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Date: 1923 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The triangular shaped label for Blatz Malt Syrup is printed in black and red. At the...

Photograph

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Wisconsin Street looking east from Spring Street.

Photograph

William Harvey

Date: 1915-05-08 

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of William Harvey, Racine manufacturer.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A worker lifting a stationary gas engine frame with an overhead crane at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee...

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Description: Father James Groppi speaking through a megaphone from the hood of a bus. Groppi stands with Alderperson Vel Phillips. Several of the people in the assemble...

Photograph

Milwaukee Exchange

Date: 1883 

Description: Women switchboard operators at the sole Milwaukee telephone exchange.

Photograph

John J. Beggs

Date: 1921-05-27 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of John J. Beggs, Milwaukee public utilities executive.

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Chinchilla Fur Coat

Date: 1951-01-21 

Description: The only "let-out" coat made of matched chinchilla fur in existence is modeled by an unidentified woman at a Milwaukee style show.

Photograph

Walter Reuther

Date: 1947-12-06 

Description: Walter Reuther, President of the United Automobile Workers (right), after delivering address to the Wisconsin State CIO convention, December 6, 1947. To h...

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.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the college. Several buildings make up the college, surrounded by paths, roads, fields and trees.

Photograph

The Iron Block

Date: 1890 before

Description: Stereograph; caption on the image is incorrect as to the street locations. Actually located at the intersection of North Water Street and East Wisconsin A...

Photograph

Robert R. Freeman

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio profile portrait of Robert R. Freeman, Milwaukee attorney.

Date: 1937-03-08 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William Robbins McGovern, Milwaukee engineer.

Date: 1904 after

Description: Fountain in front of the conservatory, separated by paths and shrubbery. Several pedestrians are near the fountain.

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Alimony Payment

Date: 1958-09-19 

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

Date: 1833 

Description: Illustration of the Solomon Juneau fur trading post at Milwaukee in 1833.

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Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger 5-ton special wall crane carrying a metal ladle below a type "AN" bridge crane with a suspended operators cab. The cranes are at th...

Photograph

Fire Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters in a boat on the river are putting out a fire in a large building. Water sprays from fire hoses from two directions with smoke obscuring the...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring an illustration of a little girl holding a small bouquet of wildflowers.

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