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Prize Waterfowl

Date: 1955 

Description: Two young boys and their prize-winning ducks at the 1955 Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A crowd of children are lines up in a park with bicycles and tricycles decorated with streamers and tissue paper before a Fourth of July parade.

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Dogpatcher Booth

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: The Dogpathers booth, surrounded by a crowd of children. Text on the banners and other signs read: "Kickapoo Juice Penny Pitch" "Greendale Dogpathers Cause...

Date: 1900-09 

Description: View of a buffalo and a cow standing near a fence at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1967-08-12 

Description: A smiling Governor Knowles surveys the Wisconsin State Fairground from the top of the giant Ferris Wheel on the fair's midway. He spent the day at the Stat...

Date: 1939 

Description: A WPA program on the State Fair Grounds. The workers have dug a long trench, and the project probably concerns improved sanitary facilities for the fair, a...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Lydia Willms (b. 1896), center, with her twin sisters Emma (1893-1974) and Marge (1893-1973) holding their dolls standing outside a building, probably thei...

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Roller Coaster

Date:  

Description: Young children ride a small roller coaster at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Davidson Theatre and Hotal at 135-137 Third Street. Signs for advertisements identify the buildings that are visible. Carriages and people are on the road...

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Broomball Game

Date: 1980-03-10 

Description: An outdoor broomball game in action in the snow.

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...

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Soggy but Fun

Date: 1981-08-03 

Description: Despite rain and fog, people turned out to enjoy a street festival sponsored by the Guadalupe Center at 239 W. Washington Street in Milwaukee. There were e...

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St.John's Cathedral

Date: 1951 before

Description: N. Jackson Street near Wells Street. Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) is in the foreground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated stereograph of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company Building on Broadway Street and Wisconsin Avenue. Horse and carriages are on the unp...

Photograph

Plankinton House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of exterior of Plankinton House from across the street.

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: Close-up of two participants, a man and a boy, in a United Public Workers Parade/Demonstration. Both are looking at the photographer and the boy carries a...

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Excavating a Mound

Date: 1899-06-25 

Description: A group of children and adults excavating an oval mound in the Teller Group.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Home of the Milwaukee Brewers Minor League baseball team. Located between W. Chambers and W. Burleigh Streets at N. 7th Street. A player is on the right in...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Milwaukee streetcar conductors pose in front of streetcars. On the left is Edwin Salber.

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Singer Truck

Date: 1937 

Description: A man carrying a box exits the passenger side of an International D-2 panel truck used by the Singer Sewing Machine Company. The text on the box reads, "Si...

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