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Date: 1882 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Beloit harvester and twine binder manufactured by the Parker-Dennett Harvesting Machine Company. The cover features...

Date: 1963-08-22 

Description: "Picnicking in Mitchell Park provided a pleasant afternoon recently for these senior citizens who participated in the Milwaukee County Park Commission's pr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Nine men in aprons lined up in front of a brick horseshoe shop. One of the men is sitting on a horse. The sign above the door reads "C. Deising, Horsesho...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A line of cars ready for the start of a race, possibly taking place at the State Fair. Spectators are in the background.

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Diver and Crew

Date: 1937 

Description: Three men on pilings pose with man in a diving suit in preparation for a dive. Onlookers are standing above on a bridge in the background.

Date: 1956-11-21 

Description: Uniformed police officers look over a laid out map with potential escape routes.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Elevated view of construction workers placing rebar in the foundation of a house in preparation for concrete to be poured.

Date: 1954-06-03 

Description: Jackie Robinson crouches and points to a diagram of a baseball diamond sketched on the pavement as a large group of primarily African-American boys, some i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of African American children drinking from water fountains, or bubblers as they are frequently known in Milwaukee, at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men wearing hats are posing against a wall, hunched up in their coats against the cold. One sits while the other two stand.

Photograph

Family Sledding

Date: 1956 

Description: Winter scene with a family and their dog preparing for their descent down the hill on a toboggan. From left to right, Gene Anderson (my uncle), Betsy Marqu...

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Alderman Martin E. Schreiber, President of the Milwaukee Common Council, is on a podium wearing a suit. On the left is Vel Phillips who is wearing a dress....

Date: 1948-04-20 

Description: Striking workers and police outside of Plankinton Meat Packing. Strikers are standing on the cobblestone street and sidewalk holding signs that read "Don'...

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Baseball Scene

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Description: Runner reaching first base with coach signaling for him to stop. Defensive players and the umpire look on. A portion of the crowd in the stands is visible...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Small sailboats in Milwaukee Harbor with buildings on the far shoreline in the background. There is a large sign on a roof that readsin part: "L.J. Petit.....

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Two men in stands review the Milwaukee Braves official program during a game.

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Description: Waist up carte-de-visite portrait of Charles B. "Doc" Aubrey, 6th Wisconsin Infantry ("Iron Brigade") after the war. An engraving of Aubrey from 1862 is pr...

Date: 1967-08-15 

Description: A roll on/roll off freighter is shown and was later purchased by Sun Shipbuilding. Falk caption reads, "Half strut for 646 single screw-roll on/roll off fr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vel Phillips, wearing a baseball glove, hat and a sweatshirt that reads "Milwaukee Commando NAACP Youth Council" pitching a baseball. In the background sta...

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Cam or Casting

Date: 1969-06-16 

Description: View of a cam that is a component of a 185 cubic yard Walkray Dragline that was purchased and used by Bucyries-Erie Company. An individual cam weight 51,20...

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