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Portrait of a Woman

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Description: A portrait of a young woman with pearls.

Photograph

Louis R. Perini

Date: 1957-04-17 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves owner Lou Perini at a preseason banquet.

Photograph

Family in Lake Park

Date: 1905 

Description: A woman and young girl in a bonnet, possibly mother and daughter, and a man and a young girl, possibly father and daughter, holding hands while strolling o...

Date: 1941 

Description: Letterhead for the ninety-first Wisconsin State Fair, held August 16-24, with a profile view of a badger set in a banded red semi-circle. Printed in red an...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: The map reads: "Compiled under the direction of the J.V. DUPRE ABSTRACT CO. from Dupre’s 1/4 Sectn’l Atlas of Milwaukee, by G. Steinhagen, C.E." The map co...

Date: 1917 

Description: License from the City of Milwaukee granting Arthur Gerth permission to sell alcohol at 1222 12th Street.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Men moving an iron lung. The machine has the logo for the March of Dimes imprinted on it. Iron Lungs were commonly used for the treatment of polio.

Date: 1910 

Description: Horse-drawn fire wagon going down a cobblestone street in Milwaukee. The fact that automobiles also appear in the picture suggest that the transition to mo...

Date: 1962-07-27 before

Description: Portrait of Milwaukee Braves player Warren Spahn.

Photograph

Walker Square Park

Date: 1914-07-29 ca.

Description: Individuals and children sitting on benches in the foreground of the residential park with others in the middleground laying on the grass near the water fo...

Date:  

Description: Billhead of Chas. Bigelow & Company of Milwaukee, a manufacturer and dealer in boots, shoes, and leather, with an elephant wearing cuffed boots and a tasse...

Date: 1870 

Description: The State Fair grounds.

Date: 1914 

Description: A Christmas card with oval family portraits of (from top left clockwise) Alma Reinhardt-Taylor, Ellen Taylor-Higgins, Donna Taylor-Adams, Fred Taylor, and...

Date: 1886 

Description: Two maps on one page. The first page is a map of Milwaukee County with insets "Plan of Pewaukee, Waukesha Co.", "Plan of Oconomowoc, Waukesha Co.", "Plan o...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Cabinet card portrait of Ethelinda (Thorsen) Johnston (1856-1947), wife of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker. She is wearing a seal...

Postcard

City Hall

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color image of City Hall with a welcome sign on the front of the building. The Henry Bergh monument fountain is in front, and a trolley is on the left si...

Postcard

Plankinton House

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: The hotel has an awning over the entrance to the sidewalk, which is crowded with many pedestrians. Several horse-drawn carriages are in the road.

Photograph

4th Ward Square

Date: 1914-08-20 ca.

Description: View from across the street of 4th Ward Square. Individuals sitting on benches and grass in the park. Caption on glass plate reads, "4th Ward Square".

Date:  

Description: Looking southeast on S. Kinnickinnic Avenue at E. Russell Avenue and S. Logan Avenue in the Bay View neighborhood. Trinity (now the Bay View) Methodist Chu...

Photograph

Frigate Gear

Date: 1958-04-30 

Description: Close-up view of a frigate gear that was later used by the United States Navy.

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