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Axtell House

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Axtell House building, with a storefront next to it advertising "Clothing Hats Caps Sailors Outfits". A bridge is on the left and a man...

Date: 1946-12-07 

Description: Striking Allis Chalmbers workers and CIO supporters on parade in 1946. In later years it was common suggested that the Communist-dominated Milwaukee CIO h...

Date: 1948 

Description: Design in pencil for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent stamp featuring a cow's head and an arm holding a hammer.

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Western Hotel

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Western Hotel at the corner of Huron and Van Buren Streets. It was operated as a hotel from 1845 to 1853 with William Stupinski as proprietor.

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William E. Black

Date: 1921-01 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of William E. Black, Milwaukee lawyer.

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Edward Salomon

Date:  

Description: Portrait of Edward Salomon, on the back of which is autographed, "To Dr. C.B. Chapman in kind remembrance. Edward Salomon".

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Rudolf C. Haase

Date: 1924-07-10 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Rudolf C. Haase, Milwaukee company secretary.

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Roosevelt Theater

Date:  

Description: The Roosevelt Theater, 1402 W. North Avenue and the Jack Gross and Ziegler kosher meat market on the left. There are automobiles parked on the side of the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men are gathered around a horse-drawn cart that is pulled up next to a railroad car. The cart has "Wisconsin Humane Society" written on its sid...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the home of Increase A. Lapham at 321-325 Poplar Street, which was built by J.A. Messenger in 1848.

Date: 1948-06-12 

Description: Chester Roberts, Milwaukee, campaigning for State Treasurer at the Republican State Convention.

Date: 1947-12-16 

Description: First place winning design in blue for a 3 cent Wisconsin centennial stamp, which features a farming theme, including a tractor with the word "Forward" on...

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Charles R. Manville

Date: 1914-10-08 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Charles R. Manville, Milwaukee company vice-president.

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Vel Phillips at Bat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vel Phillips grips the bat and ducks as the ball is pitched at a baseball game. The catcher is on the right. Chain link fencing, a bicycle and a residentia...

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Shovel Base

Date: 1985-09-12 

Description: Shovel base in the Falk foundry. This particular unit was purchased and used by Bucyrus Erie. Original Falk caption reads, "First job on VBM. Large weldmen...

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Description: A view of Milwaukee Central Fire Station, with fire fighters posed in front of the building and around a fire engine.

Date: 1973 ca.

Description: Dr. Joseph Carpenter, assistant professor of Afro-American Education & Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, is seated with his family. His...

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Kiln Pinion

Date: 1972-10-25 

Description: Kiln pinion that was purchased by F.L. Smidth. Original Falk caption reads, "Grinding wheel touched shaft."

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Winter Traffic

Date: 1956 

Description: Elevated view looking on downtown street with traffic, in winter.

Date: 1968 

Description: Rock trio, "The Ox", performing on stage. The guitarist and bassist are on an elevated platform next to a stack of amplifiers while the drummer is set up o...

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