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Stuffing Musky at Musky Jamboree

Date: August 09 1972
Description: Two elderly women are stuffing and tying a musky with string before cooking it. The women are wearing buttons with an image of a musky that reads: "I am a...
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Marching Band

Date: 1968
Description: View from side of street towards a marching band playing as they march in formation down a street.
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Log Rolling at Lumberjack Days

Date: 1971
Description: Two young women are competing in logrolling. People watch from bleachers on a lawn in the background. One person is sitting and watching from a rowboat, an...
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Tilt-A-Whirl

Date: 1968
Description: Four girls are sitting in a tilt-a-whirl amusement ride. In the background people are riding on a Ferris wheel.
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Ferris Wheel

Date: 1968
Description: People are riding on a Ferris wheel above a crowd of people walking around a fairgrounds.
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Axe Chopping at the Lumberjack Bowl

Date: 1970
Description: A shirtless man is standing on top of a log ready to chop a log with an axe. A crowd of people are watching from stands behind him.
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Timber Toppers

Date: 1971
Description: Two people are climbing two tall wooden poles at Lumberjack Days.
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Preparing Musky

Date: August 09 1972
Description: Elevated view of four women setting up tables at the Musky Jamboree, preparing to cook and serve over one thousand pounds of musky. Men and boys are watchi...
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Threshing Demonstration at Steam Engine Days

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Description: Elevated view of a man standing on a hay wagon, lifting hay with a pitchfork to load it onto a steam engine powered thresher. A group of people are watchin...
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Musky Jamboree Parade

Date: August 09 1972
Description: Elevated view of a crowd of people standing or sitting on the side of a road. Many of them are sitting on the back of their cars. A truck, decorated in pin...
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Penny-farthing

Date: July 04 1969
Description: Side view of a woman riding a penny-farthing down the street during the Old Milwaukee Days annual circus parade. A crowd of people are sitting or standing...
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Circus Wagon

Date: July 04 1969
Description: A mother and a daughter are looking at a gold colored statue on a circus wagon during Old Milwaukee Days. The statue depicts Cinderella sitting in a chair...
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Crowds at the Old Milwaukee Days Parade

Date: July 04 1969
Description: View down sidewalk towards crowds of people sitting on the sidewalk along the street waiting for the start of the Old Milwaukee Days parade.
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Steam Engine Days

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Description: A man, wearing a white cap reading "Strum Steam Engine Days," is driving a small, vintage narrow gauge train. People are riding in the train cars behind hi...
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Woman and Dog at Wilhelm Tell Festival

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Description: A woman carrying a basket over her arm and dressed in a Swiss dress is kneeling and posing with her Saint Bernard. A small wooden keg decorated with the Sw...
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Woman at the Wilhelm Tell Festival

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Description: A woman with her back turned is posing outdoors and showing the back of her Swiss costume. Her hat is decorated with pins.
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Pulling Contest at Steam Engine Days

Date: August 21 1971
Description: Rear view a man standing on a weighted sled holding the reigns of two horses. The horses are attempting to pull the weight forward on loose dirt. Five men...
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Steam Driven Planer

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Description: A group of men are using a steam powered tractor for belt-driving a planer for a demonstration at Steam Engine Days.
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Stagecoach at Fort Dells

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Description: Slightly elevated view of four horses pulling a stagecoach through a puddle on a dirt road. A group of children and adults are sitting on top of the stagec...
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Carnival Rides at Night

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Description: Green, yellow, and orange lights are illuminating carnival rides at night.

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