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Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated stereoview looking over the city of Milwaukee. In the background is a church, and factory buildings with smoke flowing out of the chimneys.

Photograph

White Tower

Date:  

Description: Exterior view of the White Tower hamburger restaurant, with "1502" posted on the door. The White Tower restaurants were founded by John and Thomas Saxe in...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View over back of chair towards Vel Phillips sitting at a table talking with an unidentified man on her right. In the background, sitting on the other side...

Date: 1932 

Description: A cow standing on a platform is used to demonstrate a McCormick-Deering milker in the International Harvester tent at the Wisconsin State Fair. A display...

Photograph

Interior of Bar

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The bartender Art Gerth stands behind the bar of a tavern located at the corner of Twelfth and Chambers. A glass of beer stands on the bar. Behind the bar...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Mother and children on front porch. Identified as Fred Taylor in the baby carriage, Ellen Taylor Higgins, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, and Donna Taylor Adams.

Photograph

Ray Residence

Date: 1891 before

Description: Stereoview of the home of Charles Ray, 88 Prospect Street.

Date:  

Description: Exterior stereoview through an archway of a residence on Prospect Avenue.

Date: 1937 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee in 1853 details building features and city layout from southwest. Important buildings are numbered in a silhouette drawing bel...

Photograph

Cast of a Play

Date: 1941 

Description: Female cast members of the play “How the Story Grew” performed during the Milwaukee Turners Winterfest.

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A composite drawing, including photographic portraits, depicting "Doc" Aubrey, newsboy of the Iron Brigade, delivering papers to the camp where other membe...

Photograph

E.B. Garton

Date: 1914-10-17 

Description: Three-quarter length seated studio portrait of E.B. Garton, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Photograph

Two Churches

Date: 1901 before

Description: Elevated view, looking northwest from the Fourth District Schoolhouse. The foreground is dominated by two large churches.

Photograph

Norman Ebron Band

Date: 1950-02-18 

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: 1939 

Description: A man from the Material Transit Company drives an International D-50 dump truck to unload what appears to be gravel or rocks. There are houses on a hill in...

Date: 1895 

Description: Home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, at 645 Franklin Place, also know as "The Lion House." Home is set back from the road, wit...

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Greetings

Date: 1931 

Description: The "Milwaukee Journal's" holiday card with a scene of two women in front of a town scene done in the Old English style. A man inside of a shop door is tip...

Photograph

J. Robert Taylor

Date: 1938-10-01 

Description: Taylor is relaxing, smoking his pipe and reading his paper in front of an open heater. A kerchief is covering his head. Smoke is around the light in the...

Photograph

Family at Home

Date: 1955 

Description: A mother poses with her seven children in the living room of their home.

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