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Description: The Norman Ebron Band, members of the American Federation of Musicians, segregated Local 587, play coronet, saxophone, piano, drums and standup bass in a d...
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.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereograph; view of a building from across a road. Building has a fountain to the left.
Date: 1881 before
Description: Stereograph. Elevated view of rooftops on the west side, with St. Mary's Convent in the background.
Date: date unknown
Description: Exterior view of the Soldiers Home.
Description: Ink drawing of a cabin in the woods. Cabin has one door and one window visible, as well as a stone chimney.
Description: Norman Ebron Band, members of American Federation of Musicians, segregated Local 587, play stand-up bass, coronet, clarinet and piano in front of a white a...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: The brick home of Judge Andrew Galbraith Miller at 174 Wisconsin Street. There are steps up to the front entrance, a fence, and a fire hydrant on the sidew...
Date: 1936-03 ca.
Description: Grouping of houses in the Greendale suburb of Milwaukee, which are shown during the construction phase.
Description: Rocks placed to control the flow of Dale Creek. A house is visible in the background. This picture was likely taken as a study of the water drainage in ear...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Bedroom in the home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, located at 645 Franklin Place, also known as "The Lion House."
Description: A large Victorian-style house gutted by a fire. Ladders lean on the sides, reaching up to many different levels. Two people are on the roof spraying wate...
Date: 1874 after
Description: Stereograph of elevated view lookinf northwest from Exposition Building. There is a church on a street corner on the left, and the Best Brewing Company in...
Description: Illustration of the Solomon Juneau fur trading post at Milwaukee in 1833.
Description: Outdoor portrait of a wedding party on a balcony. The party consists of the bride and groom (center), three bridesmaids, three groomsmen, a flower girl, an...
Description: A pencil drawing of a proposed area of the planned community of Greendale, Wisconsin. The community was established as an objective of the Department of Ag...
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: Ornamental street lighting system along a street in a local business district. House on corner is near a sign that says "Lot for Sale."
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view of downtown. Part of the Milwaukee River can be seen on the left side. Sign for the Germania building is in the lower right, and city hall is...
Description: Unidentified couple standing under a stairway at a costume party. The man is wearing a hat made of newspaper and a badge that reads committee, while the wo...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: A group of children, boys and girls, reading at tables in a sunny reading room in the public library. When it opened in 1938, the Library had a seating cap...
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