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Description: Robert Bloch wearing a dress, a blonde wig, eyeglasses and a feathered hat, strums a ukulele while holding a cigarette and sticking his tongue out. On the...

Date: 1970 

Description: Close-up of the clock in the tower in the Milwaukee Civic Center Plaza. The clock hangs from the inside roof of the three-legged tower in a teardrop-shape...

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Description: Passenger ship "Christopher Columbus," full of people on multiple decks, along the shore of the city of Milwaukee. Buildings and a second ship are in the b...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Factory workers at their stations at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works (factory).

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Hans Bruening

Date: 1915-04-25 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Hans Bruening, Milwaukee, Wisconsin College of Music director.

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City Hall Square

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view from the top of a building looking onto the square and down East Water Street. A fountain with a monument to Henry Bergh is in the lower cen...

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Temple Emanuel #819

Date:  date unknown

Description: Reform Temple Emanu-El at the corner of Broadway and Martin Street.

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Phillip Gross

Date: 1913-10-29 

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Phillip Gross, Milwaukee company president. He has a newspaper in his lap.

Date: 1892 

Description: Milwaukee works. Long steel mill located on the bank of either a lake or a river. Multitudes of smokestacks, tracks, and small buildings.

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Description: Grand Avenue and bridge over river with streetcar and horse-drawn vehicles on the street.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The MIlwaukee & St. Paul Railroad elevator at the Milwaukee harbor, with a sailing ship anchored nearby.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man sits in the front seat of a small railroad train made for children, which is riding along a track in a wooded area with a building and a fence in the...

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Sheridan Apartments

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Description: The Sheridan Apartment building at 2435 W. Wisconsin Avenue. Caption on glass plate reads, "Looking southeast showing property side of street--Sheridan Apa...

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Hotel Pfister

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Jefferson Street. Interior: A large sample room. Includes a bed, desk and chair, vanity dresser, a long table with a telepho...

Date: 1924-05-14 ca.

Description: Merchant's and Manufacturer's Bank Building on the east side of N. Plankinton Avenue between W. Wisconsin Avenue and W. Wells Street. The Empire Theater is...

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Description: New Northwestern Insurance Company building, with horse-drawn vehicles in the street.

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Description: Father James Groppi meets around a large table with the NAACP Youth Council. Several of the men are wearing shirts with the word "Commando" on the back.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The dome on top of the building is visible. A monument is in a grassy median in the road between the building and the foreground.

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State Fair Grounds

Date: 1945 

Description: The Fruits, Farm Crops building entrance is on the left, with three cars parked in front.

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Deserted Playground

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Description: A deserted playground with swing sets, slides, and ladders, in front of a group of buildings. There are two young boys near a dwelling in the background.

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