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Electric Hair

Date: 1966-01-10 

Description: Gail Lukas' hair stands on end when she places her hand on a Van de Graalf generator in a demonstration by the Atomic Energy Commission for junior high sch...

Date: 1971 before

Description: Rear view of Vel Phillips sitting at her desk in the Milwaukee Common Council chamber. Other unidentified council members are sitting at their desks. The m...

Photograph

William Irvine

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William Irvine, Chippewa Falls lumberman.

Date: 1921-05-05 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of George Clemens Ruhland, Milwaukee medical doctor.

Photograph

Card Game

Date:  date unknown

Description: A bartender behind the bar is reflected in the mirror of a cigarette machine, while men drink beer and play cards in the foreground.

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Cabinet card studio portrait of John (1836-1904) and Ethelinda (1856-1947) Johnston sitting on a decorative wall in front of a painted backdrop of trees....

Photograph

Alfred A. Jackson

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Alfred A. Jackson of Janesville.

Date: 1936-01 ca.

Description: Original caption reads: "E.J. Leiser, superintendent of Milwaukee Works. Starting as an office clerk in 1905 and transferring to shop work two years later....

Date: 1971-12-17 

Description: Richard W.E. Perrin, seen speaking in the foreground, discusses plans in a meeting for an outdoor museum of ethnic history in Kettle Moraine. Professor Vic...

Date: 1958-06 

Description: Family gathering for the visit of aunt Miriam and Ben Seiden to Milwaukee. Salvator Moshe is holding Mathilde (left) and niece, Cookie Seiden (right). Fro...

Read about the career of Milwaukee-based photographer Simon L. Stein who is known for his portraits of prominent Wisconsin citizens.

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Description: A man wearing a hat sits in profile in a darkened room with a bookshelf behind his back.

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers producing artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. The fir...

Date: 1948-08 

Description: Alice in Dairyland, Margaret McGuire, speaks into a WHA microphone in the Dairy Building at the Wisconsin Centennial State Fair. She is surrounded by a cro...

Photograph

Future Drafters

Date: 1965-10-16 

Description: High school boys in industrial drafting class using drafting machines and compasses.

Date: 1904 after

Description: Interior of library with large open reading area and long tables and Windsor style chairs, a two-story high ceiling, and a balcony around the second level....

Photograph

William N. Williams

Date:  

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of First Sergeant William N. Williams from Company K of the 27th Wisconsin Infantry, standing in uniform holding his s...

Postcard

A Family at Ease

Date:  date unknown

Description: William Fiebelkorn's family gathered in a living room. William Sr. is in a rocking chair with his hands clasped. His brother August Fiebelkorn is reading a...

Date: 1947-11-08 

Description: "Arabian" group at the Harnishfeger Masquerade Ball wearing embroidered and sequined costumes, eye makeup, fake beards and moustaches.

Date: 1958-08-20 

Description: A straw hatted fairgoer from Oshkosh clutched Republican leaflets as he tried to straighten out State Senator Gaylord Nelson on world affairs. Nelson, Demo...

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