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Date: 1919-08-22 

Description: A woman, identified elsewhere as "Mrs. John Pfingsten, wife of one of the Lawson company stockholders" is preparing to christen the Lawson Air Liner. A man...

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Joe Davis

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: Close-up view of Joe Davis, Milwaukee's 2nd district Alderman, as he is speaking through a megaphone to a crowd of protesters outside the Republican presid...

Date: 1936-06-15 

Description: Two workers loading large steel castings into the back of an International C-15 truck outside a Wehr Steel Company building.

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Home of the Braves

Date: 1957-04-18 

Description: View from rear of two boys, in semi-silhouette, wearing baseball mitts standing and lookomg out over the baseball diamond from the seating area of County S...

Date: 1915 

Description: Exterior view of the bar owned by Rudolph Steinbacher at the corner of 16th Street and St. Paul Avenue. A large sign for Schlitz beer is painted on the wa...

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Thomas F. Konop

Date: 1915-08-26 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Thomas F. Konop, Green Bay lawyer.

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Child with Book

Date: 1988-09-30 

Description: Young girl holding a book about child care written by Dr. Benjamin Spock, M.D. She is holding the book upside down.

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Industrial Plants

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Buildings and smokestacks along a riverfront. Sky darkened by the smoke.

Date: 1914 

Description: A worker prepares to stamp a heated metal rod at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works (factory).

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Description: Man walking into the main entrance of the telephone company.

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view taken from the Miller Building, which is the original site of the old Milwaukee House. In the center of the foreground is what used to be ca...

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Rowboat Race

Date:  date unknown

Description: Rowboat race with two boats about to go under a bridge. Both of the boats have numbers on the back. Onlookers are standing on the bridge watching the parti...

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View from City Hall

Date: 1904 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee buildings as seen from City Hall, including churches, the Milwaukee Central Police Station and Light Horse Squadron Armory on Br...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: 3000 W. Wisconsin Avenue. Completed in 1928, it is a Shriners mosque, and was designed by architects Clas and Shepard in Moorish Revival style. The buildin...

Date: 1976-11 

Description: Two Falk employees, Arthur Hirt on the left, and Karl Becker on the right, attend to a large gear. This particular unit was purchased and used by United St...

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Charles Ilsley

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Description: Vignetted quarter-length portrait of Charles Ferdinand Ilsley, who with his partner Samuel Marshall, established a bank in Milwaukee, incorporated in 1888....

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Gas Turbine Drive

Date: 1967-08-29 

Description: Falk caption reads, "Forward end view of partially assembled unit; shows quill shaft bearings and clutch drive discs." The final product was purchased by S...

Date: 1984-09-26 

Description: A woman uses an early commercial computer network that allows travel agents to book their own flights without the use of a telephone.

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Threshing Wheat

Date: 1921-07-20 ca.

Description: Five men threshing wheat in a field.

Date: 1902-06-19 

Description: The North Point Water Tower at the foot of E. North Avenue.

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