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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: Striking workers and police outside of Plankinton Meat Packing.
Description: Two men guide cement blocks that comprise a casting for a gear that will be used in a cement kiln. The final gear was later purchased by F.L. Smidth and Co...
Description: Four workers operating an "ancient" winch. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the...
Description: Schlitz train and group of revelers, celebrating the end of prohibition in Milwaukee. Schlitz Engine #8027 departs to deliver the first Schlitz beer at 12:...
Description: A cashier checks out a customer's purchases while another customer fills her grocery cart with items at the D. Kurman company market.
Date: date unknown
Description: Quarter-length formal oval painting of Samuel Marshall, (1820-1907), banker, co-founder and President of the Marshall & Ilsley Bank.
Description: River, with fence in foreground, reflecting trees and sunlight. On the right is a field with cows, a man near a fence, and a small dog.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: The foundry of the E.P. Allis Works.
Description: Students work in a shoe rebuilding class at the Milwaukee Vocational and Adult Schools.
Description: A male employee inspects the ring gear which was later purchased by F.L. Smidth and Company of New York, New York, and used by St. Lawrence Cement Company...
Description: Sherman M. Booth, anti-slavery editor, shown seated reading newspaper.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William J. Zimmers, Milwaukee lawyer.
Description: Herold Newspaper building and surrounding commercial area at the southwest corner of Broadway and Mason Street. Pedestrains cross the street and horse-draw...
Description: Men working outdoors to fill what appears to be sand bags. Some of the bags are marked with a "P." There are industrial buildings in the background.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Frank S. Rost, Milwaukee company vice-president.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of James J. McClymont, Milwaukee company president.
Description: Joan Boeker (left), and Julia and Glarice Pierce with their newspaper carrier son, LeRoy, watch the Milwaukee Brave's game at a stadium.
Description: E.P. Allis & Co's Reliance Works: steam cranes and ovens.
Description: A male employee stands near a screw press washer. The speed reducer shown is a Right Angle, Double Red. Later purchased and used by the American Boxboard C...
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