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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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: 40 North Prospect Avenue. Built ca. 1860, E.T. Mix, architect. House is three stories with a small tower on the roof. To the right is the yard with smal...

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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...

Postcard

Fox Point Club

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Building with blue roof in distance at the end of a curving road. The drive is lined by flowers.

Photograph

Singer Truck

Date: 1937 

Description: A man carrying a box exits the passenger side of an International D-2 panel truck used by the Singer Sewing Machine Company. The text on the box reads, "Si...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: John Johnston (1836-1904) sits with his feet up on a hassock in his library while reading a paper. Johnston, a successful Milwaukee banker, lived at 645 Fr...

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Description: Harold Gauer, smoking a pipe, stands shirtless in a clearing surrounded by trees holding a CARE box on top of his head, labeled: "CARE Send a Care Package...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Two women sit in the cab of an International model "G" truck parked next to a curb. The bed of the truck holds baskets, and a shovel. Written on the side...

Photograph

The Wisconsin Club

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the Wisconsin (formerly the Germania) Club.

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.

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Description: Memohead of the Northwestern Lithographing Company of Milwaukee, art lithographers, with a flying winged female figure in flowing robes, holding an artist'...

Date: 1909-09-17 

Description: President Taft walking along a path at the Soldier's Home where he addressed veterans. Several others accompany the President, including Mayor David S. Ros...

Photograph

Kremer Homestead

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Located on 4th Street; only the first floor is visible through the trees. The house sits on a small hill above the street. Two chairs sit in the lawn on...

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Description: Tree-shaded residential neighborhood at 920 N. 16th at State Street. Caption on glass plate reads, "Looking southeast showing property side of street, 920...

Date: 1856 

Description: View looking west from Lake Michigan with several steam ships and sailing vessels in harbor. There is a lighthouse to left of center, along shoreline.

Date: 1910-04-18 

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.

Date: 1900 

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

Photograph

Family Sledding

Date: 1956 

Description: Family and their dog prepare for their descent down the hill on a toboggan.

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Description: Billhead of the Romadka Brothers Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of and dealers in trunks and traveling bags. A trunk is displayed with rein...

Photograph

Schlitz Palm Garden

Date: 1886-07-03 after

Description: Interior of the Schlitz Palm Garden. Includes a drawing of a waiter carrying a tray of beer glasses. Located on N. 3rd Street, south of W. Wisconsin Avenue...

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