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Date: 1899-07 ca.

Description: A boat leaving Milwaukee Harbor between two breakwaters, steaming into Milwaukee Bay and onward out into Lake Michigan.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A view from behind the bar of a Civilian Defense Rally. Men and women are lined up and taps are visible.


Description: Man sitting outdoors surrounded by children on Pulaski Street.


Charles A. Paeschke

Date: 1921-05-13 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Charles A. Paeschke, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 2016-02-11 

Description: View over crowd of people towards U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, a Hillary Clinton supporter, talking to reporters holding microphones and camera...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A man and woman are looking under the hood of a car in front of a business whose sign states, "The car that is seen and not heard. The car you will eventua...


Jeremiah Quin

Date: 1913-11-05 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Jeremiah Quin, Milwaukee estate manager.

Date: 1948-10-27 

Description: Officers of Auxiliary No. 2, United Automobile Workers (Seaman Body Company) celebrate their thirteenth anniversary at the Tic Toc Club. Left to right: K...

Date: 1946-08-24 

Description: Gene Turman, Local 1533, Beloit (younger) and M.W. Henderson, Local 2763, Galesburg, Illinois, sit on a couch at the United Steelworkers of American Distri...


Eisenhower Jewelry

Date: 1956-09-12 

Description: A few pieces of "Ike" jewelry were modeled by Mrs. Russell Buck, Jr., of Fox Point. She worked at the headquarters of the Wisconsin Citizens for Eisenhower...

Date: 1955-10-05 

Description: Children and adults gathered in front of the gorilla cages at the Washington Park Zoo to celebrate the fifth adoptive birthday party for Samson and Sambo....


Description: A dump truck full of loose gravel is emptying its load onto a street. A leveler is following behind to redistribute the gravel evenly across the road. Ther...

Date: 1946-03 

Description: Harnischfeger workers aren't on strike but they do their bit every week to help those who are. This picture was taken at the end of a regular Wednesday mo...


Frederick Layton


Description: Ferrotype of Frederick Layton posing on a bench holding an umbrella in front of a painted background. Frederick Layton was the son of a Milwaukee butcher a...

Date: 1948-04-20 

Description: Packinghouse workers and their CIO supporters protest Armour and Company's "back-to-work" day, April 20, 1948. "The 'back to work' movement of Armour &...


Description: A steam shovel moving sand and gravel in a quarry.


Sand Dredge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Piles of sand are around the dredge. There is a railroad car and crane in the foreground. In the background is a large smokestack on a boat which is carryi...


X-Ray Machine

Date: 1926 

Description: A group of women and children surround a woman who is standing on an X-Ray machine (fluoroscope) to determine if her shoes fit. A man on the right is opera...



Date: 1981-07-11 

Description: A male mail carrier takes a break sitting in a mailbox on the sidewalk in a neighborhood.


Description: An outdoor group photograph of the employees of the Golden Guernsey Dairy, posed in front of the building.

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