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Layton House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: 2504 Forest Home Avenue. This hotel was situated on what was originally a plank road between Milwaukee and Muskego. It was designed after the Federal style...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View up residential street with newly constructed houses, young trees and lampposts. Men in suits and hats walk along the sidewalk. A speed limit sign is o...

Date: 1900 

Description: Long wooden pier with people fishing along the pier. Three males with their fishing poles and buckets are walking toward the viewer. A person next to a b...

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Majorettes

Date: 1962-11-03 

Description: Majorettes dancing in a parade. They were members of the Milwaukee Continentals marching band.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A view of the facade and side of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company building, taken from an elevated vantage point. The structure has a set of...

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...

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Description: Two streetcar engineers pose with a streetcar. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801. Or...

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Description: A group of men gather at a fence to observe construction.

Date: 1937 

Description: Elevated view of a diver dressed in a diving suit being lowered into water by a pulley from the side of a ship. A crowd of men is watching from the ship.

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Low Cost Drugs

Date: 1980-06-27 

Description: Exterior view of a pharmacy advertising "Low Cost Drugs." The building also has a painted advertisement for Pabst Blue Ribbon beer.

Date: 1985-05-05 

Description: Father carrying his infant son on his back while mowing the lawn.

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Farm Plow

Date: 1935-04-10 

Description: Two horses pull a spring tooth harrow. The farmer plans to plant barley.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Two-wheeled show cart with pair of white show horses in tandem hitch, being driven, probably along Lake Michigan.

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Bernice Lindsay is on a podium. She is wearing a coat and a hat. A man is filming her speech. On the ground is the street sign in her honor. Part of the N...

Date: 1963-07-07 

Description: Jehovah's Witnesses assembly camper doing laundry.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Slightly elevated view of crowd gathered at a Civilian Defense Rally. Booths are in the background, including a game booth where you can "Deflate The Axis,...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Three people in costume behind a table. There is a man wearing a false beard a hat, holding a jug with three x's on it, a woman wearing a polka-dot blouse...

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Smoke Your Own Fish

Date: 1953-09-02 

Description: 1952 Alice in Dairyland Beverly Ann Steffen and 1953 Alice in Dairyland Mary Ellen Jenks standing in front of a "Smoke Your Own Fish" stand at the 1953 Wis...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View from water of boats docked near houses on Jones Island. To the right two flags are strung up flagpoles near a building with a covered porch, perhaps a...

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...

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