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Date: 1900-11 ca.

Description: Syl standing in front of a octagonal-shaped Gordon Cottage. The edge of the roof has crenelations along it, and a brick chimney is in the middle the roof....

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...

Date: 1940-02-19 

Description: A couple, most likely Gerda Wank with Joe Puccetti, in the middle of an ice skating exhibition. A crowd of children and adults is watching from a snowbank...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A young man and two women are sitting on a curb. Both women are wearing large hats.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Several adults, two children and a dog enjoying a pond at Bracken Brae, the country home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker. Hilda...


Description: Harold Gauer and Robert Bloch stand near a wooden bridge, holding canes, in a wooded area blanketed in snow. There is a hat on top of one of the posts on t...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A young girl, Helen Phillips, stands in a yard near a fence behind a wooden chair. She reaches though the decorative panels on the back of the chair and gr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Irene Norman, film editor of the "Milwaukee Sentinel", interviewing the film star Bebe Daniels.

Date: 1957 

Description: Louis Pierron, age 89, sitting on the trunk of a large elm tree which had recently been cut down at Green Bay Avenue and West Good Hope Road.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Elevated view from the announcer's booth of crowd of people at a Civilian Defense Rally. The ice cream stand and the "country store" are visible in the bac...


Wedding Party

Date: 1958-01-25 

Description: Group portrait of the Mary (Kustermann) Esser and J. Thomas Esser wedding party taken at St. Catherine's Catholic Church. The wedding party included Susan...

Date: 1925-10-30 

Description: Elevated view of street through a neighborhood from a railroad embankment. A truck and driver can be seen in the intersection. An elevated bridge is just v...

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Syl and aunt Helen in a rowboat on the Milwaukee River at Gordon Park. In the background a large bridge crosses the river. On the right the banks of the ri...

Date: 1899-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the Old Settlers' Club annual banquet, with a man wielding an axe and chopping down a tree. A log cabin stands in the woods be...


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: 1936 

Description: Cranberry exhibit at the Wisconsin State Fair. The display features crates of cranberries, a section of cranberry bog, cranberry products, and signs promot...


Women Ice Skating


Description: Three women wearing large hats ice skating together on a pond.


Cottage Inn

Date: 1835 

Description: Two-story home with sloping roof. One man is whipping a team of eight cattle while another man drives the plow behind them. To the left stands a man near a...

Date: 1894 

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Laura (Smith) Kaun (1875-1937) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is wearing a dress with...


Mr. Henry Weber

Date: 1914-08-20 

Description: Henry Weber, the president of the Park Board rides in an automobile in Lake Park. Caption on glass plate reads, "Mr. Henry Webster [sic], prest. Park Board...

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