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Description: Harold Gauer, smoking a pipe, stands shirtless in a clearing surrounded by trees holding a CARE box on top of his head, labeled: "CARE Send a Care Package...

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Description: Letterhead of Christian Schroeder & Sons, a real estate, loan, and insurance agent in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of a residence, two m...

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Safety First

Date: 1914 

Description: Stamp promoting Northwestern National Insurance Company of Milwaukee. Stamp includes a drawing of a fireman with hose, and the text reads: "Safety First. I...

Date: 1915-04-19 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of August Cornelius Larson, Madison banker.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A worker lifting a stationary gas engine frame with an overhead crane at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee...

Photograph

Five Cent Beer

Date: 1963-08-20 

Description: Knights of Columbus member celebrates at an annual "gay nineties" party. He stands next to a sign that advertises beer at five cents a glass.

Date: 1942-09-19 

Description: Governor Julius Heil with his back to the camera shakes the hand of President Franklin Roosevelt who was on a surprise visit to Milwaukee for a tour of the...

Date: 1971-06-23 

Description: This speed increaser, a component of a generator drive, was purchased by Allis Chalmers and used by the United States Corps of Engineers. Falk caption read...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sign on the building says, "G. Deising, Horseshoer". A number of horses are standing on the snowy road nearby, some covered with blankets. A man is leading...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A band concert in a park. A drummer is on the left,trumpeters, a tuba player, pianist, oboe, and a violinist. A boy is peeking out from behind the piano....

Photograph

Thomas Higgins

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Thomas Higgins, Manitowoc company president.

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: Men working near large dredge on Jones Island. Large piles of material are on the ground below a the dredge. There is a ship on the right. In the distanc...

Date: 1902-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the annual banquet of the Old Settlers' Club of Milwaukee County. On the cover is an oval tipped-in portrait of club president...

Date: 1915 

Description: Horse-drawn and motor freight vehicles at the Out-Freight House No. 7 of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway.

Date: 1961-11-14 

Description: Students work in a studio on their individual projects for a photography class at the Milwaukee Institute of Technology.

Photograph

Zalmon G. Simmons

Date: 1915-07-13 

Description: Waist-up studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Zalmon G. Simmons, Kenosha manufacturer.

Date: 1971 before

Description: Rear view of Vel Phillips sitting at her desk in the Milwaukee Common Council chamber. Other unidentified council members are sitting at their desks. The m...

Photograph

Daniel Wells

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Daniel L. Wells.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated view of factory with lake and ships in the background. Trains, people, horses, and carriages, with a multitude of smokestacks in foreground. The f...

Photograph

Hanukkah Ceremony

Date: 1984-12-19 

Description: Hanukkah Ceremony - Abraham Anton uses a servant candle, called the Shamas, to light the first candle of Hanukkah Tuesday night as fellow students watch at...

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