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Postcard

Country Club

Date: 1904 after

Description: Color image of building with wraparound porch on two levels. A plant-lined drive is in front of the house with a man driving a horse-drawn carriage.

Date: 1947-09-06 

Description: Juggler performing at the Harvest Festival Dance sponsored by Local 75, United Automobile Workers (Seaman Body Company), State Fair Park.

Date: 1946-04 

Description: Striking members of Local 1568, United Steelworkers of America (Milwaukee Steel Division, Grede Foundries), after their arrest on the picket line. Left to...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Front facade of building from across the street. A portion of the dome can be seen on the roof. There is a median strip with a sculpture of a man on top of...

Photograph

Fred C. Best

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Fred C. Best, Milwaukee mortgage company president.

Photograph

Sherman M. Booth

Date:  

Description: Sherman M. Booth, anti-slavery editor, shown seated reading newspaper.

Date: 1936-12-02 

Description: Waist-up seated portrait of Rezeau Blanchard Brown, Milwaukee public utility executive.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Nine men in aprons lined up in front of a brick horseshoe shop. One of the men is sitting on a horse. The sign above the door reads "C. Deising, Horsesho...

Date:  

Description: Three men, Harold Gauer likely among them, examine a Rolls Royce Phantom belonging to Webster Woodmanisee. They are working in a driveway, with a garage wi...

Photograph

Beer Delivery

Date: 1955-09-03 

Description: Miller delivery man carrying a keg of Miller Beer on his shoulder.

Photograph

Joe E. Brown

Date: 1955-07-12 ca.

Description: Comedic actor Joe E. Brown holding a baseball, with an unidentified man standing behind him..

Date: 1946-12-04 

Description: Police arresting an Allis-Chalmers striker.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man and a boy are standing next to a pair of yoked oxen pulling a cart. The boy near the animals has a lash in his hand, and the man behind him is loadin...

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Description: Robert Bloch wearing a dress, a blonde wig, eyeglasses and a feathered hat, strums a ukulele while holding a cigarette and sticking his tongue out. On the...

Date: 1946-09-15 

Description: Workers standing on railroad tracks. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the Nation...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large pavilion with a gray roof and tower are in the center of the image. A dirt road passes across the lower foreground. On the right of the building...

Date: 1936-12-08 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John Gilbert Hardgrove, Milwaukee lawyer.

Photograph

Philip F. Rogers

Date: 1921-05-04 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Philip F. Rogers, Milwaukee surgeon.

Photograph

Five Cent Beer

Date: 1963-08-20 

Description: Knights of Columbus member celebrates five cent beers at annual "gay nineties" party.

Photograph

Downtown Milwaukee

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. The Alhambra Theatre is on the left. Pedestrians are on the streets and sidewalks, and horse-drawn vehicles are on...

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