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Gates of Heaven Synagogue

Date: July 17 1971
Description: The moving of the Gates of Heaven Synagogue from West Washington Avenue to James Madison Park. Crowds line the streets, and a crane can be seen in the back...
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Father James Groppi at NAACP March

Date: 1968
Description: Father James Groppi (1931-) and social activists at NAACP March, marching east up Wisconsin Avenue.
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Father Groppi and Demonstrators

Date: 1968
Description: Father James Groppi (1930-) and school desegregation demonstrators marching in Milwaukee holding signs that read "Stop School Segregation".
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Sunday School Picnic at Mendota Steamboat Landing

Date: 1879
Description: Norwegian Sunday School Picnic at Mendota steamboat landing. Small lake steamer "Mendota" could reach speeds of up to 18 mph. The barge "Uncle Sam" was 75f...
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Parishioners Outside New Fellowship Church of God

Date: 1939
Description: Parishioners gather at the entrance outside New Fellowship Church of God In Christ at North Eighth Street.
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Meat Market Display

Date: 1939
Description: Woman worker wearing a butcher's apron, poses holding a ham, in a meat market with Easter ham display.
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Reverend Richard Kiefer Plays Bingo

Date: August 06 1934
Description: Reverend Richard Kiefer of Sacred Heart monastery in Hales Corners, Wisconsin, joins in the bingo competition at a Catholic picnic as women look on from be...
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River Baptism

Date: 1888
Description: A baptism in a river in southern Wisconsin.
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Church in Cassville

Date: 1930
Description: Winter scene overlooking town, showing Baptist church in background.
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William H. Brisbane

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Description: William H. Brisbane, Chaplain of the 2nd Wisconsin Cavalry. Inset photograph taken from a large Civil War commemorative roster.
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Gates of Heaven

Date: August 25 1885
Description: Gates of Heaven Synagogue. Designed by August Kutzbock.
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Scene Still from The Jazz Singer

Date: 1927
Description: A still from the film The Jazz Singer showing Eugenie Besserer, Al Jolson, and Warner Oland (Warner 1927).
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John Martin Henni

Date: 1860
Description: Waist-up portrait of John Martin Henni.
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Marquette and Joliet

Date: 1921
Description: Painted scene of an Indian guide paddling, Jacques Marquette, a Jesuit missionary standing, and Louis Joliet, a fur trader paddling, in a canoe exploring t...
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Father Mazzuchelli

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Description: Portrait of Father Mazzuchelli.
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Reverend Cutting Marsh

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Description: Quarter-length portrait of Reverend Cutting Marsh. Crayon portrait.
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St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church

Date: 1924
Description: North view of Saint Augustine's Roman Catholic Church, which was designed and built by the Dominican priest Rev. Samuel Charles Mazzuchelli in 1844.
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Houdini, Harry

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Description: Harry Houdini in chains and ropes. He is tied to a wheel on a locomotive.
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Medallion presented by Cardinal Antonelli to Miss Vinnie Ream

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Description: Medallion presented to Vinnie Ream Hoxie by Cardinal Antonelli.
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La Pointe, Madeline Island

Date: 1898
Description: Old Mission Residence at La Pointe, Madeline Island.

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