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Milwaukee Exchange

Date: 1883 

Description: Women switchboard operators at the sole Milwaukee telephone exchange.

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Description: A large group posed in front of "The Milwaukee Leader" newspaper established in December of 1911 by Victor L. Berger. He can be seen ten from the right in...

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Gear Couplings

Date: 1968-11-20 

Description: Gear coupling that was later purchased by Mesta Machine and used by Republic Steel. Original Falk caption reads, "84 inch hot strip mill, 300 G sleeve bein...

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Foosball Game Room

Date: 1976-12-30 

Description: Elevated view of young people playing foosball in The Game Room, a former pizza restaurant, owned by Rosemary Mantekas at 2655 S. Kinnickinnic Avenue.

Date: 1904 after

Description: Exterior of building from across the street. Facade has fluted columns, decorated capitals, and an overall classical theme to the architecture.

Date: 1931 before

Description: Two smiling fishermen stand before their fishing nets on Jones Island. There are floats attached to one net and a barrel with a jacket on top of it.

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Foundry Casting

Date: 1972-12 

Description: View of a large casting made in the foundry. A male employee, Arthur Beoman, stands next to the casting as it is being lifted. This unit was purchased by C...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Snowy Milwaukee street with the Edgewood streetcar, pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages. Men and women pass by a clock on the sidewalk. A Gimbels sign...

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Description: Elevated view of shop floor of an early Pawling and Harnischfeger 20-ton type "N" dial controlled cab-operated traveling crane. The crane is in machine sho...

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Thorsen Residence

Date: 1904 

Description: Exterior of house at 525 Jefferson Street. The first bathtub in Milwaukee, made of tin, was put into this house. A man in a horse-drawn sled is parked in...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of post office, with tower on left side. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk at the corner.

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Description: View down East Water Street from Wisconsin Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An aerial view of the Milwaukee County Airport. The office, also seen in Image ID: 11454 is visible in the lower left corner.

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John Rugee

Date: 1861 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John Rugee, member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

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Loading Hard Coal

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two horses hitched up to a Milwaukee Western Fuel Company cart stopped at a station, while a man standing on the wagon fills the cart with hard coal for ho...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Weiss-Lippert Pattern Company. A car is parked outside near the curb on the cobblestone street, and a chapel stands to the left.

Date: 1911 

Description: Two men pose on a water tank on top of Building #43 at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory, while another man hoists building materials from...

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Description: Couple posing outside. Harold Gauer's brother Norman with his "exotic oriental" dance wife, Wong Lee.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of William W. Burroughs, Milwaukee manufacturer.

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Benjamin Poss

Date: 1936-12-15 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Benjamin Poss, Milwaukee attorney.

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