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Fish's Wright Flyer

Date: 1912 

Description: The Wright Flyer of Farnum Fish being pushed into position for a demonstration flight at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

Date:  date unknown

Description: River, with fence in foreground, reflecting trees and sunlight. On the right is a field with cows, a man near a fence, and a small dog.

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Residential Housing

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View down road of mass-produced residential housing with farm in background.

Date: 1938-07-05 

Description: A recently planted sapling in the backyard of an empty house, with other houses and roads visible in the background.

Date: 1938 

Description: Four men planting shrubbery along the edge of a brick patio area outside of the Administration Building. A duplex house is visible in the background.

Date: 1957 

Description: Illuminated wheel at night, probably at the Wisconsin State Fair, photographed by time exposure so that it appears as a whirl of light.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view across street towards Frederick and Elizabeth Layton's home at 524 Marshall Street. The clapboard house has two porches. On the left is a roofed enc...

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Viaduct

Date: 1889 

Description: Chicago & North Western Railway viaduct on the line along the Milwaukee River. The viaduct has two arched passages, and stones and rocks lining the path f...

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Description: Design for a Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a wood violet, which is the state flower, as well as a jack-in-the-pulpit and a trillium.

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Description: Photograph celebrating Henry Kuttner's visit to Milwaukee. He had driven an old Plymouth all the way from Los Angeles. Cut line was: On arrival, he immedia...

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Benjamin Residence

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Known as the Benjamin Castle, it was built by David M. Benjamin.

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Tree Placement

Date: 1963-06-03 

Description: Members of the Brown Deer beautification committee plant trees along the boulevard.

Date: 1964 

Description: A group of protesters march down a street, led by a car. They are protesting school segregation.

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Description: Letterhead of National Blower Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of "Steam Hot Blast Apparatus." On the left is an Uncle Sam figure pointing to a...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A young girl, Helen Phillips, stands in a yard near a fence behind a wooden chair. She reaches though the decorative panels on the back of the chair and gr...

Photograph

Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: Interior of the Schlitz Palm Garden. Includes a drawing of a waiter carrying a tray of beer glasses. Located on N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Church on Layton Boulevard between Scott and Greenfield Avenues. Front of church and a side wing is visible from across the road. In the sky area is print...

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Sheridan Apartments

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Description: The Sheridan Apartment building at 2435 W. Wisconsin Avenue. Caption on glass plate reads, "Looking southeast showing property side of street--Sheridan Apa...

Date: 1882-05-02 

Description: Illustrated invitation to a May Party at Liederkranz Hall given by the Makers and Sawyers of Milwaukee. The invitation is illustrated in color with a hors...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of four young children sitting in a circle on the grass. Several buildings are in the background, and a few bare trees are on the right. One build...

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