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Photograph

Kissing Babies

Date: 1962-08-28 

Description: At Mitchell Airport, Senator Alexander Wiley greets the young daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Underborg of Waukesha with a kiss. Mrs. Wiley, holding a bouquet of...

Date: 1910 before

Description: Freighters lined up along river.

Photograph

Downtown River View

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across river of a boat docked near a building with a sign for Adolph Meinecke & Sons (Manufacturers). In the background is City Hall.

Date: 1963 

Description: A police officer directs a parade of circus wagons carried on International trucks through downtown streets. The 25-piece parade originated at Circus World...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Large hospital in the background, with a large stone fountain or planter on the left. Two men are walking in the garden near a drive.

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. Building also housed the Custom House. Corner of Milwaukee and Wisconisn Streets.

Date: 1947-12-13 

Description: Design in blue for Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a badger in a subtle "W" design.

Photograph

Homeless Man

Date:  

Description: A homeless man in Milwaukee sitting in the snow as he attempts to craft a makeshift shelter from a piece of tarp.

Photograph

Milwaukee City Hall

Date: 1895 before

Description: Elevated view from the top of a building of Milwaukee City Hall under construction.

Photograph

Temple Emanuel

Date: 1976 before

Description: A synagogue at the corner of Broadway and Martin Street. A woman is standing near the street corner, and a boy near the entrance.

Date: 1931-12-08 

Description: Group of Oconomowoc High School students on a tour at the "Milwaukee Journal." They are viewing the newspaper's presses in operation.

Date: 1900 

Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr. with a group on his special campaign train. From left to right they are Alfred T. Rogers, La Follette's law partner; Mr. and Mrs...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Slightly elevated view of several men are seated in the composing room of the Milwaukee Sentinel, setting type for the newspaper.

Photograph

Wine Room

Date:  date unknown

Description: People sitting at tables, drinking and talking. A large banner with a picture of Thaddeus Kosciuszko hangs on the wall.

Date:  

Description: A man poses in front of a canoe tied onto his car. A second man looks on from the background.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Men working on cream separators at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company until 1902.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: The plating for the tail assembly of a Lawson Air Liner has been attached. The cabin is completed, and the wing structure is partially assembled.

Date: 1968-04-16 

Description: Shaft mount drive that was purchased by CB and I PECOR and used by Bethlehem Steel. Falk caption reads, "Torque tongue to be welded in the base of gear hou...

Postcard

The Blatz Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view from City Hall Square, including the Blatz Hotel, Pabst Theater, a fountain, and a streetcar.

Photograph

Marine Plaza

Date: 1961 

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

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