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Description: A portrait of a young woman with pearls.
Description: A woman and young girl in a bonnet, possibly mother and daughter, and a man and a young girl, possibly father and daughter, holding hands while strolling o...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Men moving an iron lung. The machine has the logo for the March of Dimes imprinted on it. Iron Lungs were commonly used for the treatment of polio.
Description: Horse-drawn fire wagon going down a cobblestone street in Milwaukee. The fact that automobiles also appear in the picture suggest that the transition to mo...
Date: 1962-07-27 before
Description: Portrait of Milwaukee Braves player Warren Spahn.
Description: Billhead of Chas. Bigelow & Company of Milwaukee, a manufacturer and dealer in boots, shoes, and leather, with an elephant wearing cuffed boots and a tasse...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Cabinet card portrait of Ethelinda (Thorsen) Johnston (1856-1947), wife of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker. She is wearing a seal...
Description: Three-year-old Edwin Lee Mathews, Jr., dressed in a "Milwaukee Braves" uniform, takes a swing at a baseball. He is the son of Braves' Hall of Fame third ba...
Description: A man, possibly inventor Leo Kay, holds a slipover bowling shoe, which attaches to a regular street shoe.
Description: Costumed actors on a Third Ward street transformed to represent the 1930s for the made-for-TV movie "Dillinger".
Description: The Gemini 7 space capsule in which astronaut James Lovell flew in 1965, seen here on display at the Wisconsin Regional Space Center.
Although born in Ma...
Description: Two men at work moving railroad cars. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the Natio...
Description: Robert Bloch wearing make-up makes a frightening face while holding his hands out in front of him. His hair is slicked back and he wears a suit jacket with...
Description: Two workmen use a McCormick-Deering I-30 industrial tractor to attach railroad cars carrying Miller High Life beer.
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Pabst Whitefish Bay Resort on the shores of Lake Michigan, with crowds of individuals walking up the numerous paths that lead to the resort's entrance.
Date: date unknown
Description: Street view in the S. 6th Street neighborhood of Walker's Point. The storefronts include the H.J. Heinz Co.; H. Mullen, a clothing and shoe store; J. Gerst...
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Michael Zimmons, Milwaukee manufacturer.
Description: A male employee oversees the testing of a Lewellen Commercial Variator in the test lab at Falk.
Description: Bet winner and Eisenhower supporter Edwin L. Warner enjoys his payoff from bet loser and Adlai Stevenson backer John Shaat, as Shaat tows Warner along the...
Description: Emil Andel of the American Bowling Congress demonstrates an automatic foul detector in a bowling alley.
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