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Divers in Training

Date: 1937 

Description: Three shirtless men sitting in what appears to be the interior of a ship. Two are practicing breathing through apparatuses connected to oxygen tanks.

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Kremer Homestead

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Located on 4th Street; only the first floor is visible through the trees. The house sits on a small hill above the street. Two chairs sit in the lawn on...

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Frederick Layton

Date:  

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Frederick Layton in middle age.

Date: 1974-08-19 

Description: This unit was purchased and used by Armstrong Rubber Company. Original Falk caption reads, "Design horsepower-3143; service horsepower-1500; service factor...

Date: 1864-10-13 

Description: This map shows the shore line of Oct. 14 1864, city limits of water lots, and the elevation of water in Lake Michigan. Depths are shown by soundings.

Date: 1913-11-02 

Description: People sitting at tables, drinking and talking at 2 a.m. in one of two wine rooms at the South Side Kindergarten Hall, 396 Greenbush Street.

Date: 1952 

Description: Milwaukee streets department employees repair the intersection of Meinecke Avenue and 12th Street. Behind them, a Blatz truck is making a delivery to the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Alma Reinhardt Taylor playing on the grass with her son, Frederick or Robert. The child is holding a stuffed animal toy.

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Electric Streetcar

Date:  

Description: An electric streetcar in Milwaukee with a large Gimbels sign in the background.

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Sulky Driver

Date:  date unknown

Description: A racer poses on the track with his horse and carriage. The horse appears to be wearing blinders. The man is wearing a coat and hat, and is holding a whip.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of women and girls in white dresses and waving American flags stand at the curb in front of a church. Three police officers are standing in the str...

Date: 1882-04-29 

Description: Printed invitation to the 2nd annual military ball of the Light Horse Squadron of Milwaukee. The invitation is printed in blue and gold and features illust...

Date: 1935-07-02 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Features a polar bear licking a large ice cream cone. There are floating blocks of ic...

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"Hazelwood"

Date: 1860 before

Description: The residence of Rev. Clement Fall Le Fevre. Photographed from an old watercolor Painting. Building erected 1844. Four buildings are located in the center...

Date: 1904 after

Description: View of the courthouse taken from across the street. A horse and carriage is parked on the lower right of the image.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Men working on cream separator parts at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works (factory).

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"God Damn Hitler"

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Car in a parade carrying a sign that reads "Let us pray...God damn Hitler." A large crowd watches the parade from bleachers along the side of the road. The...

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Large Mill Drive

Date: 1968-10-29 

Description: Mill drive purchased by Allis Chalmers and used by Duval. Original Falk caption reads, "260 inch x 34 inch single helical split ring gear... part of a phot...

Date: 1983-05-25 

Description: Two employees, Bob Huwiler and Tom Prodoehl, stand next to a large ring gear dust drive that was purchased by KHD Canada and used by South West Portland Ce...

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Horse-Drawn Trolley

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Man driving a horse-drawn trolley of the Milwaukee City Railroad Company on the Greenfield Avenue & Third Street line. The corner of a building advertising...

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