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"Blitzen Benz"

Date: 1911 

Description: Several men are standing around a white car, with one leaning on the back end. A panel near the front of the car is open, exposing part of the engine. A Eu...

Date:  

Description: A mildly risqué party scene with (from left to right) Alice Bedard, Robert Vail, unidentified, Robert Bloch, and Angie Vail, all in various costumes. Strea...

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Race Day

Date:  date unknown

Description: A long row of cars is lined up across the track on display. On the left side of image is the "Blitzen Benz". A grandstand is visible in the background.

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: A young woman is holding up a sign for the Student Union Movement, a social justice group based out of Milwaukee Area Technical College, and a megaphone. S...

Date: 1962-10-04 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves players Henry Aaron (left), Warren Spahn (center) and Tommie Aaron (right) in the Braves' locker room. Tommie Aaron, younger brother of He...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Cabinet card of Ethelinda (Thorsen) Johnston (1856-1947), wife of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, wearing a printed silk dress an...

Date: 1941-02-11 

Description: A couple, most likely Gerda Wank with Joe Puccetti, in the middle of an ice skating exhibition. The man is holding the woman almost parallel to the ice whi...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man with a gunny sack swung over his shoulder is dressed as a hillbilly with a wig and a fake beard. Next to him stands a man dressed as a preacher, and...

Date: 1937-11-04 

Description: Two factory workers pour molten metal into diesel engine crankcase forms at the Milwaukee Works foundry. Photograph taken by Don Jones.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Journal Pathfinder car stopped on a bridge. Under the bridge is a stream with a small waterfall. Two women are on either side of the bridge...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: St. Josaphat's Church in Milwaukee under construction.

Photograph

Fern L. Reinhardt

Date: 1934 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Fern L. Reinhardt, smiling on the occasion of her graduation from Nurse's Training. She is wearing her uniform and cap wi...

Date: 1935-11-04 

Description: Worker machining a TracTracTor (crawler tractor) track roller shell with a turret lathe at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

Date: 1957 

Description: Louis Pierron, age 89, sitting on the trunk of a large elm tree which had recently been cut down at Green Bay Avenue and West Good Hope Road.

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Presenting the Key

Date: 1964-08-20 

Description: View of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Washington, standing on the sidewalk in the foreground with their backs to the camera, who were the first tenants of the Lapham P...

Date: 1971 before

Description: Vel Phillips sitting at her desk in the Milwaukee Common Council chamber. She is writing on a piece of paper. Seated next to her are two unidentified women...

Date: 1931 before

Description: The Frank Braeger is moored on the shore of Jones Island with steam issuing from the pipe, with the crew posing on the boat. In the background a man...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men are posing in the street to the right of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle with a group of men in the background. The man in the middle of the group h...

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Alice in Dairyland

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A woman in a uniform places a lei of orchids around Margaret McGuire's neck as she accepts the role of Centennial Queen on a stage at the Wisconsin Centenn...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: A worker operates a large machine at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works (factory).

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