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Date: 1935-04-29 ca.

Description: A woman outdoors next to a house stands over a large, black pot, possibly doing laundry. Four children play around the woman near the entrance.

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Phillips Law Office

Date: 1951 after

Description: Vel Phillips standing in front of the door to her and her husband's law office. The glass on the door reads: "W. Dale Phillips and Vel Phillips Lawyers." T...

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Construction Worker

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Construction worker at the World Trade Center.

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Main Street

Date:  

Description: A posed group of townspeople stand outside storefronts on Main Street.

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Public Square

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the town square with a stone monument and trees ringed by horse-drawn wagons and tall buildings. An elaborate clock tower rises above the...

Date:  

Description: Ted Pierce dressed in formal attire, including bow tie and sitting in front of a bookcase with a book on his lap.

Date: 1920-02-23 

Description: Wisconsin Governor Emmanuel Philipp in the Governor's Office during a conference with a delegation of Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians. Executive Messenger Samuel...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Desk used by Milwaukee Alder Vel Phillips, made by the Northwestern Furniture Company for Milwaukee City Hall, 1895. (Museum object #2007.16.1)

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Fannie Lou Hamer

Date:  

Description: Fannie Lou Hamer (1917 - 1977), an American voting rights activist and civil rights leader, visiting the Highlander Folk School.

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At the Fish Pond

Date: 1902-05 

Description: Small group of people, including Alex Krueger, Mrs. E.S. Goetsch, Barnie Goetsch, and Dorothy Goetsch at fishing hole in Shelby Co.

Date: 1875-07 ca.

Description: Chicago Traveling Club encamped at McBride's Point at Maple Bluff on Lake Mendota near Madison. An African American sits at the left foreground with pans...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two men with a horse-drawn wagon loaded with lumber at a construction site.

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Bernice Lindsay is on a podium. She is wearing a coat and a hat. A man is filming her speech. On the ground is the street sign in her honor. Part of the N...

Date: 1967-09-22 

Description: An African American boy twirls a "hula-hoop" around his neck.

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Women on Strike

Date: 1957-08 

Description: Women workers on strike against the Holly Farms Poultry Company, posed outside for a "solidarity" picture. Dorothy Johnson, wearing the third picket sign f...

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Aaron with Bat

Date: 1963-04-22 

Description: Head and shoulders profile view of Henry Aaron holding a baseball bat.

Photograph

Bride and Groom

Date: 1954-12-12 

Description: Three-quarter-length portrait of a bride and groom. The ceremony was performed in the Wesley foundation chapel. For her marriage, the bride chose a street-...

Date: 1938-05-01 

Description: The Wisconsin Worker's Alliance May Day parade float. The float has three workers on it with tools and signs read "Roosevelt's Recovery Program: Never More...

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Portrait of a Man

Date: 1908 

Description: A copy print of a studio portrait of a seated African American man with a full beard. He wears a tattered hat and soiled overalls and jacket.

Photograph

World Community Day

Date: 1953-10-27 

Description: Sunday School children, mostly from the Pilgrim Congregational Church, pack gifts to be sent to refugee camps all over the world as part of World Community...

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