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Date: date unknown
Description: Interior view of the modern grill room and postal station in the Baldauf Drug Company.
Description: Sears Roebuck department store interior.
Description: Barber Mike Godsell sits back and relaxes in his shop.
Date: 1935-01 before
Description: Sewing project for Milwaukee County women to make and repair clothing for relief families.
Description: An illustration of two men modeling spring suits with a domed building in the background, as shown in the spring and summer issue of the "Fashion Suggester...
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a derailed train carrying circus animals and a man op...
Description: Edward Farber, a prominent Milwaukee druggist, double checks a prescription order on the day before he retired. Farber operated his popular drugstore, loca...
Description: Elevated view of street scene of a run on the First National Bank. The sidewalk is crowded with people, spilling into the street. A horse-drawn buggy is dr...
Description: Child in a shopping cart with a frozen Armour smoked ham.
Description: New Northwestern Insurance Company building, with horse-drawn vehicles in the street.
Description: A Marshall & Isley, Bankers, check in the amount of $12,500.00 written to J. Alder Ellis from Samuel Marshall.
Date: 1884 after
Description: Subheading states the center building to be the oldest house in Milwaukee, and built by Matthias Stein in January 1838. The home is only two stories tall,...
Description: View of car #466, which was then one of Milwaukee's newest streetcars. The car was put in service by TMERL about 1905 and was rebuilt as a duplex car in 1...
Description: Smoke is rising from a burning building in the city. The building on the left has a billboard supporting the Packers. A bridge and river can be seen in th...
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...
Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer in a field operating a hor...
Description: Exterior view of a pharmacy advertising "Low Cost Drugs." The building also has a painted advertisement for Pabst Blue Ribbon beer.
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...
Description: Back cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company. The cover features a color chromolithograph illustration of young boys racing hom...
Description: Looking south on the Milwaukee River from Wells Street. Landmarks left to right: Manufacturers Home Building, First National Bank, and the Pabst Building....
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