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Date: 1993-08 

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

Date: 1939-09 

Description: View from road of a group of seven children playing in front of a house and on the porch, while a woman holding a bag of groceries walks past on the sidewa...

Date: 1907 

Description: Exterior view from field of factory buildings at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A police officer stands in the middle of the street with street railroad tracks in the pavement as pedestrians cross. In the background is the downtown tic...

Date: 1948 

Description: Alice in Dairyland, Margaret McGuire, and Elsie the Cow and her calf Beauregard, stand on a parade float with two men in downtown Milwaukee, while a male o...

Date: 1963-01-11 

Description: Winter scene with two young boys playing in the snow in front of their home. Milwaukee Journal January 12, 1963 original caption: "The same snow th...

Date: 1925-10-30 

Description: Elevated view of street through a neighborhood from a railroad embankment. A truck and driver can be seen in the intersection. An elevated bridge is just v...

Avid Amateur Photographer

Learn about the career of photographer Harry Dankoler, who captured images of his experiences throughout life and experimented with photo manipulation.

Photograph

Grand Avenue

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View down Grand Avenue. Near a streetcar, the city's Civil War memorial, erected in 1898 by John Conway, can be seen.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Front view with flag pole and road lined with cars.

Date: 1940 

Description: A man stands at the back of an International Metro truck with a basket of bread. The truck includes the text: "Jaeger's / Butter-Nut is fresh bread". "Hah...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Women and children visit soldiers at Camp Harvey. A long building with other people on a long porch is in the background.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Sr., speaks to an audience in the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. Behind him in the infield, a circus is preparin...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The office of the Milwaukee County Airport.

Date: 1987-02-28 

Description: Stephanie Johnson (from left), 16, Chanell Biami, 15, and Letesa Evans, 16, played a childhood game Friday after seeing their little sisters playing a rope...

Photograph

Component of a Kiln

Date: 1974-02-19 

Description: Kiln component that was purchased by F.L. Smidth and used by Dundee Cement Company of Clarksville Missouri. Falk caption reads, "1029-A46 copied by Bracket...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View from lawn of curved residential street lined with recently constructed housing and lampposts. A car sits in a driveway of a house on the left, and fur...

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Description: Elevated view down Wisconsin from Broadway of buildings, street traffic and bridge in distance.

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: 1898 ca.

Description: View across Grand Avenue of the Milwaukee Public Library. To the left, the base of the Midsummer Festival Monument can be seen, and the George Washington m...

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