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Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Vel Phillips is behind the podium in a dress. She is reaching out her hand for Bernice Lindsay, who is wearing a coat and a hat. An unidentified person is...

Date: 1967-07-25 

Description: Newspaper caption reads: "Passersby don't know it, but what appears to be a coonskin cap around the neck of Todd Vasas, 16, of 2773 S. Shore Drive, is the...

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Fish About to Fly

Date: 1912 

Description: Farnum Fish, the California-born "boy aviator," about to take off in his two-seat Wright Model B during a flying exhibition at the Wisconsin State Fairgrou...

Date: 1931-09-02 

Description: Governor Philip F. La Follette, the younger son of Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr., addressing a crowd in the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair in...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Pedestrians, bicyclists, and horse-drawn carriages on a commercial street. City Hall with its clock tower is visible in the background. A sign for Sisson &...

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...

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Description: A man is sitting at the wheel of a long steamroller parked in a gravel lot with a brick building in the background.

Date: 1946-10-20 

Description: Outdoor rally of Allis-Chalmers workers. A man is speaking into a microphone in the front and people stand on the sidewalk and the grassy rise in the backg...

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Description: Two boys attempting to climb a wall on the facade of a building near a window.

Photograph

Civil War Memorial

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Court of Honor, in front of the Public Library. View from below of the statue "The Victorious Charge" with four figures.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Three men standing next to each other wearing ties on a raised platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. They each have a ribbon on their ties that says: "Comm...

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Motion picture and television "cowboy" stars Roy Rogers and Dale Evans arrive in Milwaukee for their appearance at the Wisconsin State Fair. Although unda...

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Music Hall

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph; front of music hall along the road, with a horse and carriage team in front of the entrance. Buildings can also be seen in the left backgroun...

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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...

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Hiawatha Engine

Date: 1939 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway engine #10, the "Hiawatha", built by the company shop in Milwaukee. There are houses in the far background along a ri...

Date: 1898-07-23 

Description: Syl stands in front of a pavilion with a well or water pump in a park. A group of adults dressed fashionably stand in the pavilion while drinking water fro...

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Vel Phillips is at a podium speaking to a crowd of people, some of whom are standing behind a street barricade. She is wearing a dress. In the bottom right...

Photograph

Homeless Man

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Description: A homeless man in Milwaukee sitting in the snow as he attempts to craft a makeshift shelter from a piece of tarp.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The G. Miller storefront window displays musical instruments as well as clocks and watches. The store is in the Walker's Point neighborhood near South Sixt...

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Description: St. Mark's African Methodist Episcopal Church. 4th and Cedar (later W. Kilbourn Avenue). Cornerstone laid 12/5/1886. E.T. Mix was the architect. Two-story...

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