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Jim Widmer's "Spirit of Rural Wisconsin," Part II

Explore Jim Widmer's photographs of the Friday fish fry dinner tradition in Wisconsin.

Date: 1938-05-01 

Description: The Wisconsin Worker's Alliance May Day parade float. The float has three workers on it with tools and signs read "Roosevelt's Recovery Program: Never More...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vel Phillips stands while speaking with a man at the corner of a table. Another man can be seen just behind her. The men are wearing suits and neckties. Ve...

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Zeidler Clippings

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A collection of clippings related to Carl Zeidler and his mayoral campaign, run by Harold Gauer and Robert Bloch.

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: Signs for Kingsbury Beer and politicians are in the window of a storefront.

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Studious Student

Date: 1957 

Description: High school student, Judith Castine, leaning on a desk, studying at West Milwaukee High School.

Date: 1939 

Description: Parishioners gather at the entrance outside New Fellowship Church of God In Christ at North Eighth Street.

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Cross Rail

Date: 1963-12-02 

Description: An employee stands near a cross rail that was later purchased by Onnsud Machine Works and used by Avco Corporation for cargo planes. Falk caption reads,"Ma...

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Primary Drive

Date: 1968-05-31 

Description: Primary drive that was manufactured in the Special High Speed Division. This drive was later purchased and used by the Vertol Division/Boeing Corporation....

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Exterior view of new wing under construction. A fence separates the wing from the road.

Date: 1989-09-20 

Description: Janine Dagons resting her chin on a table with an origami peace crane sitting in front of her.

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Two People Diving

Date:  date unknown

Description: People diving from a pier into the water. On the right, a third diver is standing on the wooden pier.

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Edward N. Farber

Date: 1957-09-06 

Description: Edward Farber, a prominent Milwaukee druggist, double checks a prescription order on the day before he retired. Farber operated his popular drugstore, loca...

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Moline Knight

Date: 1917 

Description: A 1917 Moline-Knight, the body of which was created by the W.S. Seaman Company.

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Football Game

Date:  

Description: View of men on field during football game. Possibly taken in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In the background a crowd is watching on stands in front of a large bric...

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Del Crandall

Date: 1957-03-27 before

Description: Portrait of Milwaukee Braves catcher Del Crandall, taken during spring training at Ninth Street Park in Bradenton, Florida, 1957.

Date: 1904 after

Description: Exterior of building from across the street. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, and an overall classical theme to the architecture.

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Cawker Buliding

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The northeast corner of the Cawker Building at W. Wells Street and N. Plankinton Avenue.

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Onlookers on Roof

Date:  date unknown

Description: Crowd of people watching a street event from the rooftop and windows of a building.

Date:  

Description: Caption on negative reads, "View showing property side of street Zenith Theatre Bldg. 2498 W. Hopkins St. Looking Northeast".

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