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Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Three men stand on the right in front of a pile of rubble. In the center, a man wearing a hat and suit is looking to the left.

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: Men working near large dredge on Jones Island. Large piles of material are on the ground below a the dredge. There is a ship on the right. In the distanc...

Date: 1938 

Description: A woman and man sit at a round table in a public library reading. An office cubicle and magazine rack are visible in the background. When it opened in 1938...

Read about Earth Day's founder, Gaylord Nelson, a Wisconsin senator and early environmentalist.

Photograph

Stock Fair

Date: 1915 

Description: Elevated view of the monthly Stock Fair. The roof of a building is in the left foreground. Horse-drawn wagons line the street, and there is a large buildin...

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers' toilet. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the National Maritime Union (N...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the college. Several buildings make up the college, surrounded by paths, roads, fields and trees.

Photograph

William A. Thompson

Date: 1921-08-06 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William A. Thompson, Milwaukee comptroller.

Date: 1924-01-14 ca.

Description: Caswell Block commercial district at the northwest corner of W. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Plankinton Avenue. Pedestrians on the sidewalks and streets, among...

Photograph

Dining Tent

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Trinity M.E. Church Dining Hall set in a tent in a field near other tents. Two banners advertise the dining hall, and a chalkboard on the right lists...

Date: 1949-08-22 ca.

Description: Margaret Mueller of Milwaukee who had the distinction of being the first lost child at the Wisconsin State Fair. She is seated in front of the sign that sa...

Photograph

"The Fruit Boat"

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A Coca-Cola vending machine is on the right, near a table with a scale and boxes of fruit, under an awning. On the left is a car near the curb.

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Description: Interior view of a room in the Bradley house, including paintings, a globe, fine furniture, a bookcase, and a large, ornate mirror over the fireplace.

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view. Sign on front of City Hall says, "Help Prevent Fires," and the Henry Bergh statue and fountain is in front of the building. Severa...

Date: 1921 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Clifford L. McMillen, Milwaukee businessman.

Photograph

Nurses

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Eight nurses in uniform pose in front of a building (probably their workplace).

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: A line of men operate machines at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works (factory).

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: View down the ladder leading up to the water tower.

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Description: Front view of apartment building located at 920 N. 15th Street. Caption on the negative reads, "Looking East at 920 N. 15th Street."

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