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Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main street lined with storefronts, horse-drawn carts and pedestrians. Electric lights hang over the street. Business signs read: "J.H. Kreiling Tailor" "J...

Date: 1825 

Description: Engraved view of several wooden cranes extracting large stones from a cut during the construction of the Erie Canal. The rig in the foreground is horse-dri...

Photograph

Summer Construction

Date: 1958-08-17 

Description: Building for a new “supermarket” food and household necessities store, under construction on the outskirts of the Milwaukee area. In the background is a ba...

Date: 1920 

Description: Escape artist Harry Houdini being tortured by cannibals in the silent film "Terror Island." Like the other films in which Houdini stared, the plot was desi...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Men loading freshly harvested cranberries into a cleaning machine. Plant debris is still visibly mixed in with the berries.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: A girl and a boy do field work beside a wagon. Photograph taken for International Harvester's Agricultural Extention Department.

Date: 1954-03-02 

Description: View of men and women working at desks in the editorial room of the Wisconsin State Journal newspaper.

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Farm Family

Date: 1929 

Description: Alvin Steinkopf (left), a Milwaukee journalist, dressed for work on the farm of his parents, Mathilda and Oscar Steinkopf. The Steinkopfs farmed 40 acres n...

Date: 1935-04-10 

Description: A man, probably John S. Taylor, shovels gravel into an International Model H Truck. The truck is parked near a railroad box car. Photograph taken by Berger...

Date: 1948 

Description: Rear view from right of a farmer cultivating a field with a McCormick-Deering Farmall AV tractor and attached cultivator.

Date: 1906-11-29 before

Description: Front cover and menu pages of the a la carte and table d'hote options for Thanksgiving dinner at the Schlitz Hotel, with a boy wearing only a chef's hat an...

Photograph

Humphrey J. Desmond

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Humphrey J. Desmond, Milwaukee lawyer, editor, and publisher.

Photograph

Crime Re-enactment

Date: 1986-04-23 

Description: This image was captured during the re-enactment of a crime that took place at a convenience store on Tuesday, April 22nd, 1986. The killing of Andrew N. Ne...

Date: 1968-03-16 

Description: Senator Robert F. Kennedy announcing his candidacy for the office of President of the United States. The announcement took place in the Caucus Room of the...

Photograph

Tobacco Farming

Date:  

Description: Farmers harvesting and loading tobacco on a tobacco rack to take to a shed.

Date: 1916-01-19 

Description: Two men demonstrate the "old way" of hauling using a push cart loaded with 2,200 pounds. The men are likely factory workers at Osborne Works (also known as...

Photograph

Schmidt Farm

Date: 1987-07-04 

Description: "The corn in John Schmidt's field at the intersection of Cty Tr P & Allen Road was knee-high plus a lot more on the 4th of July."

Date:  

Description: A group of CIO students, who are attending Highlander Folk School, enjoying a picnic at the nearby Foster Falls picnic area. Dad Horton standing on the lef...

Date: 1920 

Description: Front cover of a booklet advertising the 12-20 Rumely OilPull tractor, featuring a photograph of a man using the tractor in a farm field.

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The Mart

Date: 1978-02-18 

Description: "The Mart. Mrs. Karl Hoff tends the drugstore in its 'Going Out of Business Sale.'"

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