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Date: 1901-06-09 ca.

Description: View across water of rowboats and canoes on small lake, perhaps Lake Park. On the far shoreline a large crowd is gathered, and on a hill behind them a buil...

Photograph

Railroad Depot

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View towards railroad depot, with automobiles and several horse-drawn vehicles. A group of people are standing on the platform.

Photograph

Eydie V. Watts

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photograph of Eydie V. Watts, member of the Milwaukee City Civil Service Commission. Ms. Watts sits on a chair with her hands clasped. She is wearing a str...

Date: 1938 

Description: Four men planting shrubbery along the edge of a brick patio area outside of the Administration Building. A duplex house is visible in the background.

Date: 1939-05-18 

Description: Two men stand near the back of an International D-246-F truck outfitted with a cement mixer body. The truck is owned by Tews Lime & Cement Company.

Photograph

Alice in Dairyland

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A woman places a necklace of flowers on Margaret McGuire as she accepts the title of Alice in Dairyland on a stage at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition....

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Lake near the home, probably Lake Hincks, which was named after General Edward W. Hincks who was administrator of the Home in the 1870's. The grounds cons...

Date: 1958-01-25 

Description: Formal full-length portrait of the bride, Mary (Kustermann) Esser (b. 1934). She wore a white satin princess-style gown with re-embroidered Alencon lace. S...

Date: 1894 

Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a chromolithograph illustration of a woman holding a tree branch.

Photograph

Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: 1896-07-03 after

Description: Waiters and customers can be seen in the Schlitz Palm Garden in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The idea was borrowed from Germany where beer gardens were common. It...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A smiling young girl stands on a raised platform in front of a microphone being used for the Civilian Defense Rally. A record player and other electronic d...

Photograph

Mason Street

Date: 1889 

Description: Looking down street toward Lake Michigan, which is visible at the end of the road. The dirt street is lined with trees and houses. On the right stands a...

Photograph

Two Women in a Park

Date: 1905 

Description: Mary E. Smith with an unidentified women standing in a park near a bench. Mary is holding several flowers in her hand.

Date: 1938 

Description: A milkman stands inside a Golden Guernsey Dairy delivery truck loading bottles into a carrier. The truck is parked at a curb and a house is in the backgrou...

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Description: A dump truck full of loose gravel is emptying its load onto a street. A leveler is following behind to redistribute the gravel evenly across the road. Ther...

Date: 1963-10-04 

Description: A man surveys the damage to his car, and the aged tree that toppled onto it.

Photograph

Broomball Game

Date: 1980-03-10 

Description: An outdoor broomball game in action in the snow.

Date: 1958-01-25 

Description: The bride, Mary (Kustermann) Esser (b. 1934) and her father, Alois F. Kustermann (1901-1993), walk down the aisle of St. Catherine Catholic Church. She wor...

Photograph

Stock Fair

Date: 1915 

Description: Elevated view of the monthly Stock Fair. The roof of a building is in the left foreground. Horse-drawn wagons line the street, and there is a large buildin...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: John Johnston (1836-1904) sits with his feet up on a hassock in his library while reading a paper. Johnston, a successful Milwaukee banker, lived at 645 Fr...

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