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Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man smoking a cigar and wearing a hat stands between two women wearing bonnets and matching dresses with signs around their necks that read "My Heart Bee...

Photograph

Silas Evans

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Silas Evans, Ripon College president.

Date: 1921 

Description: Highway Commission dump truck photographed outside the Heil Company factory in Milwaukee. The truck was a Nash four-wheel drive model with the body built...

Photograph

Smoke Your Own Fish

Date: 1953-09-02 

Description: 1952 Alice in Dairyland Beverly Ann Steffen and 1953 Alice in Dairyland Mary Ellen Jenks standing in front of a "Smoke Your Own Fish" stand at the 1953 Wis...

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Description: Robert Bloch, with cigar, and Robert Vail, holding a pipe. They are both wearing military costumes, staged standing on chairs next to a bed.

Date: 1897 

Description: Two maps that show cemeteries, schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, wards, roads, parks, block numbers, and Lake Michigan. One map has wards...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: The completed Lawson L-4, the second and larger airplane designed and built by Alfred Lawson in Milwaukee in 1920. Not only was Lawson's airliner intended...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: This map shows ward numbers, streets, railroads, electric car lines, parks, steam railways, section numbers, Lake Michigan and one mile concentric circles...

Photograph

Drugstore

Date: 1924-08-22 ca.

Description: Interior of an unidentified drugstore.

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: A man and a woman are standing and facing each other, but looking down at their smart phones. Behind them, lines of people are wait to enter the Milwaukee...

Photograph

YWCA Building

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Description: Exterior of old YWCA building.

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Newspaper Speakeasy

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Description: A keg of Prohibition Era beer in the darkroom of the "Milwaukee Sentinel" being enjoyed by newspapermen: (left to right) Red Thisted, Eddie Oroth, Guy Hels...

Photograph

H.C. Prange

Date: 1914-10-09 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of H.C. Prange, Milwaukee merchant.

Date: 1949-11-23 

Description: View across river of a large crowd of people on a sledding hill and gathered around a shelter building. Houses are in the background atop the hill.

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: Close-up of two participants, a man and a boy, in a United Public Workers Parade/Demonstration. Both are looking at the photographer and the boy carries a...

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Description: Grinder room filled with cartloads of parts at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company until 19...

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Description: Looking north on the Milwaukee River as the whaleback excursion steamer "Christopher Columbus" is guided by tugboats at about St. Paul Avenue.

Photograph

Buy Bonds!

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Description: Display that advertises the sale of U.S. Savings Bonds through the Payroll Savings Plan or the Bond-a-Month-Plan. Wisconsin State Governor Walter J. Kohler...

Photograph

Abandoned Toddlers

Date: 1965-01-13 

Description: Toddlers look into the camera with tears in their eyes. They were found abandoned at the Central YWCA.

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Description: A self-portrait of Harold Gauer standing holding a pipe and wearing a jacket, vest, and bow tie.

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