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Date: 1885 ca.

Description: A Christmas tree stand made by Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917), a cigarmaker, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It is probably made of cigar boxes. Written on back...

Date: 1919-04-21 before

Description: Front cover, menu, and back cover of program ("Conferring the Service Stripes") for a dinner at the Medford Hotel, with a deep rose hand-colored border wit...

Date: 2016-02-11 

Description: A group of men and women are marching while holding up signs, or drumming on drums, reading: "Black Lives Matter," "Immigrant Justice," and "Fight for $15....

Date: 1905 after

Description: Women placing floral garlands on a monument to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich von Schiller. The women are wearing decorative hats.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn Milwaukee grain binder in a field.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Elevated view from the announcer's booth of crowd of people at a Civilian Defense Rally. The ice cream stand and the "country store" are visible in the bac...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Elevated stereoview of the William H. Metcalf residence at the corner of Cass Street and Juneau Avenue. Trees line the street and sidewalk along the perime...

Photograph

Bendeis Mill

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Description: Mill on the Milwaukee River, with some bare trees and various objects on the riverbank. The mill was destroyed in a flood in August of 1924.

Date: 1913-09-14 ca.

Description: Looking northwest from the roof of Northwestern Mutual home office at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Van Buren Street toward City Hall, Milwaukee courthouse an...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The postcard caption is in error in its reference to Lake Park, which is distantly located from this street. Possibly Highland Park was intended. A secon...

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Description: A man wearing a suit and a hat stands on a mound of dirt in a road with an automobile on his left and a steam shovel on his right. The steam shovel has a s...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Slightly elevated view at an angle towards the left of the courthouse. A large statue is on top of the main dome. The area around the courthouse is filled...

Date: 1957 

Description: Louis Pierron, age 89, sitting on the trunk of a large elm tree which had recently been cut down at Green Bay Avenue and West Good Hope Road.

Date: 1898-08-28 

Description: Syl playing with toy boats at a small pond at Reservoir Park. Other children and adults are around the pond which is on a hill. In the background below the...

Date: 1880 

Description: Studio wedding portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Gustav Willms (c. 1854-1917) and Kunigunde (Dorn) Willms (1857-1941) in their wedding outfits. K...

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Description: Harold Gauer and Robert Bloch sit on chairs outside in a backyard writing on sheets of paper. A liquor bottle sits on the table between them.

Date: 2016-02-11 

Description: A crowd of men and women are holding up signs for the "Fight for $15" movement. Several people are holding up signs reading: "Come Get Our Vote," and "Earn...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A chain and posts border the yard of the lighthouse, which is attached to a two-story house.

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Syl and aunt Helen stand underneath a willow tree. Octagon Cottage is in the background to the right and wildflowers are in the foreground. The edge of the...

Date: 1946 

Description: A man stands next to a Guernsey cow in the International Harvester tent at the Wisconsin State Fair. A sign reads, "Why We Are Not Displaying Our Full Line...

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