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Date: 1912 

Description: Men work on the construction site for Stationary Engine Test Building #24 at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory.

Date: 1898 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milwaukee with prominent streets and buildings identified. Taken from City Hall Tower.

Milwaukee's First Photojournalist

Read about the life and career of photojournalist John Robert Taylor, who captured the spirit of Milwaukee through photographs in the early 20th century.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Soldiers Home.

Photograph

Garbage Truck

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Description: The Greendale Department of Public Works used this truck to collect trash.

Photograph

Demonstration Signs

Date: 1969 

Description: Obreros Unidos (United Workers) demonstrators painting signs at a Milwaukee rally. In the background, a man is painting the National Farmworker's (NFW) Azt...

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Description: Harold Gauer and Robert Bloch with C.L. Moore and Henry Kuttner, who were visiting from California. They are standing outside on a wall in front of Bloch's...

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Description: Employees and patrons gather around a beer and sandwich concession stand on the midway at the Wisconsin State Fair, where Gettelman On Tap is sold for 5 ce...

Photograph

Confined to Bed

Date: 1960-08-28 

Description: An insurance executive carries on with work after he was hit by a car, dictating letters to his secretary from his hospital bed, with his leg in traction.

Date: 1914-03-03 ca.

Description: Looking east on W. Wisconsin Avenue from approximately N. 4th Street with the Wisconsin Hotel on the left and the Majestic building on the right with a Gim...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two boats next to each other on an unidentified body of water. One boat has a roof similar to that of a tour boat. On the front boat sits a family with c...

Date: 1901 after

Description: A man tips his hat to a passing woman as horse-drawn carts and pedestrians navigate through the dirt and mud of Milwaukee streets, thereby illustrating tha...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A series of four, ink on tracing cloth maps of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin that show the topography, the Milwaukee and Menomonee rivers, and railroad of th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of a demonstration of a nuclear reactor driven energy plant.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Factory workers assemble cream separators at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

Photograph

Woman with Blender

Date: 1955-03-18 

Description: Woman stirring the contents of an Osterizer blender that is sitting on the stove.

Date: 1913-10-24 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William Watson Perry, Milwaukee company secretary.

Photograph

Sound Test Setup

Date: 1970-05-20 

Description: A male employee, Karl Johns, attends to a sound test.

Date: 1952-07-24 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Wisconsin State Fair grounds, showing the GMC trucks tent and the residential neighborhood that bordered the grounds.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of lake on right, with a number of boats near the shoreline. On the right is a long winding road through the park, including bridges, a fount...

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