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Read about Earth Day's founder, Gaylord Nelson, a Wisconsin senator and early environmentalist.

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Watkins Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watkins building at the southeast corner of N. 3rd Street and W. Kilbourn Avenue. Businesses include: Reimers Photo materials, Provident Loan Society, Arth...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of three Confederate Civil War soldiers drinking from and holding canteens. The painting is the work of one of the German panorama arti...

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William Berger

Date: 1921-06-10 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of William Berger, Milwaukee merchant.

Date: 1938 

Description: The Wisconsin Council of Agriculture exhibit at the 1938 Wisconsin State Fair.

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Edwin A. Gallun

Date: 1937-03-24 

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Edwin A. Gallun, Milwaukee tanner.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Letterhead of the Adler and Mauer Restaurant of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a blank area in the form of a page "tipped in" to the background, with an array...

Date: 1901-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and middle pages from the annual banquet of the Old Settlers' Club. The front cover includes a circular portrait of club president A.G. Weisser...

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Description: Letterhead of the Feldman Bag Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturer of burlap and cotton bags and twines, with illustrations of two sacks, and a "J...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Grand Avenue at 4th Street looking east. An electric sign for the Alhambra Theatre is in the center. Pedestrians are crossing the road and are on the sidew...

Date: 1946-04 

Description: Members of Local 1131, United Electrical Workers (Louis Allis Company) cast votes for a strike.

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Frederick Layton

Date:  

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Frederick Layton in middle age.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A chain and posts border the yard of the lighthouse, which is attached to a two-story house.

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William Fitzgerald

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of William Fitzgerald, Milwaukee merchant and manufacturer.

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Follow the Leader

Date:  

Description: A group of boys "following their leader in search of adventure" in the street. The boys are barefoot and are wearing hats. In the background are a storefro...

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Skate Boarders

Date: 1977-08-16 

Description: Skateboarders take a break.

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Nurses

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Eight nurses in uniform pose in front of a building (probably their workplace).

Date: 1925-10-30 

Description: Elevated view of street through a neighborhood from a railroad embankment. A truck and driver can be seen in the intersection. An elevated bridge is just v...

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Description: Interior view of Pawling & Harnischfeger hoist cranes in a Schlitz brewery where men are working with beer barrels.

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Collapsing Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Building and smokestack collapsing amidst debris.

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