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Read about the career of Milwaukee-based photographer Simon L. Stein who is known for his portraits of prominent Wisconsin citizens.

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Description: Milwaukee Street from Mason.

Map or Atlas

Town of Milwaukee

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: An ink on paper, hand-drawn map of the town of Milwaukee, showing the divisions and landownership within the town by private individuals as well as those l...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Exterior view of one of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger machine shops. The building was built in 1886 on the corner of South First Street and East Oregon...

Date: 1968 

Description: From left: Flora van Brink Hony Bader (nee Melkman), son-in-law Fred, daughter Anneke, and husband Aron Bader in a dining room.

Date: 1966-07-29 

Description: Ron Kudlewski, a Falk employee, attends to the test stand for large motors in the High Speed Department. This motor was later purchased and used by the Lou...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Lincoln Memorial Bridge and plaza area. Lake Michigan is in the background, railroad tracks are below the bridge. Trees and grass surrou...

Postcard

Plane Sidewalk

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Man standing next to a Lawson Military Tractor 2 (MT2). The man is wearing a coverall worksuit and has a mustache and undercut haircut.

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Description: William Kammoeller, a 4-H Junior Fair camper, waiting in the Youth Building for the car to take him home.

Date: 1938-07-05 

Description: Iceman delivering a block of ice from an International D-300 streamlined truck to an office building in downtown Milwaukee. The man worked for the Wisconsi...

Date: 1836 

Description: This hand-colored manuscript map shows the township and section grid in southeastern Wisconsin, covering the area west to Sugar River and Four Lakes region...

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: 1954 before

Description: Exterior view of 1444 Prospect Avenue in winter.

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Description: Two Pawling & Harnischfeger type "A" outdoor yard cranes at the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. Stamped on the crane are the words "Pawling & Harnischfege...

Date: 1977 

Description: Flora van Brink Hony Bader (nee Melkman) and grandson David celebrating Hanukkah.

Photograph

William N. Williams

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Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of First Sergeant William N. Williams from Company K of the 27th Wisconsin Infantry, standing in uniform holding his s...

Date: 1897 

Description: Two maps that show cemeteries, schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, wards, roads, parks, block numbers, and Lake Michigan. One map has wards...

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Description: A car is parked on a gravel road that stretches to the horizon. Farmhouses, barns, and fields are on both sides of the road. Telephone poles, trees, and a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Frank Arthur Sillman, Milwaukee accountant.

Photograph

Industry Drive

Date: 1965-04-30 

Description: This drive was purchased by Pennsylvania Engineering and used by Republic Steel Cleveland. Falk caption reads,"BOF drive, for specifications see Engineerin...

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