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Women's Bowling Team

Group photograph of a women's bowling team standing behind a trophy in 1928.
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From the Roman B. Kwaniewski Photographs Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries. 
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Women's Crisis Line at Gay Right Parade

Members from the Women's Crisis Line, a program within the Women's Coalition of Milwaukee, provide support at a gay rights parade in 1979.
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From the Wikimedia Commons. Photography by username Mymymacmurray. CC BY-SA 4.0.
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Women's Festival in Milwaukee

Cheryl Keenan, Milwaukee's representative in the National Organization for Women holds a shirt that reads "A woman's place is in the House...and the Senate" at the city's first women's festival in 1984.
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From the Historic Photo Collection of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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Wonderland on the Milwaukee River

Postcard from 1906 featuring a panoramic view of the amusement park once located on the Milwaukee River in present-day Shorewood.
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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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Wonderland on the River

This postcard provides an aerial view of the Wonderland amusement park at the beginning of the 20th century, first opened as Lueddemann's-on-the-River in 1872.
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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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Wonderland Water Slide

The Wonderland park in Shorewood featured a "Shoot the Chutes," an attraction where passengers rode a flat-bottomed boat down a flume into a lagoon.
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From the Milwaukee County Historical Society.
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Wood National Cemetery

View of gravestones in Wood National Cemetery, the final resting spot of more than 38,000 members of the US military and their dependents.
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From the Library of Congress Historic American Landscapes Survey.
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Woodland Pattern Book Center

A display inside the Woodland Pattern Book Center featuring pamphlets and booklets in 2010.
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From Flickr. Photograph by Steve McLaughlin. CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.
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World Refugee Day 2018

On June 20, 2018, the International Institute of Wisconsin sponsored a World Refugee Celebration at Zeidler Park to increase refugee awareness in Milwaukee and celebrate refugees' cultures.
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Photograph courtesy of the International Institute of Wisconsin. Reprinted with permission.

World War One Children's Parade

Children accompanied by women march down Lincoln Avenue on April 1, 1918 during a liberty loan parade.
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From the Roman B. Kwaniewski Photographs Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries. 
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World War Two Victory Parade

Members of the Milwaukee Elk's Lodge Red Cross Unit parade down Wisconsin Avenue on August 15, 1945 to celebrate V-J Day, marking the Allied victory over Imperial Japan.
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From the Milwaukee Neighborhoods: Photos and Maps 1885-1992 Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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WPCA Dia de Los Muertos Display

The Walker's Point Center for the Arts features a large celebration for Dia de Los Muertos every year.
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From Flickr. Photograph by Daniel Baker. CC BY-ND 2.0.
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WTMJ Radio Broadcaster

A radio announcer stands behind a microphone during a broadcast of the WTJM radio program called "Rumpus Room" in 1945. The program featured advertisements for local retailers like Boston Store.
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From the James Blair Murdoch Photographs. Archives, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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WUWM Broadcast Booth

Photograph showcasing the radio booth and production of a WUWM broadcast, taken between 1978 and 1980.
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From the UW-Milwaukee Photographs Collection. Archives, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
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WUWM Radio Engineer

Photograph of WUWM radio engineer Bruce Winter working in the broadcast booth, taken between 1978 and 1980.
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From the UW-Milwaukee Photographs Collection. Archives, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
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Yerkes Observatory

The Yerkes Observatory, pictured here in 1939, was established as part of the University of Chicago in 1897 and closed to the public in 2018.
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From the State of Wisconsin Collection of the UW Digital Collections Library. Image ID WI.dnr1139.bib. Photograph courtesy of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. CC BY-ND 4.0.
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YMCA Camp Minikani

Opened on Lake Amy Belle in 1919, the YMCA's Camp Minikani continues to provide a host of camps and activities for area youth.
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From the Wikimedia Commons. Photograph by Clay Aiken. CC BY-SA 4.0.
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YMCA Gymnasium Class

This early twentieth century postcard features young men gathered for a gymnasium class at the Milwaukee YMCA.
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From the Springfield College Archives and Special Collections. Accessed with the Digital Commonwealth of Massachusetts Collections Online. CC BY-NC-SA.
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YMCA Tower

Fundraising efforts following the end of WWII led to the construction of a new central YMCA building on Wisconsin Avenue in 1957, as pictured here. The building has also served as a dormitory for Marquette University.
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From the Historic Photo Collection of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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Young Charles Whitnall

Charles Whitnall was a prominent Milwaukee conservationist and regional planner during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He is considered the foundational mind behind the Milwaukee County Parks System.
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From the Milwaukee County Historical Society. Reprinted with permission.
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