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Crucible Steel Casting Company

Date: 1946
Description: Workers chipping imperfections from a rough casting.

Steelworkers Support Striking Members

Date: April 1946
Description: Del Krause, president of Local 1114, United Steelworkers of America (second from left) smiles as he and Ken Gorman, vice-president of the local, hand $800...

Harnischfeger Food Drive

Date: March 1946
Description: Harnischfeger workers aren't on strike but they do their bit every week to help those who are. This picture was taken at the end of a regular Wednesday mo...

Steel Workers after Their Arrest

Date: April 1946
Description: Striking members of Local 1568, United Steelworkers of America (Milwaukee Steel Division, Grede Foundries), after their arrest on the picket line. Left to...

UAW Women's Auxiliary Leaders

Date: April 1946
Description: The International Executive Board of the United Automobile Workers Auxiliaries demonstrating its support for the Allis-Chalmers strike. "CIO photograph...

UAW Local 75 Bowler

Date: December 03 1946
Description: Eddie Wojciechowski, a member of the Cushions, the championship team of the United Automobile Workers Local 75.

Anti-Franco Demonstration

Date: March 1946
Description: CIO members joined Lincoln Brigade veterans in a demonstration on Wisconsin Avenue last week to demand the breaking off of U.S. diplomatic relations with F...

Milwaukee Labor Day Parade on Wisconsin Avenue

Date: September 03 1945
Description: Workers and soldiers marched together in Milwaukee's first Labor Day parade in many years, sponsored by the CIO, to demonstrate the common interest of all...

Strike Vote, Louis Allis Co.

Date: April 1946
Description: Members of Local 1131, United Electrical Workers (Louis Allis Company) cast votes for a strike.

Installation of Union Officers

Date: January 31 1948
Description: Installation of officers, Local 1131, United Electrical Workers (The Louis Allis Company), South Side Armory Hall. Left to right: Phil Smith, field org...

Portrait of Photographer Edmund Eisenscher

Date: April 1948
Description: Portrait of photographer Edmund Eisenscher.

Performers at UAW Christmas Party

Date: December 13 1947
Description: Children of members of Local 75, United Automobile Workers (Seaman Body Company) performing at the union Christmas party. The are accordion players and a m...

Steelworkers Costume Party

Date: December 20 1947
Description: Members of Local 1114, United Steelworkers of America (Harnischfeger Corporation) at a holiday costume party.

Doing Dishes

Date: 1920
Description: A woman washing dishes outdoors in a washtub.

Wendell Willkie Speaking with Ed Mergen

Date: March 25 1944
Description: Wendell Willkie speaking with Ed Mergen, "Wisconsin State Journal" veteran typesetter in charge of page layout, in the composing room during Willkie's 194...

Woman Working at Gisholt Plant

Date: 1944
Description: A woman operates a lathe at the Gisholt plant on East Washington Avenue.

Ray-O-Vac & RMR Promotion

Date: March 03 1945
Description: Ray-O-Vac & RMR promotional exhibit set up at the Capitol Theatre. "This battery is the heart of the Handie Talkie seen in the Warner hit 'Objective Bur...

V-J Day Celebration

Date: August 15 1945
Description: A mass of cars turning from North Pinckney Street onto East Mifflin Street on the Capitol Square celebrating V-J Day, August 15, the day on which the Allie...

Adolescent Old Abe

Date: 1861
Description: The mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Regiment, Old Abe as an adolescent standing on a shield perch outdoors. The young eagle stands in profile and his head fea...

Woman, and Baby Sitting by a Christmas Tree

Date: January 03 1944
Description: Patricia Fitzpatrick and her mother Frances Risdon Fitzpatrick, seated by a Christmas tree with opened presents, including several stuffed animals. Patric...

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