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Railroad Stockyards

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Description: Elevated view of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad stockyards, at about 25th Street.

Date: 1958 

Description: Salvator Moshe's daughters, Mathilde and Marcia.

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Description: Webster Woodmansee's Rolls Royce Silver Ghost in Lake Park. He collected vintage cars and was the owner and publisher of the Daily Reporter, the sta...

Date: 1963 

Description: A police officer directs a parade of circus wagons carried on International trucks through downtown streets. The 25-piece parade originated at Circus World...

Photograph

Farm Women Class

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Description: Summer camp for Wisconsin farm women on the grounds of the Wisconsin State Fair with Wisconsin home economics leader Nellie Kedzie Jones. Mrs. Jones is pro...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View from across street of the Midsummer Festival Monument in the Court of Honor on the median of Grand Avenue. An electric street car is visible in the ba...

Photograph

Union Depot

Date: 1885 

Description: Elevated view of Reed Street from the corner of South Water Street. This depot served the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, the Wisconsin Central, and the...

Date: 1916-09-15 

Description: Panoramic view of train loaded with Chevrolet automobiles. Caption at top reads, "The largest shipment of automobiles ever unloaded in Milwaukee, sold and...

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: 1939 

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

Date: 1950 ca.

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

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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.

Photograph

Football Game

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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...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A soldier in full uniform stands next to a list of all the members of the Greendale, Wisconsin, community who are enlisted with the armed forces. The list...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bracken Brae, country home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker.

Date: 1939-06-17 

Description: Henry Wallace, between two men, talking outdoors near an automobile. Henry Wallace, then the United States Secretary of Agriculture, visited and toured Gre...

Photograph

Jones Island

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Jones Island fishing community in Milwaukee Harbor. Several shacks are visible as well as many fishing nets on net rollers. Ice on the wat...

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view taken from the Miller Building, which is the original site of the old Milwaukee House. In the center of the foreground is what used to be ca...

Date: 1938 

Description: Four men planting shrubbery along the edge of a brick patio area outside of the Administration Building. A duplex house is visible in the background.

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