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Postcard

Wells Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Text on image in English and German reads "A Happy New Year" and Glueckliches Neujahr," and "The Wells Building" and "Wells-Gebaude."

Date: 1940 

Description: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Wisconsin Governor Julius P. Heil, and other officials touring the Allis-Chalmers plant.

Date: 1931 before

Description: Fishermen from the Frank Braeger fishing tugboat are standing for a group portrait in front of their fishing nets on Jones Island.

Photograph

Flange

Date: 1978-11-29 

Description: Melvin E. Rew attends to a large flange for a mill head. This unit was purchased by Humbolt Wedag and used by Kaiser.

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Description: Design for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent stamp featuring a logging and industry theme. There is a large lumberjack (Paul Bunyon?) with an axe coming over...

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Description: Leaving Milwaukee harbor via tugboat, this was the final voyage of the Lucia B. Simpson. Made in 1928, the Simpson was the last of the lake lumber s...

Photograph

Mondale and Admirer

Date: 1974 

Description: Senator Walter Mondale of Minnesota was a featured speaker at an agricultural conference in Milwaukee in 1974. At the time he was exploring the feasibilit...

Date: 1947 

Description: Workers on the bottling line at the Schlitz Brewery.

Photograph

G.B. Nase Store

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The G.B. Nase Decorating and Paperhanging Shop.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from the street of John Hahn standing on the right with a horse hitched to a passenger wagon. In the center is the furniture moving wagon he owns, in...

Date: 1951-12-11 

Description: Crowd gathered for a dinner that honored Senator Joseph R. McCarthy. Behind the elevated head table is a large portrait of the Senator.

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Description: Memohead of the S.A. Mondschein Piano Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, dealer in Sohmer and other brands of pianos. Features a three-quarter exterior view...

Date: 1963-09-10 

Description: Three freshman students inspect a skeleton at the Marquette University medical school.

Date: 1954 

Description: Perspective rendering of the exterior of the Jerome Wallace House, designed and drawn by architect John Randal McDonald.

Date: 1904 after

Description: Main building in center with a lawn and paths in front. On the far left is a small attached building with a front porch.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View of the ruins from a fire in the 3rd Ward. A section of a tall building, perhaps a wall, still stands. In the foreground on the right is a cart near a...

Photograph

Bijou Theater

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Theater with many signs, one of which is advertising a matinee. Several other buildings are visible to the left of the building. A large crowd of people...

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers shoveling coal into furnace. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the Nation...

Photograph

Weld Shop

Date: 1975-07 

Description: Male employee, Harold Ladwig, in the Weld Shop. Original Falk caption reads, "A series of pictures taken in Weld shop to illustrate steps in the manufactur...

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Description: Milwaukee postcard showing a glass of beer, a pretzel, a cow and a milk maid. The card also features a short verse about Milwaukee's congeniality: A cool g...

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