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Date:  date unknown

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Franz Brandecke, Milwaukee-based geologist. Worked on Wisconsin geological survey with Lapham. Handwritten text on front read...

Date: 1935-11-04 

Description: Foundry workers forming molds on a turn-table or "merry-go-round" at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Har...

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A.T. Van Scoy

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of A. (Abraham) T. Van Scoy, official of the International Harvester Company in Milwaukee.

Date: 1912 

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

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Quitting Time

Date: 1967-08-25 

Description: Construction workers enjoy a beer after pouring concrete for a bridge structure.

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Harry W. Lewis

Date: 1913-10-23 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Harry W. Lewis, Milwaukee company president.

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Milwaukee Streetcar

Date: 1906-06-10 

Description: View of car #466, which was then one of Milwaukee's newest streetcars. The car was put in service by TMERL about 1905 and was rebuilt as a duplex car in 1...

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Alimony Payment

Date: 1958-09-19 

Description: County worker collects alimony payment from an ex-husband.

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Emil Vilter

Date: 1921-06-14 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Emil Vilter, Milwaukee machinist.

Date:  

Description: Several male employees appear to prparing molds for gears. Original Falk caption reads, "Centennial historical photos of old negative which could be lost f...

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Norman Ebron Band

Date: 1950-02-18 

Description: Norman Ebron Band, members of American Federation of Musicians, segregated Local 587, play stand-up bass, coronet, clarinet and piano in front of a white a...

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Milwaukee Streetcar

Date: 1905 

Description: A TMERL streetcar on the Delaware and Oakland line advertising special 1905 rates (25 for a dollar or 6 for 25 cents) and universal transfers.

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D.E. Webster

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio profile portrait of D.E. Webster, Milwaukee company manager.

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Theodore O. Vilter

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Theodore O. Vilter, Milwaukee company president.

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Unloading Coal #933

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereographic view of two workers placing barrels of coal onto wheelbarrows to unload off a ship.

Date: 1860 after

Description: The state seal of Wisconsin appears in the upper left corner. To the right reads: "Head Quarters 18th Reg. Wis. Vol, Camp Trowbridge, Milwaukee" On t...

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Edmund Fitzgerald

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Edmund Fitzgerald, Milwaukee insurance company vice-president.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: John Hahn is leaning on a motorized moving van in the S. Sixth Street neighborhood of Walker's Point. At the steering wheel is a man, with another seated n...

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Couplings

Date: 1965-05 

Description: Couplings that were purchased by U.S. Steel (Allegheny Project) and used by Gary Steel Works. The man in the photograph is D. Ferch. There is also a man wo...

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