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Date: 1914-03-03 ca.

Description: Looking east on W. Wisconsin Avenue from approximately N. 4th Street with the Wisconsin Hotel on the left and the Majestic building on the right with a Gim...

Date: 1948-02 

Description: Paul Steffes, secretary-treasurer of Local 75, United Automobile Workers (Seaman Body Company) at his desk.

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Description: Memohead of the Nordberg Manufacturing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, an engine manufacturer, with a center image of an engine. Printed by Wilmanns Bros....

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Operators

Date: 1957-10-22 

Description: Female telephone operators busy at work.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Several people, most with goggles and hats, are digging and moving dirt. Three men are behind a wire fence. On the left is a man in a suit, and the rest a...

Date: 1914-08-25 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William DeForest Halsted, Milwaukee manufacturer.

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State Street

Date: 1870 

Description: Elevated view from rooftops of what was known as Watertown Plank road, looking west from about North 35th Street. Several homes, and many open fields occup...

Date: 1963-11-20 

Description: A three-year-old poses with a man-sized shovel of soil during a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of a new preschool. Behind him is a large steam shovel.

Date: 1970 

Description: 802 North Jackson Street, with street signs on left. Cars are parked along both sides of the street and in front of the cathedral near Courthouse Square (n...

Date: 1966-07-29 

Description: Ron Kudlewski, a Falk employee, attends to the test stand for large motors in the High Speed Department. This motor was later purchased and used by the Lou...

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Fair Concessions

Date: 1985-07-10 

Description: People, including a very eager little girl, stand around a concession stand to buy popcorn, peanuts, cotton candy, snow-cones, and other snacks at the 50th...

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Soldiers on Parade

Date: 1904 after

Description: Soldiers marching in a parade down a street. Spectators fill the sidewalks.

Date: 1950 

Description: View from the top of a warehouse at the south end of 6th Street. There is a traffic jam on both sides of the viaduct. On the left, one man is walking on th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man sits in the front seat of a small railroad train made for children, which is riding along a track in a wooded area with a building and a fence in the...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1958-01-25 

Description: Mary (Kustermann) Esser (b. 1934) and J. Thomas Esser (b. 1934) stand together looking out a window. She is wearing a white satin princess-style gown with...

Date: 1964-04-17 

Description: A clerk checks real estate property information in a vast filing system housed in a vault.

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Description: Elevated view of a parking lot filled with cars at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1964-09-04 

Description: Special Beatle Survey, featuring a list of Beatles songs, as well as portraits along the left side, of George Harrison, George Harrison, John Lennon, and R...

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Pabst Beer Kettle

Date: 1984-08-15 

Description: Richard A. Schulz checks a kettle of beer brewing at the Pabst Brewery.

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