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Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Female factory workers machining parts for cream separators and International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. An original caption identifies them as "Milwauke...

Postcard

Ivanhoe Temple

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Temple facade on right side of road. There is a monument in the background at the end of the road.

Photograph

Harry W. Lewis

Date: 1913-10-23 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Harry W. Lewis, Milwaukee company president.

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Description: Westmore Hotel and surrounding commercial area looking north from N. 5th and W. Clybourn Streets. Automobiles parked on both sides of the street and in par...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women are assembling a large paper valentine decoration. One woman stands on a ladder in front of a fireplace working on the top of the decoration, whi...

Photograph

Chasid Rabbi

Date: 1919 

Description: An unidentified man dressed as a chasid rabbi.

Photograph

Halloween

Date: 1963-11-01 

Description: A line of elementary students dressed up in Halloween costumes at school.

Photograph

Milwaukee Streetcar

Date: 1906-06-10 

Description: View of car #466, which was then one of Milwaukee's newest streetcars. The car was put in service by TMERL about 1905 and was rebuilt as a duplex car in 1...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of downtown area including churches, homes, and large buildings, stretching to the horizon.

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Description: Letterhead of the Central Roofing & Supply Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, "Roofing Jobbers and Contractors," with a three-quarter view of a house with a...

Photograph

Women Pedestrians

Date: 1911 

Description: Three women in large hats walking away from two streetcars on a windy day. Other men and women stand in the background. One of the streetcars has a sign th...

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Vel Phillips is wearing a colorful dress. On the right is Bernice Lindsay, who is wearing a coat and a hat. Both are looking at a worker who is installing...

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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Photograph

Emil Vilter

Date: 1921-06-14 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Emil Vilter, Milwaukee machinist.

Date: 1935-02-15 

Description: A man and a woman administer immunization shots to a line of children.

Photograph

Quitting Time

Date: 1967-08-25 

Description: Construction workers enjoy a beer after pouring concrete for a bridge structure.

Photograph

Weld Shop

Date: 1975-07 

Description: Male employee, Harold Ladwig, in the Weld Shop. Original Falk caption reads, "A series of pictures taken in Weld shop to illustrate steps in the manufactur...

Photograph

Jeremiah Quin

Date: 1913-11-05 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Jeremiah Quin, Milwaukee estate manager.

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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