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Description: A group of well-dressed men and women walking across a street. They are all wearing hats and a couple of the woman are carrying fur muffs. A streetcar and...
Description: Women switchboard operators at the sole Milwaukee telephone exchange.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Three ladies and four men examine a McCormick-Deering 6-can milk cooler at a dealership or branch house. The photograph was taken in a large well-lit room...
Description: Men and women are lined up in their parked cars to watch the State Fair automobile race.
Description: A woman overlooks the Labor-at-the-Lakefront festival next to a banner that reads "Buy Union," "Buy Made in USA," and "Keep the Heart of America Beating."
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Popular bathing beaches like this one on Lake Michigan offered relief from the heat as well as the opportunity to be seen in the latest fashions of the 191...
Description: Members of the orchestra look closely at the conductor as he leads them in the performance of a piece of music.
Description: Back cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of the Milwaukee Junior binder, t...
Description: Jubilant Proxmire supporters dance in the streets in Milwaukee after Democrat William Proxmire won the special election to fill the seat left vacant by the...
Description: A group of four women sewing in a business setting.
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.
Description: Large house with tree and several people on the porch and in front of the house. The building served as the Milwaukee Hospital in 1863.
Description: Middle-aged woman seated at an outdoor table with refreshments. She is wearing a hat made out of newspaper. The occasion is a card party arranged for older...
Description: A general view of the Dane County delegation at the Republican State Convention, with Reuben W. Peterson, Madison attorney and one-time Public Service Comm...
Description: Photograph of Eydie V. Watts, member of the Milwaukee City Civil Service Commssion. Ms. Watts sits at her desk in an office. She is wearing a dress or blou...
Description: Two women seated at desks with typewriters in an office. A calendar on the wall indicates it is June 1912. Another poster advertises speakers in support of...
Description: Outdoor portrait of a wedding party on a balcony. The party consists of the bride and groom (center), three bridesmaids, three groomsmen, a flower girl, an...
Description: Composite group portrait of the Polish Young People's Alliance.
Description: A campaign picture of Democrat Henry Reuss wearing a suit, addressing constituents working at a grocery store. This was likely taken in 1952 while Reuss wa...
Description: Women from Pittsburgh AFL Retail Clerks' Union Local 1365 picket at the Milwaukee store.
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