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Wesley Scott

A 1977 photograph of Milwaukee Urban League executive director Wesley Scott.
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From the Wisconsin Historical Society, WHS-129835. Reprinted with permission.
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West Allis Invites You

This 1906 postcard invites visitors to West Allis and features images of the city hall and a public 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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West Bend Post Office

A 2013 view of the West Bend Post Office, built in 1935, which is on the National Register of Historic Places.
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From the Wikimedia Commons. Photograph by Shawn Conrad. CC BY-SA 3.0.
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West Bend Train Depot

A 2016 photograph of the restored West Bend railroad depot, originally built in 1900.
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From Flickr. Photograph by Ryan Ojibway. CC BY-NC 2.0.
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West Park

Residential development in Washington Heights was spurred by the construction of West Park, later renamed Washington Park. A scene of the park's lagoon is pictured here in 1895.
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From the Milwaukee Neighborhoods: Photos and Maps 1885-1992 Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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Weston's Antique Apple Orchard

The barn of Weston's Antique Apple Orchard, built in 1906, is part of a larger complex in New Berlin that reflects the area's agricultural history.
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From the Wikimedia Commons. Photograph by username M33ganTHEgr8. CC BY-SA 3.0.
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Whig Meeting Announcement

Front page of a leaflet announcing a Whig meeting at the Milwaukee County Courthouse on June 26, 1841.
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From the Library of Congress Broadsides, Leaflets, and Pamphlets from America and Europe Collection.
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Whistling Straits Clubhouse

Photograph of the Whistling Straits clubhouse and spectators during the 2010 PGA Championship.
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From the Wikimedia Commons.
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Whitefish Bay Resort

An early twentieth century postcard view of the Whitefish Bay Resort.
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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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Whitefish Bay Resort

Another early twentieth century postcard view of the Whitefish Bay Resort, with German- and English-language text.
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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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Whitetail Deer

Once driven away from the Milwaukee area, whitetail deer have become a more common sight in recent decades. These deer were spotted in Whitnall Park in Greendale.
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From Flickr. Photograph by username SouthernWI. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.
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Whitetail Deer in Milwaukee

After a nearly sixty-year absence, deer returned to the Milwaukee area in 1947. This buck was seen in 2013 in West Allis's Greenfield Park.
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From Flickr. Photograph by Ken Mattison. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.
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Wild Turkey

While turkeys like this one at the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center may not be a completely foreign sight today, the initial wave of European settlement had eliminated them from the Milwaukee area by the mid-1850s.
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From Flickr. Photograph by Jennifer Tomaloff. CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.
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Wild Turkey

Flocks of turkeys are extremely common in the suburbs of Milwaukee and can sometimes be found in the city as well, like this one.
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From Flickr. Photograph by Uli and Liz Baecker. CC BY-NC 2.0.
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Will Allen Advocates for Growing Power

Will Allen discusses the importance of sustainable food systems with visitors from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 2015.
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From Flickr. Photograph by Tivoli Gough, courtesy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. CC BY 2.0.
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Will Allen Fishes for Tilapia

Will Allen fishes for tilapia in the Growing Power aquaponics system in 2008.
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From Flickr. Photograph by Claire Pentecost. CC BY-NC 2.0.
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William George Bruce

Portrait of William George Bruce sitting at his desk during his tenure as president of the Milwaukee Harbor Board of Commissioners between 1920 and 1949.
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From the Milwaukee Waterways Collection of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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Wilson Center for the Arts Entrance

The Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, located in Brookfield, provides a wide range of arts-orientated educational and recreational opportunities for its area community members.
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Photograph courtesy of the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts. Reprinted with permission.

Wind Leaves by Ned Kahn

Photograph of the sculpture by Ned Kahn titled "Wind Leaves." This artwork is located in front of Discovery World on Milwaukee's lakefront.
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From the Wikimedia Commons. This photograph is used under fair use to illustrate a three-dimensional work of art for educational purposes.
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Wind Point Lighthouse

The Wind Point Lighthouse, north of Racine, remains active due to the combined efforts of the Village of Wind Point, the US Coast Guard, and a local nonprofit organization.
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From the Wikimedia Commons.
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