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Union Harvest Dance

Date: 1947-09-06 

Description: Employees of the Seaman's Body Corporation gather at the bar during their annual Harvest Dance.

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: View from sidewalk of horse-drawn wagon on a tree-lined city street in a United Public Workers parade/demonstration. The wagon has a number of boys in it w...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View across street of storefronts, including a barbershop, and a sign reading "Alamo" above a marquee that says "Free Poultry and Country Store". The 1100...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Grand Lodge of the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons. This is the main headquarters of the Masons in Milwaukee, at 705 E. Wells...

Date: 1948-02 

Description: Paul Steffes, secretary-treasurer of Local 75, United Automobile Workers (Seaman Body Company) at his desk.

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: Decorated truck driven by Leonard Greachowiak through downtown in a United Public Workers Parade/Demonstration. The beribboned pickup displays a sign that...

Date: 1946-09-10 

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...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: 1100 block of South Sixteenth Street with storefronts and automobile traffic. Cable car tracks run down the middle of the street.

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Campaign Mailing

Date: 1946-10 

Description: Members of the United Automobile Workers Auxilary #2 preparing literature for the political campaign of E.V. Bobrowicz. Bobrowicz, an officer of the Fur an...

Date: 1948-12-07 

Description: For contributing to the morale of state troops in the South Pacific by his work as a war correspondent, Robert Doyle (right), a Milwaukee Journal re...

Date: 1946-09-10 

Description: Young worker operates a large lever on railroad tracks. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers bel...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: The corner of N. 5th Street and W. Wisconsin Avenue. Landmarks from left to right: Wisconsin Roof (dancing), Strand Theater, Miller High Life Spa, and the...

Date: 1946-11-25 

Description: Police pushing a group of strikers in front of the factory gate at the Allis-Chalmers strike. On the far right is a man holding a press camera.

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Edward Phelps Allis

Date: 1948-04-20 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Edward Allis.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A young girl pushes a baby carriage along a street in a Fourth of July parade. The carriage is decorated like a stork with a bundle tied to its beak. A wom...

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers standing on railroad tracks. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the Nation...

Date: 1947-11-08 

Description: Prize winners at a costume dance sponsored by Local 1114, United Steelworkers of America (Harnischfeger Corporation).

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The building has many classical architectural elements, including a dome. There is a large totem pole in front of the building. Pedestrians are walking on...

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: Horse-drawn wagon in a United Public Workers Parade/Demonstration through downtown. The horse bears signs that read "1946 One Horse Pay!" and "1846 One Hor...

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George L.P. Weaver

Date: 1947-12-05 

Description: George Weaver, secretary of the national CIO Committee to Abolish Discrimination, appearing at the Wisconsin State CIO convention.

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