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Coupling Sleeve

Date: 1976-02-23 

Description: Bill Wagner, a Falk employee, attends to a large coupling sleeve. This unit was later used by the Auburn Plant-Baush Drill Press. Original Falk caption rea...

View a pictorial review of the Wisconsin State Fair from 1851 when it began.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Corner of Grove and Mineral Streets with cars parked along the road. Storefronts line the streets. The Goodwill store, a used car dealership and a water to...

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Cottage Inn

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a two-story building with a roof that slopes down to one story in the back. Two men are on the porch talking, a third is coming off a boat from...

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The Jewish Rebirth

Date: 1919 

Description: A Jewish man, woman, and child dressed as Old Testament characters standing in front of an Israeli flag.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Design for the plan of the first and second floors, accepted through a competition. The museum space is at the far left.

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T.E. Brennan

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of T.E. Brennan, Milwaukee company president.

Date: 1948-03-22 

Description: A driver for Dairy Distributors, Inc. cooperative of Watertown, Wisconsin delivering milk to strikers' soup kitchen. "Several dairies have volunteered t...

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Unloading Coal

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man unloads coal from a boat by walking a wheelbarrow across wooden platforms raised on scaffolds. In the background a man stands with an empty wheelbarr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of Public Museum. Focuses on display area in center of room that contains skeletal remains and tortoise shells.

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Souvenir Booth

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman staffing a souvenir booth at a fair. Souvenirs being sold include pinwheels and flags. The booth has "NOVELTIES" and "SOUV" painted on its sides....

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Herman Fehr

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Herman Fehr, Milwaukee lawyer.

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Scott Bauer

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: View looking down at reporters and journalists sitting at long tables, typing on their computers or watching the Republican presidential debate. One of the...

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Emil Harlow Ott

Date: 1914-09-24 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Emil Harlow Ott, Milwaukee merchant.

Date: 2003-07 

Description: Kandy Lindgren's photo of her son Chase wins first place in the black and white category of "Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's" photo contest.

Date: 1835 

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper. The map shows landowners in "Milwalky" or present day Milwaukee. Includes "list of property offered to Mr. Walker". The m...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: An apron-clad woman broils hamburgers in the kitchen.

Date: 1984-02-27 

Description: A sixth grade class dresses up as cave people to experience the likeness of living in pre-historic times.

Date:  

Description: Black and white design for the 3 cent Centennial stamp with a logging theme.

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