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Description: Exterior of building just prior to demolition. At the time, the building was occupied by the Milwaukee County Historical Society. Three and one-half story...
Description: View from street of a group of ten children sitting on the curb of a street. Behind them are a house, trees, and a man on a bicycle. Seven of the ten child...
Description: The farm implement exhibit area, in which displays of the International Harvester Company and the J.I. Case Plow Works can be seen.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: Exterior of two-story house with brick work on front corner. There is an enclosed patio extending from the house towards the front drive. A street lamp is...
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Farm wagon display area at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Date: 1876 before
Description: Stereograph. Winter scene of a residential area, looking down a snowy sidewalk near a retaining wall and a fence in Milwaukee, with a horse-drawn carriage...
Description: Syl stands in front of a pavilion with a well or water pump in a park. A group of adults dressed fashionably stand in the pavilion while drinking water fro...
Date: date unknown
Description: Vel Phillips grips the bat and ducks as the ball is pitched at a baseball game. The catcher is on the right. Chain link fencing, a bicycle and a residentia...
Description: A man wearing a hat, shirt, and tie is driving a gas-powered riding lawnmower.
Description: View down Grand Avenue. Near a streetcar, the city's Civil War memorial, erected in 1898 by John Conway, can be seen.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Wells Street, between 16th and 18th Streets. Record photograph for a survey of Milwaukee street conditions, made to show the wooden cedar block pavement. T...
Description: Women golfers on the course.
Description: A man wearing a tie stands next to an industrial trailer used for clearing of land. The side of the trailer reads "BROS" and there are other vehicles visib...
Date: 1898-07-30 ca.
Description: A cannon at Soldiers Home adorned with American flags near a sign reading "Keep off the grass."
Description: View across street towards the Layton Home for Incurables (also called Layton Home for Invalids). The home was suggested by Frederick Layton's wife, Elizab...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Frederick Layton gave this hand-colored photograph of himself in his garden on Marshall Street to his niece Elizabeth Layton Fowle on August 8, 1914. He di...
Description: Men are working among stripped trees in a demolition area on Kilbourn Avenue.
Description: A man is standing on a walkway on top of a mechanical conveyor belt machine in a quarry, loading a truck with sand and gravel. A man with a shovel is stand...
Description: View from shoreline of a group of people standing on a pier. Three people are in a boat along the side of the pier, and another boat with a roof is on the...
Description: Teddy Tetzlaff drives the Fiat #33 across the finish line. The stands are covered in advertisements. The track later became Burleigh Street going east.
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