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Date: 1946-12-07 

Description: During a march in support of the striking Local 75 of the United Automobile Workers, the police arrest one participant.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...

Photograph

Harry W. Lewis

Date: 1913-10-23 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Harry W. Lewis, Milwaukee company president.

Date: 1910 

Description: This ink on paper blue line print base map consists of eight separate pieces and shows city limits, The Milwaukee Electric Railroad & Light Company lines,...

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Description: A one-person carriage driven by a woman is led by two tandem horses stepping in rhythm and wearing blinders. A lake (probably Lake Michigan), and shorelin...

View the collection of images of Wisconsin women in a variety of activities: farm work, canning, suffragism, photography, war work and civil rights.

Date: 1948-04-24 

Description: A man with a "King Pin" bowling pin crown on his head peers through curtains at the Lithographers Intercity Bowling Dinner Dance.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Close-up view of two sets of wheels for the Lawson Air Liner. They are arranged in front of a cloth.

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: William R. "Bill" Kinney (1912-1978; second from left) and friends enjoy a beer at the Miller Brewery. Bill and his brother Howard Kinney owned the White F...

Photograph

Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: View of Pabst Theater's auditorium and stage from upper balcony.

Date: 1958-04-12 

Description: Milwaukee Braves player Lew Burdette in play during a ball game.

Date: 1958-03-29 

Description: A young boy rings a locomotive bell. Other artifacts of locomotive history are on the table before him with members of the Milwaukee chapter of the Nationa...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Statue of soldier holding a sword, seated on a horse. Erected in 1905, in Kosciuszko Park. The sculptor was Gaetano Trentanove. The statue stands on an e...

Date: 1970 

Description: "The famous Blue Angel Drill Team visits Milwaukee."

Date: 1952-04-18 before

Description: Future Milwaukee Braves shortstop Johny Logan (left) and second baseman Jack Dittmer, photographed as members of the Milwaukee Brewers minor league team in...

Photograph

E.R. Godfrey

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of E.R. Godfrey, Wauwatosa businessman.

Date: 1848 ca.

Description: Pen-and-ink on paper. The title of the map is inscribed on the back. The map shows buildings, roads, marshes, wild rice, piles and docks, deep water, and o...

Photograph

Costume Party

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Description: Gauer and friends in costume at a party. In the back row from left to right are Angie Vail, Ruth Distenfeld, Bob Vail, Mary Jo Vonier, Harold Gauer, Ruth C...

Photograph

Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: 1896-07-03 after

Description: Elevated view of waiters and customers in the Schlitz Palm Garden. The idea of the garden was borrowed from Germany where beer gardens were common. It open...

Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975

Custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. Historical letterheads are prime examples of early branding.
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