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Western Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Western Hotel. The original tavern was built in 1834 (?) by William Shields (?). In 1845 it was operated by his son Simon Shields. In 1873 the Hotel was t...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A police officer stands in the middle of the street with street railroad tracks in the pavement as pedestrians cross. In the background is the downtown tic...

Date: 1996 

Description: Artist's rendering of the home plate elevation at Miller Park Stadium. Depicts exterior of stadium at night.

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Goodbye to Local 50

Date: 1962 

Description: Members of the United Packinghouse Workers of America Local 50 at a ceremony marking the closure of the Swift & Company plant in Milwaukee. The local was o...

Date: 1896 

Description: Studio portrait of Lenore Harrison Cawker holding a parrot on her hand.

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Hydraulic Pump

Date:  

Description: Hydraulic pump and pipes, most likely in a sewage treatment plant.

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Description: A man is sitting at the wheel of a long steamroller parked in a gravel lot with a brick building in the background.

Date:  ca.

Description: A woman factory worker sorts parts at Globe Union Manufacturing Company, maker of batteries, radio apparatus, and spark plugs.

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Unloading Coal

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man unloads coal from a boat by walking a wheelbarrow across wooden platforms raised on scaffolds. In the background a man stands with an empty wheelbarr...

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Louis J. Petit

Date: 1913-10-23 

Description: Quarter-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Louis J. Petit, Milwaukee banker.

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Walter Stern

Date: 1914-02-24 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Walter Stern, Milwaukee company president.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A man in a hat and jacket poses with three well-dressed women in dresses and wide-brimmed hats.

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Description: A man tilling soil on a farm with a tractor. Houses and trees are visible in the background.

Date: 1957-11-25 

Description: A male employee operates a large machine at the Falk Corporation. The gear was purchased and used by the Falk Corporation. Original Falk caption reads, "Th...

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Description: The three mast schooner, Moonlight, under sail. Painting numbered No. 65. The American schooner Moonlight was built in Milwaukee, 1874. At one time she w...

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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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of people on a sailboat sailing towards the shore, where a group of people are waving from a concrete embankment.

Date: 1977-07 

Description: Norbert Winski, a Falk employee, attends to a large vertical roller mill. This unit was purchased by the Fuller Company and used by the Gresik Cement Compa...

Date: 1912-10 

Description: A race car driver wearing a "Buick shirt" watches as his crew works on his vehicle. In the background, another car is passing the grandstand.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Men working on cream separator parts at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works (factory).

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