date: 1957-04-21 

Description: An industrious family cleans their motorboat which is parked in the driveway.

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