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Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...
Date: 1895 after
Description: Exterior of building. A large advertising sign is on the right side, behind a large smokestack. A smaller sign stating "For Rent O.J. Schenck" has been h...
Description: Five men gather around an engine in a factory (most likely International Harvester's Milwaukee Works). Original caption reads, "Branch service managers vie...
Description: The caption with this photograph reads: "Dr. Walter Peterson (right), professor of history at Lawrence University, Appleton, with F. Gerald Ham, Wisconsin...
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Benjamin F. Faast, Eau Claire realtor.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Worker forming the tip of a steel rod at International Harvester Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company until 1902.
Description: Branch service managers watch a test at a factory (most likely International Harvester's Milwaukee Works). Caption on photograph reads, "Branch service man...
Date: date unknown
Description: Several people, most with goggles and hats, are digging and moving dirt. Three men are behind a wire fence. On the left is a man in a suit, and the rest a...
Description: View from behind home plate of Lew Burdette delivering a pitch in the Milwaukee Braves' 1-0 victory over the the Philadelphia Phillies, August 18, 1960 at...
Date: 1919 after
Description: Elevated view of Mayor Hoan speaking to a crowd at the Seaman Body Corporation.
Description: Newspaper clipping giving information about the chapel. Above the article is a photograph of a meeting in progress.
Description: Worker using a motorized shop cart ("shop mule") to transport parts between buildings at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The cart was manufactur...
Description: Four men sit on the shore and look out at a ship on the water at the Wolf and Davidson ship yard.
Description: Crowd gathered for a dinner that honored Senator Joseph R. McCarthy. Behind the elevated head table is a large portrait of the Senator.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John C. Karel, Milwaukee judge.
Description: A group of girls playing jacks on a city sidewalk. All the girls are wearing dresses, and two infants are present, one in a carriage and one in the lap of...
Description: In the middle of a road, a large group of motorcyclists is preparing to ride. On the right are two men standing next to a car which has a banner advertisi...
Date: 1916 before
Description: Three people sitting in the back seat of a parked car drinking beer and other beverages in glasses. The building behind them is the Otto Sprenger Millersvi...
Description: Vel Phillips sitting with her husband W. Dale Phillips, who is holding a cup that says "Holiday Folk Fair." This image is affixed to a holiday card Vel and...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was a cigar manufacturer.
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