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Date: 1881 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Dennett twine binding harvesters, light mowers, and reapers manufactured by the Dennett Harvesting Machine Company. Fea...

Date: 1896 

Description: Studio portrait of Lenore Harrison Cawker holding a parrot on her hand.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A group of children sit at tables in a library reading books and magazines while a librarian looks on from her circulation desk. When it opened in 1938, th...

Date: 1951 

Description: A group of women Holocaust survivors. (Cyla Stundel is second from right, back row).

Photograph

S.S. Cramer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of S.S. Cramer, MIlwaukee company president.

Photograph

Pulverizer Mills

Date: 1977-06 

Description: A male employee, Michael Nycz, attends to a pulverizer mill that is a later component of a coal pulverizer. This unit was purchased by Foster Wheeler and u...

Photograph

Rowboat Race

Date:  date unknown

Description: Rowboat race with two boats about to go under a bridge. Both of the boats have numbers on the back. Onlookers are standing on the bridge watching the parti...

Photograph

Sivyer Marker

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Marks the birthplace of Milwaukee's first white boy, erected by Brodhead Estate.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A farmer drives a team of three horses to pull a Keystone grain binder.

Date: 1969 

Description: Picketers in front of Kroger supermarket in Milwaukee carrying United Farmworkers (UFW)/AFL-CIO signs that read, "Boycott Grapes" to support the grape boyc...

Milwaukee's First Photojournalist

Read about the life and career of photojournalist John Robert Taylor, who captured the spirit of Milwaukee through photographs in the early 20th century.

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Description: Robert and Angie Vail pose with drinks at a nautical themed costume party.

Date: 1962-10-04 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves players Henry Aaron (left), Warren Spahn (center) and Tommie Aaron (right) in the Braves' locker room. Tommie Aaron, younger brother of He...

Photograph

Rainy Day Traffic

Date: 1941 before

Description: Automobile traffic, with a street railroad car in the background, on a rainy day.

Photograph

Autogenous Mill

Date: 1978-06-23 

Description: View of an autogenous mill from above. This unit was purchased by Hardinge Company, a division of Koppers Incorporated and used by the Cleveland Cliff Empi...

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Description: A group of boys gathered around a telephone pole on a street corner, captioned: "Inquisitiveness: Getting an Electric Shock." A boy on the left has some ki...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Statue with City Hall behind. Building has large neon letters that say "Be Kind to Animals Week". Monument is a memorial by John H. Mahoney to Henry Bergh,...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Isaiah Pyant, C.I.O. member, sitting in an armchair in his home reading the newspaper.

Date: 1950-05 

Description: A commuter train of the Milwaukee, North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad, with the tower of Milwaukee's Union Station in the background. The Milwaukee, North Sh...

Date: 1876 

Description: Map of home and land, with the roads, lakes, railroad, and buildings.

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