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Jones Island

Date: 1902 before

Description: Elevated view of island with houses. Industrial buildings are in the background, and a sailboat is on the water in foreground. A quick note is written on t...

Date: 1958-01-23 

Description: Female telephone switchboard operator at work.

Date: 1955 after

Description: Juneau Park. Front entrance of cabin with a stone chimney on the right.

Photograph

Mason Street

Date: 1889 

Description: Looking down street toward Lake Michigan, which is visible at the end of the road. The dirt street is lined with trees and houses. On the right stands a...

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Cabinet card of Hilda Johnston (1883-1974), age one year, and her father, John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker.

Photograph

Special Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Milwaukee Merchants & Manufacturers Special Train. A steam engine with several cars stretching to the horizon is sitting on the tracks in front of a pl...

Photograph

Lily Pond

Date: 1900 

Description: View of a lily pond in Mitchell Park. A man is working among the plants along the shoreline in the middle background.

Photograph

Trade Show Home

Date: 1957-04-03 

Description: Elevated view of demonstration “ranch” type frame residence under construction within an auditorium, presumably in Milwaukee, for some type of trade show....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Alma Reinhardt Taylor playing on the grass with her son, Frederick or Robert. The child is holding a stuffed animal toy.

Date: 1946-08-24 

Description: Gene Turman, Local 1533, Beloit (younger) and M.W. Henderson, Local 2763, Galesburg, Illinois, sit on a couch at the United Steelworkers of American Distri...

Date: 1865 

Description: After the fire of Oct. 22, 1865. The house takes up most of the image to the right, with burnt trees on the left, and a building in the background. The r...

Date: 1900 

Description: Crowds gather at games and other attractions at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Postcard

A Family at Ease

Date:  date unknown

Description: William Fiebelkorn's family gathered in a living room. William Sr. is in a rocking chair with his hands clasped. His brother August Fiebelkorn is reading a...

Photograph

Walker Square Park

Date: 1914-07-29 ca.

Description: Individuals and children sitting on benches in the foreground of the residential park with others in the middleground laying on the grass near the water fo...

Date: 1958-01 

Description: Vel Phillips sitting at a desk writing on a legal pad. Looking on is her husband W. Dale Phillips.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large collection of fossils, owned by Thomas Greene, which are displayed in his home in glass-fronted wood shelves along the walls, and on top of a wood...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of football field and bleachers from railroad embankment. In the foreground is rubble against a wooden fence. In the middle of the football field a nu...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A child sitting on a small chair in front of a dresser holding a stuffed toy. A doll is sitting on a bench nearby.

Date: 1946-08-24 

Description: Posed group shot of the United Steelworkers of America District 32 Convention Resolutions Committee. The men wear suits and are all sitting or standing aro...

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...

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