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The Manhattan Block

Date: 1914-10-20 ca.

Description: The Manhattan Building (tallest structure) on North 2nd Street between West Michigan Street and West Wisconsin Avenue.

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The Grill Room

Date: 1964-05-08 

Description: A waitress sets restaurant tables in anticipation of evening business.

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Edgar J. Hughes

Date: 1921-06-10 

Description: Side profile head and shoulders portrait of Edgar J. Hughes, Milwaukee banker.

Date: 1934 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Schlitz, The Beer That Made Milwaukee Famous". The label is cut in the shape of a pa...

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Cafe Interior

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Interior of the Vienna Cafe at the Milwaukee Bazaar.

Postcard

Chesebro's

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A tea shop and a women's apparel shop, located at 236 Prospect Avenue. The building has a corner turret, a front porch, and vines growing up the sides.

Date: 1938-10-28 

Description: Elevated view of bay shoreline, with dwellings along the bank. A few boats are in the river. In the background is a factory with a smokestack and railroad...

Date: 1984-02-27 

Description: A sixth grade class dresses up as cave people to experience the likeness of living in pre-historic times.

Date: 1974-08-19 

Description: This unit was purchased and used by Armstrong Rubber Company. Original Falk caption reads, "Design horsepower-3143; service horsepower-1500; service factor...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Tower of building is on the right. The road curves in front of the building, with trolley tracks visible.

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Packinghouse Strike

Date: 1962-04 

Description: Four members of Milwaukee Local 248 of the United Packinghouse Workers of America on strike against the Monarch company. The UPWA had a long history of org...

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Bob Buhl at Bat

Date: 1954-03-19 

Description: Milwaukee Braves player Bob Buhl during batting practice at spring training.

Date: 1902 

Description: This map is a chart of Milwaukee Harbor that displays local streets, bridges, roads, railroads, public buildings, businesses, factories, dry docks, parks,...

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View from the Top

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Overhead view looking down from a tall building at passing traffic and workmen on suspended scaffolding near the sidewalk.

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Two men working on engine components on an assembly line at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Com...

Date: 1958-08-20 

Description: Gaylord Nelson campaigning at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1958-01-25 

Description: Formal full-length portrait of the bride, Mary (Kustermann) Esser (b. 1934). She wore a white satin princess-style gown with re-embroidered Alencon lace. S...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Building with tower from street level. Two flags fly from the building. A short letter is written in the sky area of the postcard.

Date: 1958-11-05 

Description: Women campaign workers call voters to support the Labor Political League and vote for candidates sympathetic to Labor issues.

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Man in Diving Suit

Date: 1937 

Description: Man in diving suit being helped out of the water by three men in a rowboat.

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