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Milwaukee Harbor

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Aerial view of city, river and harbor. Two smokestacks are on either side of the river mouth.

Date: 1948 

Description: Design in pencil for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent stamp featuring a cow's head and an arm holding a hammer.

Date: 1941 

Description: Letterhead for the ninety-first Wisconsin State Fair, held August 16-24, with a profile view of a badger set in a banded red semi-circle. Printed in red an...

Date: 1948-01-14 

Description: A view from behind the bar in the Lutheran Center Bowling Alley of happy patrons enjoying a beer. One of the two bartenders is also enjoying a beverage.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Inside of the People's Bookstore. Bookshelves, counters and cabinets of leftist books. Some titles are visible including Battle for Asia, Women i...

Date: 1948-04-22 

Description: Strike vote, Local 1173, United Steelworkers of America (Nordberg Manufacturing Company). Members of the Nordberg Steel Co., Local 1173, took a strike v...

Date: 1947-12-02 

Description: A group portrait of the Local 75 women's bowling team, who played at the Moose Alleys. From left to right in front are the Moose Boosters: Anne Chomicki, B...

Date: 1946 

Description: International Harvester Company booth at the Wisconsin State Fair. A signs on the booth read, "Check Your Parcels Here."

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: Close-up of two participants, a man and a boy, in a United Public Workers Parade/Demonstration. Both are looking at the photographer and the boy carries a...

Date: 1946 

Description: Isaiah Pyant family eating dinner.

Date: 1946-08 

Description: Members of the Farm Equipment Workers Union hand out leaflets at the International Harvester Co. plant during the Union's convention. A small crowd of peop...

Photograph

Milwaukee City Hall

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: City street scene with City Hall.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Side view of courthouse. Several cars are parked on the road lining the courthouse, and a woman is stepping onto the sidewalk near a fire hydrant.

Date: 1948-06-12 

Description: A general view of the Dane County delegation at the Republican State Convention, with Reuben W. Peterson, Madison attorney and one-time Public Service Comm...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: A Milwaukee billboard advertising a lecture by Earl Browder, general secretary of the Communist Party-USA. The sign reads "Win the War Rally! Earl Browder,...

Photograph

Enola the Welder

Date: 1943-02 

Description: Enola O'Connell, the only woman welder at the Heil Company during World War II, working on gasoline trailer tanks. A 32-year-old widow and the mother of o...

Date: 1946 before

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

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers' toilet. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the National Maritime Union (N...

Photograph

Dairy Parade Float

Date: 1946 

Description: International Harvester reaper float, the first prize winner in the Wisconsin State Fair dairy parade. The text on the float reads "Working Replica of the...

Date: 1941 before

Description: Milwaukee Farmer's Market during the late 1930s. A customer carries produce purchased at the market.

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