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Photograph

Man In Reeds

Date:  date unknown

Description: At Big Muskegan Wind. In a marsh part of a lake, a man in waders is bent over among the reeds. In the background are three people in a boat. One person i...

Date: 1934-08-06 

Description: Reverend Richard Kiefer of Sacred Heart monastery in Hales Corners, Wisconsin, joins in the bingo competition at a Catholic picnic as women look on from be...

Photograph

Burning Building

Date: 1944-10-17 

Description: Smoke billows out of the roof of a burning building. Fire fighters climb on ladders on the side of the building and water hoses snake along the ground.

Date: 1921-05-13 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Vincenz John Schoenecker, Jr., Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Child receiving a shot, most likely the polio vaccine.

Date: 1937-11-04 

Description: Two factory workers pour molten metal into diesel engine crankcase forms at the Milwaukee Works foundry. Photograph taken by Don Jones.

Date:  date unknown

Description: J. Robert Taylor on a lake pier with either his son Frederick or Robert. Both are wearing swimming suits. Taylor is smoking a pipe.

Date: 1949-09-12 

Description: A gathering of officers and members of the Wisconsin Department of the American Legion, probably at their annual state convention. In Wisconsin the ardent...

Photograph

Andrew Jay Frame

Date: 1914-04-22 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Andrew Jay Frame, Milwaukee banker.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of three Confederate Civil War soldiers drinking from and holding canteens. The painting is the work of one of the German panorama arti...

Photograph

Charles F. Rausen

Date: 1914-09-18 

Description: Quarter-length seated studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Charles F. Rausen, Milwaukee merchant.

Photograph

Time for a Change

Date: 1954-07-10 

Description: Publicity photo at a pre-convention session of the Wisconsin State Democratic Party that includes William Proxmire and James E. Doyle, rival candidates for...

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Description: Two women and a man in the foreground hold onto their hats on a windy day as they cross a street.

Date: 1957-09-02 

Description: Warren Spahn, pitcher for the Milwaukee Braves, confers with catcher Del Crandall (far left) and manager Fred Haney (left) shortly before he is removed fro...

Date: 1969-07 ca.

Description: Senator William Proxmire hands his cards to constituents outside a Milwaukee grocery store.

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Description: Three-quarter length cabinet card portrait of Captain N.A. Peterson, a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, who was master and part owner of the schooner “Selt”...

Photograph

Milwaukee Exchange

Date: 1883 

Description: Women switchboard operators at the sole Milwaukee telephone exchange.

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Family in Lake Park

Date: 1905 

Description: A woman and young girl in a bonnet, possibly mother and daughter, and a man and a young girl, possibly father and daughter, holding hands while strolling o...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of William H. Canfield (1819-1913), a Wisconsin civil engineer and surveyor who is best known for his studies of Sauk County's nat...

Date: 1970-12-23 

Description: Winter scene with teenage toboggan riders, Rick Borckel (age 14) and Pat Voight (age 13), hitting a bump on a hill in Brown Deer Park, Milwaukee.

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