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Date: 1947-12-20 

Description: Members of Local 1114, United Steelworkers of America (Harnischfeger Corporation) at a holiday costume party.

Photograph

Chinchilla Fur Coat

Date: 1951-01-21 

Description: The only "let-out" coat made of matched chinchilla fur in existence is modeled by an unidentified woman at a Milwaukee style show.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down street towards Vel Phillips, who is crouching down near the curb at an intersection helping a child laying in the street. Her handbag is next to...

Photograph

Pickled Peppers

Date: 1963-11-21 

Description: A variety of canned and fresh peppers is artfully displayed by the woman who serves them to her family and gives them as gifts.

Date: 1956-11-05 

Description: Telephone callers started a new phase of the "get out the vote" campaign Monday at Proxmire for Governor headquarters, 135 W. Wells Street. More than 40 te...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Harriet Earling Thwaits, Milwaukee philanthropist, wife of Frederick C. Thwaits.

Date: 1867 

Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A man in a hat and jacket poses with three well-dressed women in dresses and wide-brimmed hats.

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...

Date: 1972-01-06 

Description: Bartender, Sandra Gaertner and her fabulous hair standing behind the bar at Walter's on North Avenue. Two male customers are seated at the bar in the backg...

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Description: Ten people at the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the 41 Outdoor Theatre.

Date: 1961-04-08 

Description: Vel Phillips stands while speaking with Arthur Goldberg, former Secretary of Labor and, at the time of the photograph, Supreme Court Justice. Another man c...

Date: 1946-08-18 

Description: Pro price-control broadcast at WJRN. A woman and two men stand encircling a microphone holding scripts. A clock is on the wall behind them and a piano [?]...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: The first aid department at a Pawling & Harnischfeger plant. A woman sitting at the desk working on the "daily report first aid room." On the left is a sin...

Date: 1889-08 

Description: Formal outdoor group portrait of the 29th Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers. They are posing while lined up on the front steps of the Milwaukee Armory building...

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: 1967-04-14 

Description: Vel Phillips is at a podium speaking to a crowd of people, some of whom are standing behind a street barricade. She is wearing a dress. In the bottom right...

Photograph

CORE Picketers

Date: 1964-01-14 

Description: Civil rights group CORE picketing the Board of Realtors at Coach House Motor Inn for fairness and equality in housing.

Print

Greetings

Date: 1931 

Description: The "Milwaukee Journal's" holiday card with a scene of two women in front of a town scene done in the Old English style. A man inside of a shop door is tip...

Date: 1887 

Description: Back cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of the Milwaukee Junior binder, t...

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