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General Winfield Scott Hancock and Staff

Date: June 1864
Description: Civil War General Winfield Scott Hancock and division commanders, (standing left to right) Generals Barlow, Birney, and Gibbon (previously commander of the...
Drawing

Gates of Heaven

Date: August 25 1885
Description: Gates of Heaven Synagogue. Designed by August Kutzbock.
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Father and Infant Son

Date: March 28 1989
Description: Infant son holds father's finger.
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Beach Toss

Date: August 12 1984
Description: A bikini-clad woman snaps a self-portrait with a long cable release attached to a camera as she is tossed into the air by a group of men on the beach. Othe...
Photograph

"No-hitters"

Date: May 16 1989
Description: Sixth grade class members show off their trophy for being "no-hitters." The plaque reads, "Hitting always hurts."
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Operating Theater

Date: 1902
Description: Dr. Nicholas Senn demonstrates surgical techniques at Rush Medical College.
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Picketers Protesting Economic Exploitation

Date: November 18 1966
Description: Two men carry signs to protest exploitation of tenants who are members of Local 404 by their landlord who is manager of College Barber Shop.
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Winter mail delivery

Date: February 15 1987
Description: A woman mail carrier pushes her cart with a full mailbag along a sidewalk edged by snowy lawns.
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Catalog Shopper

Date: November 20 1988
Description: Mail-order shopper with too many choices ponders her next purchase.
Print

Surrender of General Lee

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Description: An engraving from a painting of Robert E. Lee signing the document that would end the war between the states in the presence of Ulysses S. Grant and their...
Photograph

Cheerleaders Rally the Crowd

Date: 1957
Description: Spectators at a high school basketball game are urged to support the team by jumping cheerleaders.
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Wells Printing Company

Date: March 04 1937
Description: Wells Printing Company's new plant interior. Many pieces of letterpress equipment can be seen; type cabinets, a composing stone with set type on it and a p...
Photograph

Farmer's Birthday

Date: July 07 1983
Description: John Fitzsimmons and Barton Voegeli take a break from discing the fields to eat the birthday cake that Voegeli's wife made to celebrate the occasion.
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Mitchell Weather Watching

Date: December 29 1987
Description: Bored travelers at General Mitchell International Airport, apparently taking their cue from a droopy travel poster advertising vacations in the sunny Carib...
Photograph

Railroad Mail Car

Date: November 03 1967
Description: Workers sort mail into bins in a railroad mail car.
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Varsity Welcome

Date: September 23 1927
Description: Elevated view of University of Wisconsin students on Bascom Hill, with the Wisconsin State Capitol in the distance.
Print

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Date: 1874
Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee looking southwest toward the county courthouse under construction in the public square west of St. John's Cathedral.
Photograph

At Bat

Date: 1958
Description: Wes Covington swings his bat at the Milwaukee Brave's spring training camp.
Photograph

Card Game

Date: August 22 1963
Description: Group plays cards underneath the shady trees in Mitchell park.
Photograph

Ringling Brothers' Circus Clowns

Date: 1901
Description: Two early Ringling Brothers' circus clowns, whose photographs appeared in the "Ringling Annual" under a section titled "Last of the Old-Time Clowns".

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