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"Miss Wisconsin"

Date: 1958-06-05 

Description: Miss Carmen Shields, 23, Milwaukee entry in the 1958 “Miss Wisconsin” contest, crowned at Pabst Blue Ribbon hall.

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A Stone Fight

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Description: Children having a stone fight in an unpaved alley or street in an underprivileged neighborhood. Some of the boys are holding trash can lids as protection,...

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Newborn

Date: 1963-03-18 

Description: Four generations are represented in this photograph of a newborn baby with his mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.

Date: 1899-07-30 

Description: View across pond of Syl at Soldiers Home with aunt Helen standing on a landing near a boat and a flagpole. There is a large group of people gathered around...

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George D. Bartlett

Date: 1921-05-10 

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of George D. Bartlett, Milwaukee banker.

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Setting Up Pins

Date: 1956-02-19 

Description: Father and daughter Theodore and Janet Weiss set up bowling pins on Dads Day at Milwaukee-Downer College.

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Railroad Yards

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee railroad yards showing several trains on the tracks next to a large industrial building. The coal car in front of the locomotive...

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Description: A group of people under a tree in a farmyard, with possibly a lake in the background. Two women, with heavy netting on their hats, and a toddler are standi...

Date: 1944-11-12 

Description: Emil Andel of the American Bowling Congress demonstrates an automatic foul detector in a bowling alley.

Date: 1971-09-14 

Description: View of a speed reducer that was purchased by the Kennedy Van Saun Corporation and used by Gresic Cement in Indonesia. Falk caption reads, "Design HP-3150,...

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Building on Fire

Date: 1931 before

Description: Groups of fire fighters work to put out a fire in winter. Smoke is billowing out the windows and covering the facade. A building on the far left has a sig...

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Description: Author Robert Bloch wearing a prosthetic pig-like nose, wig, and makeup.

Date: 1891 

Description: Julia, the cook, on the rolling machine pulled by a team of horses wearing fly-nets. She is wearing a full-length dress and holding a whip in her right han...

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Layton House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: 2504 Forest Home Avenue. This hotel was situated on what was originally a plank road between Milwaukee and Muskego. It was designed after the Federal style...

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Solid Riding Ring

Date: 1971-10-08 

Description: This product was purchased by Allis-Chalmers of West Allis, Wisconsin. Falk caption reads, "Solid riding ring 102,000 pound rough weight, 244 inches in dia...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Factory workers working with gears at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers standing on railroad tracks. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the Nation...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Wisconsin's 17th governor, George W. Peck, on a cabinet card. He wears glasses and a suit, vest and necktie, and is standi...

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Description: Samuel Marshall is seated on a bench outdoors with his dog Mac at his side. Marshall is wearing a hat and has a white beard.

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Removing Elm Trees

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Description: Two men stand near a piece of machinery used to cut trees. An American Elm removed to prevent the spread of Dutch Elm Disease lays in the foreground.

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