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Photograph

Men Pulling Carts

Date: 1897 after

Description: Men pushing and pulling two carts, one with a barrel, around a street corner.

Date: 1872 

Description: Lithograph elevated view of the Alexander Mitchell home and gardens seen from the corner of Ninth and Spring Streets. Pedestrians, horse-riders and a horse...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders carte-de-visite of Ethelinda Marie Thorsen (1856-1947), age 16, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, daughter of John Thorsen (b. 1820), a lumberman...

Date: 1897 after

Description: A group of men carrying lunch boxes are walking away from a steam engine train, which is near another train and power lines.

Photograph

Layton House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: 2504 Forest Home Avenue. This hotel was situated on what was originally a plank road between Milwaukee and Muskego. It was designed after the Federal style...

Date: 1883 

Description: Cabinet card of John (1836-1904) and Ethelinda (1856-1947) Johnston sitting on a decorative wall in front of a painted backdrop of trees. John, a successf...

Date: 1897 after

Description: Boats used for fighting fires are docked near a walkway. On the left the walkway is full of men, some gathered near the boats. A fire hose is stretched out...

Photograph

Gustav Willms

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was a cigar manufacturer.

Date: 1881 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for Dennett twine binding harvesters, light mowers, and reapers manufactured by the Dennett Harvesting Machine Company. Fea...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A worker stands next to a pneumatic tube communication system used at the Milwaukee Electric, Railway, and Light Company.

Date: 1895 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a derailed train carrying circus animals and a man op...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring an illustration of a little girl holding a small bouquet of wildflowers.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Cabinet card portrait of Ethelinda (Thorsen) Johnston (1856-1947), wife of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker. She is wearing a seal...

Date: 1870 

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Professor Davenport Fisher (1832-1911), Milwaukee chemist. After earning his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Heidelberg Unive...

Date: 1880-06-10 

Description: Elevated group portrait of the veterans of the First Wisconsin Calvary. They are standing in rows in the street. Horses with wagons are behind them, and a...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Full-length cabinet card of two young children in front of a painted backdrop of the ocean. They are attired in coats, dresses and hats, and are holding ha...

Date: 1896 

Description: Workers at the Willms cigar factory, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, posing with cigars and cigar boxes. Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) sits on the far left with six...

Date: 1866 

Description: Stereograph of woman, man and child outdoors on a farm with snow on the ground. The woman is wearing bloomers and is holding a bucket in the process of doi...

Photograph

Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: 1896-07-03 after

Description: Waiters and customers can be seen in the Schlitz Palm Garden in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The idea was borrowed from Germany where beer gardens were common. It...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of three Confederate Civil War soldiers drinking from and holding canteens. The painting is the work of one of the German panorama arti...

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