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Date: 1929 

Description: Panoramic group portrait of the State Bar Association of Wisconsin outside of the newly-built Pfister Hotel.

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Bath Time

Date: 1955-05-08 

Description: Boy in bath tub being bathed by mother.

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At the Beach

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman and three children, all wearing hats, dresses, and shorts, are at the beach, playing in the sand. Two of the children have toy buckets. Behind the...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: A young girl, Tannisse Taylor, poses with a camera on a tripod. She is wearing a white dress, black stockings, black shoes and a white bow in her hair. She...

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Description: Interior view of the crowds in the Wisconsin Industry Building and the building's unusual art deco decoration. Few photographs depict African Americans at...

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Pronto-Dog Stand

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a "Pronto-Dog" stand at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition staffed by three people. Behind the stand is an amusement park ride.

Date:  date unknown

Description: J. Robert Taylor on a lake pier with either his son Frederick or Robert. Both are wearing swimming suits. Taylor is smoking a pipe.

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Couple in Costume

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Description: Max and Ruth Distenfeld stand under a stairway at a costume party. Max is wearing a hat made of newspaper and a badge that reads committee, while Ruth is w...

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Louis Esser

Date: 1921-05-19 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Louis Esser, Milwaukee jeweler.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Billy Huber of Reading, PA, dubbed "America's most popular motorcycle competition rider" by the American Motorcycle Association, is shown astride his Harle...

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers shoveling coal into furnace. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the Nation...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory worker producing artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. In anothe...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A group of children sit at tables in a library reading books and magazines while a librarian looks on from her circulation desk. When it opened in 1938, th...

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Equipment Test

Date: 1959-05-20 

Description: A man attends to a control panel of a factory machine that tests a large gear. The Falk Corporation later purchased and used this gear. Original Falk capti...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Illustration of the Milwaukee Light Guard depicting four men, including captain J.C. Starkweather. This is a cover from sheet music "Milwaukee Light Guard...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Large group of construction workers walking through neighborhood of houses that are in the middle of being constructed.

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A Stone Fight

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Description: Children having a stone fight in an unpaved alley or street in an underprivileged neighborhood. Some of the boys are holding trash can lids as protection,...

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers standing on railroad tracks. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the Nation...

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Joseph Herzberg

Date: 1921-07-05 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Joseph Herzberg, Milwaukee company manager.

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