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Alexander C. Eschweiler

Trained by Ferry & Clas, Eschweiler designed several of Milwaukee's most iconic buildings, including the Milwaukee Gas Light Building and the Wadham's Gas Station in West Allis.
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From the Wisconsin Historical Society, WHS-57260. Reprinted with permission.
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Alexander Mitchell

Portrait of Alexander Mitchell, 1817-1887.
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From the Wikimedia Commons
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Alhambra Theater

Built in 1896, the Alhambra Theater was demolished 1961. It is pictured here in 1936.
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From the Historic Photo Collection of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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All Saints Episcopal Cathedral

Photograph of the All Saints Episcopal Cathedral, originally known as the Cathedral Church of All Saints. It was one of the first Episcopal cathedrals in the United States.
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From the Wikimedia Commons. Photograph by James Steakley. CC BY-SA 3.0.
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Allen-Bradley Clock Tower

The Allen-Bradley clock, also known as Milwaukee's Polish Moon, glows in this photograph from the summer of 1963.
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From the Historic Photo Archive of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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Allen-Bradley Headquarters

The Allen-Bradley Company building towers behind a row of residential homes in this 1974 photograph. Today the company is part of Rockwell Automation.
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From the Harold Mayer Collection, American Geographical Society Library, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries.
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Allis-Chalmers Assembly

Photograph of women assembling small engines for the Allis-Chalmers Corporation.
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From the Milwaukee County Historical Society.
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Allis-Chalmers Corporation

Photograph of an Allis-Chalmers work bay taken in 1930.
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From the Milwaukee County Historical Society.
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Allis-Chalmers Employees

Allis-Chalmers was the driving economic force in West Allis. In this 1930s photo, employees build tractors along an assembly line.
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From the Milwaukee County Historical Society. Reprinted with permission.
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Allis-Chalmers Plant

Early twentieth century postcard illustrating an aerial view of the Allis-Chalmers facilities.
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Greetings from Milwaukee: Selections from the Thomas and Jean Ross Bliffert Postcard Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries. 
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Allis-Chalmers Supercharger Plant

The Allis-Chalmers Supercharger plant in West Allis was completed in 1942 and staffed primarily by women throughout World War II.
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From the Historic Photo Collection of the Milwaukee Public Library. Reprinted with permission.
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Allis-Chalmers Tractor Assembly

1945 photograph of Allis-Chalmers employees assembling WC model tractors in West Allis, highlighting the importance of both heavy manufacturing and agriculture in the Milwaukee area.
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From the Milwaukee County Historical Society.
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Alonzo Cudwordth Post No. 23

20th century postcard featuring the Alonzo Cudworth Post No. 23 of the American Legion.
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Greetings from Milwaukee: Selections from the Thomas and Jean Ross Bliffert Postcard Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries. 
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Alverno College Students in Washington, D.C.

In November 1963, this group of Alverno College students attended a Student Leadership Conference on Race and Religion.
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Photograph courtesy of the Alverno College Archives. Reprinted with permission.
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Alverno College Today

Modern photograph of Alverno College, featuring the Sister Joel Read Center.
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Photograph courtesy of Alverno College. Reprinted with permission.
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Amazing Faiths Dinner in Wauwatosa

Members from a variety of congregations and faiths throughout the Milwaukee area gathered for an interfaith dinner at the First Congregational Church in Wauwatosa in October 2018.
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Photograph courtesy of the Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee. Photograph by Kevin J. Miyazaki. Reprinted with permission.

America's Black Holocaust Museum

After closing its physical facility in 2008 due to financial difficulties, America's Black Holocaust Museum debuted a new building location in the Bronzeville neighborhood in 2018.
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From the Wikimedia Commons. Photograph by username BottlewoodMKE. CC BY-SA 4.0.
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American Bowling Congress Tournament

Photograph of bowlers in action at the first tournament hosted by American Bowling Congress, held in Milwaukee in 1905.
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From the Library of Congress Panoramic Photographs Collection.
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American Brass Company

This 1988 photograph provides an interior view of the American Brass Company plant in Kenosha. The employee at the center of the photo adjusted the rolls necessary to operate the mills.
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From the Library of Congress Historic American Engineering Record Collection.
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American Federation of Catholic Societies Delegates

In August 1913, Milwaukee hosted a convention of the American Federation of Catholic Societies. Cardinal James Gibbons, one of the most prominent Catholic figures in the United States at the time, attended.
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From the Library of Congress Bain News Service Photograph Collection.
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