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Photograph

William Reckmeyer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William Reckmeyer, Milwaukee merchant.

Date: 1914-08-25 

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

Date: 1933-04-07 

Description: Schlitz train and group of revelers, celebrating the end of prohibition in Milwaukee. Schlitz Engine #8027 departs to deliver the first Schlitz beer at 12:...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Republican Harold Stassen giving a speech on a stage in Milwaukee during his campaign for the Republican nomination.

Photograph

Tight squeeze

Date:  date unknown

Description: Large steamship squeezing through an open bridge.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A young girl, Helen Phillips, stands in a yard near a fence behind a wooden chair. She reaches though the decorative panels on the back of the chair and gr...

Photograph

Housing Project

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: A child peddles his tricycle on a sidewalk at the end of a cul de sac in his Greendale neighborhood with houses lining the street.

Photograph

Monster Truck

Date: 1989-01-23 

Description: A man cowers in mock awe before Kodiak, a 14,000 pound Ford Silverado rigged with six-foot-tall tires and an extra heavy-duty suspension. The truck compet...

Photograph

Curtin House

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of the Jeremiah Curtin house located at 8685 West Grange Avenue. This stone and stucco residence was erected in 1835. It has been recognized as the b...

Date: 1963-06 

Description: Children, adults, and a Northwest Airlines Boeing 707 jetliner on the tarmac at General Mitchell International Airport. The children, all first graders fro...

Date: 1961-12-29 

Description: Students work in a shoe rebuilding class at the Milwaukee Vocational and Adult Schools.

Date: 1990 

Description: Costumed actors on location in Milwaukee during the filming of the made-for-TV movie, Dillinger. Here, Milwaukee's historic Third Ward was being used to r...

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Description: Four officers ride in a carriage labeled "Fire Department" pulled by two horses. They appear to be part of a parade, and a crowd of people stands along the...

Date: 1948-04-20 

Description: Striking workers and police outside of Plankinton Meat Packing.

Date: 1930 

Description: Factory workers at their stations on long tables at Milwaukee Works.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: John Johnston (1836-1904) sits with his feet up on a hassock in his library while reading a paper. Johnston, a successful Milwaukee banker, lived at 645 Fr...

Date: 1959-06-08 

Description: Milwaukee Braves pitcher Lew Burdette stands on the pitcher's mound in a game against the Chicago Cubs at County Stadium, June 8, 1959. Burdette was known...

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Description: A woman and child in front of brick commercial storefronts. Signs read, from left to right "Drugs Prescriptions," "Soda Grill Luncheonette" and "Greendale...

Date: 1968-04-28 

Description: Two children holding a puppy.

Photograph

Eydie V. Watts

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photograph of Eydie V. Watts, member of the Milwaukee City Civil Service Commission. Ms. Watts sits on a chair with her hands clasped. She is wearing a str...

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