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Date: 1904 after

Description: Colored print of the river. Bridge is raised as a steamboat passes through. River is bordered by buildings with a clock tower in the background.

Date: 1907 

Description: Exterior view from field of factory buildings at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

Photograph

Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: 1896-07-03 after

Description: Waiters and customers can be seen in the Schlitz Palm Garden in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The idea was borrowed from Germany where beer gardens were common. It...

Date: 1935-10 ca.

Description: Southwest District branch service managers touring the factory floor at Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "Milwaukee Works, Some of the group of Ser...

Date: 1905 after

Description: South entrance; a car with two people is crossing the bridge. Stone lions flank the bridge on each corner. A lighthouse is in the background.

Date: 1962-08-28 

Description: Senator Alexander Wiley, in the lobby of the Schroeder Hotel in Milwaukee, with a group from the Boys Club holding campaign signs. They presented him with...

Photograph

Menominee Valley

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An industrial area of Milwaukee known as Menominee Valley.

Photograph

Angie Vail in Suit

Date:  

Description: Formal portrait of Angie Vail (nee Siajn), taken by Harold Gauer in his Brady Street apartment. On the wall a small American flag is propped on the apartme...

Photograph

Alvin Paul Kletzsch

Date: 1913-08-29 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Alvin Paul Kletzch, Milwaukee company manager.

Date:  

Description: Farmer inspecting cornstacks in a field.

Date: 1940 

Description: A man stands at the back of an International Metro truck with a basket of bread. The truck includes the text: "Jaeger's / Butter-Nut is fresh bread". "Hah...

Images of a Milwaukee Manufacturing Powerhouse

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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: 1910 ca.

Description: View from bridge looking over at a hill leading down to bath houses and fenced-in swimming areas for beginners. Establishment of Wm. Bechstein.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wooded drive with fall colors.

Date:  

Description: View east of buildings and lake from the dome of the Exposition building. Lumber stacked on the right.

Photograph

UFW Grape Boycott

Date: 1969 

Description: A picketer pushing the wheelchair of another supporter of the United Farmworkers — AFL-CIO grape boycott. They are possibly picketing in front of a superma...

Photograph

Hauling a Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Boys, men, and horses hauling a boat with ropes.

Map or Atlas

Maps of Milwaukee

Date: 1940 

Description: This map is pen and ink on paper and is 1 map consisting of 12 sheets. Sheet 1: "Area Map of Milwaukee Wisconsin 1940". There is numbered key labeling eac...

Date: 1906-10-27 before

Description: Front cover of the program and menu for the twenty-fifth anniversary dinner for Chief of Police John T. Janssen at the Hotel Pfister. At the top is an eagl...

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