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Home of the Aged

Date: 1900 before

Description: Located at Wells Street and 20th Street. Building is five stories high with several chimneys and a tower with a cross on the roof in the center of the buil...

Date: 1867 

Description: E.T. Mix designed the original building of the National Soldiers Home in 1867. At the time the structure was dedicated on 28 September 1867, the wings had...

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Lemuel Hull House

Date: 1887 

Description: Built in 1840 by Lemuel Hull. William Singer was the mason. The basement was made by lowering the hill. There were originally only two stories. First...

Date:  ca.

Description: View down Milwaukee street with strolling pedestrians on the sidewalk. The large commercial buildings include the Gridley Dairy Co. storefront. There is al...

Date: 1924 

Description: This map shows streets, selected buildings, railroads, railway yards, schools, parks, schools, cemeteries, bays, the Milwaukee River, and Lake Michigan. De...

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Double Wedding

Date: 1980-01-17 

Description: High school students stage a mock double wedding in their Family Living class.

Date: 1895 after

Description: Exterior of building. A large advertising sign is on the right side, behind a large smokestack. A smaller sign stating "For Rent O.J. Schenck" has been h...

Date: 1935-11-25 

Description: Five men gather around an engine in a factory (most likely International Harvester's Milwaukee Works). Original caption reads, "Branch service managers vie...

Date: 1965-03 

Description: The caption with this photograph reads: "Dr. Walter Peterson (right), professor of history at Lawrence University, Appleton, with F. Gerald Ham, Wisconsin...

Date: 1867 after

Description: 1868-1875. Founded by Dr. Joseph Salzman (featured in the vignette at left, teaching). Vignette, lower left, features St. Francis Seminary, founded in 185...

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Benjamin F. Faast

Date: 1914-12-02 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Benjamin F. Faast, Eau Claire realtor.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Worker forming the tip of a steel rod at International Harvester Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company until 1902.

Date: 1892 

Description: Milwaukee works. Long steel mill located on the bank of either a lake or a river. Multitudes of smokestacks, tracks, and small buildings.

Date: 1935-11-25 

Description: Branch service managers watch a test at a factory (most likely International Harvester's Milwaukee Works). Caption on photograph reads, "Branch service man...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Several people, most with goggles and hats, are digging and moving dirt. Three men are behind a wire fence. On the left is a man in a suit, and the rest a...

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Mitchell Airport

Date: 1955-06-18 

Description: Control tower and entrance to the new Howell Street passenger terminal at General Mitchell Field shortly before its formal opening in July 1955. The Milwau...

Date: 1936 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The label is cut in the shape of a parallelogram. "Wiscona Beer, Herman Bottling Work...

Date: 1948-08-08 

Description: Margaret McGuire receives a lei made of orchids in a ceremony making her the Queen of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair. The lei was fl...

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Description: A man smoking a cigar and wearing a helmet sits on a chair on a front lawn with a woman, presumably his wife, standing behind him.

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Description: On-lookers observe an accident in downtown Milwaukee, of the Hamman's Express Line, piano and furniture mover.

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