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Date: 1843 

Description: Exterior of two-story wood building. A horse is tied to the post at the right, and a cart stands in front of the building. A couple is walking on the boa...

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Description: Academy and Orphanage on Van Buren Street. Three trees stand in front of the building. A woman is in front left of center, and two children are on the rig...

Photograph

Union Harvest Dance

Date: 1947-09-06 

Description: Employees of the Seaman's Body Corporation gather at the bar during their annual Harvest Dance.

Date: 1897 

Description: Drawing depicting the Milwaukee Bank Riot of June 24, 1861. A large crowd is gathered outside the State Bank and Mitchell's Bank. A fire burns in the stree...

Photograph

Rudolf C. Haase

Date: 1924-07-10 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Rudolf C. Haase, Milwaukee company secretary.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a large group of school children exercising in the schoolyard. Boys and girls are on separate sides of the yard. All are crouching with th...

Photograph

Tractor Boy

Date: 1953-09-03 

Description: A boy sits in the seat and takes the steering wheel of a shiny new tractor at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Photograph

Sivyer Marker

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Marks the birthplace of Milwaukee's first white boy, erected by Brodhead Estate.

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Description: Letterhead of National Blower Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of "Steam Hot Blast Apparatus." On the left is an Uncle Sam figure pointing to a...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Women and children visit soldiers at Camp Harvey. A long building with other people on a long porch is in the background.

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: View from sidewalk of horse-drawn wagon on a tree-lined city street in a United Public Workers parade/demonstration. The wagon has a number of boys in it w...

Photograph

William Harvey

Date: 1915-05-08 

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of William Harvey, Racine manufacturer.

Photograph

Robert Bloch

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Description: A rare "straight" portrait of author and Gauer friend Robert Bloch, which was taken for a series Gauer called "how they looked then."

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View across street of storefronts, including a barbershop, and a sign reading "Alamo" above a marquee that says "Free Poultry and Country Store". The 1100...

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Description: A view of Milwaukee Central Fire Station, with fire fighters posed in front of the building and around a fire engine.

Date: 1990-06 

Description: Film location in Milwaukee's Third Ward where parts of the made-for-TV movie "Dillinger" was shot in 1990.

Date: 1955 

Description: Bottom of the map reads: "PARKING AREA STUDY MILWAUKEE COUNTY ZOOLOGICAL GARDEN SCALE 1"=200" APRIL 21, 1955 TOTAL PARKING AREA - 3736 CARS 31.1 acres". Th...

Photograph

Wedding Recessional

Date: 1958-01-25 

Description: Mary (Kustermann) Esser and J. Thomas Esser smiling and walking back up the aisle after their marriage ceremony at St. Catherine Catholic Church. She is we...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Grand Lodge of the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons. This is the main headquarters of the Masons in Milwaukee, at 705 E. Wells...

Date: 1964-09-04 

Description: The Beatles at a press conference in advance of their concert that evening. Pictured: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and George Harrison. Not pictured: Ringo...

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