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Date: 1928 ca.

Description: An open drawbridge with a boat crossing below. The First National Bank is in the background.

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Elevated view over rooftops looking towards Lake Michigan shoreline. Seaman's Furniture and Rooms building is surrounded by other commercial buildings. The...

Date: 1925-09-15 ca.

Description: Automobile parked in front of large elm tree at the corner of N. 3rd and W. Center Streets.

Print

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...

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Description: The Kunzelmann-Esser Furniture Co. building at S. 9th and W. Mitchell Streets.

Date: 1943-09-20 

Description: Drawing submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "A Sturdy, Timely Toy For Your Youngster. General Jeep." Features a drawing of four...

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...

Photograph

Edward N. Farber

Date: 1957-09-06 

Description: Edward Farber, a prominent Milwaukee druggist, double checks a prescription order on the day before he retired. Farber operated his popular drugstore, loca...

Date: 1915 

Description: Exterior view of the bar owned by Rudolph Steinbacher at the corner of 16th Street and St. Paul Avenue. A large sign for Schlitz beer is painted on the wa...

Date: 1968-04-28 

Description: A group of businessmen and customers watch a board that displays the stock amounts of the American Stock Exchange in a board room.

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...

Date: 1887-11 

Description: Group portrait of German painters relaxing in the studio of the American Panorama Company, during a break from painting the Jerusalem cyclorama depicting t...

Photograph

Donald Trump Bus

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: View across intersection towards a large black bus in front of the U.W. Milwaukee Panther Arena. On the bus is an advertisement for Donald Trump's book ...

Photograph

Baldauf Drug Co.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Display cases are neatly arrayed with merchandise inside the Baldauf Drug Company store.

Date: 1934-02-10 

Description: A Civil Works Service employee with a check and equivalent in groceries.

Date: 1910 before

Description: Northeast corner of the intersection, future site of the Stephenson Building. A cigar store stands on the corner, with a harness store on the left, and mo...

Photograph

F. Dohmen Company

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior of (Sub Floor No. 1) The F. Dohmen Company Wholesale Druggists. A salesman's catalog with removable screwed bindings and pages of note paper bound...

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Description: A T.M.E.R. and L Company streetcar is stopped on Washington Avenue, with the two streetcar operators aboard. The advertisement on the streetcar reads, "190...

Date: 1957-11-14 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Janke taking care of last minute details in their prescription department before closing their drugstore's doors at 1658 W. Hopkins permanentl...

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...

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