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Mrs. Lydia Ely

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vignetted head and shoulders portrait of Lydia Ely, a well-known artist, humanitarian and promoter of the arts in the late 19th century.

Date: 1947-05-10 

Description: Mayor Vincent Totka of Cudahy and Mayor Charles Plotz of South Milwaukee pose for a photograph after greeting a CIO organized rally in South Milwaukee. A l...

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Milwaukee Depot

Date:  

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Depot, with clock tower, at West Everett Street between North 3rd and North 4th Streets.

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Young Sculptor

Date: 1968-05-13 

Description: Thurman Butler, 16, with the sculpture he made while practicing cutting and welding techniques in a foundry course at Milwaukee Technical college. He calle...

Photograph

Polio Shot Time

Date: 1955-11-15 

Description: All seven siblings in the Marnell family line up for their polio inoculations.

Photograph

Iron Block Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of building on corner in downtown area. There are horse-drawn vehicles in the street, and pedestrians on the sidewalk and crossing the street...

Photograph

Midway Scene

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Midway performer (left) at the Wisconsin State Fair and an audience, primarily boys and men listening to an unseen speaker.

Date:  date unknown

Description: J. Robert Taylor is posing on his motorcycle in the middle of a neighborhood street.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company, with a three-quarter view of a man driving an electric cable car marked "State St." under a...

Photograph

Otto H. Falk

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of General Otto H. Falk, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1979-09 

Description: Retaining wall and houses from back alley.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A scene from the Greendale Civilian Defense Rally. Mothers and children sit at a picnic table outside of the "Bendfelt House of Fine Ice Cream" stand opera...

Photograph

Seder for Newcomers

Date: 1948-04-24 

Description: A group portrait of people seated at tables for Seder.

Date: 1905 

Description: A woman, possibly Alma Reinhardt Taylor, wearing a long coat, on a rocky beach with a boy looking out at the water, and a younger child crouched at her fee...

Date: 1946 before

Description: People are sitting and standing around a fountain in Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) with the cathedral in the background.

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Description: Father James Groppi speaking through a megaphone from the hood of a bus. Groppi stands with Alderperson Vel Phillips. Several of the people in the assemble...

Photograph

Turbine Drive

Date: 1968-03-11 

Description: This turbine drive was later purchased and used by The Whiton Machine Company. Falk caption reads, "1110YPA-1 speed reducer with lube system and cooler, ra...

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Description: A group of spectators including men, women, and children standing at a railing watching some type of sporting event in a field where a large crowd is gathe...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Self-portrait of the photographer sitting on a table near a wall wearing a hat and holding a newspaper and pipe.

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: A woman and child carry CORE picket signs protesting school segregation.

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