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Winter Basketball

Date: 1955-02-11 

Description: A winter scene with boys playing basketball in the snow, with temperatures around 10 below zero.

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Removing Elm Trees

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Description: Two men stand near a piece of machinery used to cut trees. An American Elm removed to prevent the spread of Dutch Elm Disease lays in the foreground.

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Description: Harold Gauer, smoking a pipe, stands shirtless in a clearing surrounded by trees holding a CARE box on top of his head, labeled: "CARE Send a Care Package...

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Description: The Milwaukee police approach a line of NAACP Youth Council members in an attempt to break up a demonstration.

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: A red sign, bearing the Republican elephant, displays the items all entrants to the Republican presidential debate must show at the checkpoint before being...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Side view of a group of women at a Civilian Defense Rally standing behind a counter with loaves of bread. Behind them is a table of covered cake pans and o...

Milwaukee's First Photojournalist

Read about the life and career of photojournalist John Robert Taylor, who captured the spirit of Milwaukee through photographs in the early 20th century.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elaborate gateway, in the shape of an arch, to the National Soldiers Home, with man and boy standing in entrance. The gateway is made of trees, covered wit...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: J. Robert Taylor and his wife, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, sit for a portrait on a park bench.

Date: 1911 

Description: International Harvester 10-20 tractors loaded onto rail cars for shipment from the company's Milwaukee Works factory to various sales branches.

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Description: A fire fighter driving a horse-drawn fire engine is parked on the street. A group of people are looking up toward a building where a rope is coming down f...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A group of Boy Scouts, led by the Scout Leader, playing drums in a Fourth of July parade. They are walking down a street and a crowd of spectators is in th...

Date: 1990 

Description: Vintage automobiles on a Milwaukee Third Ward street used to represent a bank robbery in Mason City for the made-for-TV movie, "Dillinger".

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Description: A woman and child in front of brick commercial storefronts. Signs read, from left to right "Drugs Prescriptions," "Soda Grill Luncheonette" and "Greendale...

Date: 1990 

Description: Warehouse in Milwaukee's historic Third Ward transformed for its appearance in a made-for-TV movie as the Biograph Theatre in Chicago, where John Dillinger...

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of Milwaukee Vinegar Works and Red Star Yeast Company.

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Description: Four officers ride in a carriage labeled "Fire Department" pulled by two horses. They appear to be part of a parade, and a crowd of people stands along the...

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Description: View of the spire of the Soldiers Home over treetops.

Photograph

Exposition Building

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Stereograph; image of building before it was destroyed by fire in 1905. View from across the street. Two small groups of children sit on both sides of the...

Photograph

Three Young People

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Snapshot of a young man with two young women chatting on Wisconsin Street. The scene is near the Grand Avenue bridge which appears in the background.

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