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Cultivating Cotton

Date: 1902-05 

Description: Carlos Christian cultivating a field for cotton. He is posing while holding a plow which is hitched to a mule. Pine trees run along the perimeter of the fi...

Photograph

Depot and Train

Date: 1925 

Description: View down tracks towards a depot with an oncoming train arriving from the opposite direction. On the left side of the tracks opposite the depot is a shelte...

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Description: Man and woman, with umbrella, posing with a girl and baby in a wicker baby carriage in front of a frame house, number 419.

Date: 1946-03 

Description: Harnischfeger workers aren't on strike but they do their bit every week to help those who are. This picture was taken at the end of a regular Wednesday mo...

Date: 1922 

Description: Georges Carpentier lightly touches the hand of Flora le Breton who curtsies deeply in this scene still for "A Gypsy Cavalier." They are costumed in 18th ce...

Date: 1930-10-27 

Description: Beauty operators work on customers in booths while another woman waits in the Comf'y Marcel Beauty Shoppe, 2039 Winnebago Street, moved to 1917 Winnebago S...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Postcard featuring a photograph of a man sitting behind the wheel of a tractor, likely an experimental model. The photo was part of a file containing Allis...

Date: 1959 

Description: Stanley Zuckerman, Lloyd Barbee, Jackie Robinson, and David Obey. The photograph is inscribed from Obey to Barbee.

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Pioneer Days

Date: 1997-09-07 

Description: "Pioneer Days is celebrated at Firemen's Park. Civil War reenactors, in period garb, put on a show of battlefield conditions."

Postcard

Ellis Avenue

Date: 1907 

Description: View of a car driving down Ellis Avenue. Neighborhood homes line the street behind the car. The post office tower is visible in the background.

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Description: Marginal sketch of a soldier on guard from original letters written by Private Edmund F. Bennet of Newport, Wisconsin, Company E, 12th Wisconsin Volunteers...

Date: 1940-03 

Description: Page from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with images of children on an Easter egg hunt in Columbus Park and crossing the street on their return, a...

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Queen of the Day

Date: 1948-04 

Description: Mrs. Caroline Meyer, 88, being crowned as queen of the day at the centennial program of the Town Mesne Farm Bureau. Mrs. Meyer was honored as the oldest mo...

Date: 1954 

Description: Man operating a McCormick No. 141 harvester-thresher (combine) in a field.

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Description: Four women sit in or near a hammock and attend to their embroidery while a young boy sits at their feet.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with young girl holding a doll. She and her doll are both wearing a dress. The girl has her hair in a snood. A verse appears below, "S...

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Cutting the Cake

Date: 1952-09 

Description: Ralph Widmer and Helen Bodden cut their wedding cake.

Date: 1940-11-10 

Description: Herbert Bisno, of Tripp Hall, in United States ROTC uniform, with his mother Mrs. L. Bisno, of Montclair, New Jersey.

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Description: Paul and Carol Frank live at N7409 Ferris Road (Section 33). Carol, who has lived on this farm most of her life, is a third generation. Her father, Rudy Pa...

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Not Street Legal

Date: 1957-08-31 

Description: Milwaukee police Sergeant Edward Daily explains to Leland Bryan that his Roadable Aircraft, a combination airplane and automobile, may not be driven on Mil...

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