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Date: 1919-09-12 ca.

Description: Looking west from the roof of the Northwestern Mutual home office at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Van Buren Street. City Hall is visible on the right. Captio...

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Woman Milking Cow

Date: 1939 

Description: Mrs. Harvey Schmidt sits on a stool in a barn to milk a cow by hand.

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Playing Cards

Date: 1955-05-10 

Description: Members of a musician's union play cards together.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Depicts an overweight man wearing a bowler hat drinking beer directly from a barrel. In the background beer steins are littering the ground. The caption at...

Date: 1906-11-29 before

Description: Front cover and menu pages of the a la carte and table d'hote options for Thanksgiving dinner at the Schlitz Hotel, with a boy wearing only a chef's hat an...

Date: 1948-04-24 

Description: The presentation of the liquor trophy during the lithographer's intercity bowling dinner.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of downtown. Part of the Milwaukee River can be seen on the left side. Sign for the Germania building is in the lower right, and city hall is...

Date: 1946-04 

Description: Striking members of Local 1568, United Steelworkers of America (Milwaukee Steel Division, Grede Foundries), after their arrest on the picket line. Left to...

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Soldiers Monument

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Women congregate near "The Victorious Charge," a monument to Soldiers who fought in the Civil War located in Milwaukee's Court of Honor on the median betwe...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Interior of the People's Bookstore. Close-up of magazine and pamphlet shelves with many titles visible. Titles include "The History of the Communist Manife...

Date: 1964 

Description: A group of protesters march down a street, led by a car. They are protesting school segregation.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Later renamed Locust Street, the bridge spans the Milwaukee River near Riverside Park. View is from shoreline. A trolley and a pedestrian are on the brid...

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Two women studying at a table at Milwaukee-Downer College. There is a tapestry on one wall and a vase of flowers and several books on the table.

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Percheron

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A farmer shows off his percheron colt at the Wisconsin State Fair. At the turn of the century when a farmer's livelihood was dependent on his horses, the d...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Statue of soldier holding a sword, seated on a horse. Erected in 1905, in Kosciuszko Park. The sculptor was Gaetano Trentanove. The statue stands on an e...

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Milwaukee Movie Set

Date: 1990 

Description: Costumed actors on a Third Ward street transformed to represent the 1930s for the made-for-TV movie "Dillinger".

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James D. Mortimer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter length seated studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of James D. Mortimer, New York company president.

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Willow Works, a manufacturer of children's carriages, willow ware, and toys, with a three-quarter view of the company building,...

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Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Frederick Layton aged about 35. He is wearing a top hat and holds a walking stick.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Statue located in Juneau Park. Figure has left hand to eyes looking to the right, with a horn in his right hand resting on his hip. He stands on top of a...

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