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Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Exterior of Schlitz Brewing Company with two men and a boy in suits and hats in the foreground.

View these 19th-century panoramic, detailed maps of Wisconsin communities.

Date: 1883-01-09 

Description: A large crowd is on the street surrounding the burning building. Fire fighters are struggling with horses pulling the fire engine, and on the left a group...

Photograph

Astronaut Kids

Date: 1968-10-30 

Description: Three children, dressed up in homemade astronaut costumes for Halloween. One clever parent has made good use of a football helmet!

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: A line of men operate machines at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works (factory).

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Building with two large smokestacks on hill with Lake Michigan in the background. In front is a landscaped area with several smaller buildings.

Date: 1968-03-01 

Description: Teachers from St. Rose Catholic School, 514 N. 31st St., Sister Mathia (left) and Sister Geran, visited a show of the artworks of the 1930's in the mezzani...

Date: 1914 

Description: A worker prepares to stamp a heated metal rod at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works (factory).

Date: 1921 before

Description: Several men stand talking by a car, with Harley Davidson motorcycles in front of them. A child stands between the photographer and the bikes.

View a pictorial review of the Wisconsin State Fair from 1851 when it began.

Photograph

Cassius Fairchild

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel Cassius Fairchild, F & S, 16th Wisconsin Infantry.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Sid posing with a clay model of Sambo, one of the Milwaukee County Zoo's gorillas during the 1950s. Sid is wearing a suit and has a cigar in his mouth. Beh...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Home office building on street corner, built in classic temple style. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk, and there are two motorcars in front of the entranc...

Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1847 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, roads, railroads, and some landowners’ names. Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee River, and the Menomonee River are labeled...

Date: 1904 

Description: Front cover of a German language advertising catalog for International Harvester's Milwaukee line of harvesting machinery. Features a chromolithograph ill...

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: Two elderly women at a reception at the Pabst Theater.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Tractors, engines and parts on the floor of International Harvester's Milwaukee Works (factory).

Photograph

Interstate I-43

Date:  

Description: Fond du Lac Avenue (State Highway 145) exit from Interstate I-43 in Milwaukee. As originally conceived, the interstate system in Wisconsin was to consist...

Date: 1910 

Description: This ink on paper blue line print base map consists of eight separate pieces and shows city limits, The Milwaukee Electric Railroad & Light Company lines,...

View the collection of images of Wisconsin women in a variety of activities: farm work, canning, suffragism, photography, war work and civil rights.
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