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Description: A group of children exiting the brick Community Building. Two sculptures flank the sign above the entrance. There is a thick layer of snow on the ground an...

Photograph

Summerfest

Date: 1982 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Summerfest grounds. The Miller Jazz Oasis and Miller Cafe are in the foreground, and the TV 6 Comedy Cabaret and the Main Stage are...

Date: 1968 

Description: Exterior of stage entrance. The state door is below a fire escape that connects to a white balcony to the right. Below the balcony is a poster for the Mil...

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Description: Rainwater running through a ditch along the side of a paved road. This picture was likely taken as a study of the drainage problems in Greendale.

Date: 1971 

Description: Church front with steeple. Road with cars, lamp post, and shoveled snow.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Frederick Layton gave this hand-colored photograph of himself in his garden on Marshall Street to his niece Elizabeth Layton Fowle on August 8, 1914. He di...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A businessman, dressed in a suit coat and hat looks up while standing near two police officers. Behind them is a crowd of pedestrians on a street.

Date: 1924 

Description: The smoke stack is several inches out of plumb, which was the reason the photographer took the photograph. Located on a waterfront.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down a snowy street. Men and women, one with a baby, are bundled up against the snowy winter weather, and are lining both sides of the street. Carriag...

Date: 1970 

Description: Close-up of the clock in the tower in the Milwaukee Civic Center Plaza. The clock hangs from the inside roof of the three-legged tower in a teardrop-shape...

Date: 1905 

Description: A woman, possibly Alma Reinhardt Taylor, wearing a long coat, and a young boy and toddler walking along the rocky shoreline of what is probably Lake Michig...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view over trees of village. In the background is a water tower on a hill with trees.

Photograph

Radicon Units

Date: 1966-06-20 

Description: Falk caption reads, "A series of photos showing delivery of the first shipment of Radicon units direct from England to the port of Milwaukee. The series EG...

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Description: Principals at the "Mid-Summer Festival." Festival was the precursor of what would become Summerfest. The gang went to the festival to "blow off steam" afte...

Photograph

Mitchell Airport

Date: 1955-06-18 

Description: Control tower and entrance to the new Howell Street passenger terminal at General Mitchell Field shortly before its formal opening in July 1955. The Milwau...

Photograph

Horse-Drawn Trolley

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Description: Milwaukee trolley that is pulled by two horses. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801. O...

Date: 1993-08 

Description: "Bungee jumpers at Wisconsin State Fair, Milwaukee."

Date:  date unknown

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...

Photograph

10-20 Tractor

Date: 1910 

Description: Three-quarter length left side view from front of an International Harvester 10-20 tractor parked in front of a shed at the company's Milwaukee Works facto...

Photograph

Paul Russo

Date:  date unknown

Description: Race car driver Paul Russo of Kenosha at the Wisconsin State Fair. He raced in 13 Indianapolis 500 races.

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