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Registering to Vote

Date: 1954-09-02 

Description: A group of newly naturalized citizens registering to vote at City Hall.

Date: 1919-02-26 ca.

Description: The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance home office on the northeast corner of E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Van Buren Street.

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August Rebhan

Date: 1914-10-09 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of August Rebhan, Milwaukee realtor.

Date: 1958-11-05 

Description: Women campaign workers call voters to support the Labor Political League and vote for candidates sympathetic to Labor issues.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men and women at a train station near two railroad cars. Several stand on the platform. Five men in uniform stand and sit on the railings betwee...

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Pabst Brewery

Date: 1935 after

Description: The road in front is lined with cars, including a fuel truck. In the foreground is a parking lot with two cars. The large brewery building has a chimney...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: The man in the goggles on the right is Teddy Tetzlaff possibly at the Vanderbilt Cup Race. The other men are unidentified. In the background is the grandst...

Date: 1966-11-14 

Description: African American junior Girl Scouts pouring fruit juice into punch bowl as they prepare to entertain their parents.

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Cottage Inn

Date:  date unknown

Description: Drawing of a two-story building with a roof that slopes down to one story in the back. Two men are on the porch talking, a third is coming off a boat from...

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: 1923 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The triangular shaped label for Blatz Malt Syrup is printed in black and red. At the...

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Wisconsin Street

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Wisconsin Street looking east from Spring Street.

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William Harvey

Date: 1915-05-08 

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of William Harvey, Racine manufacturer.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A worker lifting a stationary gas engine frame with an overhead crane at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee...

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Description: Father James Groppi speaking through a megaphone from the hood of a bus. Groppi stands with Alderperson Vel Phillips. Several of the people in the assemble...

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Milwaukee Exchange

Date: 1883 

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

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John J. Beggs

Date: 1921-05-27 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of John J. Beggs, Milwaukee public utilities executive.

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Chinchilla Fur Coat

Date: 1951-01-21 

Description: The only "let-out" coat made of matched chinchilla fur in existence is modeled by an unidentified woman at a Milwaukee style show.

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Walter Reuther

Date: 1947-12-06 

Description: Walter Reuther, President of the United Automobile Workers (right), after delivering address to the Wisconsin State CIO convention, December 6, 1947. To h...

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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