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Date: 1915-04-01 ca.

Description: Northwest corner of 3rd and Wells Street, facing the Milwaukee Commercial School. A police officer directs traffic in the foreground, with pedestrians on t...

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Raking Leaves

Date: 1984-10-18 

Description: Young boy and girl make the autumn chore of leaf-raking fun.

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Rufus King

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Description: General Rufus King, seated in uniform.

Date: 1935-11-25 

Description: Five men gather around an engine in a factory (most likely International Harvester's Milwaukee Works). Original caption reads, "Branch service managers vie...

Date: 1881 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Dennett twine binding harvesters, light mowers, and reapers manufactured by the Dennett Harvesting Machine Company. Fea...

Date: 1902-05-25 ca.

Description: Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Building and surrounding commercial area on the northwest corner of Broadway and E. Michigan Street. Caption on glass pl...

Date: 1957-11-11 

Description: Uptown Post #400 Drill Team in formation firing a salute on Armistice Day while passers-by pause to pay their respects.

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Boat Covered in Ice

Date: 1945-09-20 

Description: A tugboat in the river is covered in snow and ice. Two men are at the front of the ship on the right wearing hats and heavy coats.

Date: 1989-04-24 

Description: Children meet "Happy Tooth," a robot sponsored by Colgate toothpaste on a 30-state tour to promote dental hygiene to young school children.

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The Answer Machine

Date: 1963-11-13 

Description: A question is fed into a "computer" created by the mathematics club at John Marshall Junior High School. This was a project in observance of American Educa...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Hattie Taylor and daughter Tannisse walk under a Milwaukee park culvert.

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Samson Passes Away

Date: 1981-11-28 

Description: Veterinarians examining Samson, the Milwaukee zoo's star 32-year-old gorilla, after attempting to revive him after he had collapsed while feeding in the zo...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man dressed in a football uniform demonstrates the art of drop-kicking the football. This is one of several demonstrations of strobe light functions at...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A young girl dances with an older man wearing a cone-shaped hat and a tie on the announcers platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. To the far left a microph...

Date: 1946-09-10 

Description: Worker's bunks on a railroad car ferry. The spare room has a calendar, light, radiator, table, locking closet and two bunks. Workers' clothes hand on the w...

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Emanuel L. Philipp

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Emanuel L. Philipp, Milwaukee builder.

Date:  

Description: Harold Gauer and Robert Bloch, both smoking, pose humorously with an unidentified woman who holds a notepad and pen.

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Night Football

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Description: Night time high school football game in progress.

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Walter Stern

Date: 1936-12-02 

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Walter Stern, Milwaukee company president.

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Boat in Harbor

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Description: "Conrad Starke" (possibly a tugboat) cruising on the water near a bridge in an industrial area. The waterway is probably connected to Lake Michigan. Three...

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