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Description: Workers and soldiers marched together in Milwaukee's first Labor Day parade in many years, sponsored by the CIO, to demonstrate the common interest of all...
Description: An insurance executive carries on with work after he was hit by a car, dictating letters to his secretary from his hospital bed, with his leg in traction.
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a derailed train carrying circus animals and a man op...
Date: 1921-04-17 ca.
Description: Workers shoveling grain, possibly corn, onto a lake vessel. Probably on the lower Milwaukee River.
Description: Picket line of striking Northwest Airlines ticket agents and office workers who were represented by the Brotherhood of Railway and Airline Clerks.
Date: date unknown
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Walter Gerhardy, Milwaukee company president.
Description: Cooks prepare food on a large iron stove while a worker stands holding coffee. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car fer...
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John Gilbert Hardgrove, Milwaukee lawyer.
Description: Women campaign workers call voters to support the Labor Political League and vote for candidates sympathetic to Labor issues.
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: A worker lifting a stationary gas engine frame with an overhead crane at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee...
Description: Quarter-length portrait of John J. Beggs, Milwaukee public utilities executive.
Description: Walter Reuther, President of the United Automobile Workers (right), after delivering address to the Wisconsin State CIO convention, December 6, 1947. To h...
Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975
Description: Quarter-length studio profile portrait of Robert R. Freeman, Milwaukee attorney.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William Robbins McGovern, Milwaukee engineer.
Description: County worker collects alimony payment from an ex-husband.
Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger 5-ton special wall crane carrying a metal ladle below a type "AN" bridge crane with a suspended operators cab. The cranes are at th...
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Guy D. Goff, Milwaukee attorney.
Description: Construction workers enjoy a beer after pouring concrete for a bridge structure.
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...
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