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Tugboat in Lake

Date:  date unknown

Description: A tugboat with possibly a sinking ship in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men wrapped up in blankets waiting at a stadium box office for tickets to go on sale. The man in the middle is reading a book. The man on the right h...

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Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Avenue at Sixth Street, looking east from near the front of the Milwaukee Public Library (left foreground). Taken at night; lighted clocks read 9...

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Description: Principals at the "Mid-Summer Festival." Festival was the precursor of what would become Summerfest. The gang went to the festival to "blow off steam" afte...

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Waves Crashing

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Lake Michigan, showing waves crashing near a row of pilings.

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Description: The Kunzelmann-Esser Furniture Co. building at S. 9th and W. Mitchell Streets.

Date: 1946-03 

Description: Harnischfeger workers aren't on strike but they do their bit every week to help those who are. This picture was taken at the end of a regular Wednesday mo...

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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...

Date: 2010-02-12 

Description: "This is the famous Milwaukee Ale House located at 233 N Water Street. Standing in front are Ethan A Casper and Parker Hren. This is the first time we have...

Date: 1956-01-27 

Description: Child in a shopping cart with a frozen Armour smoked ham.

Date: 1886-05-04 

Description: Lumber yard with boxcars and factory buildings in the back. Made while factory was under protection of the State Militia during the first general labor str...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of male printers, hand-setting type in the workroom at J.H. Yewdale Printing Company.

Date: 1948-05-06 

Description: Memorial Day, "Poppy Day," Committee. Three men in uniform stand for a group portrait in front of a stucco wall.

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Swearing Allegiance

Date: 1963-05-02 

Description: During part of a ceremony, citizens raise their right hands and swear allegiance to the United States in the federal building to receive citizenship certif...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Several houses along the road next to a local restaurant with several signs advertising food and drink. A car is on the far left in the road.

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Newhall House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph of elevated view of Newhall House which was destroyed by fire in 1883.

Date: 1925-10-31 

Description: View of dirt road running through trees. A man stands in the road. Some homes can barely be seen in the background beyond the trees. Text at foot of photog...

Images of Pawling & Harnischfeger Electric Cranes

Discover how Wisconsin-based company Pawling & Harnischfeger became one of the world's leading suppliers of manufacturing services.

Date: 1941 

Description: A young boy wearing a crown is presented with a framed portrait of himself by two men, one of whom is smoking a cigarette. The man on the right is holding...

Date: 1887 

Description: Back cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of the Milwaukee Junior binder, t...

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