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Cheese Day

Date: 1930-10-24 

Description: Group of people posing among round wood cheese boxes on a flatbed truck decorated as a float in the Cheese Day Parade. One person holds a sign that says: "...

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Description: Horse-drawn floats in a parade passing through town, including one for "Industry Camp, 694, MWA." Banner across the street proclaims "Wallpaper and Paints....

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Ashland Grade School Rhythm Band at the Music Festival, marching down Main Street. The students are wearing light unifor...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Parade float sponsored by Eatmor and Ocean Spray Cranberries. A beauty contestant sits with a large cranberry pie on the float which is pulled by a John De...

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Mapleleaf Parade

Date: 2013-09 

Description: Oktoberfest frolickers on parade during the Mapleleaf Parade on 2nd Street. The woman and man in the foreground are wearing ethnic costumes with many butto...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Governor Julius Heil squirting milk from a cow, perhaps from a parade float. He wears a flower and a button reading "drink more milk" on his lapel. A porti...

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Description: Horse-drawn float in parade promoting A.F. Werner, a local drugstore.

Date: 1942 

Description: A high school band marches down a street during MacArthur Week, a state sponsored scrap drive effort.

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Sweet Pea Carnival

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Description: View of Main Street during the Sweet Pea Carnival. Horse-drawn carriages process down the crowded streets past stores and other buildings.

Date: 1963-07-04 

Description: Four children stand looking at a circus wagon labeled "Pawnee Bill" which is chained to the bed of an International truck. The wagon was part of a 25-piece...

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Pontiac Silver Streak station wagon decorated with a Wisconsin Steel Works banner parked along a curb before Chicago's East Side Centennial Parade.

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Description: Group in A.F. Werner Drugstore wagon riding in parade. Wagon belonged to Ben Werner, one of the five Werner brothers.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of parade with a band of clowns. One young boy dressed as a clown at the front is holding the American flag, and another clown holds a sign t...

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Street Gathering

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Description: Five men stand on a city street surrounded by onlookers, perhaps a parade or some other public event. Two of the men in the street are carrying photography...

Date: 1949-10-07 

Description: Two men installing a KAYSER'S banner on the side of the WFOW radio station truck for the Kayser safety parade on East Washington Avenue. The parade is part...

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Costume Parade

Date: 1907 

Description: Elevated view of a costume parade on State Street, at the corner of State Street and Gilman Street. On both sides of the street are drugstores. The one on...

Date: 1967 

Description: "A roller skating troupe rolls down Milwaukee Street."

Date: 1929 

Description: International heavy-duty coal truck owned by Pocahontas Coal Company decorated. Placard on truck reads: "International motor truck. All steel shapes, plate...

Date: 1945-09-03 

Description: Workers and soldiers marched together in Milwaukee's first Labor Day parade in many years, sponsored by the CIO, to demonstrate the common interest of all...

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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