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State Fair in the Evening

A view of the Wisconsin State Fair from atop the giant Ferris Wheel in 1971.
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From the Historic Photo Collection of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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State Tuberculosis Sanatorium

Located near Wales, the Wisconsin State Tuberculosis Sanatorium opened in 1907. It closed in 1957 and reopened in 1959 as the Ethan Allen School for Boys.
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From Flickr. Photograph courtesy of Scott Paschal. CC BY 2.0.
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Statue of Patrick Cudahy

Patrick Cudahy, depicted here in a 1964 sculpture, shaped the city throughout the early 20th century.
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From the Wikimedia Commons. Photograph by Wikimedia username Sulfur. CC BY-SA 3.0.
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Steamboat in Milwaukee Harbor

Photograph of a Union Steamboat Company vessel in Milwaukee Harbor, circa 1885.
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From Milwaukee Illustrated, Special Collections, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries. 
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Steven Malec House

Photograph of a Polish flat taken from the street in 1935. This house was built in 1900.
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From the Roman B. Kwaniewski Photographs Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries. 
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Stony Hill School

On June 14, 1885, the nation's first observation of Flag Day was held at Stony Hill School in Waubeka in the Town of Fredonia.
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From the Wikimedia Commons. Photograph by Kevin Hansen. CC BY-SA 3.0.
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Story Hill

This 1934 photograph displays houses in Story Hill neighborhood, as well as the recently improved intersection of North Story Parkway and West Wisconsin Avenue.
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From the Historic Photo Collection of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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Streetcar Station

People wait for a streetcar in this 1932 photograph showing a station, the tracks embedded in the street, and the electrical network overhead.
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From the Roman B. Kwaniewski Photographs Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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Streets of Old Milwaukee Exhibit

Photograph of part of the popular museum exhibit Streets of Old Milwaukee. It opened in 1965 and was one of the world's first walk-through dioramas.
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From the Wikimedia Commons. Photograph by Wikimedia username Sulfur. CC BY-SA 3.0.
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Strike at Allis-Chalmers

Picketers try to prevent a car from entering the Allis-Chalmers factory, November 25, 1946. United Auto Workers Local 248 waged a 13-month strike against the company from April 1946 to May 1947. This picture was in company testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor, February 24, 1947, alleging the union was dominated by Communists.
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From the Harold Story Papers Collection of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Reprinted with permission.
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Strikers Leaving a Field

Migrant laborers leave a cucumber field in Portage, Wisconsin in 1967 as part of a strike organized by the Obreros Unidos labor union. Obreros Unidos leader Jesus Salas was appointed as the director of UMOS in 1968.
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From the Wisconsin Historical Society, WHS-91709. Reprinted with permission.
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Sts Constantine and Helen Church

Photograph featuring the front entrance to Sts Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church located in Waukesha.
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Photograph courtesy of Sts Constantine and Helen Church.

Students at Hillcrest School

A group of students stand outside their one-room schoolhouse located in Waukesha County in 1933.
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From the Wisconsin Historical Society, WHS-86209. Reprinted with permission.
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Summer Along the Lake

Milwaukee county residents enjoy summer sunshine and sand on Lake Michigan’s shoreline in 1985.
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From the Harold Mayer Collection, American Geographical Society Library, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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Summerfield United Methodist Church

The Summerfield congregation traces its origins to 1852, making it the oldest Methodist congregation in Milwaukee. The congregation has gathered at its current location on Juneau Avenue, pictured here, since 1904.
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From the Wikimedia Commons. Photograph by username Sulfur. CC BY-SA 3.0.
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Sunburst Ski Area

The Sunburst Ski Area is a popular winter recreation area in Kewaskum that offers both ski slopes and a tubing hill.
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From Flickr. Photograph by Chris Totsky. CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.
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Sunrise Harmony Queens Orchestra

Amateur music groups, such as the quartet pictured here in 1924, were also popular in Milwaukee.
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From the Roman B. Kwaniewski Photographs Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries. 
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Sussex Railroad Depot

The Sussex railroad depot, pictured here in 1941, was originally constructed in 1888 and known as Templeton, after settlement founder James Templeton.
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From the Wisconsin Historical Society, WHS-24320. Reprinted with permission.
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Swimming in the Milwaukee River

A large group of people are pictured swimming in the Milwaukee River as part of Whittaker's Swimming School.
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Greetings from Milwaukee: Selections from the Thomas and Jean Ross Bliffert Postcard Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries. 
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Table Tennis Tournament

Four pairs of competitors take part in a table tennis tournament held in a Milwaukee gymnasium.
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From the Roman B. Kwaniewski Photographs Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries. 
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