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Description: Quarter-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of A.J. Mayer, Milwaukee manufacturer.
Date: 1951 after
Description: Vel Phillips standing in front of the door to her and her husband's law office. The glass on the door reads: "W. Dale Phillips and Vel Phillips Lawyers." T...
Description: Portrait of Elizabeth Hayman Layton reading a book. She was the sister of Joel Hayman, and the wife of Frederick Layton, who she married in 1851. Elizabeth...
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of George P. Mayer, Milwaukee manufacturer.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: Vignetted quarter-length portrait of Frederick Layton, at about age 50. Layton was the son of a Milwaukee butcher and ran the business until his retirement...
Description: Three-quarter length seated studio portrait of Anson K. Mayhew, Milwaukee lumberman and manufacturer.
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Female factory workers machining parts for cream separators and International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. An original caption identifies them as "Milwauke...
Description: Workers at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works perform "tear-down" inspections and tests of diesel engines.
Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Frederick Layton who is standing with his hands in his pockets. Layton was the son of a Milwaukee butcher and ran the busi...
Description: Three-quarter length seated studio portrait of Sebastian Gebhard Messmer, Milwaukee Archbishop.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Arthur Tenney Holbrook, Milwaukee physician.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Students learn plumbing and gas fitting at the Milwaukee School of Trades.
Description: A craft class member of Milwaukee public school system's recreation department frosts a gingerbread cookie house at the Grant Street social center.
Description: Representative Glenn Davis, chairman of the Republican State Convention, shown at the podium addressing the delegates.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Aug. C. Tewis, Milwaukee company president.
Description: Lady members of the Brynwood Country Club performing a musical skit at the club's opening luncheon. They are concluding a historical “fashion” show, wearin...
Description: Burkie West and his grandaughter Catherine West answer a police officer's questions after their automobile was hit by a train. Both incurred minor injuries...
Description: Dr. Joseph Schneider performs surgery on the eye of a man laying on a gurney, with assistance from a nun nurse and another man.
Date: 1960 ca.
Description: Portrait of Laura Graf seated in a chair at her home in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. A bookcase is behind her.
Laura was born September 2, 1898 in Pewaukee (Wa...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: A group of children sit at tables in a library reading books and magazines while a librarian looks on from her circulation desk. When it opened in 1938, th...
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