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Date: 1943 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard view of brick school and gymnasium buildings.
Description: A scientist leans over a microscope in the sewage treatment plant laboratory. Glass beakers and other tools and equipment are sitting on the counter.
Date: date unknown
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Fred W. Rogers, Milwaukee banker and manufacturer.
Description: "Arabian" group at the Harnishfeger Masquerade Ball wearing embroidered and sequined costumes, eye makeup, fake beards and moustaches.
Date: 1944 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard view of Milwaukee Vinegar Works and Red Star Yeast Company.
Description: Recruitment poster in German for the 26th Regiment of Wisconsin volunteers.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Group portrait of George, Louise, and Milton, their son, standing in front of a fence. They are traveling with one suitcase and a full handbag. All three a...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Storefronts of East Water Street.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Philip F. Rogers, Milwaukee surgeon.
Description: This unit was purchased by Humbolt Wedag and used by Kaiser.
Description: Chalk lines in the foreground mark the spot where White Elephant Bar owner was shot. Police and detectives conferred in the background after assembling inv...
Description: A little girl offers her place at a fountain to a large Newfoundland-mix dog who takes a drink on a hot day.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Daniel L. Wells with gray hair and a beard.
Description: Exterior view of a 10-ton type "A" semi-gantry crane at the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. foundry yard. The crane is stamped with the text "Pawling & Ha...
Description: Two men inspect a large gear which was later purchased by DeLaval Steam Turbine Company of Trenton, New Jersey. Original Falk caption reads, "This gear is...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: It was in this shop that Christopher Sholes, inventor of the typewriter, did much of his work on various inventions. This photograph may be as early as th...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: An original colored poster celebrating the Milwaukee Road's 90 years of progress. The poster features three photographs of locomotive engines, ranging in t...
Date: 1875 before
Description: Stereoview of East Water Street and Michigan.
Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, Lake Michigan, and selected buildings. Also included are indexes "Milwaukee...
Description: Severely flooded neighborhood. Two men can be seen looking at the flood from a back porch.
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