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Western Hotel

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Western Hotel. The original tavern was built in 1834 (?) by William Shields (?). In 1845 it was operated by his son Simon Shields. In 1873...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Rows of Titan tractors lined up inside International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory.

Date: 1914-02-26 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Luther Fairfield Crosby, Milwaukee carpenter.

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view looking Northeast from dome of the Milwaukee County Court House. Several churches are visible among the dwellings.

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Edward A. Bergwall

Date: 1921-08-06 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Edward A. Bergwall, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1990 

Description: Vintage automobiles on a Milwaukee Third Ward street used to represent a bank robbery in Mason City for the made-for-TV movie, "Dillinger".

Date:  date unknown

Description: J. Robert Taylor is posing on his motorcycle in the middle of a neighborhood street.

Date: 1957-11-14 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Janke taking care of last minute details in their prescription department before closing their drugstore's doors at 1658 W. Hopkins permanentl...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men prepare their sheep for judging at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1918-10-06 ca.

Description: Crowd gathering in Kosciusko Park to celebrate the first anniversary of the formation of the Polish Army in France. Caption on glass plate reads, "Celebrat...

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Two Men in Costume

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Two men wearing costumes as a part of a Civilian Defense Rally. The man on the left is wearing a straw hat, seersucker jacket, corsage, with a cane hanging...

Date: 1939-05-13 

Description: A hobby show with quilts hanging on the wall, as well as tables with other crafted goods in a room with a high ceiling.

Date:  

Description: A man is sitting at the wheel of a gas powered bulldozer. In the background are equipment, supplies, and a truck with the "US Dept of Agriculture / Farm Se...

Date: 1942-08-19 

Description: A crowd of people mills around the Civilian Defense Rally ticket booth, which has an announcer situated on the roof. He is speaking into a microphone, addr...

Date: 1915 

Description: Exhibit at the Milwaukee County Fair devoted to Wisconsin's cranberry production. The exhibit includes cranberry plants, various cranberry varieties, cranb...

Date: 1931 before

Description: Three horse-drawn fire engines in the street with steam rising from their tanks. Other fire vehicles appear to the right. Many pedestrians are present on...

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Motorcycle Racer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bob Stuth, a motorcycle racer from Milwaukee, who competed at the Wisconsin State Fair. He is riding a Harley Davidson cycle and wearing a shirt that adver...

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Hermann Stern

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Hermann Stern, Milwaukee merchant.

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William L. Pieplow

Date: 1921-07-06 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William L. Pieplow, Milwaukee company secretary.

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Kolmar Laboratories

Date: 1944-07-31 ca.

Description: Kolmar Laboratories and surrounding commercial area on the east side of N. Broadway between E. Chicago and E. Buffalo Streets. There are parked automobiles...

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