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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Young man riding a High Wheel or Penny-Farthing bicycle on a wooden sidewalk. There is a house behind the rider on the left. A young tree braced with a sta...

Date: 1887-05-19 

Description: Firefighters stand with steam fire engine in front of fire station at National Soldiers Home.

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: A crane and a truck in a clearing between a road lined with telephone poles and a row of houses. On the right near the truck a man is working. The license...

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"Salve" Menu

Date: 1895-06-08 before

Description: One-page card menu, possibly from the restaurant in the Hotel Pfister. At the top left is an embossed crest with the Latin greeting "Salve" ("Welcome") sur...

Photograph

Swollen Stream

Date:  

Description: The Root River swollen with rainwater and/or snow melt. This picture was likely taken as a study of the water drainage in early Greendale.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A view of the facade and side of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company building, taken from an elevated vantage point. The structure has a set of...

Date: 1904 after

Description: Merrill Hall; front walk at entrance. A horse and carriage are parked at the entrance. Vines are growing up the side of the building on the right.

Date: 1896 before

Description: John Johnston's (1836-1904) first grand home at 1130 Grand Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Johnston was a successful Milwaukee banker, who moved to "The Lio...

Date: 1909-12-07 

Description: The Main Hall of the Milwaukee Auditorium. Set for the Charity Ball with many flower arrangements and seats.

Date: 1988-07-27 

Description: Cousins set up a road-side stand to sell fruits and vegetables grown by their grandfather.

Date: 1980-07-25 

Description: A family relaxes by their backyard pool, while a father tosses his infant son gently in the air.

Photograph

Summerfest

Date: 1982 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Summerfest grounds. The Miller Jazz Oasis and Miller Cafe are in the foreground, and the TV 6 Comedy Cabaret and the Main Stage are...

Date: 1925-09-15 ca.

Description: Automobile parked in front of large elm tree at the corner of N. 3rd and W. Center Streets.

Photograph

Mailman

Date: 1981-07-11 

Description: A male mail carrier takes a break sitting in a mailbox on the sidewalk in a neighborhood.

Date: 1886 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer in a field operating a hor...

Date: 1891 

Description: Julia, the cook, on the rolling machine pulled by a team of horses wearing fly-nets. She is wearing a full-length dress and holding a whip in her right han...

Date: 1937-06-01 

Description: Elevated view of a man filling a bucket with coal from a dispenser on the back of an International truck owned by Northwest Side Coal Company. The text on...

Photograph

"Miss Wisconsin"

Date: 1958-06-05 

Description: Miss Carmen Shields, 23, Milwaukee entry in the 1958 “Miss Wisconsin” contest, crowned at Pabst Blue Ribbon hall.

Photograph

Benjamin Residence

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Known as the Benjamin Castle, it was built by David M. Benjamin.

Date: 1992 ca.

Description: Vel Phillips, wearing a checkered suit and holding a glass award next to a podium. A man wearing a suit stands next to her. The sign on the podium reads: "...

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