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"La Guardia" Newspaper Organizers

Roberto Hernandez (left), along with Esequiel Guzman (center) and another man work to set the layout of an issue of the "La Guardia" newspaper.
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From the Wisconsin Historical Society, WHS-91127. Reprinted with permission.
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"The Crusher" and "The Bruiser"

A popular tag team in the 1950s and 1960s, Dick "The Crusher" Afflis is pictured with his wrestling partner, Milwaukee-born Reggie "The Crusher" Liswoski.
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Accessed via FindAGrave. Image courtesy of Steve Guthrie. Fair use license.
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100th Anniversary Booklet

The Salvation Army's 100th anniversary booklet, published in 1999, emphasizes both the organization's significant contribution to the community and its continuing presence.
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From the Milwaukee County Historical Society.
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1906 Cudahy Brothers Company Fire

In September 1906, the Cudahy Brothers plant caught fire and sustained significant damage. However, as illustrated by these images, the building was restored and running 49 days later.
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From "Patrick Cudahy: His Life." Accessed via the Internet Archive. Original held by the Library of Congress
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1957 Milwaukee Braves

Photograph featuring, from left to right, Joe Adcock, Eddie Mathews, Bobby Thomson, and Hank Aaron of the 1957 Braves at spring training.
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From the Milwaukee County Historical Society.
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1978 Ethnic Spring Festival

Two young boys and their mother perform a traditional Japanese song for school children gathered at the International Institute for Ethnic Spring Festival. The Japanese American Civic League was a member organization of the International Institute.
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From the Historic Photo Archive at the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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1979 Milwaukee Brewers

Team photograph of the 1979 Milwaukee Brewers. During this season they accumulated 95 wins, 66 losses, and finished second in the American League East.
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From the Milwaukee County Historical Society.
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A Busy Milwaukee Street

This 1914 photograph shows West Mitchell Street's use by cars and bicycles, as well as streetcars and pedestrians.
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From the Milwaukee Neighborhoods: Photos and Maps 1885-1992 Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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A Menomonee River Bridge

A bridge over the Menomonee River, taken in 1970.
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Photograph by Alan Magayne-Roshak. Copyright 2014. Reprinted with permission.
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A Milwaukee Alley

This 1936 photograph shows the alley at 1012 West Somers Street.
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From the Library of Congress Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection.
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A Milwaukee Bathing Beach

Photograph featuring a recreational beach area in Milwaukee in July, 1940.
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From the Library of Congress Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection
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A Milwaukee Curling Team

Photograph of a 19th century curling team from Milwaukee. Seated second from the right is John Johnston, a successful banker, member of the Milwaukee Curling Club, and president of the Grand National Curling Club of American from 1877-1879.
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From the Wisconsin Historical Society, WHS-85002. Reprinted with permission.
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A Troop of Female Scouts

The letters ZNP on the insignia of these young women's uniforms indicate their membership in the Polish National Alliance scouting program.
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From the Roman B. Kwaniewski Photographs Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries. 
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A View of Greendale

Children play on the street in this 1939 photograph of Greendale houses.
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From the Library of Congress Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection.
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A View of Midtown

A northward view from the intersection of 35th Street and Highland Boulevard, as seen in 1978.
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From the Harold Mayer Collection, American Geographical Society Library, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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A View of Slinger

This photo taken from atop a hill looks down towards Slinger in the early 20th century.
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From the State of Wisconsin Collection of the UW Digital Collections Library. Image ID WI.sling0275.bib. Photograph courtesy of the Slinger Community Library. Fair use for nonprofit educational purposes.
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A. Gettelman Brewing Company Lithograph

Advertisement featuring the A. Gettelman Brewing Company plant.
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From the Milwaukee County Historical Society. Item ID M2007.063.364
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A.O. Smith Industrial Site

This aerial photograph of Franklin Heights taken in the 1960s shows the A. O. Smith Corporation site in the foreground, surrounded by residences.
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From the Historic Photo Collection of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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A.O. Smith Research and Development

1965 photograph of the A.O. Smith Research and Development facility. Built in 1930, it was one of the nation's first dedicated research and development departments.
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From the Historic Photo Collection of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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Aerial Map of Oconomowoc

An 1885 bird's eye view of Oconomowoc that highlights recreational boating.
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From the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division.
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