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Carnival Banners

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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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Miller House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The brick home of Judge Andrew Galbraith Miller at 174 Wisconsin Street. There are steps up to the front entrance, a fence, and a fire hydrant on the sidew...

Date: 1936 

Description: The reverse side of a promotional cardboard and wood fan featuring an image of the Dionne quintuplets. This back side of the fan is printed with an adverti...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man wearing a baseball cap holds a folder and a box labeled "Committee." He is also wearing a badge labeled "Committee" on his shirt pocket. In the far b...

Date: 1907-02 

Description: Factory buildings at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

Date: 1896 

Description: Workers pose in front of pharmaceutical equipment to demonstrate making Dr. Brown's Cough Balsam.

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O. L. Hollister

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of O.L. Hollister, Milwaukee company president.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View looking up Grand Avenue from 9th Street toward two horse-drawn wagons and a horse-drawn streetcar on tree-lined street. Wagon on right carries firewoo...

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Green Sheet Costume

Date: 1987-10-31 

Description: Amanda Basile of Milwaukee's Northwest side dressed as the Milwaukee Journal Green Sheet for Halloween. She made the costume with her mother Penny Chapman...

Date: 2016-02-11 

Description: Two young women are standing outdoors behind a lawn sign reading: "Bernie Sanders 2016, The People's Choice!" at the Democratic presidential debate.

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Milling Splits

Date: 1968-08-29 

Description: Split ring gear that was purchased by Allis Chalmers and used by Duval. Falk caption reads, "Milling Splits." Male employee in photograph is Wilbur Keen.

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Family Sledding

Date: 1956 

Description: Winter scene with a family and their dog preparing for their descent down the hill on a toboggan. From left to right, Gene Anderson (my uncle), Betsy Marqu...

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Description: Stone carving of a farm couple with a foal installed on the side of a brick building. Carved by Alonzo Hauser in 1938.

Date: 1913-09-12 ca.

Description: Looking south on N. Plankinton Avenue and N. 3rd Street, with the The Second Ward Savings Bank (now the Milwaukee County Historical Society) in the triangl...

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Milwaukee Snowstorm

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Winter scene with a pedestrian holding an umbrella during a snowstorm, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Jessica Arp

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: View looking down at journalist Jessica Arp of WISC-TV, who is leaning over a table working on her computer during the Republican presidential debates. Two...

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Bimbos

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men from the Milwaukee Turners, posing indoors, eating, drinking and smoking cigars. Text reads, “Bimbos. This solemn-faced group of swaffers of t...

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Description: The Root River, swollen with rainwater and/or snow melt, runs under a bridge on which a man is walking. Recently built houses are visible in the misty back...

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Sidney T. Smythe

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Sidney T. Smythe, Delafield clergyman and educator.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: The blimp of the Goodyear Tire Company hovers above the carnival area of the Wisconsin State Fair, tethered to the ground with ropes. The fairgoers, howev...

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