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Date: 1844-01-12 

Description: Letter from Thomas Steel, Waukesha County physician and farmer, to his father, James Steel, in London, England. It includes a hand-drawn map of Milwaukee C...

Date: 1915 

Description: A 1915 Packard Truck owned by Armour and Company. Its body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Students at work in the carpentry and woodworking shop at the Milwaukee School of Trades.

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Description: Men working outdoors to fill what appears to be sand bags. Some of the bags are marked with a "P." There are industrial buildings in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Right side view of locomotive engine no. 2861, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of hotel at a street corner. The Majestic is the tallest building in the image. Signs designate two of the buildings, with a smaller buildin...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Fair-goers stand in line to enter the W.P.A. Exhibit tent at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Pennyfeather sitting in a small sailboat in Milwaukee Harbor. There are industrial buildings on the far shoreline, and other boats at anchor in the backgro...

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Inching Drive

Date: 1973-05-23 

Description: Two employees, Bob Weiss and Clyde Tetzloff, attend to a drive that was purchased by Babcock and Wilcox Company and used by AEP Service Corporation. Falk c...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A young girl dances near a man wearing a tie on the announcer's platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. To the far left a microphone is visible, and in the b...

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Description: A man is standing on a walkway on top of a mechanical conveyor belt machine in a quarry, loading a truck with sand and gravel. A man with a shovel is stand...

Photograph

Streetcar Terminal

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Streetcars are lined up in front of the buildings on the right. On the left people are walking down the sidewalk. A poster hangs from the front of the trol...

Photograph

Frederick Layton

Date: 1914-09-03 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Frederick Layton, Milwaukee butcher.

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Description: The exterior of a one-story building, the headquarters of the 'Billiken Club.'

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Cabinet card of Hilda Johnston (1883-1974), age one year, and her father, John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker.

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Description: Stanz Cheese Company, Migliaccio & Vallone Company, and Milwaukee Cheese Company all located on the east side of North Broadway between East Clybourn and E...

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Description: A street cleaning truck spraying water on a suburban street with houses in the background. The text on the driver's side door probably reads "US Dept. of A...

Photograph

Fish About to Fly

Date: 1912 

Description: Farnum Fish, the California-born "boy aviator," about to take off in his two-seat Wright Model B during a flying exhibition at the Wisconsin State Fairgrou...

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Description: Memohead of the Nordberg Manufacturing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, an engine manufacturer, with a center image of an engine. Printed by Wilmanns Bros....

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Description: Harold Gauer stands with an unidentified woman in front of a tennis net, both holding tennis racquets.

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