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Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of William H. Canfield (1819-1913), a Wisconsin civil engineer and surveyor who is best known for his studies of Sauk County's nat...

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At the Beach

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman and three children, all wearing hats, dresses, and shorts, are at the beach, playing in the sand. Two of the children have toy buckets. Behind the...

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...

Date: 1946-11-25 

Description: Allis-Chalmers factory gate during strike. Railroad tracks are in the foreground and a large group of police officers stand inside of and coming out of the...

Photograph

Hoist Drive

Date: 1980-04 

Description: Two men, Ervin Kasper and A. Chirello, attend to a large hoist drive. This unit was purchased by GHH Sterkrade and used by Union Oil/Molycorporation. Origi...

Date: 1975-08 

Description: Large ring gear that is a later component of a kiln drive. This product was purchased by Allis Chalmers and used by National Steel Pellet Plant. Original F...

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Swearing Allegiance

Date: 1963-05-02 

Description: During part of a ceremony, citizens raise their right hands and swear allegiance to the United States in the federal building to receive citizenship certif...

Date: 1939-06-19 

Description: Milwaukee County Court House in the process of being razed. A worker is standing on part of the second floor, in front of what is left of the dome.

Date: 1941 

Description: Factory workers pack artillery shells into boxes at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. Original caption reads: "75-Millimeter Shell Manufacture. Af...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men standing on a wooden bridge holding rifles with a horse-drawn carriage in the background.

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Gustave C. Gehrz

Date: 1921-06-10 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Gustave G. Gehrz, Milwaukee Circuit Court judge.

Date: 1935-11-04 

Description: Worker machining a TracTracTor (crawler tractor) track roller shell with a turret lathe at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

Date: 2016-02-11 

Description: View over crowd of people towards U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, a Hillary Clinton supporter, talking to reporters holding microphones and camera...

Photograph

Boston Store

Date: 1914-05-11 ca.

Description: The Boston Store department building at W. Wisconsin Avenue and N. 4th Street.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Ferrotype studio portrait of a musical trio in front of a painted backdrop. One man on the right sits holding a guitar, a man stands in the middle holding...

Photograph

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...

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Description: Front end of a streetcar on a Milwaukee street. Original Falk caption reads, "Photos borrowed from Milwaukee County Transport for use in brochure 850801. O...

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Parkway Theater

Date: 1921-10-17 ca.

Description: Parkway Theater, 3417 W. Lisbon Avenue. Individuals are walking on sidewalk in front of the buildings.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five men stand on a sidewalk in front of a theater. The sign above the theater reads "Scenes of the World on Land and Sea, Admission 5 cents". The signs...

Date: 1910 

Description: Sample tables in the Grain Exchange Room of the Chamber of Commerce Building. The Milwaukee Grain Exchange was a pioneer in grain trading with their develo...

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