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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: 1990-10-30 

Description: Original Falk caption reads, "Aerial view [of] main plant (October 1990)."

Photograph

Archery Practice

Date: 1988-09-20 

Description: A father gives his young son archery pointers in Kletzsch Park while his daughter looks on.

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...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Tractors and Engines at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

Date: 1951 

Description: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with dark blue top and a side panel along the left-hand side with roundels depicting fair activities such as fair...

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Soldiers on Parade

Date: 1904 after

Description: Soldiers marching in a parade down a street. Spectators fill the sidewalks.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view over roofs, with the Milwaukee River in the background.

Date: 1935 after

Description: Down the road and across the bridge from the theatre. Iron work on the bridge obstructs the view of the theatre. Cars are crossing the bridge, and pedestri...

Date: 1905 after

Description: Five story building with a flag with the hotel's name on it flying from the roof. Several people, a car, and a trolley are in front.

Photograph

Walter Stern

Date: 1936-12-02 

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

Date: 1933 

Description: Pass issued by the Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company for the week of December 17-23, 1933.

Date: 1937 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee in 1853 details building features and city layout from southwest. Important buildings are numbered in a silhouette drawing bel...

Photograph

Split Ring Gear

Date: 1968-09-31 

Description: Split ring gear that is a component of a rod mill that was purchased by ACC-Vickers-Babcock Limited and then exported to India. Falk caption reads, "215 in...

Date: 1921-05-31 

Description: Waist-up portrait of William Carl Bliedung, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Art Deco room named "The Snake Pit." Redone in the 1950's. Milwaukee Athletic club, on Broadway at Mason Street.

Date: 1929 

Description: Panoramic group portrait of the State Bar Association of Wisconsin outside of the newly-built Pfister Hotel.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Tractors, engines and parts on the floor of International Harvester's Milwaukee Works (factory).

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Grain Elevator

Date: 1921-04-17 ca.

Description: Workers shoveling grain, possibly corn, onto a lake vessel. Probably on the lower Milwaukee River.

Photograph

Lemberger Pharmacy

Date: 1940-11-26 

Description: View of the modest customer waiting area at Lemberger Pharmacy.

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