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Bloch as King Geek

Date:  

Description: Robert Bloch, standing next to shelves of books, in front of a door covered with cardboard. He is wearing the gaudy costume of the King Geek for a photo sh...

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the first Milwaukee railroad depot, which was used by the Milwaukee & Waukesha and the Milwaukee & Mississippi railroads. The Milwaukee &...

Date: 1964-09-04 

Description: Radio disc jockey "Beatle" Bob Barry squats in front of the table where The Beatles are seated for a press conference before a concert.

Photograph

Screw Press Washers

Date: 1957-02-14 

Description: A male employee stands near a screw press washer. The speed reducer shown is a Right Angle, Double Red. Later purchased and used by the American Boxboard C...

Date: 1973-02-26 

Description: Original Falk caption reads, "Type 'F' unit housings. View of portage inspection machine in Shop 1." Male employee in photograph is Donald L. Vogt.

Date: 1946-08-23 

Description: Crew of the railroad car ferry "City of Milwaukee" demonstrating for a 40-hour week and overtime pay. The "City of Milwaukee" ferried Grand Trunk Western...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men are posing in the street to the right of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle with a group of men in the background. The man in the middle of the group h...

Photograph

John E. Sharp

Date: 1915-04-28 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John E. Sharp, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date: 1957-09-30 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves outfielder John DeMerit works out at Milwaukee County Stadium in 1957. A rookie in 1957, DeMerit made one appearance in that year's Worl...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Worker forming the tip of a steel rod at International Harvester Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company until 1902.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Two-wheeled show cart with pair of white show horses in tandem hitch, being driven, probably along Lake Michigan.

Date:  date unknown

Description: "James E. McAlpine" in tow of tug "Conrad Starke" on Milwaukee River. There is an open drawbridge in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The stained-glass windows of Saint Paul's Church.

Photograph

Lydia Willms

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Lydia Willms (b. 1896). She is resting her hand on a chair, and is wearing a dress, ribbons a...

Photograph

Newborn Chick

Date: 1963-03-19 

Description: Eggbert, the baby chick, waits for his siblings to hatch in a home incubator, under the watchful eyes of a young boy and girl.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of entrance to National Park on a city block. A road passes by a grove of evergreen trees lined up along the sidewalk, while two men work nea...

Date: 1935-11-25 

Description: Five men gather around an engine in a factory (most likely International Harvester's Milwaukee Works). Original caption reads, "Branch service managers vie...

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Description: Letterhead of the M. Carpenter Baking Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a wholesale baker of bread, cakes, and biscuits. On the left is a color image of a c...

Date: 1970-07-09 

Description: Male employee, John Beck, arc welding a mud guard to a split ring gear.

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The Snow Flyer

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Description: Harold O. Hornburg of Hartland, Wisconsin, stated that "he is standing on the front of the machine with his hands on his hips. His buddy, Allen D. Wilde (b...

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