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Date: 1906-08-30 

Description: A screw passenger excursion vessel or whaleback, the Christopher Columbus, passing through the Broadway Bridge.

The Many Varied Photographs

Read about the diverse career of photographer Harold Gauer, who is perhaps best known for his humorous photographs.

Date: 1967-09-08 

Description: Protesters at a rally for fair housing. One man holds a sign that reads "We Demand Fair Housing Now", while others behind him use a bullhorn.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Line of young men are walking across athletic field. In the left corner stands a group of onlookers, some of which have markings on the back of their jacke...

Date: 1969-01-06 

Description: Original Falk caption reads, "General view of the pattern shop taken as part of Allis Chalmers-Duval." Photo series for Bill Wyse. The core box in the fore...

Date: 1922-06-21 

Description: Exhibit of WHA and the University of Wisconsin Extension Division at a radio show in an auditorium.

Photograph

Data Processing

Date: 1960-11-10 

Description: A student studies key punch operation in a data processing class at Milwaukee Vocational and Adult Schools. She is seated at a very large computer.

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Looking east from 5th Street. Road lined with buildings, and pedestrians crowd the sidewalks. Horse-drawn vehicles and a trolley are on the road.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man in a suit and hat stands on the street holding a stack of Milwaukee Journal newspapers.

Photograph

Ice Chunks on Water

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ice chunks floating on the water near houses. People are standing watch nearby.

Photograph

Gauer Self-Portrait

Date:  

Description: A self-portrait of Harold Gauer wearing a jacket and tie, in front of a black backdrop.

Postcard

Pabst Building

Date: 1904 after

Description: Exterior of building. Two trolleys are on the road and bridge over the river in front of the arched entrance.

Photograph

Pie in the Face

Date: 1968-12-10 

Description: Roland Sieg wipes pie from his face with a smile, after someone threw enough ping pong balls in a bucket to win a chance to hit him with a pie at a carniva...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: N. Water Street between E. St. Paul and E. Buffalo Streets.

Photograph

Milwaukee Club

Date: 1889 

Description: Corner of 706 North Jefferson Street; from a booklet of collotype views published by the photographer. The building has a turret with a rounded roof. At th...

Date: 1948 

Description: Design in pencil for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent stamp featuring a cow's head and an arm holding a hammer.

Map or Atlas

Milwaukee

Date: 1854 

Description: Reproduction printed on glossy, cloth-backed paper. Right side includes "References", or points of interest that correspond to numbers on the map. Running...

Date: 1967-11-27 

Description: A machinist runs a punch press at Res Manufacturing Company.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Church located at the corner of Broadway and Division Streets. A group of men, women and children stand at the corner near a large lamp post.

Date: 1916-09-15 

Description: Panoramic view of train loaded with Chevrolet automobiles. Caption at top reads, "The largest shipment of automobiles ever unloaded in Milwaukee, sold and...

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