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Read about Earth Day's founder, Gaylord Nelson, a Wisconsin senator and early environmentalist.

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...

Map or Atlas

City of Milwaukee

Date: 1889 

Description: Bird’s-eye-view map. Published in the Milwaukee Sentinel: Wednesday morning, August 28, 1889 for the 23rd Nationla Encampments of the GAR, August 27th to 3...

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Description: Milwaukee Central Police Station and Light Horse Squadron Armory on Broadway Street.

Date: 1960 before

Description: Administration Building. A two-story building with an sign and a symbol of a tall beer of glass flanked by two stalks of a plant on the front entrance of t...

Photograph

I Like Ike

Date: 1956-11-10 

Description: Bet winner and Eisenhower supporter Edwin L. Warner enjoys his payoff from bet loser and Adlai Stevenson backer John Shaat, as Shaat tows Warner along the...

Date: 1944-11-12 

Description: Emil Andel of the American Bowling Congress demonstrates an automatic foul detector in a bowling alley.

Date: 1907-02 

Description: Workers look on as machine parts are tested at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. This photograph was displayed at the 1915 Panama-Pacific Internat...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: View from Wisconsin river looking east. The Pabst Building is on the northwest corner of N. Water Street and E. Wisconsin Avenue with the Mack building to...

Date: 1921-07-11 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Frederick Colton Comstock, Milwaukee grocer.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph elevated view of Saint John's Cathedral, on 812 North Jackson Street, from the Courthouse. Lake Michigan is in the background.

Photograph

Men in Factory

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Description: Two men stand near several large gear castings and numerous machines. Original Falk caption reads, "Centennial historical photos of old negative which coul...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1836 

Description: Map of Milwaukee including the Milwaukee River and Lake Michigan shore.

Photograph

James D. Mortimer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter length seated studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of James D. Mortimer, New York company president.

Photograph

Two Men in Carriage

Date: 1905 after

Description: Two men wearing hats and coats in a horse-drawn carriage on a residential street.

Date: 1935-09-12 

Description: Three International trucks on display beneath a tent at the Wisconsin State Fair. The truck on the far left is painted with the text: "Miller Brewing Co. /...

Date: 1934-04-23 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration by the M Carpenter Baking Co. The label is in red and blue, and is for cracked wheat b...

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Description: A nurse, possibly a student nurse, looks at a thermometer after taking the temperature of a female patient laying in bed.

Postcard

City Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color view from the river. Foreground has three people in a boat. A bridge over the river, and a boat to the left are in the center. City Hall is in the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Soldiers Home.

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