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Date: 1958-04-16 

Description: Boy Scouts lash together lengths of wood as they put up an exhibit about pioneering for Scout-O-Rama.

Date: 1910-12-25 

Description: Winter scene with Alma Reinhardt Taylor and her children (from left) Frederick Taylor, Donna Taylor Adams, and Ellen Taylor Higgins. The children are posi...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A clown entertains three women at a Civilian Defense Rally, two of whom are wearing bonnets and matching dresses. Booths behind the women read "Variety Sto...

Historical Essay

Lead Toy Soldier Casting Kit

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Toy-Moulds set made by the Make-A-Toy Co. and used by the Asmuth family of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1930s. (Museum object #1962.228.30,A-U)

Date: 1912-10 

Description: Drivers make last minute adjustments to their automobiles at the start of the Milwaukee Grand Prize race (later called the American Grand Prix).

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Description: Men, women and children soak up the sun on the beach of a lake (probably Lake Michigan). The children are digging in the sand and there are ships in the di...

Photograph

Chicken Plucking

Date:  date unknown

Description: A chicken plucking demonstration at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of a gymnasium that has been converted into a place where citizens can vote on election day.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Sunbathers relax on the piers at the swimming park on the Milwaukee River.

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Letterhead stationery of the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition Association, with an engraving of the building constructed for that event.

Photograph

Fishing on a Pier

Date:  

Description: Pier lined with people fishing on a lake (probably Lake Michigan). Men are returning toward shore and others are sitting, lined along the length of the pie...

Photograph

Bardahl Pit Crew

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Bardahl car's pit crew watches the action during an automobile race at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

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Description: Action shot of a basketball game between Madison East High School and the Lincoln Comets.

Photograph

Divers in Training

Date: 1937 

Description: Three shirtless men sitting in what appears to be the interior of a ship. Two are practicing breathing through apparatuses connected to oxygen tanks.

Date: 1912-10-02 

Description: African American heavyweight boxing champion, Jack Johnson, drove up to Milwaukee from his home in Chicago to watch the Vanderbilt Cup race on October 2, 1...

Date: 1953 

Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin State Fair, with fair information in fonts of varying sizes and styles, as well as red and blue bars on the left-hand side of t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Motorcyclists race, probably at the Wisconsin State Fair Grounds.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Exhibit in the Transportation Building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition, which included this model from the U.S. Public Roads Association. The model...

Date: 1969-02-10 

Description: Green Bay Packers football coach, Vince Lombardi, being interviewed at the professional football writers dinner.

Photograph

Playing Cards

Date: 1955-05-10 

Description: Members of a musician's union play cards together.

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