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Madison City Railways Crew

Date: 1911
Description: Streetcar and crew of the Madison City Railways Company. The streetcar number is #50 and the route sign says Wingra Park.
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Madison Brass Band at State Fair

Date: September 10 1879
Description: The Madison Brass Band performing at the Wisconsin State Fair at Camp Randall. The view is facing east toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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Dickey Chapelle Covering Operation Inland Seas

Date: July 1959
Description: Dickey Chapelle, photographer, on the same Milwaukee beach where she learned to swim as a young girl. She was covering "Operation Inland Seas" celebrating...
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Hank Aaron at Bat

Date: April 01 1955
Description: Henry "Hank" Aaron at bat during a Milwaukee Braves pre-season game.
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Spic and Span Dry Cleaners

Date: March 14 1957
Description: Store front and delivery vehicles of Spic and Span Dry Cleaning. Green Bay, Wisconsin. March 14, 1957.
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Milwaukee Electric Railway Ticket Collector

Date: 1917
Description: A ticket collector for the Milwaukee Electric Railway is sitting at her station.
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Ice Cream Vendors

Date: May 17 1934
Description: Group portrait of 22 disabled American veterans who are Forget-Me-Not ice cream bars vendors. They pose in front of 503 State Street with boxes of ice crea...
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USO Staff Serve Soldiers

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Description: A smiling USO staff worker serves pancakes to hungry soldiers.
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Armistice Day in Milwaukee

Date: November 11 1957
Description: Uptown Post #400 Drill Team in formation firing a salute on Armistice Day while passers-by pause to pay their respects.
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Prison Cook Preparing Food

Date: March 26 1968
Description: Prison cooks prepare dinner for inmates.
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Casing Department at Oscar Mayer

Date: October 17 1939
Description: Women working in casing department at the Oscar Mayer & Company meat packing plant, 910 Mayer Avenue.
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Sinclair Service Station

Date: 1938
Description: Three uniformed employees of the Sinclair Oil Company Service Station, located at 501 East Broadway, stand in front of the station's gas pumps. Two lifesi...
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Theodore Roosevelt in Milwaukee

Date: October 14 1912
Description: President Theodore Roosevelt leaving the Chicago and North Western depot after arriving in Milwaukee on his October 14th, 1912 visit, during which he was s...
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Indian School Baseball Team

Date: 1925
Description: Indian school (U.S. Indian Service) baseball team, posed in uniform during a baseball game.
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Women with Farmall Tractor

Date: 1958
Description: Women wearing International Harvester cowboy hats, posed in front of Farmall 460 Tractor.
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Motorcycle Police on Harley-Davidsons

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Description: World War II Harley-Davidson Army Models mounted by ever-alert Military Police, wearing uniforms and armed with guns.
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Crime Scene Investigation

Date: May 11 1955
Description: Chalk lines in the foreground mark the spot where White Elephant Bar owner was shot. Police and detectives conferred in the background after assembling inv...
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Milwaukee Light Guard

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Description: Illustration of the Milwaukee Light Guard depicting four men, including captain J.C. Starkweather. This is a cover from sheet music "Milwaukee Light Guard...
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Methylene Blue Milk Test

Date: 1928
Description: Dairyman conducts Methylene blue test on a can of milk. Notice in background reads "For all milk which passes the quality requirements of this factory, as...
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Dairy Exterior

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Description: Exterior view of a dairy. Two cars and a horse-drawn wagon loaded with milk cans are parked in front of building.

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