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Hiawatha Locomotive

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Description: The "Chippewa", one of the Milwaukee Road's high speed Hiawatha locomotives at the Union Station. The station clock tower can be seen in the background.

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Description: Elevated view of Mitchell Bank and Chamber of Commerce.

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Description: Three-quarter length cabinet card portrait of Captain N.A. Peterson, a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, who was master and part owner of the schooner “Selt”...

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Western Hotel

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Western Hotel. The original tavern was built in 1834 (?) by William Shields (?). In 1845 it was operated by his son Simon Shields. In 1873...

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Beating the Bug

Date: 1968-12-13 

Description: A firefighter gets a flu shot made available to city workers in the lobby of the municipal building to avoid contracting the Hong Kong flu.

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Frederick Pabst

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Frederick Pabst (1836-1904). He is wearing a suit with white tie and a carnation boutonnierre.

Date: 1946-12-07 

Description: During a march in support of the striking Local 75 of the United Automobile Workers, the police arrest one participant.

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Schiltz Brewery

Date: 1952-07 

Description: Train cars are parked near a tall building with a fire escape.

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Description: View down East Water Street from Wisconsin Street.

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Bernice Lindsay is on a podium. She is wearing a coat and a hat. A man is filming her speech. On the ground is the street sign in her honor. Part of the N...

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George C. Dutcher

Date: 1921-05-17 

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of George C. Dutcher, Milwaukee attorney.

Date: 1963-07-04 

Description: Four children stand looking at a circus wagon labeled "Pawnee Bill" which is chained to the bed of an International truck. The wagon was part of a 25-piece...

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Description: Studio portrait of J. Robert Taylor with a pipe in his mouth.

Date: 1968-08-14 

Description: A group of children are holding up hand-made signs, demonstrating for "Snoopy for President." Several children are wearing Peanuts tee-shirts and sweatshir...

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Description: St. Mark's African Methodist Episcopal Church. 4th and Cedar (later W. Kilbourn Avenue). Cornerstone laid 12/5/1886. E.T. Mix was the architect. Two-story...

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Edward F. Goes

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Edward F. Goes, Milwaukee company vice-president.

Date: 1947-12-21 

Description: R.J. Thomas playing Santa Claus for children of Allis-Chalmers strikers. "Santa Claus Has Come To Town: You may not know it but that's UAW-CIO Vice-Pres...

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Man with Chinchilla

Date: 1951-01-21 

Description: A man holds a live chinchilla at a Milwaukee style show.

Date: 1919 

Description: An unidentified woman is looking out of an open window of a Lawson Air Liner.

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Description: Costume party at Gauer's home on Downer Avenue. Ruthe Distenfeld owned five appliance stores, Bernice Flower was Forrest Flower's wife (WPA Artist), and Be...

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