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Photograph

Sheep Shearing

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Two men sheering sheep on a stage surrounded by a crowd of fair-goers, possibly in a competition at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

Date: 1946 

Description: Striking workers from the local 18 of United Gas Coke and Chemical Workers, C.I.O. picketing on a wide downtown sidewalk. The men are walking in a circle h...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Weiss-Lippert Pattern Company. A car is parked outside near the curb on the cobblestone street, and a chapel stands to the left.

Date: 1958-12 

Description: Elevated view over rooftops, looking southwest from North 4th and West Cherry Streets toward the central YMCA building.

Photograph

Dredge Pump Drive

Date: 1968-01-05 

Description: A 27.000 x 24 vertical dredge pump drive is pictured that was later purchased by Ellicott Machine Corporation. Falk caption reads, "27.000 x 24 vertical dr...

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers producing artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. The fir...

Date: 1936-12-03 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Albert Seifert Puelicher, Milwaukee banker.

Date: 1881 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view over Courthouse Square (now Cathedral Square) and Jackson Street towards the cathedral, which has a large clock tower.

Photograph

Two-Story House

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Exterior of two-story house with brick work on front corner. There is an enclosed patio extending from the house towards the front drive. A street lamp is...

Photograph

Washing Dishes

Date: 1955-05-08 

Description: Mother and daughter washing dishes together.

Photograph

UAW Rally,

Date: 1946-12-07 

Description: Rally of striking United Automobile Workers of America employed by Allis Chalmers.

Date: 1924-08-24 ca.

Description: The interior of the Center Street Pharmacy at 2002 W. Center Street.

Photograph

Ezekiel Gillespie

Date:  date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Ezekiel Gillespie.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Four sailboats in Milwaukee Harbor, one of which, The Kim, has Syl on board. In the background are railroad cars and industrial buildings.

Photograph

Leopold Heimann

Date: 1914-09-08 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Leopold Heimann, Milwaukee merchant and manufacturer.

Date: 1939-05-18 

Description: Two men stand near the back of an International D-246-F truck outfitted with a cement mixer body. The truck is owned by Tews Lime & Cement Company.

Date: 1932 

Description: Franklin D. Roosevelt sits on the back of an automobile in the midst of a large crowd of people.

Date: 1899-05-14 

Description: Aunt Helen and Syl stand on a rustic wooden bridge in Gully Lake Park. A pavilion is visible behind them through the trees.

Date:  

Description: View from sidewalk of cars parked along Brady Street. Storefronts and a church are visible.

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