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Photograph

Layton House

Date: 1925 

Description: A front view of the Layton House, which was originally an inn. Signs on the building indicate that at the time of the photograph it was the business of Car...

Date: 1915 

Description: Stamp advertising the 1915 Wisconsin State Fair. Includes an illustration of a woman waving a "Wis." pennant, overlooking crowds at the fairground. Stamp t...

Date: 1953 

Description: Exterior perspective and plan sketched on yellow tracing paper for the Anthony Kalupy residence designed and drawn by architect John Randal McDonald.

Photograph

Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: View of Pabst Theater stage and auditorium from lower balcony.

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Description: Letterhead of Patek Brothers, Inc., of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a paint company, with a halftone image of a hand dipping a brush into a can of Patek paint, el...

Photograph

Daniels Wells' Barn

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: The original barn at the home of Daniel L. Wells, 78 Prospect Avenue.

Photograph

Milwaukee Hospital

Date: 1930 before

Description: Elevated view of main hospital building on the top of a hill. Two other buildings are on the right, the one in the foreground a large house.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Several men with suitcases sit in front of the Soldiers Home.

Date: 1916 before

Description: Restaurant interior. The bar is on the left, arched ceiling overhead. Palm trees decorate the spaces between the tables. Located on N. 3rd Street, south...

Date: 1909 

Description: A lighthouse is in the background, as well as several other buildings in the distance. The bridge is flanked by stone lions on each corner.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: An exterior view of Octagon Cottage. The edge of the roof has crenelations along it, and a brick chimney is in the middle the roof.

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Description: F.N. Finney's residence, 34 Prospect Avenue.

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Description: Interior view of the Milwaukee Public Library. Note below the image reads: " Milwaukee Public Library, Children's Room." There are reading tables and chair...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View up residential street with newly constructed houses, young trees and lampposts. Men in suits and hats walk along the sidewalk. A speed limit sign is v...

Photograph

Railroad Office

Date: 1887 

Description: General office of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company in the Mitchell Building in Milwaukee. Left to right: the individual seated in left...

Date: 1938-05-01 

Description: May Day parade with a closeup of a "memorial" float for company unions. A man leans on the parked float. The float features a faux grave and the gravestone...

Postcard

Pabst Residence

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Home with large yard with many trees and a fountain on the right. A smokestack is in the distant background. On the sidewalk are pedestrians, and on the r...

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Miss Lydia Henie, 76 years old, playing the piano in the devotional room of the Home for Aged Lutherans, 7500 West North Avenue.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Elevated view over rooftops looking towards Lake Michigan shoreline. Seaman's Furniture and Rooms building is surrounded by other commercial buildings. The...

Photograph

Burning Building

Date: 1944-10-17 

Description: Smoke billows out of the roof of a burning building. Fire fighters climb on ladders on the side of the building and water hoses snake along the ground.

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