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Henry J. Kieckhefer

Date: 1921-05-12 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Henry J. Kieckhefer, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Aunt Helen and Syl standing on an overlook at River Park. Behind them is a bridge spanning a wide river.

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The Medicine Shop

Date: 1981-08-15 

Description: Michael Persten standing behind the prescription counter of The Medicine Shop, a pharmacy he opened in Wauwatosa.

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Cottage Inn

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a two-story building with a roof that slopes down to one story in the back. Two men are on the porch talking, a third is coming off a boat from...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Men and women standing on a roped off platform before a Fourth of July parade. The man wearing the hat and eyeglasses is potentially the grand marshal of t...

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Milton C. Potter

Date: 1915-02-27 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Milton C. Potter, Milwaukee superintendent.

Date: 1948-04-24 

Description: A man with a "King Pin" bowling pin crown on his head peers through curtains at the Lithographers Intercity Bowling Dinner Dance.

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Patrick Cudahy

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A man holding a cigar stands near a Gilt Edge Liberty furnace. The R.J. Schwab and Sons Co. in Milwaukee sold Liberty and Pipeless furnaces for over fifty...

Date: 1956-09 

Description: A crossing guard helps a young student to cross the street at a cross walk at Abert and Green Bay streets in Milwaukee. Two cars (one a Chevrolet), have en...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man with a gunny sack swung over his shoulder is dressed as a hillbilly with a wig and a fake beard. Next to him stands a man dressed as a preacher, and...

Date: 1955-01-05 

Description: A toddler inserts a dime into a March of Dimes collection board as her mother holds her and looks on. The collection is to raise money to eradicate polio.

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Gear Couplings

Date: 1968-11-20 

Description: Gear coupling that was later purchased by Mesta Machine and used by Republic Steel. Original Falk caption reads, "84 inch hot strip mill, 300 G sleeve bein...

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Washing Dishes

Date: 1955-05-08 

Description: Mother and daughter washing dishes together.

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Beer Delivery

Date: 1955-09-03 

Description: Miller delivery man carrying a keg of Miller Beer on his shoulder.

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: View from across street of five policemen walking in front of the Milwaukee Theater. A row of decorative bushes behind them partially blocks the line of pe...

Date: 1935-11-25 

Description: Five men gather around an engine in a factory (most likely International Harvester's Milwaukee Works). Original caption reads, "Branch service managers vie...

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company, with a three-quarter view of a man driving an electric cable car marked "State St." under a...

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Fair Housing March

Date: 1966-08-29 

Description: Father James Groppi leading a fair housing march.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Factory workers working with gears at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

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