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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

Bentz Tavern

Date: 1936 ca.

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

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...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Advertising card for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring an illustration of a little girl holding a small bouquet of wildflowers.

Date: 1971-06 

Description: Barber Mike Godsell sits back and relaxes in his shop.

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Description: Milwaukee, down East Street from Kirby House.

Date: 1951 before

Description: Elevated view from the First Wisconsin National Bank Building, down Wells Street toward the Milwaukee County Court House. Commerce office on lower left.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View from the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge. A building on the left has a large sign for Gimbel's on its roof. Beyond the river in the background are two large s...

Postcard

Michigan Bridge

Date: 1907 

Description: Michigan Bridge across the Milwaukee River, and downtown area.

Photograph

J.C. Iversen & Co.

Date: 1900 before

Description: Four-level building with shorter buildings flanking it on either side. On the road in front two carriages are visible, drawn by horses. A group of men ar...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: View from pier or dock of buildings along the Milwaukee River, including a building with a clock tower. Signage on brick exteriors reads "J.C. Iverson Co....

Photograph

Pabst Theatre

Date: 1935 after

Description: Exterior of theatre on corner of Wells and Water Streets. There is a billboard for Kools (cigarettes) on the side. Streetcar tracks and parked cars are in...

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: Part of a United Public Workers parade/demonstration on a downtown city street. A horse-drawn wagon carries some participants. Parade signs read "No Swivel...

Date: 1865-06-28 ca.

Description: The Great Fair held at Milwaukee for the benefit of the Wisconsin Soldiers Home. The 130x130 foot building was constructed especially for the ten-day fair....

Photograph

Milwaukee River

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A view north of Wells Street with a bridge visible on the right. Two large smokestacks, and a tall building with a clock break up the skyline. On the left...

Photograph

Miller Gardens

Date: 1935 after

Description: Exterior view of Miller Gardens. A billboard for Miller Gardens and beer is above the first building on the left.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View the from the street of a building being remodeled to accommodate two businesses: a drugstore on the ground floor and a postal sub-station on the secon...

Date: 1934 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Schlitz, The Beer That Made Milwaukee Famous". The label is cut in the shape of a pa...

Postcard

Chesebro's

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A tea shop and a women's apparel shop, located at 236 Prospect Avenue. The building has a corner turret, a front porch, and vines growing up the sides.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Main hall with description of location. Hall was 225 feet long, 100 feet wide and 65 feet high. Also gives basement size under main hall (36,000 square f...

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