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Date: 1912 

Description: Men work on the construction site for Stationary Engine Test Building #24 at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory.

Photograph

Christmas Returns

Date: 1982-12-26 

Description: A Target retail store is flooded with customers returning Christmas gifts.

Photograph

S.S. Cramer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of S.S. Cramer, MIlwaukee company president.

Photograph

Charles Stolper

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Charles Stolper, Milwaukee company president and treasurer.

Date: 1947-05-10 

Description: Mayor Vincent Totka of Cudahy and Mayor Charles Plotz of South Milwaukee pose for a photograph after greeting a CIO organized rally in South Milwaukee. A l...

Photograph

Singer Truck

Date: 1937 

Description: A man carrying a box exits the passenger side of an International D-2 panel truck used by the Singer Sewing Machine Company. The text on the box reads, "Si...

Date: 1958-06-29 

Description: Madison newspaper carrier John Yount and his parents, Helen and Paul Yount, watch a Braves game in Milwaukee.

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Description: A man tilling soil on a farm with a tractor. Houses and trees are visible in the background.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Two men working on engine components on an assembly line at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Com...

Photograph

Plankinton House

Date: 1905 after

Description: View of the street and construction site outside of the Plankinton House hotel and various storefronts. Horse-drawn carriages, pedestrians, and constructi...

Date: 1929 

Description: Panoramic group portrait of the State Bar Association of Wisconsin outside of the newly-built Pfister Hotel.

Date:  

Description: Male employees of Falk pose for a group portrait outside of the factory. Original Falk caption reads, "Centennial historical photos of old negative which c...

Date: 1914-02-26 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Luther Fairfield Crosby, Milwaukee carpenter.

Date: 1938 

Description: Four men planting shrubbery along the edge of a brick patio area outside of the Administration Building. A duplex house is visible in the background.

Photograph

Roy L. Stone

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Roy L. Stone, Milwaukee banker.

Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975

Custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. Historical letterheads are prime examples of early branding.

Photograph

Herman Wahl Falk

Date:  date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Herman Wahl Falk, Milwaukee company president.

Date: 1984-08-28 

Description: Mary Beaudry, a temporary employee at International Business Machines, works on word-processing and computer equipment.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A road crew repairs a street.

Photograph

Kohler Amphibian

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A Loening Amphibian, one of three such airplanes in which the Kohler Aviation Company provided passenger service from Milwaukee across Lake Michigan.

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