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Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Bernice Lindsay posing with the street sign named after her. Part of the N Lindsay Street Dedication ceremony. She is wearing a coat and a hat. Three unide...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The green and white label features the words, "Wisdom Prescribes 'Elim'" around the i...

Photograph

Goodbye to Local 50

Date: 1962 

Description: Members of the United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 50 at a ceremony marking the closure of the Swift & Company plant in Milwaukee. The local was o...

Photograph

F. Dohmen Company

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior of (Floor No. 5) The F. Dohmen Company Wholesale Druggists. A salesman's catalog with removable screwed bindings and pages of note paper bound bet...

Date: 1897 after

Description: Two men escorting a fashionably dressed woman with a feathered boa obscuring part of her face. People stand in the background near a train next to the plat...

Postcard

Hotel Pfister

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Jefferson Street. Cars are parked on the road on the right.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Alfred Lawson standing with his arms folded, between Giovanni "John" Carisi and another man. Behind them, other men are standing near a Lawson Air Liner.

Photograph

A Stone Fight

Date:  

Description: Children having a stone fight in an unpaved alley or street in an underprivileged neighborhood. Some of the boys are holding trash can lids as protection,...

Date: 1870-29 

Description: Magazine illustration of home, titled as the "Soldiers' National Asylum at Milwaukee, Wisconsin". The building is in the background, and in the foreground...

Date: 1958-01-23 

Description: Female telephone switchboard operator at work.

Date:  

Description: Recruitment poster in German for the 26th Regiment of Wisconsin volunteers.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Part of the Chicago, Milwaukee, & St. Paul Railway. Small station, at the bottom of a hill. Behind the station on top of the hill is a line of houses.

Date: 1964-10-04 

Description: Elevated view of Henry 'Hank' Aaron tipping his cap to the fans during the Braves' final game of the 1964 season.

Photograph

Ellis Baker Usher

Date: 1913-09-23 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Ellis Baker Usher, Milwaukee publisher and editor.

Photograph

Marine Plaza

Date: 1961 

Description: View of building under construction from a boat on the river.

Date:  

Description: W.A. Collins residence, 77 Prospect Avenue. Lightning rods on house.

Date: 1957-06-03 before

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Milwaukee Braves outfielder John DeMerit. Demerit, a West Bend, Wisconsin native, was signed out of the University of Wisco...

Date: 1985-04-06 

Description: Young men performing skateboard handstands on downtown sidewalks.

Photograph

City Intersection

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Street surface paved with granite blocks at the intersection of Second and Fowler streets.

Photograph

Halloween Parade

Date: 1977-10-31 

Description: Thousands of people from the inner city flocked to a Halloween Party given to help keep children off the street during the holiday.

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