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Fish Flying

Date: 1912 

Description: A Wright Model B Flyer at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. Although unidentified, this is believed to be the aircraft that Farnum Fish flew at the fairgrou...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Girls riding bicycles at a Civilian Defense Rally. The Greendale Village Hall with clock tower is visible in the background, and the street has been blocke...

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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Reading Circle

Date: 1963-08-06 

Description: A mother reads stories on her front steps to children from around the block.

Date: 1930 

Description: Alice Holloway standing in front of a flowering rose bush along the shore of Lake Michigan during a trip to Milwaukee to celebrate her engagement.

Date: 1880-06-10 

Description: Elevated group portrait of the veterans of the First Wisconsin Calvary. They are standing in rows in the street. Horses with wagons are behind them, and a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Children’s class of the Milwaukee Turners, gathered outside in a park. George Brosius appears on the platform and several people are wearing band uniforms....

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Grand Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Grand Avenue. A number of horse-drawn carriages are lined up near a bridge.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereograph; view of store and adjoining buildings, Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets. A large statue of a bird sits atop the store in the right of the imag...

Date: 1950-06-30 

Description: The 1950 Alice in Dairyland, Virgina Ruth Peterson, posed sitting on a fence after she was chosen for the title from a field of 18 in the final judging at...

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Deserted Playground

Date:  

Description: A deserted playground with swing sets, slides, and ladders, in front of a group of buildings. There are two young boys near a dwelling in the background.

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Majorettes

Date: 1962-11-03 

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

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Fair Midway Crowds

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of crowds packing the Midway at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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Walker Square Park

Date: 1914-07-29 ca.

Description: Individuals and children sitting on benches in the foreground of the residential park with others in the middleground laying on the grass near the water fo...

Date:  

Description: A man stands on rocks that will dam Dale Creek. This picture was likely taken for a study of the water drainage system in early Greendale.

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Circus Parade

Date: 1963-06 

Description: A Sauk County traffic police vehicle leads a line of circus wagons through past two church buildings during a parade originating at Circus World Museum in...

Date: 1957-10 

Description: Crowd in front of the home of Lew Burdette after the Milwaukee Braves defeated the New York Yankees to win the 1957 World Series. Pitcher Burdette won thr...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: "Metcalf for Governor" is painted on a truck for the campaign. Other phrases: "Vote Socialist For Your Children's Sake", "Vote Socialist Save Civilization"...

Date: 1866 

Description: Stereograph of woman, man and child outdoors on a farm with snow on the ground. The woman is wearing bloomers and is holding a bucket in the process of doi...

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Carnival Banners

Date:  

Description: A group of adults and children are gathered in front of carnival banners. Probably depicting "Gay Paree" at the State Fair.

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