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Date: 1912 

Description: Young women carrying purses and wearing very large hats are walking down a sidewalk. A person on the left is holding an umbrella, and one woman is holding...

Date: 1863-11-23 

Description: A receipt made out to Abraham Gilman for the $300 he paid to avoid serving his draft duty in the Civil War.

Photograph

Emil von Schleimitz

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Emil von Schleimitz, Milwaukee journalist.

Date: 1969-01-20 

Description: Gas turbine test stand drive that was purchased and used by Pratt and Whitney Aircraft Division. Original Falk caption reads, "Two special units and ratio...

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Description: Busy street in Milwaukee, bustling with automobiles, pedestrians, and a streetcar. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Tran...

Photograph

Dining Tent

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waitresses and waiters lined up inside the Dining Tent, ready to serve a large gathering.

Photograph

Railroad Bridge

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Men walking across a bridge over railroad tracks.

Photograph

Orton L. Prime

Date: 1921-05-04 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Orton L. Prime, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Photograph

Bardee Hospital

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Description: Large house with tree and several people on the porch and in front of the house. The building served as the Milwaukee Hospital in 1863.

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Description: Harold Gauer is sitting at a desk wearing a pinstriped suit. His left foot is bare and "typing" at a typewriter, while he reads a note and talks on the tel...

Date: 1919-08 

Description: Postal workers demonstrate to demand salary increases to meet war-time cost of living increases.

Date: 1942-04-16 

Description: Governor Julius P. Heil sits at a desk surrounded by members of the Wisconsin Salvage Committee.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowds strolling through the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. In the background is a Ferris wheel and a banner encouraging fair goers to "talk...

Photograph

Water Street

Date: 1880 

Description: West Water Street seen from Grand Avenue.

Date: 1914-05-03 

Description: A group of people, including minors, in a saloon dance hall at 2 a.m. in Milwaukee. The dance hall, Vizey's Hall, was on 8th Street and Walnut. Liquor was...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Mr. Jens, most likely an International Harvester employee (possibly a dealer) poses for a portrait holding a stack of tractor orders.

Date: 1957-06-22 

Description: Milwaukee Braves first baseman Joe Adcock lunges for first against the Phillies. Adcock pinch hit for pitcher Juan Pizarro with one on and one out in the...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Flyer for the Red Arrow Club of Milwaukee, located at 774 North Broadway. 32nd Division. Several cars parked in front of the five story building. A sign fo...

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Description: Caption on glass plate reads, "Looking east at Janola Apartments, 836 N 14th Street".

Photograph

At the Beach

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman and three children, all wearing hats, dresses, and shorts, are at the beach, playing in the sand. Two of the children have toy buckets. Behind the...

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