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Splash Party

Date: 1970-08-01 

Description: To escape the heat, teenage girls have a water fight in the backyard pool they built.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Southside Brewery, formerly the Melm's Brewery. On print title is "Brasserie Succursale Au Sud De La Ville" and "Sied Seite Brauerei". A bridge, a boat, a...

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A White Glove Event

Date: 1956-11-04 

Description: Sophomores at Alverno College greet incoming freshmen with an annual tea party.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Davidson Theatre and Hotal at 135-137 Third Street. Signs for advertisements identify the buildings that are visible. Carriages and people are on the road...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Intersection of Detroit and Jefferson Streets. At the corner is a business with a sign on the front promoting spaghetti and ravioli. On the side of the sam...

Date: 1914-02-26 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Luther Fairfield Crosby, Milwaukee carpenter.

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Factory Stacks

Date:  date unknown

Description: Smoke coming from stacks on the top of a factory.

Date: 1989-07-13 

Description: A boy stretches to catch a water-filled balloon.

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St.John's Cathedral

Date: 1951 before

Description: N. Jackson Street near Wells Street. Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) is in the foreground.

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Costume Party

Date:  

Description: Gauer and friends in costume at a party. Angie Vail is on the far left wearing a coat with a "committee" badge, her husband, Robert Vail, is dressed as the...

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Frank J. Schmitt

Date: 1914-10-19 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Frank J. Schmitt, Milwaukee contractor and builder.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Group portrait of members of the Wolcott Post of the Grand Army of the Republic.

Date: 1958-05-24 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves first baseman Joe Adcock throwing a baseball.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A Chicago & Northwestern train crossing a railroad bridge.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View from street of a building being remodeled to accommodate two businesses: a drugstore on the ground floor and a postal sub-station on the second floor....

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Music Hall

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph; front of music hall along the road, with a horse and carriage team in front of the entrance. Buildings can also be seen in the left backgroun...

Date: 1909-03 

Description: Dilapidated Milwaukee house.

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Bowling

Date: 1969-02-13 

Description: The Wonder Bread team, an all female bowling team getting ready to compete.

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Rhudra Gets Surgery

Date: 1985-12-13 

Description: Rhudra, an Indian rhinoceros, is receiving surgery for a non-healing wound on the sole of his right, rear foot at the Milwaukee County Zoo. The surgery al...

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