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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...

Photograph

J. Robert Taylor

Date: 1907 

Description: Portrait of the photographer J. Robert Taylor sitting at a table smoking a pipe and possibly woodworking.

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Description: Elevated view of backyard areas, including some dilapidated houses and outbuildings. There are wood fences surrounding some of the yards, and laundry hangs...

Date: 1955-02-10 

Description: Elevated view of boy sitting on toy fire engine, another boy dressed as a cowboy, and a girl with toy cash register playing in the bedroom.

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

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...

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Wedding Cake

Date: 1958-01-25 

Description: Wedding cake with topper of two bells and a bow at the wedding reception of Mary (Kustermann) Esser (b. 1934) and J. Thomas Esser (b. 1934).

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Bath Time

Date: 1955-05-08 

Description: Boy in bath tub being bathed by mother.

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: 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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Four Women Sewing

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of four women sewing in a business setting.

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Description: R.G. Frackleton residence, 695 Cass Street.

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Sweeping Porch

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Woman sweeping snow off a porch. She is wearing a dress and apron.

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers eating dinner. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the National Maritime Un...

Date: 1963-10-13 

Description: A housewife shows off her newly-installed laundry room.

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Description: Letterhead of the E.R. Godfrey & Sons Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a red belt with a silver buckle across the top left. Examples of the company's...

Date: 2010-02-12 

Description: "Tess was our waitress at the Milwaukee Ale House. Kay, Carly and Parker Hren and Ethan Casper were our guests."

Date: 1964-05-05 

Description: A woman wearing an apron prepares a hazelnut torte from a prized recipe.

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...

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Description: A barefoot child is sitting on the sidewalk. Houses and buildings are in the background, and laundry is hanging out to dry.

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