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Sewing Class

Date: 1898
Description: From a portfolio of collotype prints issued in 1900, a sewing class at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd J...

Mud Wrestling

Date: March 14 1981
Description: Onlookers watch as participants flail around in a mud pit wrestling ring. One spectator wears a bird costume.

Spring Fashion Show

Date: March 31 1963
Description: A model walks down the runway during an Easter dress fashion show. Ticket sales benefited the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee community center.

School Crossing Guard

Date: September 10 1987
Description: A traffic crossing guard reading while she is waiting for a Grafton elementary school to dismiss its students for the day.

Paper Plate Imposters

Date: November 10 1966
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...

"Hand-held Binoculars"

Date: October 14 1961
Description: Girls wearing head scarves form their fingers to make "binoculars" on a sunny autumn day.

Beach Reflection

Date: July 20 1988
Description: Two men walking along the edge of Lake Michigan.

Surgical Tools

Date: 1927
Description: Surgical instruments on display at the Wisconsin Historical Museum.

Massasoit Stable

Description: Elevated view of a group of men and boys near the Massasoit Stable. Two of the men are sitting in a buggy.

Maypole Dance on Bascom Hill

Date: 1916
Description: Maypole Dance at the May Fete on Bascom Hill. Just visible at the top of the photograph is the new Wisconsin State Capitol, completed except for the north...

Racine Court House

Date: 1888
Description: Elevated view from the northwest of the Racine Court House.

Suburban Neighbors

Date: June 1972
Description: View along the 2700 block of Fish Hatchery Road, with billboard advertising residential lots in Tower Hill Park (a development by Llyman McKee and William...

Football Coach Addresses Players

Date: 1991
Description: Head coach Dan Coughlin addresses his players, the Aquinas Bluegold Varsity football team, after his team's first playoff spot was clinched at the close of...

Garfield Inaugural Invitation

Date: 1881
Description: Engraved invitation to the reception and promenade concert held in celebration of the election of President James A. Garfield (left) and Vice President Che...

Aneroid Consolidated School

Date: June 25 1925
Description: Individuals exit an International school bus to stand in line at the doors of Aneroid Consolidated School, No.3704.

McCormick Family Farm

Date: 1885
Description: Engraved illustration of "Walnut Grove," the "homestead of the McCormick family" in Rockbridge County, Virginia. Cyrus Hall McCormick developed the first s...

McCormick Reaper Works

Date: 1885
Description: Engraved bird's-eye view illustration of the "McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's Works," including railroad cars, smoke from smokestacks and factory wo...

McCormick Grain Binder

Date: 1885
Description: Engraved illustration of a man operating a horse-drawn McCormick harvester and twine binder in a field.

South Milwaukee Public Library

Description: Interior view of the South Milwaukee Public Library. Reverse of cardboard backing reads: "South Milwaukee branch: a children entertainment." Stamped into p...

Children in School Garden

Date: 1913
Description: Several children standing in a school garden.

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