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Date: 2016-02-11 

Description: A crowd of men and women are holding up signs for the "Fight for $15" movement. Several people are holding up signs reading: "Come Get Our Vote," and "Earn...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of classical-style building. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, ornate railings, and a wide stairway leading to the entrance.

Photograph

Edgar J. Hughes

Date: 1921-06-10 

Description: Side profile head and shoulders portrait of Edgar J. Hughes, Milwaukee banker.

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Description: Cover art featuring Milwaukee from promotional booklet of views of the Schlitz Brewery.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Group portrait of members of the Wolcott Post of the Grand Army of the Republic.

Photograph

Falk Employees

Date:  

Description: Five Falk employees stand inside the foundry. They stand among various gears and machinery. In the background, two more employees are visible. Original Fal...

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Description: Letterhead of the Langenberger Construction Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with an elevated three-quarter view of the company building and traffic in the...

Photograph

Grand Prix

Date: 1912-10-05 

Description: Teddy Tetzlaff drives the Fiat #33 across the finish line. The stands are covered in advertisements. The track later became Burleigh Street going east.

Date: 1844 

Description: Illustration of the west side of East Water Street.

Photograph

Deserted Playground

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Description: A deserted playground with swing sets, slides, and ladders, in front of a group of buildings. There are two young boys near a dwelling in the background.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Milwaukee's first mail truck, here referred to as an "auto car." The date comes from a similar postcard that is postmarked.

Photograph

Sausage Display

Date: 1967-04-15 

Description: Richard Bublitz, William Mackowiak and Edward McPhetridge looking through a window at a sausage display in a delicatessen owned by Charles E. (Bud) Gillett...

Date: 1967 

Description: Jesus Salas, left, is leader of Obreros Unidos (United Workers), Wisconsin's migrant farm workers' union. In the center, legal counsel David Loeffler and o...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior of building. Caption below gives the name of the building and the line "Totally Destroyed by Fire June 4 '05." A group of people stand outside th...

Photograph

Frances Wettstein

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vignetted quarter-length studio portrait of Frances Wettstein, Milwaukee teacher, writer, lecturer, and educator of the deaf.

Date: 1957-08-28 

Description: Jubilant Proxmire supporters dance in the streets in Milwaukee after Democrat William Proxmire won the special election to fill the seat left vacant by the...

Postcard

Railway Depot

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railway Depot, with train shed and clock tower. In the foreground is a landscaped area with flowers. In the background is Lake Mich...

Date: 1951 

Description: Single helical gear train that is a component of a gold mine hoist. This unit was purchased and used by Homestake Mining of Lead, South Dakota. Falk captio...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1849 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landownersÂ’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....

Photograph

Zalmon G. Simmons

Date: 1915-07-13 

Description: Waist-up studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Zalmon G. Simmons, Kenosha manufacturer.

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