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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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.

Date: 1921-06-11 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Alfred Tiefenbrenner, Milwaukee merchant.

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Jones Island

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A fishing settlement. Small buildings and boats line a bay, with sand and a piece of driftwood in the foreground.

Date: 1946-11-25 

Description: Police pushing a group of strikers in front of the factory gate at the Allis-Chalmers strike. On the far right is a man holding a press camera.

Images of Pawling & Harnischfeger Electric Cranes

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Alimony Payment

Date: 1958-09-19 

Description: County worker collects alimony payment from an ex-husband.

Date: 1946-04 

Description: Del Krause, president of Local 1114, United Steelworkers of America (second from left) smiles as he and Ken Gorman, vice-president of the local, hand $800...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: A view of the Synagogue with a one-horse carriage in the foreground. H√∂lzlhuber occupied the position of organist and choirmaster for this congregation unt...

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Description: Robert Bloch and his family pose on their second floor porch at the flat they rented at 2626B Maryland Avenue. This was during Bloch's work at the Marx age...

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Race Cars

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men with several early twentieth-century race cars are parked along a city street. Numbers are painted on the front of the cars. One man stands on steps ne...

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