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Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Factory workers machine parts at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.
Description: View of a large gear that was a later component of a kiln used to pelletize iron ore. This product was purchased by Allis Chalmers and used by the Iron Ore...
Description: View from back of room looking towards journalists sitting at long tables in the media filing area in the Panther Arena. They are watching Bobby Jindal, an...
Description: Principals at the "Mid-Summer Festival." Festival was the precursor of what would become Summerfest. The gang went to the festival to "blow off steam" afte...
Description: Milwaukee Democratic mayoral candidate (and future mayor) Carl Zeidler speaking to an audience using a microphone.
Description: Three-quarter length seated studio portrait of T.L. Smith, Milwaukee manufacturer.
Description: Father James Groppi and the NAACP Youth Council demonstrating outside the Eagles Club at night beneath a marquee advertising a Duke Ellington performance.
Description: Franklin D. Roosevelt campaigning for the presidency in Milwaukee in 1932. FDR is riding in a flag-draped open car and escorted by police on motorcycles.
Date: date unknown
Description: A crowd has gathered around an open door on a boat from which several men are reaching out and shaking hands with individuals in the crowd.
Description: Couplings that were purchased by U.S. Steel (Allegheny Project) and used by Gary Steel Works. The man in the photograph is D. Ferch. There is also a man wo...
Description: This unit was purchased and used by Armstrong Rubber Company. Original Falk caption reads, "Design horsepower-3143; service horsepower-1500; service factor...
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Charles H. Whiffen, Milwaukee company president.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. The Alhambra Theatre is on the left. Pedestrians are on the streets and sidewalks, and horse-drawn vehicles are on...
Description: A man, possibly inventor Leo Kay, holds a slipover bowling shoe, which attaches to a regular street shoe.
Description: Walter Mondale campaigns for president in 1984 during his failed run against Ronald Reagan.
Description: A man in a suit and hat is standing on the side of a train engine in a train yard. Railroad employees can be seen in and on the train, and a group of men a...
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.
Description: A banker pours 12,320 pennies into a change maker. The man had saved the coins for over four years.
Description: Special speed reducer that is a component of a larger Ozark Unit with L.S. pinions that is used as a dam generator drive. This unit was purchased by Allis...
Date: 1914-04 ca.
Description: Factory workers operate machinery at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.
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