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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...

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Charles W. Hamilton

Date: 1924-06-26 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Charles W. Hamilton, Milwaukee manufacturer.

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H.M. Stratton

Date: 1921-05-20 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of H.M. Stratton, Milwaukee merchant.

Date:  

Description: A group of men gather at a fence to observe construction.

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Bimbos

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of men from the Milwaukee Turners, posing indoors, eating, drinking and smoking cigars. Text reads, “Bimbos. This solemn-faced group of swaffers of t...

Date: 1916 before

Description: Three people sitting in the back seat of a parked car drinking beer and other beverages in glasses. The building behind them is the Otto Sprenger Millersvi...

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Charles D. Rogers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter length seated studio portrait of Charles D. Rogers, Milwaukee realtor.

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Fred C. Best

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Fred C. Best, Milwaukee mortgage company president.

Date: 1913-02-02 

Description: Alma Reinhardt Taylor with her three children, Donna, Ellen, and Fred, stand outside in the winter weather. All but the smallest child have furry hand muf...

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Mobilgas Truck

Date: 1937 

Description: A man loads the rear of an International D-50 truck owned by Mobilgas while parked outside what appears to be a service station.

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Henry L. Ward

Date: 1914-02-26 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Henry L. Ward, Milwaukee naturalist and museum director.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Frederick Layton gave this hand-colored photograph of himself in his garden on Marshall Street to his niece Elizabeth Layton Fowle on August 8, 1914. He di...

Date: 1961-12-20 

Description: Three students work in the shop for a cabinetmaking class at Milwaukee Vocational and Adult Schools.

Date: 1914-12-19 

Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of Niels Anton Christensen, Milwaukee manufacturer and mechanical engineer.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: A large group of people are crossing to a street corner. The corner store has a sign saying: "United Cigar Store." The road is paved with cobblestones.

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Elizabeth Layton

Date:  

Description: Vignetted quarter-length portrait of Elizabeth Hayman Layton. She was the sister of Joel Hayman, and the wife of Frederick Layton, who she married in 1851.

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Science Project

Date: 1964-02-28 

Description: Two young boys work on a science project in a lab room.

Date: 1944 

Description: Factory worker Doris Zwieg uses a multiple drill for war production at International Harvester Company's Milwaukee Works. She wears a hat embroidered with...

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Sausage Display

Date: 1967-04-15 

Description: Richard Bublitz, William Mackowiak and Edward McPhetridge looking through a window at a sausage display in a delicatessen owned by Charles E. (Bud) Gillett...

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Nat Stone

Date: 1914-11-17 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Nat Stone, Milwaukee merchant.

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