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Chicken Plucking

Date:  date unknown

Description: A chicken plucking demonstration at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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Esther Getts

Date: 1945 

Description: Vignetted head and shoulders portrait of Esther (Sauer) Getts (1926- ) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Historical Museum has a set of pajamas a...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A group of children pose on tricycles at a Civilian Defense Rally. Booths and crowds are visible in the background, including a game booth where you can "D...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Line of young men are walking across athletic field. In the left corner stands a group of onlookers, some of which have markings on the back of their jacke...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory worker painting artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. The exteri...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-colored view from the water. Buildings are in the background, a boat and bridge are in the center. A small boat with people in it are in the foregroun...

Date: 1948-04-24 

Description: A man with a "King Pin" bowling pin crown on his head peers through curtains at the Lithographers Intercity Bowling Dinner Dance.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A group of girls working behind the counter at the ice cream booth at the Civilian Defense Rally take a moment to pose for a picture. Two of the girls are...

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A Game of Cards

Date:  

Description: A group of boys play a game of cards while sitting on the ground between the steps of some houses. At least four boys wear caps, three are wearing pants wi...

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S.C. Herbst

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of S.C. Herbst, Milwaukee distiller.

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Del Crandall

Date: 1963-05-24 before

Description: Head shot of Milwaukee Braves catcher, Del Crandall. This image was taken during Crandall's final year playing for the Braves. One of the best defensive...

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Halloween

Date: 1963-11-01 

Description: A line of elementary students dressed up in Halloween costumes at school.

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Proxmire Parade

Date:  date unknown

Description: Senator William Proxmire waves to the crowd from an open antique automobile during a parade in downtown Milwaukee.

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Donald John McMahon

Date: 1957-03-06 before

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Milwaukee Braves relief pitcher Don McMahon. A rookie in 1957, McMahon made his first appearance for the Braves on June 30,...

Date: 1935-11-04 

Description: Foundry workers forming molds on a turn-table or "merry-go-round" at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Har...

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Mark Abbott

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Mark Abbott, Milwaukee manufacturer.

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Crowd Around Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: A crowd has gathered around an open door on a boat from which several men are reaching out and shaking hands with individuals in the crowd.

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Judge Vel Phillips

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Vel Phillips in her judges's black robe with an American flag behind her. She was the 13th District Children's Court judge, the first woman and...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man holding bow during archery practice.

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Sulky Driver

Date:  date unknown

Description: A racer poses on the track with his horse and carriage. The horse appears to be wearing blinders. The man is wearing a coat and hat, and is holding a whip.

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