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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: 1949 

Description: Alice in Dairyland standing with midget auto race winner Sam Hanks, a noted Indianapolis 500 driver, and Neal Carter, the fastest qualifier in the 100-mile...

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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Description: Elevated view of crowd of people outside of the grandstands at the Wisconsin State Fair grounds.

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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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Miss Popularity

Date: 1957 

Description: Louise Carter of Milwaukee, 17-years-old, the winner of a popularity contest at a dance held by the Katty Club (Knowledge and Truth Through Youth) at the M...

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Description: View of some of the stalls in the Horse Barn at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. The horses that can be seen are all pure bred Belgians from Minnesota.

Date: 1913-09-25 ca.

Description: Looking south on N. 3rd Street from just north of W. North Avenue. On the right is the future Rosenberg's clothing store. Automobiles are parked at the cur...

Date: 1919 

Description: Captured German submarine, possibly the U-C97, with men on deck. United States flags are flying and several men are gathered on top of the submarine. Anoth...

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