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Rennebohm's Employees Boost War Bonds

Date: 06 13 1944
Description: Three female employees of Rennebohm Drugstore #2, 204 State Street, wearing white uniforms, caps and neckties with slogans urging people to buy war bonds: ...

A Penny a Pound

Date: 02 22 1957
Description: Girls being weighed to determine their donations of a penny a pound to the YWCA camp.

Spring Fashion Show

Date: 03 31 1963
Description: A model walks down the runway during an Easter dress fashion show. Ticket sales benefitted the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee community center.

Book Fair

Date: 04 25 1964
Description: A book sale is held by the Mothers Association of Milwaukee-Downer Seminary.

Soldiers' Orphans Home, Farwell House

Date: 1870
Description: Group of people posing outside of Soldiers' Orphans Home, located on Spaight Street between Paterson and Brearly Streets. The building was originally const...

Ticket Sales Statistics

Date: 03 07 1955
Description: Men looking over charts at a Boy Scout circus ticket sales meeting.

Hugh Flannery Receives $100 War Bond

Date: 01 29 1945
Description: With a backdrop of celebrity portrait photographs and stacks of coins on his desk, Hugh Flannery, manager of the Orpheum Theatre, is receiving a $100 War B...

War Bond Department at 1st National Bank

Date: 06 20 1944
Description: Seven jumbo enlargements of photographs of World War II scenes used to create the War Bond selling exhibit at War Bond Department teller's booths at First ...

Charles Netherwood Receiving DAV Forget-Me-Not

Date: 09 17 1936
Description: Charles W. Netherwood, Civil War veteran of Oregon, is shown buying the first Forget-me-not for the Disabled American Veterans' drive from Nina Westbury, p...

Veterans Making Poppies

Date: 03 30 1936
Description: Elevated view of veterans sitting at individual tables in the occupational therapy room, making poppies in the Wisconsin Memorial Hospital. The hospital is...

Children's Rhythm Band

Date: 07 08 1935
Description: Group portrait of children's rhythm band in uniform, posing on the lake shore terrace at Rutledge and S. Brearly Streets. They are getting ready to play an...

Howard Miner Receiving Poppy

Date: 09 20 1934
Description: Howard Miner, disabled World War I veteran, receiving Forget-me-not flower from Florence Palz, ladies auxiliary chairman, marking the opening of the forget...

Attic Angels Ball Registration Table

Date: 04 06 1934
Description: Two women greet guests at the registration table for the Attic Angels Ball in the Loraine Hotel.

Boy Scouts with Christmas Seal Posters

Date: 11 25 1933
Description: A group portrait of Boy Scouts and adult leaders armed with tacks, hammers and posters to promote the sale of Christmas Seals.

Police Officer Selling Raffle Tickets

Date: 06 17 1933
Description: Police officer selling raffle tickets to two men for refrigerators displayed on truck beds. One sign reads "Frigidaire prize. Police picnic benefit for Kid...

Mayor Law Buying V.F.W. Poppy

Date: 05 10 1933
Description: Mayor James R. Law buying V.F.W. poppy from Miss Jane Elizabeth Ward.

Audrey Medaris Ballet Dancers

Date: 03 10 1933
Description: Members of the Audrey Medaris' dancers from the Wheeler School of Dance, featured at the Purim Frolics charity ball, are posing in costume. They are Betty ...

Collecting Money for Empty Stocking Club

Date: 12 09 1932
Description: Dorothy Hoffman, member of Phi Sigma Sigma sorority, is shown dropping money into milk bottle held by Harley Droster, an usher at the Orpheum Theatre. Mone...

Chief McCormick Buying Forget-Me-Not

Date: 09 29 1932
Description: Chief of Police William McCormick buying the first Forget-me-not from the Disabled American Veterans on the Wisconsin State Capitol steps. Left to right: L...

Show Girls with American Legion Poppies

Date: 05 20 1932
Description: Group of Fanchon & Marco show girls with baskets of American Legion poppies in front of Karsten's, 22-24 North Carroll Street.

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