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Date:  date unknown

Description: Vel Phillips, wearing an Milwaukee Commandos NAACP Youth Council sweatshirt, handing a baseball to an unidentified young man wearing a jacket. Two unidenti...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A woman in feathered hat is standing and looking down at her shoe which she has rested on a step. She is wearing a split skirt.

Date: 1963 

Description: A police officer directs a parade of circus wagons carried on International trucks through downtown streets. The 25-piece parade originated at Circus World...

Date: 1950-06-30 

Description: The 1950 Alice in Dairyland, Virgina Ruth Peterson, posed sitting on a fence after she was chosen for the title from a field of 18 in the final judging at...

Photograph

Snowy Traffic Jam

Date: 1967-02-02 

Description: Winter scene of a snowstorm that hit Milwaukee just at rush hour creating a traffic headache for homebound commuters (seen here at Wisconsin and Milwaukee...

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...

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Wildflowers next to the side yard and the front steps of a house.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Fair employees use a crane to complete the positioning of the "Forward" statue at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. The grandstand can be seen in the ba...

Photograph

Grove Street

Date: 1905 after

Description: South from National Avenue, a view on the south side of Milwaukee. A church steeple is on the distant left. An electric pole is on the left corner, next...

Date: 1901-01-20 ca.

Description: A crowd gathers at Milwaukee Harbor standing on ice around the Julius Goll Jr. excursion boat.

Photograph

Tight squeeze

Date:  date unknown

Description: Large steamship squeezing through an open bridge.

Photograph

Kids at the Beach

Date: 1967-07-10 

Description: A boy and girl play in the sand at the beach.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Two freshly built two-story houses in a clearing with trees. Both have small, covered back patios. There are no driveways or shrubbery in place yet.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elaborate gateway, in the shape of an arch, to the National Soldiers Home, with man and boy standing in entrance. The gateway is made of trees, covered wit...

Date: 1910 

Description: George Malone and his camera in front of an ice formation on the Milwaukee (Bayview) shoreline of Lake Michigan.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Five girls dressed as flowers, probably as part of a Fourth of July "Garden Queen" pageant. The girls are standing in a row and each of the girls has a num...

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Description: A dump truck full of loose gravel is emptying its load onto a street. A leveler is following behind to redistribute the gravel evenly across the road. Ther...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A crowd walking the grounds of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition in the early evening. An electric sign on the right says "Terrel Jacobs Wild Animal Circ...

Date: 1938-12 ca.

Description: A device spraying water to create an ice rink. The rink was 115 x 200 ft. and was opened sometime during Christmas week 1938. There are houses and pedestri...

Date: 1946 

Description: Members of local 18 United Gas, Coke and Chemical of the C.I.O. picketing in a small circle on a wide downtown sidewalk. Two men hold signs and one reads,...

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