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Jones Island

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A fishing settlement. Two piers at the shoreline with a sandy beach, one with a ramp next to it. There are several buildings in the background. Two tugbo...

Date: 1958-01-23 

Description: Female telephone switchboard operator at work.

Date:  

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, seated second from right, with three other curl...

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Jones Island

Date: 1961 ca.

Description: Shoreline of Lake Michigan. This is mainly a commercial fishing community, and some of the Lake Michigan ferry boats dock here. A pole with a lifesaving...

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Y Product Cuts

Date: 1966-11-03 

Description: This particular Y Product Cut was purchased by Mesta Machine. Falk caption reads, "2155 Y2 Special (hollow LSS with telescoping LSS). Ratio 36.69:1. See en...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Full-length cabinet card of two young children in front of a painted backdrop of the ocean. They are attired in coats, dresses and hats, and are holding ha...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Awnings stretch over the entrance and windows on the front facade.

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Asian Dignitaries

Date:  date unknown

Description: Asian dignitaries, including two women, amidst a crowd, perhaps at a railroad station.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: C.W. McNally Company building at 197-199 Water Street, located just south of the intersection with Chicago Street. This Greek Revival style building was er...

Date: 1966-12-30 

Description: The 220 G20 gear coupling pictured was later purchased by L.W. Nash Company. Falk caption reads, "220 G20 Gear Coupling per assembly, Drawing number 418288...

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Mason Street

Date: 1889 

Description: Looking down street toward Lake Michigan, which is visible at the end of the road. The dirt street is lined with trees and houses. On the right stands a...

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Phillips Law Office

Date: 1951 after

Description: Vel Phillips standing in front of the door to her and her husband's law office. The glass on the door reads: "W. Dale Phillips and Vel Phillips Lawyers." T...

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Edward Phelps Allis

Date: 1948-04-20 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Edward Allis.

Date: 1957-08-03 

Description: News portrait of Donald A. Buchanan of Minneapolis. Buchanan, then living at the Rescue Mission in Milwaukee, was overcome by gas while he was trying to re...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Cabinet card of Hilda Johnston (1883-1974), age one year, and her father, John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker.

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Description: Looking East from Mitchell Block. Elevated view of buildings with the lake and a steamship in the distance.

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Special Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Merchants & Manufacturers Special Train. A steam engine with several cars stretching to the horizon is sitting on the tracks in front of a pl...

Date: 1914 before

Description: View of downtown Milwaukee riverbank before the First National Bank was built in 1914. Advertising painted on the sides of buildings includes B. Mock & So...

Date: 1959-11-05 

Description: Two male employees operate a large factory machine.

Date: 1914-03-12 

Description: The Ad Wolgast-Willie Ritchie boxing match in the Milwaukee Auditorium. There were 8,000 people in attendance. Most of the audience members have turned to...

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