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Date: 1912-10-02 

Description: African American heavyweight boxing champion, Jack Johnson, drove up to Milwaukee from his home in Chicago to watch the Vanderbilt Cup race on October 2, 1...

Date: 1959-11-05 

Description: Two male employees operate a large factory machine.

Photograph

Lew Burdette at Bat

Date: 1959-06-08 

Description: Lew Burdette, pitcher for the Milwaukee Braves baseball team, swings a bat against the Chicago Cubs on June 8, 1959. Burdette, always known as a good hitt...

Photograph

Propulsion Gears

Date: 1958-01-10 

Description: Large propulsion gear that was later purchased by Bethlehem Steel Company and used by Hitachi Limited of Tokyo, Japan, as a replacement gear in the ship "S...

Photograph

Railroad Depot

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View towards railroad depot, with automobiles and several horse-drawn vehicles. A group of people are standing on the platform.

Photograph

Richard Brobst

Date: 1947-04-20 

Description: Portrait of Richard Brobst sitting on a couch. Opened packages of photography equipment are next to him.

Date: 1952-04-18 before

Description: Future Milwaukee Braves shortstop Johny Logan (left) and second baseman Jack Dittmer, photographed as members of the Milwaukee Brewers minor league team in...

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Description: View up Broadway from Huron Street, with Charles Stein and Company on the left.

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Odie's Gas Station

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Description: Odie's Gas Station (Wadhams) at 4408 W. Lisbon Avenue, located on the northwest corner of W. Lisbon Avenue and N. 44th Street.

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Description: A grassy field and trees near Demien Lake, part of the "greenbelt."

Date: 1971-06-23 

Description: Speed increaser on the factory floor. This product was purchased by Allis Chalmers and used by the United States Corps of Engineers. Falk caption reads, "L...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from bridge looking over at a hill leading down to bath houses and fenced-in swimming areas for beginners. Establishment of Wm. Bechstein.

Date: 1930 

Description: Exhibit of the works of Frank Lloyd Wright at the Layton Art Gallery in Milwaukee which toured the United States between 1930 and 1931 and which aided in t...

Date: 1854 

Description: This map shows bay and harbor soundings, the Milwaukee River, and select buildings. Depths are shown by soundings and relief is shown by hachures. The top...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of a gymnasium that has been converted into a place where citizens can vote on election day.

Photograph

Roller Coaster

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Description: Young children ride a small roller coaster at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1912-08 

Description: Two African American men unloading the cement chute during paving of Janesville Plank Road.

Date: 1915 

Description: Exhibit at the Milwaukee County Fair devoted to Wisconsin's cranberry production. The exhibit includes cranberry plants, various cranberry varieties, cranb...

Photograph

View from the Top

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Overhead view looking down from a tall building at passing traffic and workmen on suspended scaffolding near the sidewalk.

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