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Description: Letterhead for the Electrical and Steel Sales Co., with black and white photographs of examples of the company's steel products, such as casters, dollies,...

Date: 1884 after

Description: Subheading states the center building to be the oldest house in Milwaukee, and built by Matthias Stein in January 1838. The home is only two stories tall,...

Date: 1896 

Description: Workers at the Willms cigar factory, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, posing with cigars and cigar boxes. Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) sits on the far left with six...

Photograph

Orton L. Prime

Date: 1921-05-04 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Orton L. Prime, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1959-02-17 

Description: A male employee inspects the ring gear which was later purchased by F.L. Smidth and Company of New York, New York, and used by St. Lawrence Cement Company...

Photograph

Man Milking Cow

Date: 1939 

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

Photograph

"Big Muskegan Wind"

Date:  date unknown

Description: Frozen river shoreline, with boats sitting on the banks. Cars are parked near the boat loading area, with men standing nearby. Houses line the hill on the...

Date: 1937-11-18 

Description: Two factory workers drill and grind valve slats into a diesel engine at Milwaukee Works. Photograph taken by Don Jones.

Date:  

Description: Lou Perini and John Quinn sitting in the stands at a Milwaukee Braves game, presumably at Milwaukee County Stadium.

Photograph

Patrick Cudahy

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Patrick Cudahy, Milwaukee meat packer; younger.

Date: 1957-10-07 before

Description: Left fielder Wes Covington of the Milwaukee Braves hits a pop up in 1957. Recalled from the Braves' Wichita farm team in mid-June, Covington hit 21 home r...

Date: 1914-04-16 

Description: Three-quarter length seated studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Carroll Gardner Pearse, Milwaukee schoolmaster.

Date: 1931 before

Description: Two smiling fishermen stand before their fishing nets on Jones Island. There are floats attached to one net and a barrel with a jacket on top of it.

Date: 1936-06-13 

Description: One-page dinner menu for the Steuben Hof, a German American restaurant, on a form menu with a roundel illustration of three men raising their tankards in a...

Date: 1965-05 

Description: The pinion stand depicted was purchased by U.S. Steel (Allegheny Project) and then used by Gary Steel Works. The two men in the photograph are R. Haag and...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: At the corner of Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets; the present site of T.A. Chapman Store. View of building from across the street. Three men stand in fro...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Wisconsin Telephone Company Employees' Picnic (written on a large banner held up by the front line of people). People in the back of the crowd are hold...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.

Photograph

Sound Test Setup

Date: 1970-05-20 

Description: A male employee, Karl Johns, attends to a sound test.

Date: 1928-04-20 

Description: Group portrait of men gymnasts from the Milwaukee Turners in a gymnasium. They are wearing uniforms.

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