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Wisconsin Academy of Cosmetic Art Graduates

A group of graduates of the Wisconsin Academy of Cosmetic Art, adjacent to the Kletz Beauty Shop in Milwaukee, pose with their certificates in 1932.
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From the Roman B. Kwaniewski Photographs Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries. 
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Wisconsin Avenue Viaduct

The old Wisconsin Avenue viaduct in 1988, showing the structures that originally surrounded it.
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Photograph by Alan Magayne-Roshak. Copyright 2013. Reprinted with permission.
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Wisconsin Avenue Viaduct

The Wisconsin Avenue viaduct as it was reconstructed and its surroundings torn down.
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Photograph by Alan Magayne-Roshak. Copyright 2013. Reprinted with permission.
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Wisconsin Avenue Viaduct

The new Wisconsin Avenue viaduct in 1994, with grass growing underneath it.
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Photograph by Alan Magayne-Roshak. Copyright 2013. Reprinted with permission.
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Wisconsin Bell Telephone Company

The Milwaukee headquarters of the Wisconsin Bell Telephone Company, shown in this early 20th century postcard.
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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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Wisconsin Black Historical Society and Museum

Dedicated to preserving the heritage and history of Wisconsin's African American community, the Wisconsin Black Historical Society and Museum celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2018.
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Photography courtesy of the Wisconsin Black Historical Society and Museum. Reprinted with permission.

Wisconsin Center

A 2012 image of the downtown convention facility that began its life as the Midwest Express Center and is now the Wisconsin Center.
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From the Wikimedia Commons. Photograph by Wikimedia username Royalbroil. CC BY-SA 3.0.
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Wisconsin Electric Power Plant

This undated photograph of the Wisconsin Electric Power plant shows coal barges transporting fuel on the Milwaukee River.
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From the Historic Photo Collection of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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Wisconsin Electric Power Plant

The Wisconsin Electric power plant in Oak Creek, pictured here in 2012, began operation in 1953 and catalyzed an annexation battle with the city of Milwaukee. The culminating legislation, known as the Oak Creek Law, resulted in the incorporation of the City of Oak Creek.
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From Flickr. Photograph by username JanetandPhil. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.
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Wisconsin Gas Company Flame

The bright blue flame in this photograph predicts the same weather tomorrow.
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From the Library of Congress Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
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Wisconsin Gas Light Company Building

Postcard of the Milwaukee Gas Light Company Building in 1933. Note that its famous gas flame has not been added yet.
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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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Wisconsin in 1846

This map of Wisconsin from 1846, two years before it became a state, illustrates how large some counties originally were. Note the absence of Ozaukee, Waukesha, and Kenosha counties.
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From the American Geographical Society Library Digital Map Collection. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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Wisconsin Lakes Ice and Cartage Company

1906 illustration of men cutting ice blocks and loading it onto a conveyor belt at the right.
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From the Historic Photo Archive of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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Wisconsin Lutheran College Campus

Established in 1973, Wisconsin Lutheran College continues to expand its campus community located on the border of Wauwatosa and Milwaukee.
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From the Wikimedia Commons. Photograph by Corey Coyle. CC BY 3.0.
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Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary Entrance

Founded in 1863, the Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary has been located in Mequon since 1929. Its campus entrance is pictured here in 2007.
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From Flickr. Photograph by WELS net. CC BY-NC 2.0.
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Wisconsin Memorial Park

Located off of Capitol Drive, Wisconsin Memorial Park is a 160-acre cemetery that first opened in 1929. Pictured here in 1931, the Great Memorial Building currently houses the largest collection of imported stained glass in Wisconsin.
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From the Historic Photo Collection of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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Wisconsin Telephone Company

A 1965 photograph of the Wisconsin Telephone Company Main Exchange, designed by Alexander Eschweiler in 1930.
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From the Historic Photo Collection of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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Wisconsin Telephone Company

The city of Pewaukee experienced significant economic growth during the second half of the 20th century. Taken in 1960, this photograph features the Wisconsin Telephone Company building in Pewaukee, renamed Wisconsin Bell in 1984.
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From the James Blair Murdoch Photographs. Archives, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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Wisconsin Telephone Company Switchboard Operator

In 1961, human operators still connected telephone callers through a switchboard.
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From the James Blair Murdoch Photographs. Archives, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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Wisconsin Visual Artists Exhibition

Founded in 1900, Wisconsin Visual Artists continues to provide exhibition opportunities for its members around the state today.
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Photograph courtesy of Wisconsin Visual Artists. Reprinted with permission.