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Thomas M. Kearney

Date: 1936-12-03 

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Thomas M. Kearney, Racine attorney.

Date: 1912-10-14 

Description: President Theodore Roosevelt leaving the Chicago and North Western depot after arriving in Milwaukee on his October 14th, 1912 visit, during which he was s...

Photograph

UAW Strikers

Date: 1946-11-25 

Description: Striking members of the United Automobile Workers union at the Allis Chalmers plant in West Allis.

Date: 1958-06-29 

Description: Thomas Wagner and his parents, R.D. and Ernestine Wagner, watch a Milwaukee Braves baseball game.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Factory workers machine tractor engine blocks at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company before...

Date: 1946 

Description: Striking workers from the local 18 of United Gas Coke and Chemical Workers, C.I.O. picketing on a wide downtown sidewalk. The men are walking in a circle h...

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

Date: 1939-06-09 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee County Court House, with a tree-filled park area in the foreground and the city in the background. There is debris on the roof,...

Photograph

Banner Event

Date: 1988-09-06 

Description: A woman overlooks the Labor-at-the-Lakefront festival next to a banner that reads "Buy Union," "Buy Made in USA," and "Keep the Heart of America Beating."

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UAW Rally,

Date: 1946-12-07 

Description: Rally of striking United Automobile Workers of America employed by Allis Chalmers.

Date: 1946 

Description: Workers chipping imperfections from a rough casting.

Date: 1948-04-20 

Description: Striking workers and police outside of Plankinton Meat Packing. Strikers are standing on the cobblestone street and sidewalk holding signs that read "Don'...

Photograph

Louis J. Petit

Date: 1913-10-23 

Description: Quarter-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Louis J. Petit, Milwaukee banker.

Photograph

Family Portrait

Date: 1909-01-25 

Description: Large family group posed in parlor. Appearing in the back row, third from the left, Alma Reinhardt Taylor holding Ellen Taylor Higgins next to J. Robert...

Date: 1963-05-14 

Description: Lunar trajectory paths and computations on a blackboard are discussed by employees of Milwaukee's Astronautics, Inc.

Photograph

Humphrey J. Desmond

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Humphrey J. Desmond, Milwaukee lawyer, editor, and publisher.

Date: 1887 

Description: Back cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of the Milwaukee Junior binder, t...

Date: 1946 

Description: Members of local 18 United Gas, Coke and Chemical of the C.I.O. picketing in a small circle on a wide downtown sidewalk. Two men hold signs and one reads,...

Photograph

Four Women Sewing

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of four women sewing in a business setting.

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Men in Foundry

Date:  

Description: Several Falk employees at work in the machine shop where nearly each man attends to a piece of machinery. Original Falk caption reads, "Centennial historic...

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