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Date: 1891 

Description: Frederick Layton standing on deck smoking a cigar while at sea in a Kodak #2 camera portrait by T.W. Ingersoll from St. Paul, Minnesota. The photographer's...

Date: 1951 

Description: Fairgoers ride a tractor-drawn passenger wagon at the Fair. In the background is the Sky King roller coaster.

Date: 1971-08-11 

Description: Children wearing large sacks up to their waists and racing each other.

Date:  date unknown

Description: J. Robert Taylor and his wife, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, photographed in the front yard of a home with three young girls. The youngest girl is holding the han...

Date: 1903 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad locomotive #1100, a class I engine, built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1873 and originally numbered #199. Th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of the West Milwaukee shops of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad.


Description: Male employees of Falk pose for a group portrait outside of the factory. Original Falk caption reads, "Centennial historical photos of old negative which c...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a large group of school children exercising in the schoolyard. Boys and girls are on separate sides of the yard. All are crouching with th...


Men Erecting Tent

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Two men are pounding a tent stake into the ground at the State Fair Park. Behind them are excavating machinery, automobiles and permanent structures associ...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. An electric sign for the Alhambra Theatre is in the center. Pedestrians are crossing the road and are on the sidew...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Ornamental street lighting system along a street in a local business district. House on corner is near a sign that says "Lot for Sale."

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view from a building of a canal in the city, with a boat on the canal. A bridge is also visible.


Shooting Gallery

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Side view from behind the shooting gallery at a Civilian Defense Rally. Women and boys are shooting at targets while Boy Scouts and other men stand around....



Date: 1982-09 

Description: "A tailgater runs amok in the parking lot at Milwaukee County Stadium."

Date:  date unknown

Description: People saunter along the midway at the Wisconsin State Fair. A group of four nuns appears in the foreground, passing the Hoard's Dairyman booth.


Description: Schooners docked on river. The view is downriver from the Grand Avenue Bridge.



Date: 1889 

Description: Chicago & North Western Railway viaduct on the line along the Milwaukee River. The viaduct has two arched passages, and stones and rocks lining the path f...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The Miller Brewing wagon, filled with barrels of beer, and a Miller delivery truck. The caption on the photograph reads "1855-1939".


Art Welstenholine

Date:  date unknown

Description: Art Welstenholine speaking into a microphone on a sidewalk in front of a bakery. A small group surrounds him and he is looking into the camera.


Two Churches

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view, looking northwest from the Fourth District Schoolhouse. The foreground is dominated by two large churches.

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