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Two People Diving

Date:  date unknown

Description: People diving from a pier into the water. On the right, a third diver is standing on the wooden pier.

Date: 1964 

Description: Elevated view of city looking west, showing breweries and the center of the city.

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Theodore O. Vilter

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Theodore O. Vilter, Milwaukee company president.

Date: 1955 

Description: Bottom of the map reads: "PARKING AREA STUDY MILWAUKEE COUNTY ZOOLOGICAL GARDEN SCALE 1"=200" APRIL 21, 1955 TOTAL PARKING AREA - 3736 CARS 31.1 acres". Th...

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Resort and Harbor

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View from across railroad tracks. Resort is on the water's edge, with a small inlet on the right. Land is mostly sand, though a small part on the left ha...

Date: 1913-08-15 

Description: Men at desks in the Pawling & Harnischfeger advertising department. Large windows on left look out towards another building, and men on equipment can be se...

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Confined to Bed

Date: 1960-08-28 

Description: An insurance executive carries on with work after he was hit by a car, dictating letters to his secretary from his hospital bed, with his leg in traction.

Date:  

Description: Looking west on W. North Avenue from N. 14th Sreet. The Roosevelt Theater is on the far right and the Luick ice cream building is on the far left.

Date: 1971-08-15 

Description: A male employee, Ed Grown, attends to a large ball mill drive. This product was purchased by Allis Chalmers and used by Pima Mining Company. Falk caption r...

Date: 1990 

Description: Warehouse in Milwaukee's historic Third Ward transformed for its appearance in a made-for-TV movie as the Biograph Theatre in Chicago, where John Dillinger...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Confederate Civil War sharpshooter aiming his rifle, created as a preliminary study for a Civil War cyclorama. Although unsigned t...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photograph postcard showing detail of an unidentified part of the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2), possibly either the wing or the aileron.

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Carnival Banners

Date:  

Description: A group of adults and children are gathered in front of carnival banners. Probably depicting "Gay Paree" at the State Fair.

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Miller House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The brick home of Judge Andrew Galbraith Miller at 174 Wisconsin Street. There are steps up to the front entrance, a fence, and a fire hydrant on the sidew...

Date: 1936 

Description: The reverse side of a promotional cardboard and wood fan featuring an image of the Dionne quintuplets. This back side of the fan is printed with an adverti...

Date: 1907-02 

Description: Factory buildings at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

Date: 1896 

Description: Workers pose in front of pharmaceutical equipment to demonstrate making Dr. Brown's Cough Balsam.

Photograph

O. L. Hollister

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of O.L. Hollister, Milwaukee company president.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View looking up Grand Avenue from 9th Street toward two horse-drawn wagons and a horse-drawn streetcar on tree-lined street. Wagon on right carries firewoo...

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Green Sheet Costume

Date: 1987-10-31 

Description: Amanda Basile of Milwaukee's Northwest side dressed as the Milwaukee Journal Green Sheet for Halloween. She made the costume with her mother Penny Chapman...

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