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City Hall

Date: 1935 before

Description: Elevated view of front of City Hall. Several buildings and streets surround City Hall, with cars on all the roads. Snow is on top of the buildings and the...

Photograph

Divers in Training

Date: 1937 

Description: Three shirtless men sitting in what appears to be the interior of a ship. Two are practicing breathing through apparatuses connected to oxygen tanks.

Date: 1935-12-26 

Description: Worker on an International I-30 industrial tractor used for "spotting" freight cars around the Miller Brewing Company. Two refrigerated rail cars are parke...

Date: 1935 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Depicts a man in a suit holding a bottle of beer. Big Boy was produced by the Hanover...

Photograph

Benjamin Poss

Date: 1936-12-15 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Benjamin Poss, Milwaukee attorney.

Date: 1934 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Label for Blatz Private Stock Beer, featuring the original Blatz logo with a blue tri...

Date: 1937-11-04 

Description: Factory worker assembles bull gear for a WD-40 tractor on an assembly line at Milwaukee Works. Photograph taken by Don Jones.

Date: 1934-04-10 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Brew-Date label for a bottle of Blatz beer. The label features two cartoon gnomes hol...

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: This map is an advertisement for Milwaukee street cars and motor buses and reads: "Ride the street car or motor bus. Economical, safe, dependable." Include...

Photograph

Water Tower

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Water Tower.

Date: 1936-06-13 

Description: Front and back sides of a one-page typewritten form menu for the Steuben Hof, a German American restaurant, with a roundel illustration of three men raisin...

Date: 1939-05-13 

Description: A hobby show with quilts hanging from the wall. Rugs are draped over radiators. There are also bedside tables, lamps, a bookshelf, and a rocking chair. A s...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: First floor of a two-story house that is in the middle of being constructed. Other duplexes and houses are visible in the background.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View up residential street with newly constructed houses, young trees and lampposts. Men in suits and hats walk along the sidewalk. A speed limit sign is v...

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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...

Photograph

Edwin A. Gallun

Date: 1937-03-24 

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Edwin A. Gallun, Milwaukee tanner.

Date: 1937-11-04 

Description: An employee uses a file to demonstrate the hardness of a diesel engine cylinder at Milwaukee Works (factory). Photograph taken by Don Jones.

Date: 1937-09-21 

Description: A man opens the rear door of an International truck used by Spheeris Brothers Inc. The original caption reads, "Model D2, 125" W.B. - 6.00 - 16 tires." Th...

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Engine #6414

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: View of the front of the locomotive of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway, engine #6414, built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia and purch...

Photograph

CIO Picket

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Group of men and women marching down Wisconsin Avenue. On the left is the Milwaukee Public Library, located at 814 West Wisconsin Avenue. Large sign reads:...

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