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Date: 1985-02-23 

Description: Young Ben Schreiner of Slinger waiting near the Republic Airlines ticket counter at General Mitchell International Airport for a vacation flight to Florida...

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Description: The Root River, swollen with rainwater and/or snow melt, runs under a bridge on which a man is walking. Recently built houses are visible in the misty back...

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Description: Milwaukee, down East Street from Kirby House.

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Description: Boys loafing on the playground in the director's absence. Most of them are sitting on a wall next to a building on the edge of the playground.

Date: 1937-05-11 

Description: An International D-50 truck carrying fire-building materials parked near a loading dock. A man is standing near the back of the truck loading one of the sa...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a dead or wounded Civil War soldier created as a preliminary study by one of the Milwaukee panorama painters active during the 1889s....

Date: 1962 

Description: Partial view of the building, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. On the left is a cross on a pillar section, with a plant bowl on top of a block in front. A...

Photograph

Smoke Your Own Fish

Date: 1953-09-02 

Description: 1952 Alice in Dairyland Beverly Ann Steffen and 1953 Alice in Dairyland Mary Ellen Jenks standing in front of a "Smoke Your Own Fish" stand at the 1953 Wis...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1836 

Description: Map of Milwaukee including the Milwaukee River and Lake Michigan shore.

Photograph

W.A. Austin

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of W.A. Austin, Milwaukee attorney.

Date: 1898-07-30 ca.

Description: A cannon at Soldiers Home adorned with American flags near a sign reading "Keep off the grass."

Date: 1970-07-09 

Description: Picket line of striking Northwest Airlines ticket agents and office workers who were represented by the Brotherhood of Railway and Airline Clerks.

Photograph

Pabst Theatre

Date: 1906 before

Description: View from street of theatre and main entrance on corner of Wells and Water Streets. To the right is a building with a sign for Quaker Oats. On the left cor...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A tugboat pulling a steamer in the harbor of Lake Michigan. Steam billows from the stacks.

Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975

Custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. Historical letterheads are prime examples of early branding.

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Description: Harold Gauer and Robert Bloch with C.L. Moore and Henry Kuttner, who were visiting from California. They are standing outside on a wall in front of Bloch's...

Date: 1914 after

Description: A line of buildings with docked boats on the left side of the river.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A small marching band is at the head of the parade with a military group marching behind them. Crowds stand on the sidewalk.

Date: 1938 

Description: Interior view of a fishing boat powered by an International PD-40 power unit and owned by Julius Dettloff. A man stands at the boat's wheel.

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Description: A group of six men sitting and standing near a barrier wall at a sporting event with bleachers in the background. They are all wearing jackets and hats, an...

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