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Description: Factory workers at a long bench and at various work stations in a large room at Milwaukee Works.
Description: A crowd of people mills around the Civilian Defense Rally ticket booth, which has an announcer situated on the roof. He is speaking into a microphone, addr...
Description: Looking East from Mitchell Block. Elevated view of buildings with the lake and a steamship in the distance.
Date: date unknown
Description: A large crowd of children are gathered outside the Alhambra theater. The children, all boys, fill the sidewalk, and are being herded by a man on the left....
Description: Five men gather around an engine in a factory (most likely International Harvester's Milwaukee Works). Original caption reads, "Branch service managers vie...
Description: This map shows block numbers, roads, railroads, wards, and selected buildings. The map includes a "Milwaukee city street guide" and index to public buildin...
Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Max Wellington Babb, Milwaukee manufacturer.
Date: 1921-10-17 ca.
Description: Parkway Theater, 3417 W. Lisbon Avenue. Individuals are walking on sidewalk in front of the buildings.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Pedestrians, bicyclists, and horse-drawn carriages on a commercial street. City Hall with its clock tower is visible in the background. A sign for Sisson &...
Date: 1949-08-22 ca.
Description: Margaret Mueller of Milwaukee who had the distinction of being the first lost child at the Wisconsin State Fair. She is seated in front of the sign that sa...
Description: Possibly a picture of Harold Gauer's brother Norman's "exotic oriental' dancer wife. Photograph was taken in the Brady Street "Lab."
Description: A banker pours 12,320 pennies into a change maker. The man had saved the coins for over four years.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Workers and inspectors of a mechanized concrete pour somewhere in Milwaukee County. By 1920 Milwaukee was famous for its 18-foot wide concrete roads, the c...
Description: Harold Gauer in costume as a mad scientist. He is holding laboratory glassware, and a microscope is visible on the shelf behind him.
Description: Six men from Milwaukee Turners doing handstands on parallel bars in a gymnasium. A seventh man stands to the right. All are wearing uniforms.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Divided highway is South Chase Avenue between West Lincoln Avenue (2300) and East Oklahoma Avenue (3100).
Date: 1931 ca.
Description: View of the front of the locomotive of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway, engine #6414, built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia and purch...
Description: Best's South Side Brewery.
Description: Marques Johnson of the Milwaukee handles the basketball while Dan Roundfield of the Atlanta Hawks guards him. In the background players are watching from t...
Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company, with a three-quarter view of a man driving an electric cable car marked "State St." under a...
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