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Theodore Roosevelt in Milwaukee

Date: October 14 1912
Description: President Theodore Roosevelt leaving the Chicago and North Western depot after arriving in Milwaukee on his October 14th, 1912 visit, during which he was s...
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Cat in Rocking Chair

Date: 1905
Description: Jennie and Edgar Krueger's cat Tramp dressed up in old boys' clothes and sitting in a rocking chair. The cat has its paws on a board that has been placed o...
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World War II Scrap Drive

Date: 1942
Description: Scrap drive at International Harvester dealer. Original caption: "C.J. Moericke, who is dealer at Marion in the Green Bay territory, was receiving scrap fr...
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Mourning Badge with Grant Image

Date: July 23 1885
Description: Mourning Badge with the image of Ulysses S. Grant.
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Shriner Members

Date: November 12 1945
Description: Portrait of two Shrine members, William H. Woodfield Jr., the Imperial Potentate of the Shrine of North America, and Melvin E. Diemer, Potentate of the Zor...
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Constable Rube J. Holcombe

Date: July 1913
Description: Constable Rube J. Holcombe poses for a photograph while smoking a cigar.
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Republican State Convention

Date: June 12 1948
Description: Chester Roberts, Milwaukee, campaigning for State Treasurer at the Republican State Convention.
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Republican State Convention

Date: June 12 1948
Description: Warren Smith, Milwaukee, campaigning for State Treasurer at the Republican State Convention.
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Madison Soap Box Derby

Date: July 25 1948
Description: Two members of the Scouting committee are presented with emergency service emblems while on duty at the Soap Box Derby; left to right: F. F. Malcomson, cor...
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Wisconsin Elks Convention

Date: August 25 1948
Description: Five delegates to the Wisconsin Elks 46th annual convention at the Madison Elks Lodge. Left to right are R.W. Gustafson, Ashland; Frank T. Lynde, Antigo, s...
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Suffragists Handing out Literature

Date: 1910
Description: Milwaukee Suffragists are holding small flags and handing out literature on a downtown street corner. A woman and a man are both wearing pin-back buttons t...
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Studio Portrait of a Ho-Chunk Couple

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Description: Studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man and woman posing sitting in front of a painted backdrop. The man is wearing a coat and sweater. On the lapel is a pin wit...
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Studio Portrait of Albert Thunderking Lowe and Edward Funmaker

Date: 1905
Description: Full-length studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk men posing standing in front of a painted backdrop near a prop stone wall. A hat is on the ground between them....
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Studio Portrait of Henry Greencrow

Date: 1900
Description: Waist-up studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a Ho-Chunk man with long hair posing sitting. He is wearing a suit, necktie, and a button with a...
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Studio Portrait of Frank Johnson

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Description: Waist-up studio portrait of a Ho-Chunk man posing sitting in front of a painted backdrop. He is wearing a suit, small bow tie, and a button with a photogra...
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Portrait of a Young European-American Man

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Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of a young European American man posing sitting in front of a painted backdrop. He is wearing a suit, necktie, and lapel pho...
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James F. Ircink Wearing a "Committee" Badge

Date: August 15 1942
Description: A man wearing a baseball cap holds a folder and a box labeled "Committee." He is also wearing a badge labeled "Committee" on his shirt pocket. In the far b...
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Beer, Let's Make It!

Date: March 10 1959
Description: Close-up of Mrs. Edna Ann Vistart holding up a button bearing the slogan, "Beer, Let's Make It!"
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Meany and Kennedy

Date: 1963
Description: George Meany, President of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, pins a medal on the lapel of President John F. Kenne...
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UPWA Union Man

Date: 1944
Description: An unidentified United Packinghouse of America member. He is wearing badges that identify him as an employee at the Swift Company plant in Chicago and the...

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