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Photograph

Andrew Jay Frame

Date: 1914-04-22 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Andrew Jay Frame, Milwaukee banker.

Photograph

Vance and Nelson

Date: 1979-07 

Description: Seated at the head table Senator Gaylord Nelson chats with Secretary of State Cyrus Vance. Vance was in Milwaukee to give a speech.

Date: 1949-01-11 

Description: Lithographers' Local #7 strike vote meeting held in a large auditorium. A man is standing speaking and every seat in the house is filled.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Several men are standing on top of a square ledge over the reservoir. Other men are working in the reservoir. On the right is a wooden walkway.

Date: 1867 

Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...

Read about Earth Day's founder, Gaylord Nelson, a Wisconsin senator and early environmentalist.

Date: 1898-07-30 ca.

Description: A cannon at Soldiers Home adorned with American flags near a sign reading "Keep off the grass."

Date: 1950 

Description: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with a blue ribbon against a red band on the left-hand side. The state fair ribbon includes the state seal and dat...

Photograph

Edward A. Farmer

Date: 1921-06-02 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Edward A. Farmer, Milwaukee banker.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Worker forming the tip of a steel rod at International Harvester Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company until 1902.

Postcard

Plankinton House

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: The hotel has an awning over the entrance to the sidewalk, which is crowded with many pedestrians. Several horse-drawn carriages are in the road.

Photograph

Astronaut Kids

Date: 1968-10-30 

Description: Three children, dressed up in homemade astronaut costumes for Halloween. One clever parent has made good use of a football helmet!

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: Three members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Youth Council Commandos (Milwaukee) kneel over George Wallace presidential...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Actor Jack Carson and two boys competing in an ice cream eating contest at the State Fair. The boys are identified as John Schroeder of West Bend and Jacki...

Date: 1946-09-10 

Description: Two men at work moving railroad cars. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the Natio...

Photograph

Large Pinion Stand

Date: 1965-05 

Description: Pinion stand that was purchased by U.S. Steel (Allegheny Project) and used by Gary Steel Works. Male employee in the photograph is Jim Kolbeck.

Photograph

J. Robert Taylor

Date:  

Description: J. Robert Taylor, the first photographer for the Milwaukee Journal, poses in a formal portrait, standing with his pipe. He wears a cravat style tie...

Date: 1958-05 

Description: Photocopy of a map created by the City of Milwaukee Master Plan Program City Planning Division in May of 1958 representing 1870 "THE CENTRAL AREA OF THE CI...

Photograph

Maxipress

Date: 1968-01-24 

Description: This maxipress purchased by The National Machinery Company. Falk caption reads, "6000 ton maxipress, 23-120T .7854DP (4 inch CP), 16 inch face. Gear: alloy...

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Description: Political "masterminds" at work during the Zeidler campaign in rented offices.

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