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General Winfield Scott Hancock and Staff

Date: 06 1864
Description: Civil War General Winfield Scott Hancock and division commanders, (standing left to right) Generals Barlow, Birney, and Gibbon (previously commander of the...

Gates of Heaven

Date: 08 25 1885
Description: Gates of Heaven Synagogue. Designed by August Kutzbock.

Downtown Ashland

Date: 1891
Description: Elevated view looking west from the Knight Block. The Chequamegon Hotel and harbor are in the background.

Father and Infant Son

Date: 03 28 1989
Description: Infant son holds father's finger.

Beach Toss

Date: 08 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...


Date: 05 16 1989
Description: Sixth grade class members show off their trophy for being "no-hitters." The plaque reads, "Hitting always hurts."

Operating Theater

Date: 1902
Description: Dr. Nicholas Senn demonstrates surgical techniques at Rush Medical College.

Picketers Protesting Economic Exploitation

Date: 11 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.

Winter Mail Delivery

Date: 02 15 1987
Description: A woman mail carrier pushes her cart with a full mailbag along a sidewalk edged by snowy lawns.

Catalog Shopper

Date: 11 20 1988
Description: Mail-order shopper with too many choices ponders her next purchase.

Surrender of General Lee

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 ...

Cheerleaders Rally the Crowd

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

Wells Printing Company

Date: 03 04 1937
Description: Wells Printing Company's new plant interior. There are many pieces of letterpress equipment; type cabinets, a composing stone with set type on it and a pro...

Farmer's Birthday

Date: 07 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.

Mitchell Weather Watching

Date: 12 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...

Railroad Mail Car

Date: 11 03 1967
Description: Workers sort mail into bins in a railroad mail car.

Varsity Welcome

Date: 09 23 1927
Description: Elevated view of University of Wisconsin students on Bascom Hill, with the Wisconsin State Capitol in the distance.

Parking Meters for Sale

Date: 10 04 1983
Description: A man looks over parking meters that are some of the items for sale at the first Milwaukee County Recycling Center sale.

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.

At Bat

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

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