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Description: A river has overflown its banks and is flooding a road on a bridge. Some men are on the bridge are using sticks to move ice floes. Crowds of people are w...
Description: Two boys sitting on the railroad tracks under a train. The boy on the left is looking back over his shoulder and is wearing a straw hat with a small Americ...
Description: View of a statue in Juneau Park, created by American sculptor Anne Whitney in 1887. The statue is a replica of the original which resides in Boston, Massac...
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: View from road of crowd of people walking towards the entrance to the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition on Greenfield Avenue.
Description: Milwaukee Public school, Sixth district School no. 2, Fifth grade class. teacher Miss H. Kather, Patrick Shaunnessy Principal. Boys: Emil Dankert, Charles...
Description: A woman in a coat and hat is walking past The Village Inn. Residential housing and automobiles are visible in the background.
Description: View from the southeast. House is one story, with a larger building behind it. The porch has four fluted columns and siding along the walls. A side room...
Description: A young girl stands behind a microphone on the announcers platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. In the background are a road and commercial buildings.
Description: Church located at the corner of Broadway and Division Streets. A group of men, women and children stand at the corner near a large lamp post.
Description: John Kaminski (who can barely be seen here in his Lincoln Beachey checkered cap), his mechanic, and onlookers attempting to ready his Curtiss pusher for fl...
Date: 1958 ca.
Description: Motion picture and television "cowboy" stars Roy Rogers and Dale Evans arrive in Milwaukee for their appearance at the Wisconsin State Fair. Although unda...
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...
Description: Slightly elevated view of crowd gathered at a Civilian Defense Rally. Booths are in the background, including a game booth where you can "Deflate The Axis,...
Description: A man orders a beer from the outdoor bar at a Civil Defense Rally. The banners on the booth read "Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer On Draft" and "Greendale Civilian...
Description: As a crowd of onlookers watch, Santa Claus alights from his special holiday helicopter with the help of an aide at Southgate Shopping Center.
Description: Outdoor rally of Allis-Chalmers workers. A man is speaking into a microphone in the front and people stand on the sidewalk and the grassy rise in the backg...
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad locomotive #1100, a class I engine, built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1873 and originally numbered #199. Th...
Description: Exterior view of the Soldiers Home with trees.
Description: Exterior view of the Soldiers Home with a flag flying from the spire.
Description: Merrie Barney, the 1959 Alice in Dairyland, helps a young boy eating a cream puff, always a favorite treat at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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