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Johnnie Tillmon, George Wiley and Ethel Kennedy

Date: 1968
Description: Johnnie Tillmon addressing a Mother's Day March on Washington, ca. 1968 or 1969. George Wiley is sitting directly behind her, on the left. Ethel Kennedy is...
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School Children Folk Dancing

Date: 1919
Description: School children dancing in a circle to music from a Victrola phonograph as women look on. The children are outdoors, possibly in a rural schoolyard.
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Convict Labor During World War I

Date: September 1917
Description: South Carolina convicts building a road at Camp Wadsworth near Spartenberg in preparation for the camp's use as a National Guard training camp. The prisone...
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World War I Training

Date: August 1917
Description: World War I recruits scramble over an obstacle during their training, while others watch in the background.
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Soldiers Off to Camp

Date: August 01 1917
Description: National Guard troops unloading their supplies from New York Central railroad cars into a transport wagon to be taken to camp.
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Kresge Corner

Date: 1879
Description: The S.S. Kresge Company building at 25-27 East Main Street. Several businesses, including Rowley & Co., a general store, and S. Klauber dry goods, are in t...
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Main Street

Date: 1920
Description: Main Street.
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West Middleton Lutheran Church

Date: 1955
Description: The West Middleton Lutheran Church.
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Dousman House Hotel

Date: 1925
Description: The Dousman Hotel, built about 1862.
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Great Britain General Agency Building

Date: 1912
Description: Two men stand in the doorway of an International Harvester general agency (dealership) building of Great Britain.
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Men Harvesting Hay in Field

Date: 1915
Description: Three men using pitchforks to lift hay onto a wagon drawn by two horses.
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Aerial View of Camp Randall

Date: 1909
Description: Aerial view looking south over Camp Randall stadium towards University Heights. In the right-center area of the photograph, the Wayland J. Chase residence,...
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Memorial Fountain at Vilas Park

Date: 1926
Description: View of Memorial Fountain at Vilas Park. The lower two statues are of children and the center fountain is of a mother and child.
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Milwaukee County Court House

Date: 1839
Description: Courthouse and surrounding buildings. There are also two horse-drawn carriages, people on horseback, and a few pedestrians.
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Aerial View of Residential Area

Date: 1955
Description: Aerial view of Valley Fair Mall, with a residential area beyond it on both sides of a river, all surrounded by trees and farmland.
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Man with Plano Grain Binder

Date: 1910
Description: Man standing outdoors beside a Plano grain binder. On the machine is stamped: "Manufactured by The Plano Mfg. Co. / Plano Ill's." There appears to be a cem...
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Dessicated Cat Mascot, Anubis

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Description: Ellen MacQuarrie (later Ellen Wilson), a journalist at the "Milwaukee Journal" and the wife of Gordon MacQuarrie, looking at Anubis, the dessicated cat tha...
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The West Cottage and the Home Cottage

Date: October 24 1906
Description: The West Cottage and the Home Cottage as they appear on page 4 of the Cecil W. Smith Hillside Home School Photograph Album.
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Liberty School Group

Date: 1932
Description: Hand-colored photograph of students from Liberty school, a one-room school in Sheboygan County. The children in the back row are standing on the bumper of...
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Griggs Album: Kindergarten Goes to Vilas Park

Date: June 1925
Description: Children posing in the back of an open truck wagon in front of the Neighborhood House Infant Welfare Clinic. The wagon is marked "Frautschi". This is the f...

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