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Man Wallpapering

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of a young man preparing a piece of wallpaper to be hung. On the ground and furniture are newspapers to protect the room.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men are gathered around a horse-drawn cart that is pulled up next to a railroad car. The cart has "Wisconsin Humane Society" written on its sid...

Date: 1937-05-11 

Description: Elevated view of a man loading burlap bags from a loading dock onto the bed of an International D-50 truck owned by the Materials Transit Company.

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Newspaper Speakeasy

Date:  

Description: A keg of Prohibition Era beer in the darkroom of the "Milwaukee Sentinel" being enjoyed by newspapermen: (left to right) Red Thisted, Eddie Oroth, Guy Hels...

Date: 1911 

Description: Humorous cartoon postcard showing a man flying an airplane constructed primarily of beer bottles, pretlzes and sausages, and powered by Miller beer over th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Frank Arthur Sillman, Milwaukee accountant.

Date: 1905-04 

Description: Elevated view of street scene of a run on the First National Bank. The sidewalk is crowded with people, spilling into the street. A horse-drawn buggy is dr...

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Group on the Grass

Date:  

Description: A group of well-dressed people at repose on the grass, possibly having a picnic. Second from left is Alma Reinhardt Taylor.

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Lewis Sherman

Date: 1914 

Description: Quarter-length side-profile studio portrait of Lewis Sherman, Milwaukee physician and pharmacist.

Date: 1950 

Description: View from the top of a warehouse at the south end of 6th Street. There is a traffic jam on both sides of the viaduct. On the left, one man is walking on th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men wrapped up in blankets waiting at a stadium box office for tickets to go on sale. The man in the middle is reading a book. The man on the right h...

Date: 1903 

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad locomotive #1100, a class I engine, built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1873 and originally numbered #199. Th...

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Quitting Time

Date: 1967-08-25 

Description: Construction workers enjoy a beer after pouring concrete for a bridge structure.

Date: 1887 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of farmers in a field with a horse-dra...

Date: 1974-01-11 

Description: Non-reversing marine reduction gear that was later purchased and used by Zapata for an offshore oil drilling service boat. Falk caption reads, "Nameplate r...

Postcard

A Family at Ease

Date:  date unknown

Description: William Fiebelkorn's family gathered in a living room. William Sr. is in a rocking chair with his hands clasped. His brother August Fiebelkorn is reading a...

Date: 1961-12-29 

Description: Students work in a shoe rebuilding class at the Milwaukee Vocational and Adult Schools.

Date: 1987-07-20 

Description: A little girl offers her place at a fountain to a large Newfoundland-mix dog who takes a drink on a hot day.

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Edward N. Farber

Date: 1957-09-06 

Description: Edward Farber, a prominent Milwaukee druggist, double checks a prescription order on the day before he retired. Farber operated his popular drugstore, loca...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four men in a car with the number four on the front is driving down a dirt road surrounded by fields. Hay bales are in the field on the right.

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