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Electric Hair

Date: 1966-01-10 

Description: Gail Lukas' hair stands on end when she places her hand on a Van de Graalf generator in a demonstration by the Atomic Energy Commission for junior high sch...

Date: 1971 before

Description: Rear view of Vel Phillips sitting at her desk in the Milwaukee Common Council chamber. Other unidentified council members are sitting at their desks. The m...

Photograph

William Irvine

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William Irvine, Chippewa Falls lumberman.

Date: 1921-05-05 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of George Clemens Ruhland, Milwaukee medical doctor.

Photograph

Card Game

Date:  date unknown

Description: A bartender behind the bar is reflected in the mirror of a cigarette machine, while men drink beer and play cards in the foreground.

Date: 1954 

Description: Members of United Packinghouse Workers Local 40 signing a "Joe Must Go" petition to recall Wisconsin's Senator Joseph R. McCarthy.

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Cabinet card studio portrait of John (1836-1904) and Ethelinda (1856-1947) Johnston sitting on a decorative wall in front of a painted backdrop of trees....

Photograph

Alfred A. Jackson

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Alfred A. Jackson of Janesville.

Date: 1936-01 ca.

Description: Original caption reads: "E.J. Leiser, superintendent of Milwaukee Works. Starting as an office clerk in 1905 and transferring to shop work two years later....

Date: 1958-06 

Description: Family gathering for the visit of aunt Miriam and Ben Seiden to Milwaukee. Salvator Moshe is holding Mathilde (left) and niece, Cookie Seiden (right). Fro...

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Description: A man wearing a hat sits in profile in a darkened room with a bookshelf behind his back.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Informal portrait of Katherine Morrissey Dodge Cook seated at a desk in front of a classroom full of students.

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers producing artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. The fir...

Date: 1948-08 

Description: Alice in Dairyland, Margaret McGuire, speaks into a WHA microphone in the Dairy Building at the Wisconsin Centennial State Fair. She is surrounded by a cro...

Photograph

Future Drafters

Date: 1965-10-16 

Description: High school boys in industrial drafting class using drafting machines and compasses.

Postcard

A Family at Ease

Date:  date unknown

Description: William Fiebelkorn's family gathered in a living room. William Sr. is in a rocking chair with his hands clasped. His brother August Fiebelkorn is reading a...

Date: 1947-11-08 

Description: "Arabian" group at the Harnishfeger Masquerade Ball wearing embroidered and sequined costumes, eye makeup, fake beards and moustaches.

Date: 1958-08-20 

Description: A straw hatted fairgoer from Oshkosh clutched Republican leaflets as he tried to straighten out State Senator Gaylord Nelson on world affairs. Nelson, Demo...

Date: 1981-02-19 

Description: Holocaust survivor Salvator Moshe at his residence.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A man holding a cigar stands near a Gilt Edge Liberty furnace. The R.J. Schwab and Sons Co. in Milwaukee sold Liberty and Pipeless furnaces for over fifty...

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