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Street Scene

Date: 1927 

Description: View of intersection towards a restaurant and grocery on the left, with dwellings and other buildings in the background. A group of people standing posing...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: John Fawcett Tyrrell, handwriting expert and documents examiner of Milwaukee, standing at left of an illuminated poster, ten feet high, entitled "The Histo...


Description: Two men sitting at desks in the editorial room of the Milwaukee Journal. The room was decorated by a newspaper staff artist. At left, the balcony sc...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group is seated on folding chairs around a table for a GROW (Grass Roots Organizing Work) workshop. On the wall behind them are a chalkboard, an American...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Reduced scale photocopy of a poster drawing of the medieval walled city of Carcassonne, France.

Date: 1937-11-22 

Description: McCormick-Deering dealer Edward Gumienick smoking a cigar as he loads dairy equipment into his International truck for a sales "canvassing" trip. His servi...

Date: 1970-06 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey and his secretary in his office in the United States Capitol.

Date: 1978-05 

Description: Auction of old items at the Weber Brewery.


Men Looking at Map

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men gathered around a map posed on a wall during a GROW (Grass Roots Organizing Work) workshop. A man with a cigarette in his left hand gestures...


Leisure Hour

Date: 1932 

Description: Several students have gathered around the piano for "Leisure Hour" at Star Center School, District No. 8, Bloomfield. Other students work at their desks. T...

Date: 1971-05-01 

Description: Susan Beckman, a student nurse at County General Hospital, carries a sign protesting the portrayal of nurses in a movie "The Student Nurses".

Wisconsin World War II Stories: Europe

Listening to World War II era music helps students to learn about the time period as well as the contributions of entertainers to the war effort


Main Street

Date: 1909 

Description: View down unpaved road towards an intersection on Main Street. On the left is a two-story wood frame building with two men and a dog on the porch and poste...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from unpaved street of the Gribble Brothers Imperial Cafe, which is a two-story wood frame building with a small porch and balcony. Two men are standi...

Date: 1958-12-17 

Description: Group portrait of six Phi Beta Chi sorority members from West and Edgewood high schools, who planned a New Year's Eve party. Shown holding a "Midnight in...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Creamery, a small wood frame building. Two workmen wearing overalls are standing on the drive in front. Behind them next to the entran...

Date: 1922 

Description: View from road of the general store, a two-story wood frame building in a rural area. A man and a child are standing near the door. Another child is sittin...


School Exhibit

Date: 1925 

Description: An autumn exhibit and fair has been set up in the Centerville School. A post supports streamers which extend to the walls, and examples of needlework and c...

Wisconsin and the Civil War

Use the 1862 Civil War Draft Riots to examine differing opinions on the Civil War in Wisconsin

Date: 1931 

Description: Students of the Consolidated School, District No. 4, pose next to the school building with display boards prepared for an agricultural project. They have m...

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