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Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the building at the corner of N. 12th St. and W. St. Paul Avenue that housed Badger State Shoe Co. and Saveland Manufacturing Co. Two hors...

Photograph

WPA Exhibit

Date: 1937 

Description: Opening ceremonies for a Work Progress Administration (WPA) exhibit at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Photograph

A Game of Cards

Date:  

Description: A group of boys play a game of cards while sitting on the ground between the steps of some houses. At least four boys wear caps, three are wearing pants wi...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Three men stand on the right in front of a pile of rubble. In the center, a man wearing a hat and suit is looking to the left.

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Western Hotel

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Western Hotel. The original tavern was built in 1834 (?) by William Shields (?). In 1845 it was operated by his son Simon Shields. In 1873...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View along Van Buren Street, looking north from Mason Street. Three children are sitting on the curb at the corner.

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers producing artillery shells at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. In this...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Children riding ponies in a roped-off area in a park at a Civilian Defense Rally.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A clock is in the taller corner belfry. A rose window is on the front facade.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: This blue print map shows village limits, collector residential streets, and primary residential streets. The upper right corner features a key to street t...

Date: 1921-05-05 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of George Clemens Ruhland, Milwaukee medical doctor.

Date: 1935 after

Description: Corner of Wells and Water Streets. A large blank billboard is on the side of the theatre. Across the road on the left is a sign for Blatz beer. A car wash...

Photograph

Card Game

Date:  date unknown

Description: A bartender behind the bar is reflected in the mirror of a cigarette machine, while men drink beer and play cards in the foreground.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A view from behind the bar of a Civilian Defense Rally. Men and women are lined up and taps are visible.

Date: 1954 

Description: Members of United Packinghouse Workers Local 40 signing a "Joe Must Go" petition to recall Wisconsin's Senator Joseph R. McCarthy.

Photograph

West Allis Works

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view of the West Allis Works, Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company, and surrounding neighborhoods.

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: Part of a United Public Workers parade/demonstration on a downtown city street. A horse-drawn wagon carries some participants. Parade signs read "No Swivel...

Photograph

William Fitzgerald

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William Fitzgerald, Milwaukee merchant and manufacturer.

Date: 1969-08-22 

Description: Speed reducer that is a component of a paper mill drive. This product was purchased by Black Clawson-Kennedy Limited and used by Consolidated Bathurst Limi...

Date: 1958-05-16 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves first baseman Joe Adcock swinging a bat, possibly in spring training 1958. Known for his power, Adcock had an off year in 1958, hitting 1...

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