All photographs are from the collections of the Milwaukee County Historical Society unless otherwise noted, and may not be used without the permission of the Milwaukee County Historical Society.
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The "annex" for Thirteenth Ward School, 3rd Street and Locust, used to relieve overcrowding in classrooms, 1887.
Eighth grade at 7th District School, on the corner of Jefferson and Juneau, 1894.
A German kindergarten gathering, ca. 1890s.
A second grade class at Prairie Street School, 7th and Prairie, 1914.
First graders practice cursive writing at Bartlett Avenue School, 1922.
Class exercising at Bartlett Avenue School, 1922.
Eighth graders listening to their teacher, Bartlett Avenue School, 1922.
Seventh graders writing in class, Bartlett Avenue School, 1922.
Schoolroom at Home for Dependent Children, Wauwatosa, undated.
Henry Clay School students performing math problems, ca. 1940s.
Patriotic display at Bartlett Avenue School, undated.
Flag Day, 1915.
Martha and Helen Boguszewski's First Communion, 1917.
Unidentified boy on his first communion, undated.
Unidentified girl on her first communion, undated.
Hezekiah and Walter Baker, Palm Sunday, 1928.
Fifth grade class, St. Mary's School, 1887.
Girls at St. Michaels School, ca. 1890.
A kindergarten class in the Second District School, 1895.
Boys and girls at the German-English Academy (now University School), ca. 1890s.
Students at Saint John's Institute for Deaf Mutes, ca. 1900.
Trinity School, ca. 1900s.
Girls at the West Division High School picnic, 1910.
Girls at a "finishing school" held in a Milwaukee church, ca. 1910s.
Summer vacation Bible school students, Chiesa Evangelica Italianica, ca. 1910s.
Adolescents at Windlake Avenue School, 1919.
Two little boys and their mothers learning English, undated.
A patriotic pageant at Milwaukee Country Day School, ca. 1910s.
Note the Junior Red Cross sign on the wall behind this group of high school graduates from the First World War era.
Racially integrated confirmation class, ca. 1930s.