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Date: 1920 

Description: Alfred W. Lawson (second from right) and his employees in front of his South Milwaukee factory with the center section of his new airplane, the Lawson Midn...

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: The completed Lawson L-4, the second and larger airplane designed and built by Alfred Lawson in Milwaukee in 1920. Not only was Lawson's airliner intended...

Date: 1938-07-05 

Description: Iceman delivering a block of ice from an International D-300 streamlined truck to an office building in downtown Milwaukee. The man worked for the Wisconsi...

Date: 1959-09-23 

Description: Outdoor news portrait of Timothy Vick of 3957 North 63rd Street, Milwaukee. News photo made in connection with a murder case; the murderer, going door-to-d...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men, possibly employees, pose in front of Greene & Button Co. store among boxes and crates of various goods.

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: Commercial pilot C.B. "Cash" Chamberlain posed with a Hamilton Metalplane owned by Universal Airlines. Chamberlain began his flying career with the Walter...

Date: 1957-03-15 

Description: High school fans in the bleachers cheer on their team during a night game.


Kohler Amphibian

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A Loening Amphibian, one of three such airplanes in which the Kohler Aviation Company provided passenger service from Milwaukee across Lake Michigan.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group of relatives and associates of John Johnston, posed sitting and standing on the steps of the estate. Some of the men wear bowler hats and hold canes,...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of men wearing winter coats and hats. They are standing on a metal roof, examining a large collapsed industrial structure which is behind th...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Special open streetcar called the MARGUERITE, with elaborate lighting, decorations, movable chairs and other features.


Shoveling Snow

Date: 1925 

Description: Winter scene with a man and young boy shoveling snow from a sidewalk after a heavy snowfall.

Date: 1958-12 

Description: Elevated view over rooftops, looking southwest from North 4th and West Cherry Streets toward the central YMCA building.

Date: 1919 after

Description: Elevated view of Mayor Hoan speaking to a crowd at the Seaman Body Corporation.

Date: 1902 

Description: View from the street of a billboard wall along a sidewalk, advertising Lincoln J. Carter's melodrama play, "Chattanooga." It is playing one night, January...

Date: 1957 

Description: Illuminated wheel at night, probably at the Wisconsin State Fair, photographed by time exposure so that it appears as a whirl of light.


Two Women in a Park

Date: 1905 

Description: Mary E. Smith with an unidentified women standing in a park near a bench. Mary is holding several flowers in her hand.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down a snowy street. Men and women, one with a baby, are bundled up against the snowy winter weather, and are lining both sides of the street. Carriag...

Milwaukee's First Photojournalist

Read about the life and career of photojournalist John Robert Taylor, who captured the spirit of Milwaukee through photographs in the early 20th century.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men and women walk around piles of coal, examining a collapsed structure in a coal yard.

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