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Western Hotel

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Western Hotel. The original tavern was built in 1834 (?) by William Shields (?). In 1845 it was operated by his son Simon Shields. In 1873...

Date: 1924-08-24 ca.

Description: The interior of the Center Street Pharmacy at 2002 W. Center Street.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A worker at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works draining fluid from a machine with a large gear poised over his head. The factory was owned by the Mi...

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Western Hotel

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Interior of the Western Hotel.

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Description: Herold Newspaper building and surrounding commercial area at the southwest corner of Broadway and Mason Street. Pedestrains cross the street and horse-draw...

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Description: Elevated view of Majestic Theater Vaudeville building, with pedestrians on the street, along with a streetcar and horse-drawn vehicles. The Schlitz Hotel i...

Date: 1887 

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...

Photograph

Mother By Choice

Date: 1992-06-20 

Description: A group of pro-choice supporters stand together outdoors. One woman holds a sign that reads "Mother By Choice".

Date: 1928-05-14 

Description: Ball-bearing cream separators, parts, and a one and half horse power stationary engine on display against a backdrop of advertising posters at the Milwauke...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Side view of courthouse. Several cars are parked on the road lining the courthouse, and a woman is stepping onto the sidewalk near a fire hydrant.

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Western Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Western Hotel. The original tavern was built in 1834 (?) by William Shields (?). In 1845 it was operated by his son Simon Shields. In 1873 the Hotel was t...

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Public Museum #960

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stereograph view of stuffed kangaroo, bear, fox, giraffe, llama, and ram behind a glass enclosure at the Milwaukee Public Museum.

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Description: Looking south on S. 5th Street from W. National Avenue. The church steeples in the background are St. Stephen's Lutheran (left) and St. Stanislaus Catholic...

Date: 1952 

Description: Rose and Walter Wolf Peltz with son, Andre, who is dressed up in a cowboy costume, at Lake Park.

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Elmer the Bull

Date: 1951 

Description: Elmer, "husband" of Elsie the Cow, advertising mascot of the Borden Company, is shown with a young woman as he was being readied for participation as one o...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 2861, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Gesu Church, with automobiles and pedestrians on West Wisconsin Avenue. There is a sign on the left for the Abbot Crest Hotel located at 1226 West Wiscons...

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Frederick Layton

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Description: Waist-up oval-framed tintype portrait of a young Frederick Layton, about 30 years old, in a blue velvet oval compact.

Date: 1946-04 

Description: The International Executive Board of the United Automobile Workers Auxiliaries demonstrating its support for the Allis-Chalmers strike. "CIO photograph...

Date: 1961 

Description: Photograph taken through the broken windshield of a Wisconsin State highway patrol car. The patrolmen are at the scene of an automobile accident somewhere...

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