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Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A police officer stands in the middle of the street with street railroad tracks in the pavement as pedestrians cross. In the background is the downtown tic...

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Two women studying at a table at Milwaukee-Downer College. There is a tapestry on one wall and a vase of flowers and several books on the table.

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Two women casually reading in a dorm room at Milwaukee-Downer College. A map of Milwaukee hangs on one wall.

Date: 1875 

Description: Corner of Mitchell and S. 5th Street. The twin towered building seen today was completed in 1873.

Date: 1940 

Description: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Wisconsin Governor Julius P. Heil, and other officials touring the Allis-Chalmers plant.


Sans Souci Hall

Date: 1912 

Description: Formally a Universalist Church (under Rev. Augusta Chapin), then a Baptist church, later a club house and eventually a dance hall. Photograph taken after...

Date: 1891 

Description: Julia, the cook, on the rolling machine pulled by a team of horses wearing fly-nets. She is wearing a full-length dress and holding a whip in her right han...


Description: View of industrial buildings with a man walking near the building on the right. A large wagon or cart is on the left near a stack of bricks and pipes.

Date: 1989-07-13 

Description: A boy stretches to catch a water-filled balloon.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A replica of the cabin built by Jacques Vieau, now in Mitchell Park. A stone monument with a plaque sits in front of the cabin.

Date: 1977-07 

Description: Duane Hanson and Norbert Winski attend to a large reducer and incher. This unit was purchased by Allis Chalmers and used by the Cleveland Cliffs Iron Compa...


Description: View of the Division Street Market. Men and women with baskets and baby carriages walk along the sidewalk. Horse-drawn vehicles are parked at the edge of t...


Sivyer Marker

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1894 after

Description: Also the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company building. Large building on the corner of National Avenue, with a sign for the National Exchange Bank p...


Donna Taylor Adams

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor portrait of a woman in a white dress identified as Donna Taylor Adams, J. Robert Taylor's daughter. She is standing next to a bench and holding he...


Water Tower

Date: 1937 

Description: View from below of underside of water tower.

Date: 1910 

Description: George Malone and his camera in front of an ice formation on the Milwaukee (Bayview) shoreline of Lake Michigan.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A chain and posts border the yard of the lighthouse, which is attached to a two-story house.


Description: Three male employees appear to be preparing for a casting in sand. One man holds a hose in his hand while another has a shovel and the other a long metal p...


Wrestling Contest

Date: 1954-08-30 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowd of bystanders gathered in front of the tent of Jimmy Demetral's Wrestling Arena on the midway at the Wisconsin State Fair, as male w...

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