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Date: 1911-09-13 before

Description: Middle front outer panel and tri-fold menu from The Gargoyle, with a gargoyle sitting atop the framed illustration of the entryway of the restaurant and a...

An intimate look at family, architecture, interiors and fashion in Victorian Wisconsin between 1885 and 1900

Learn about the lives of upper-middle class Wisconsinites in the Victorian period between 1885 and 1900.

Date: 1964-10-04 

Description: Elevated view of banner in the bleachers shows support for Braves outfielder Rico Carty for National League Rookie of the Year. A freight train, the Mitche...

Date: 1921 

Description: Group portrait of the Wisconsin Beekeepers Association at the Wisconsin Markets Expo.


Three Young People

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Snapshot of a young man with two young women chatting on Wisconsin Street. The scene is near the Grand Avenue bridge which appears in the background.

Date: 1961 

Description: Evacuation route out of Milwaukee. View from the side of the road looking downhill towards the rear of a Wisconsin State Patrol cruiser parked on the right...


World Tourist

Date: 1970-08-10 

Description: Heinz Stücke on his bicycle in front of the Milwaukee Journal building at 333 W. State Street. Stücke carries his belongings in bags attached to his bike w...


State Street

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Street view of the north side of State Street, west of 6th Street. The second frame house from the right was once occupied as an office by Victor L. Berger...

Date: 1958 

Description: Construction worker at a conference on economic problems at the Milwaukee Public Library. The subject is Albert Pearson.

Date: 1884-06-05 before

Description: Die-cut elongated octagonal menu for the 7th annual banquet of the Merchants Association at The Plankinton. On the cover is an oval portrait of a deer with...

Date: 1963 ca.

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

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Chief Thomas A. Clancy of the Milwaukee, Wis. Fire Department, with others, posed in an open touring car, as though for a parade.


Railroad Tracks

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Elevated view over railroad yards from the 27th Street viaduct.

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

Date: 1885 

Description: The front cover features a color illustration of a man and woman relaxing near a lake or river. The woman is sitting on a chair under an umbrella painting...


Kohler Amphibian

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A Loening Amphibian, one of three such airplanes in which the Kohler Aviation Company provided passenger service from Milwaukee across Lake Michigan.


Safety First

Date: 1914 

Description: Stamp promoting Northwestern National Insurance Company of Milwaukee. Stamp includes a drawing of a fireman with hose, and the text reads: "Safety First. I...


Wells Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wells Street, between 16th and 18th Streets. Record photograph for a survey of Milwaukee street conditions, made to show the wooden cedar block pavement. T...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Group of relatives and associates of John Johnston, posed sitting and standing on the steps of the estate. Some of the men wear bowler hats and hold canes,...

Date: 1967 

Description: Elevated view of a detail on the Marshall & Ilsley Bank building, under construction. There is a crane on the roof. On the left is the tower of St. John's...

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