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Picket Line at Milwaukee City Hall

Date: September 23 1946
Description: Public Workers Strike - Milwaukee members of the United Public Workers, tiring of a series of stalls on their legitimate wage demands, take to the street a...
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UAW-CIO Local 75 Election

Date: December 1946
Description: Members of the United Automobile Workers union, Local 75, line up outside the local's headquarters, 308 E. Center Street, to vote on delegates to the union...
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Railroad Car Ferry Workers

Date: August 23 1946
Description: Crew of the railroad car ferry "City of Milwaukee" demonstrating for a 40-hour week and overtime pay. The "City of Milwaukee" ferried Grand Trunk Western...
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Bronzeville Bombers Bowling Team

Date: April 05 1947
Description: Bronzeville Bombers just after coming through with a score of 2690, putting them in tenth place in the state CIO tournament on April 5. The five men are a...
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Police Arresting Allis-Chalmers Striker

Date: December 04 1946
Description: Police arresting an Allis-Chalmers striker.
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R.J. Thomas Playing Santa Claus

Date: December 21 1947
Description: R.J. Thomas playing Santa Claus for children of Allis-Chalmers strikers. "Santa Claus Has Come To Town: You may not know it but that's UAW-CIO Vice-Pres...
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Italian Woman Preparing Sarsa

Date: 1941
Description: Loretta Falci (Lorenzina Fiocco Falci), an Italian woman, preparing sarsa, tomato paste on boards on the porch of her home, 622 Milton Street, as she holds...
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George L.P. Weaver

Date: December 05 1947
Description: George Weaver, secretary of the national CIO Committee to Abolish Discrimination, appearing at the Wisconsin State CIO convention.
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Picketers in Favor of Continued Price Controls

Date: July 19 1946
Description: Young demonstrators at the CIO's "Don't Buy a Depression" rally.
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Dairy Cooperative Supports Packinghouse Workers Strike

Date: March 22 1948
Description: A driver for Dairy Distributors, Inc. cooperative of Watertown, Wisconsin delivering milk to strikers' soup kitchen. "Several dairies have volunteered t...
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Stocking the Strike Kitchen of Local 50, United Packinghouse Workers

Date: March 22 1948
Description: Workers stocking the strike kitchen of Local 50, United Packinghouse Workers of America (Plankinton Packing Company). Left to right: Fred Koratko, Corneli...
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Wendell Willkie with Wisconsin Delegates

Date: November 1943
Description: Republican Presidential candidate Wendell Willkie with three of his delegates, Vernon Thomson (R-Richland Center), George Skogmo (R-Milwaukee), and William...
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Wendell Willkie with Carroll L. Coon

Date: March 25 1944
Description: Wendell Willkie speaks with Carroll L. Coon, Commander of Madison's William B. Cairns American Legion Post No. 57, during Willkie's 1944 campaign for the P...
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Our Cottage

Date: 1910
Description: A family sits on a porch of a two-story cedar shake house with Lake Superior in background.
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Capt. Angus Sailboat

Date: 1910
Description: Gaff-rigged schooner the "Lizzie W." on Lake Superior just off from the mission dock on Madeline Island.
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Mission Landing

Date: 1910
Description: Steamboat "Skater" and two sailboats at end of the mission dock on Madeline Island.
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Capt. Angus Cottage

Date: 1910
Description: Log house with cedar shake roof.
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Fish Nets

Date: 1910
Description: Children standing in front of fish nets drying on net racks.
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Luncheon on Wilson's Island

Date: 1910
Description: Two women and a man sitting on the shore of Lake Superior, resting against a tree stump and boulders. One woman is reading, with a picnic basket at her sid...
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Pioneer Monument

Date: 1930
Description: View of the pioneer monument.

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