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Salesman at Fair

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A large crowd has gathered to hear a carnival barker sell bottles of something at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Cure-all-pills? Snake-oils? No sign...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Seven fire fighters are in an alley putting out a fire in a building. Three of the fire fighters are running with a fire hose, while two others hold the e...

Photograph

Home of the Aged

Date: 1900 before

Description: Located at Wells Street and 20th Street. Building is five stories high with several chimneys and a tower with a cross on the roof in the center of the buil...

Date: 1947-11-08 

Description: "Arabian" group at the Harnishfeger Masquerade Ball wearing embroidered and sequined costumes, eye makeup, fake beards and moustaches.

Date: 1958-08-20 

Description: A straw hatted fairgoer from Oshkosh clutched Republican leaflets as he tried to straighten out State Senator Gaylord Nelson on world affairs. Nelson, Demo...

Date:  

Description: View of the Division Street Market. Men and women with baskets and baby carriages walk along the sidewalk. Horse-drawn vehicles are parked at the edge of t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men and women are lined up in their parked cars to watch the State Fair automobile race.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women and a man stand in front of the Pathfinder car with a flag on the back. The car also has "cross country" written on the side, above the number 3...

Date: 1966-11-10 

Description: First grade students look at likenesses of themselves seated at their desks. They created these by drawing their faces on paper plates, attaching them to...

Date: 1981-02-19 

Description: Holocaust survivor Salvator Moshe at his residence.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A man holding a cigar stands near a Gilt Edge Liberty furnace. The R.J. Schwab and Sons Co. in Milwaukee sold Liberty and Pipeless furnaces for over fifty...

Date: 1905 after

Description: Exterior of school. A red building is on the right in the background, and darker buildings are on the left. School has five levels with peaked roofs and s...

Photograph

Vel Phillips at Bat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vel Phillips grips the bat and ducks as the ball is pitched at a baseball game. The catcher is on the right. Chain link fencing, a bicycle and a residentia...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map made up of six panels shows communities, rivers, and Lake Michigan. The map includes several inset maps showing Milwaukee, Humboldt, Franklin, Oak...

Photograph

The Grill Room

Date: 1964-05-08 

Description: A waitress sets restaurant tables in anticipation of evening business.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin that shows the township and range system, sections, towns, roads, railroads and rail stations, cities and...

Date: 1965 

Description: This map shows 32 zoning districts, house numbering system, parks, cemeteries, and Milwaukee County institutional buildings.

Date:  

Description: Exterior view of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reverse of the cardboard backing reads: "Milwaukee Public Library and Museum, erected 1898, cost $512,000, F...

Photograph

Tire Trouble

Date: 1954-08-30 ca.

Description: The pit crew signals their driver that his vehicle is exhibiting tire trouble and that he should come in for servicing.

Date: 1913-11-14 

Description: Three-quarter length seated studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Charles Preston Cary, Milwaukee and Madison educator.

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