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Electric Hair

Date: 1966-01-10 

Description: Gail Lukas' hair stands on end when she places her hand on a Van de Graalf generator in a demonstration by the Atomic Energy Commission for junior high sch...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: This map shows wards, roads, railroads, parks, cemeteries, select buildings, and Lake Michigan. Also included is a street index and manuscript annotations...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: This map shows wards, roads, railroads, parks, cemeteries, select buildings, and Lake Michigan. Also included is a street index. Cemeteries and parks are i...

Photograph

Pabst Theatre

Date: 1906 before

Description: View from street of theatre and main entrance on corner of Wells and Water Streets. To the right is a building with a sign for Quaker Oats. On the left cor...

Date: 1912-10 

Description: A race car driver wearing a "Buick shirt" watches as his crew works on his vehicle. In the background, another car is passing the grandstand.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: A sketch of an aspect of the waterworks. Text reads "Typical PFT "Downes" Floating Cover Installation."

Photograph

Pabst Theatre

Date: 1935 after

Description: Exterior of theatre on corner of Wells and Water Streets. There is a billboard for Kools (cigarettes) on the side. Streetcar tracks and parked cars are in...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Rear view of men working the "Country Store" booth at a Civilian Defense Rally. A "wheel of fortune" device is on the right and a crowd and an elevated ann...

Date: 1971 before

Description: Rear view of Vel Phillips sitting at her desk in the Milwaukee Common Council chamber. Other unidentified council members are sitting at their desks. The m...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The postcard caption is in error in its reference to Lake Park, which is distantly located from this street. Possibly Highland Park was intended. A secon...

Date: 1968-08-14 

Description: A group of children are holding up hand-made signs, demonstrating for "Snoopy for President." Several children are wearing Peanuts tee-shirts and sweatshir...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: This map shows wards, streets, railroads, parks, cemeteries, select buildings, and Lake Michigan. Also included is a street index. Cemeteries and parks are...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Children riding ponies in a roped-off area in a park at a Civilian Defense Rally.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: This blue print map shows village limits, collector residential streets, and primary residential streets. The upper right corner features a key to street t...

Date: 1921-05-05 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of George Clemens Ruhland, Milwaukee medical doctor.

Date: 1935 after

Description: Corner of Wells and Water Streets. A large blank billboard is on the side of the theatre. Across the road on the left is a sign for Blatz beer. A car wash...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A view from behind the bar of a Civilian Defense Rally. Men and women are lined up and taps are visible.

Date: 1954 

Description: Members of United Packinghouse Workers Local 40 signing a "Joe Must Go" petition to recall Wisconsin's Senator Joseph R. McCarthy.

Date: 1958-05-16 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves first baseman Joe Adcock swinging a bat, possibly in spring training 1958. Known for his power, Adcock had an off year in 1958, hitting 1...

Date: 1959-06-08 

Description: Milwaukee Braves pitcher Lew Burdette stands on the pitcher's mound in a game against the Chicago Cubs at County Stadium, June 8, 1959. Burdette was known...

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