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Vanderbilt Cup Race

Date: 1912-10-02 

Description: Race cars on a country road, with car #29 off the road and missing its driver. The #27 car is just about to pass, with a dust trail behind it. Spectators...

Photograph

M. E. Burke

Date: 1915-08-21 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of M. E. Burke, Beaver Dam attorney.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Quarter-length oval studio portrait of Laura (Smith) Kaun. She is wearing a lace dress or blouse with a high collar. Laura was born April 9, 1876 in Mil...

Date: 1971-10-20 

Description: Ian Underwood, Don Preston, Howard Kayland, Gail Zappa, and Frank Zappa discuss science around a backstage table at the Milwaukee Arena following a show by...

Date: 1921 before

Description: Several men stand talking by a car, with Harley Davidson motorcycles in front of them. A child stands between the photographer and the bikes.

Date: 1946 

Description: Nat Ferral and Vernon Brady, CIO bowling team captains, pose for a picture sitting on a bench at a bowling alley. Ferrel was captain of the all African Ame...

Photograph

Rhudra Gets Surgery

Date: 1985-12-13 

Description: Rhudra, an Indian rhinoceros, is receiving surgery for a non-healing wound on the sole of his right, rear foot at the Milwaukee County Zoo. The surgery al...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior of church. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk in front.

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1904 after

Description: West from Ninth Street. Elevated view taken from on top of a building. Churches and trees line the road, which has a strip of land with monuments in the...

Date: 1966 

Description: Lloyd Barbee and others gathered in front of the Milwaukee County Courthouse for a rally addressing Civil Rights, education, housing, and police brutality....

Date: 1971-10 

Description: Poster advertising for an All Star Jazz concert event, featuring Buddy Montgomery Quartet, Joe Williams, Eddie Harris Quintet, McCoy Tyner Quartet, Freddie...

Photograph

Ludington Patton

Date: 1921-06-15 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Ludington Patton, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Photograph

Milwaukee River

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A view north of Wells Street with a bridge visible on the right. Two large smokestacks, and a tall building with a clock break up the skyline. On the left...

Photograph

"Blitzen Benz"

Date: 1911 

Description: Several men are standing around a white car, with one leaning on the back end. A panel near the front of the car is open, exposing part of the engine. A Eu...

Date: 1946-04 

Description: The International Executive Board of the United Automobile Workers Auxiliaries demonstrating its support for the Allis-Chalmers strike. "CIO photograph...

Photograph

Stasia Pokora

Date: 1946-08-29 

Description: Stasia Pokora, Executive Secretary of the American Relief for Poland, sang Polish songs, many of which she learned from Polish immigrants who roomed at her...

Photograph

H. W. Sifton

Date: 1920-05-13 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of H. W. Sifton, Milwaukee physician.

Date: 1901 before

Description: Looking southeast from Clybourn and Fifteenth Streets. An open dirt area is in the foreground, with lumber lying near water on the left, and industrial bui...

Date: 1940-01-18 

Description: Elevated view of railroad yard, with engines and cars on some of the tracks. Smoke is billowing out in the background and covering much of the yard. Buildi...

Date: 1921 

Description: Highway Commission dump truck photographed outside the Heil Company factory in Milwaukee. The truck was a Nash four-wheel drive model with the body built...

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