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Description: A shirtless Harold Gauer wearing elaborate facial make-up, a wig, and a prosthetic pig-like nose, and smoking a pipe.

Photograph

Walking in the Rain

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: A woman in business attire walks with an open umbrella on a rainy day in downtown Milwaukee. To her left is the Civil War monument, "The Victorious Charge...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Irene Norman, film editor of the "Milwaukee Sentinel", interviewing the film star Bebe Daniels.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Front view of the courthouse, with several trees. People are sitting at various benches and tables in the space in front of the courthouse, and pigeons ar...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view from a roof of the Kroening Engineering factory. Cars are parked along the street outside the building.

Photograph

"Big Muskegan Wind"

Date:  date unknown

Description: A lodge in winter. The yard of the lodge is covered in ice.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: This map shows a large map on the bottom with marked routes. City blocks are shown but not labeled. Lake Michigan is labeled on the far right. The top of t...

Photograph

Jones Island

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Jones Island fishing community in Milwaukee Harbor. Several shacks are visible as well as many fishing nets on net rollers. Ice on the wat...

Date: 1912-11-17 ca.

Description: Menomonee Valley railroad yard looking northeast to 6th Street viaduct. The George Schulz box factory was on N. 5th Street and W. Clybourn Street.

Date: 1934-01-02 

Description: Two workmen use a McCormick-Deering I-30 industrial tractor to attach railroad cars carrying Miller High Life beer.

Photograph

Beating the Bug

Date: 1968-12-13 

Description: A firefighter gets a flu shot made available to city workers in the lobby of the municipal building to avoid contracting the Hong Kong flu.

Photograph

Special Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Merchants & Manufacturers Special Train. A steam engine with several cars stretching to the horizon is sitting on the tracks in front of a pl...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Six story building with three flag poles above the main entrance. Several people are on the sidewalk around the building and cars parked on the road.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of Milwaukee River with large sailing ship - a two-masted schooner - entering the port.

Date: 1891 

Description: Lithograph view of The Pabst German Stadt Theater on Oneida Street in Milwaukee, Wis.

Date: 1930 before

Description: Front entrance of building. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk, and three motorcars are on the road in front of the entrance.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vel Phillips, wearing a baseball glove, hat and a sweatshirt that reads "Milwaukee Commando NAACP Youth Council" pitching a baseball. In the background sta...

Photograph

Phillips Law Office

Date: 1951 after

Description: Vel Phillips standing in front of the door to her and her husband's law office. The glass on the door reads: "W. Dale Phillips and Vel Phillips Lawyers." T...

Date: 1899 

Description: This map shows parks, block numbers, Lake Michigan, and railroads. Relief is shown by contours. Also included is an explanation that lists how many miles o...

Date: 1989-05-21 

Description: Marquette University graduate blowing bubbles before his graduation ceremony at the Bradley Center.

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