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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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Young Golda Meir

Photograph of Golda Meir and her 8th grade class taken at the 4th Street Elementary School in 1911. Meir is seen at the extreme right in a white dress.
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From the Picturing Golda Meir Collection. Archives, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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Young People at the Beach

A group of young men and women enjoy a day at the beach during the first half of the twentieth century.
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From the Roman B. Kwaniewski Photographs Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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Young Polish Fest Dancers

Two children, dressed in traditional attire, dance at Milwaukee's Polish Fest in 2012.
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From Flickr. Photograph by Mark Kaletka. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.
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Youth Groups Attend Mass

Youth members of the Vietnamese Catholic community were also a part of the 40th anniversary celebration.
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Photograph courtesy of Priests of the Sacred Heart. Reprinted with permission.
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YWCA Building

The old YWCA building on N. Jackson Street, pictured here, was built with funds donated by Elizabeth Plankinton in 1900.
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From the Wisconsin Historical Society, WHS-53705. Reprinted with permission.
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YWCA Exercise Class

A group of young women are gathered at the Milwaukee YMCA for an exercise class in this undated photograph.
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From the Wisconsin Historical Society, WHS-36643. Reprinted with permission.
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Zablocki VA Medical Center

The current structure used by the VA Medical Center opened in 1966 and was named for Rep. Clement Zablocki in 1984. It is pictured here in 2015.
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From Flickr. Photograph by the Milwaukee VA Medical Center.
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Zeidler Union Square Park

Originally known as Union Square in the 1830s and renamed to honor mayor Carl Zeidler in the 1960s, this piece of natural landscape in the heart of downtown was Milwaukee's first park.
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From the Wikimedia Commons. Photograph by username Buster8079. CC BY-SA 3.0.
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Zionist Jewish Folk School

1916 photograph of students of the Zionist Jewish Folk School in Milwaukee.
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From the Picturing Golda Meir Collection. Archives, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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