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Date: 1910 ca.
Description: The Portage Canal, dug by hand in 1849 and completed in 1851. It was renovated by the Army Corps of Engineers after the Civil War.
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Exterior view of a congregational church.
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Rear view of a team of work horses pulling a Weber wagon running gear on a rural road. The wagon is parked on uneven terrain to demonstrate the "swivel rea...
Description: License from the City of Milwaukee granting Arthur Gerth permission to sell alcohol at 1222 12th Street.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: The Portage canal looking east from the Canal Bridge.
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of a woman tying a scarf around her head and knotting it under her chin. The photo is one of a series demonstrating how to use a sc...
Description: View across snow of two soldiers standing outside a blockhouse fortification. One soldier is wearing heavy wool furs and is armed with a rifle, and the oth...
Description: A group of students and a teacher sit at desks in a classroom while listening to a lesson on the dangers of house flies. Agricultural lecture charts about...
Description: A crowd is gathered on the street as jets of water are being directed by fire fighters towards a fire in a church.
Description: Quarter-length publicity photograph of Valeska Suratt in a dark velvet dress and hat. She holds a calla lilly and wears pearl rings.
The print carries a...
Description: Portrait of a man in Chinese military dress. It is signed "Sincerely yours with best wishes [indistinct] Sing".
Description: Two bakery trucks reading "American-Maid Bread," "...ansfield Bakery," and "New England Bakery Co." are parked side by side in a paved lot.
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: A group of men and women gather around Professor Garrick in the yard and on the porch of a farmhouse to watch a poultry culling demonstration. Additional f...
Description: Drivers make last minute adjustments to their automobiles at the start of the Milwaukee Grand Prize race (later called the American Grand Prix).
Description: View of residence of Colonel William Jennings Bryan. William Jennings Bryan served as secretary of state and was a presidential nominee, as well as the law...
Description: Walter M. Atwood's Drug Store, 1054 Williamson Street, from 1914 to 1945. The family lived upstairs until 1937. Signs in the windows read "Kodaks," and "U...
Description: View across snow of a group of men working to construct a wooden bridge that crosses a ravine. Another group of both men and women standing on a road look...
Description: View down street from the end of a bridge. On the left is a service garage, post office and millinery. On the right is a shoe and repair shops, and other c...
Description: Holiday card with a soldier in a tan uniform reading a book with a little girl. The cover of the book says "FRENCH". She has a blonde ponytail with a blue...
Description: View down middle of street in the central business district. A drugstore is on the corner on the left and a hotel on the right corner. Horses and wagons ar...
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