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Date: 1967-12-14 

Description: A secretary in the pathology department at St. Joseph's Hospital works at a new computer.

Photograph

Omnibus

Date:  

Description: A group of two women and four men and one boy sitting in an omnibus parked on a residential street. The front of the vehicle appears to read "Idaho Automo...

Historical Essay

'Kewtie' Woman's Razor

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Early woman's "Kewtie" brand razor purchased in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1940s. (Museum object #1976.392.43)

Date: 1950 

Description: Holocaust survivor Salvator Moshe and his wife, Thelma, picnicking at Southshore Park.

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Description: Milwaukee postcard showing a glass of beer, a pretzel, a cow and a milk maid. The card also features a short verse about Milwaukee's congeniality: A cool g...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men and women walk around piles of coal, examining a collapsed structure in a coal yard.

Photograph

Mathilda Hughes

Date:  

Description: Mathilda Hughes, wife of Louis Hughes. They were charter members of St. Mark's AME church and she was the first stewardess of the church.

Photograph

Railroad Depot

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View towards railroad depot, with automobiles and several horse-drawn vehicles. A group of people are standing on the platform.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Three people in costume behind a table. There is a man wearing a false beard a hat, holding a jug with three x's on it, a woman wearing a polka-dot blouse...

Photograph

Costume Party

Date:  

Description: Gauer and friends in costume at a party. In the back row from left to right are Angie Vail, Ruth Distenfeld, Bob Vail, Mary Jo Vonier, Harold Gauer, Ruth C...

Photograph

Eydie V. Watts

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photograph of Eydie V. Watts, member of the Milwaukee City Civil Service Commission. Ms. Watts sits on a chair with her hands clasped. She is wearing a str...

Photograph

Judo Throw

Date: 1966-10-26 

Description: Woman student instructor throws a male instructor in a class demonstration.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down a snowy street. Men and women, one with a baby, are bundled up against the snowy winter weather, and are lining both sides of the street. Carriag...

Photograph

Pickled Peppers

Date: 1963-11-21 

Description: A variety of canned and fresh peppers is artfully displayed by the woman who serves them to her family and gives them as gifts.

Date:  

Description: A crowd of young boys in an alley gathers behind a woman, possibly a suffragist, who appears to have thrown something. From the interior of the building on...

Photograph

Family Bomb Shelter

Date: 1952 

Description: A Wisconsin family inside their new bomb shelter.

Photograph

Alice in Dairyland

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A woman places a necklace of flowers on Margaret McGuire as she accepts the title of Alice in Dairyland on a stage at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition....

Date: 1908 

Description: Group of well-dressed men and women posed outdoors in a line, probably on a street in Milwaukee. Possibly a group of convention delegates, since all are we...

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Description: Memohead of the S.A. Mondschein Piano Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, dealer in Sohmer and other brands of pianos. Features a three-quarter exterior view...

Date: 1956-04-21 

Description: Performing the bunny hop at the annual dance sponsored by Local 7, Amalgamated Lithographers of America.

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