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Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, seated outdoors holding twin daughters Marge and Emma (b. December 27, 1893), who are wearing dresses...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Cigar workers on the sidewalk in front of the Willms home, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They are young men and older boys, some in aprons. Anna Willms (b. 1881)...
Description: Two men stand near a piece of machinery used to cut trees. An American Elm removed to prevent the spread of Dutch Elm Disease lays in the foreground.
Date: 1888 after
Description: View across street towards the facade of the original Layton Art Gallery building at 758 N. Jefferson Street. Two men stand at the top of the stairs betwee...
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Exterior view of a stone hop house built by Jesse Carpenter in 1894. It was sold to James Stuart "when the crash came".
Description: Mary Ellen McCabe, 1954 Alice in Dairyland, enters State Fair Park in her official convertible, escorted by police officers on Harley-Davidson motorcycles...
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of farmers in a field with a horse-dra...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Ladies sitting on a park bench on a hill surrounded by trees watching children playing below.
Description: A group of children and adults at a wading pool in a park.
Description: View from shoreline of a group of people standing on a pier. Three people are in a boat along the side of the pier, and another boat with a roof is on the...
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...
Description: Women and men preparing hot dogs in crock pots at a booth at the Civilian Defense Rally.
Description: Webster Woodmansee's Rolls Royce Silver Ghost in Lake Park. He collected vintage cars and was the owner and publisher of the Daily Reporter, the sta...
Description: Letterhead of Christian Schroeder & Sons, a real estate, loan, and insurance agent in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of a residence, two m...
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: View down street of St. Josephat's Basilica and the surrounding streets.
Description: A man is standing on a walkway on top of a mechanical conveyor belt machine in a quarry, loading a truck with sand and gravel. A man with a shovel is stand...
Description: The Wisconsin Worker's Alliance May Day parade float. The float has three workers on it with tools and signs read "Roosevelt's Recovery Program: Never More...
Date: 1960 before
Description: Administration Building. A two-story building with an sign and a symbol of a tall beer of glass flanked by two stalks of a plant on the front entrance of t...
Date: date unknown
Description: Man holding bow during archery practice.
Description: Emil Seidel (left) stands in front of his house. Other adults and children can also be seen. He was the first Socialist Mayor of Milwaukee.
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