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Boy Scout Hijinks

Date: 1946 

Description: Elevated view during a meal at the Wisconsin State Fair, where a crowd of Boy Scouts mug for the camera.

Date: 1922 

Description: Poster for "Democratic Candidates Kept Off the Ticket" for "Election Tuesday Nov. 7, 1922." Candidates and their photos include: Joseph R. Pfiffner, Emil T...

Date: 1940 

Description: A map of Milwaukee County, showing the route of the county tour of Milwaukee in the dark line, as well as identifying other roads, streets, and the Root, M...

Photograph

Campaign Cupcakes

Date: 1956-10-10 

Description: A young woman and an elderly woman smile at each other over a tray filled with cupcakes decorated with "IKE in '56" campaign buttons and tiny American flag...

Date: 1914-08-25 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William DeForest Halsted, Milwaukee manufacturer.

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Description: Apartment building at 2518 W. Wisconsin Avenue. Caption on negative reads, "Looking north at 2513 W. Wisconsin Ave". Parked automobile in the foreground an...

Date: 1969-04-18 

Description: Miss Jacqueline Alice Biksadski, 17, representing Milwaukee Slovaks at the annual Folk Fair, wearing a traditional Slovak dress and carrying a loaf of brea...

Date: 1917 

Description: A 1917 Locomobile Cabriolet parked in a residential neighborhood. Its body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.

Photograph

Motorcycle Tour

Date:  date unknown

Description: Nine men are lined up along a road on their motorcycles. Men and boys are on the sidewalk behind them, wtih advertisements filling the wall behind the gro...

Date: 1987-12-29 

Description: Bored travelers at General Mitchell International Airport, apparently taking their cue from a droopy travel poster advertising vacations in the sunny Carib...

Date: 1971-09-08 

Description: This 2 pinion gear was purchased by the Fairbanks Morse Division of the Colt Industry and used by United States Steel. Falk caption reads, "Main propulsion...

Date: 1900-10 

Description: Aunt Helen and Will shaking hands in a clearing near the edge of a small lake at the Garden Place.

Date: 1971-12-17 

Description: Richard W.E. Perrin, seen speaking in the foreground, discusses plans in a meeting for an outdoor museum of ethnic history in Kettle Moraine. Professor Vic...

Read about the career of Milwaukee-based photographer Simon L. Stein who is known for his portraits of prominent Wisconsin citizens.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A hand drawn and colored map of the Milwaukee Township, showing how lands were used, included are parks, cemeteries, private grounds, and speculative land....

Postcard

The Gargoyle

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Color print of exterior of building. It has two levels with a peaked red roof. Two sets of windows and two sets of doors are visible. In the sky area is...

Date: 1946-08-23 

Description: Crew of the railroad car ferry "City of Milwaukee" demonstrating for a 40-hour week and overtime pay. The "City of Milwaukee" ferried Grand Trunk Western...

Date:  ca.

Description: Group of children boarding school bus.

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Description: Three male employees appear to be preparing for a casting in sand. One man holds a hose in his hand while another has a shovel and the other a long metal p...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large cloud of smoke blankets the end of the road and snow covers the ground. Pedestrians line the sidewalks on either side of the road. A woman runs ac...

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