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Description: Memohead of the M. Hilty Lumber Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with the Hilty's Invincible Hardwood Flooring trademark with the motto, "Matchless Yet Mat...

Date: 1936 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for an International C-50 truck. Features a photograph of men unloading cases of beer from a C-50 truck owned by Miller Br...

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Description: Several pedestrians walking near the Wisconsin National Bank building.

Date: 1902 

Description: View from the street of a billboard wall along a sidewalk, advertising Lincoln J. Carter's melodrama play, "Chattanooga." It is playing one night, January...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Building at corner of Lisbon Avenue and North Avenue. A manuscript note on the reverse of the photograph calls this Neumueller's Park, which may have been...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Awnings stretch over the entrance and windows on the front facade.

Date: 1957-10-20 

Description: Portrait of Milwaukee Braves manager Fred Haney holding his new contract. Under his management In 1957, with a lineup that included future Baseball Hall...

Photograph

King Kong Car

Date: 1984-10-30 

Description: A five-story tall inflatable gorilla attracted potential buyers to a special sale at the Uptown Lincoln-Mercury dealership in Wauwatosa. Although the pres...

Date: 1896 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company, featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a young boy and girl playing along...

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Advertisement from the 1890-91 Madison City Directory. Includes Mayer's Saloon, and Pabst Bohemian keg beer, and a depiction of the brewery.

Postcard

Milwaukee River

Date:  date unknown

Description: A bridge crosses the river, leading to the buildings with billboards and signs on the right.

Date: 1902-05-25 ca.

Description: Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Building and surrounding commercial area on the northwest corner of Broadway and E. Michigan Street. Caption on glass pl...

Date: 1890 

Description: Exterior of the drugstore of Joseph Mabbett Alcott at 90 Wisconsin Street. Pictured are Charles Alcott (left), his son, and store helpers.

Photograph

Alimony Payment

Date: 1958-09-19 

Description: County worker collects alimony payment from an ex-husband.

Photograph

Milwaukee River

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of river looking north from the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. A pier with a small building and poster boards extends into the water from the bott...

Photograph

Baseball Scene

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Description: Runner reaching first base with coach signaling for him to stop. Defensive players and the umpire look on. A portion of the crowd in the stands is visible...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length formal oval painting of Samuel Marshall, (1820-1907), banker, co-founder and President of the Marshall & Ilsley Bank.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Fair-goers stand in line to enter the W.P.A. Exhibit tent at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Photograph

Bentz Tavern

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: The Bentz Tavern, located at 3076 N. 12th Street, photographed for the WPA Writers' Project.

Date: 1918-07-31 ca.

Description: Looking north on N. 3rd Street from W. Wisconsin Avenue towards the commercial district surrounding the Miller Hotel and Theater. There are streetcars, hor...

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