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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...
Description: A cashier checks out a customer's purchases while another customer fills her grocery cart with items at the D. Kurman company market.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Bridge in the downtown area crossing the Milwaukee River. City buildings reach into the background, with the farthest fading out. Many people are crossin...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Looking east on Wisconsin Avenue in the 800 block between 8th and 9th Streets. Cars are parked and driving down the street. An apartment block called the B...
Description: Looking south on the Milwaukee River from Wells Street. Landmarks left to right: Manufacturers Home Building, First National Bank, and the Pabst Building....
Description: An insurance executive carries on with work after he was hit by a car, dictating letters to his secretary from his hospital bed, with his leg in traction.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Man driving a horse-drawn trolley of the Milwaukee City Railroad Company on the Greenfield Avenue & Third Street line. The corner of a building advertising...
Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The label has the traditional Blatz logo, and was used for the sale of hops syrups an...
Date: 1935 after
Description: Exterior view of Miller Gardens. A billboard for Miller Gardens and beer is above the first building on the left.
Description: Vintage automobiles on a Milwaukee Third Ward street used to represent a bank robbery in Mason City for the made-for-TV movie, "Dillinger".
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...
Date: 1897 after
Description: Boats used for fighting fires are docked near a walkway. On the left the walkway is full of men, some gathered near the boats. A fire hose is stretched out...
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: The Pabst Park beer garden and Park Bar at N. 3rd Street and W. Garfield Avenue (later renamed Garfield and Rose Park).
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: 1900 ca.
Description: Davidson Theatre and Hotal at 135-137 Third Street. Signs for advertisements identify the buildings that are visible. Carriages and people are on the road...
Date: 1900 before
Description: Interior view of the John Dadd and Son Pharmacy. John Dadd was the first President of the Wisconsin Pharmaceutical Association, and is considered one of t...
Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The triangular shaped label for Blatz Malt Syrup is printed in black and red. At the...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereograph; view of store and adjoining buildings, Wisconsin and Milwaukee Streets. A large statue of a bird sits atop the store in the right of the imag...
Description: Front cover of a bulletin advertising the Model A general service tractor produced by the Worthington Pump and Machinery Corporation.
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