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Chautauqua Meeting

Date: 1906
Description: Families gathered in front of large tents at a Chautauqua meeting.
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Boxers Posing with their Coach

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Description: Six fighters in pugilistic poses, in the boxing ring with their coach. The Milwaukee Urban League provided community activities, like boxing, for children ...
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Babe Ruth

Date: 10 15 1934
Description: Babe Ruth, wearing a dressing gown, signing autographs from a train car during a stopover in Madison.
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Men with Plow

Date: 1873
Description: Group portrait of men gathered in a farmyard, posed behind two plows. The plow in front has Argyle, Wisc. from Michalson Implement Company inscribed on the...
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Governor Julius P. Heil Campaigning to Teenagers

Date: 10 1942
Description: Governor Julius P. Heil (1876-1949) speaks to Shawano High School students and others during his gubernatorial re-election campaign. He arrived during the ...
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Holiday Canned Food Drive

Date: 11 22 1955
Description: Thomas Constable (left) and Walter Medenski (right), pose in front of canned food gathered by pupils at the Center Street school for the Salvation Army's T...
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Theodore Roosevelt in Milwaukee

Date: 10 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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Counterbalance on a Sailboat

Date: 1959
Description: Two boys on the class-C scow sailboat "Bobalong III," with one boy balancing off the side while standing with one leg on the bilge keel.
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Kids Drinking Milk in School

Date: 1921
Description: Classroom full of school children drinking milk at Washington school.
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Ice Cream Stand at Civilian Defense Rally

Date: 08 15 1942
Description: A scene from the Greendale Civilian Defense Rally. Mothers and children sit at a picnic table outside of the "Bendfelt House of Fine Ice Cream" stand opera...
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Joe Fedele Receives Badge

Date: 10 17 1932
Description: Captain Leo Kinney, Captain of Detectives, pinning a detective's badge on Joe Fedele, member of Post's Junior Detective Club, an organization sponsored by ...
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Children at the State School for the Blind

Date: 1893
Description: Students and adults of the State School for the Blind pose for a group portrait in front of the building.
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Three Elizabeths

Date: 1912
Description: Elizabeth Hull, Elizabeth Baker, and Elizabeth Nisbet standing at the tennis court net at Coole Park Manor.
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Bernice Robinson

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Description: Bernice Robinson with students at first citizenship school at Johns Island.
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Detention at Ellis Island

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Description: Immigrants being detained at Ellis Island. Three boys lay on the ground together.
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Diagram of McCormick's Reaper

Date: 1867
Description: A diagram of McCormick's cultivator-reaper, which was patented in 1845. The illustration, titled "The Cultivator" depicts a man using a rake to remove the ...
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Singer Advertising Card — Filipino Pair

Date: 1892
Description: Chromolithograph card of a boy and a girl from Manila, the capital city of the Philippines, in "native" Filipino costume, posing next to a Singer sewing ma...
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Girls' Gym Class

Date: 1900
Description: Girls playing basketball outdoors at Hillside Home School, an early progressive school operated by Ellen and Jane Lloyd Jones, aunts of Frank Lloyd Wright.
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Young Arthur Altmeyer and Friends

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Description: Outdoor group portrait of Arthur Altmeyer as a young man posing in Wingra Park with five other young people identified as Selma, Russell, Lloyd, May Wescot...
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Jane Theresa Taylor in Bajiou, Philippines

Date: 1913
Description: Trading market; Bajiou, Philippines. Image of boy with notation: "Native Bajiou (P.I.) giving Jane his hat." Second of a sequence of three images.

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