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White House Cake

Date: 1934-01-28 

Description: Three men stand behind a cake shaped like the White House, baked by the Strand Baking Company, 2007 Atwood Avenue, for the Roosevelt Birthday Ball.

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Interior view of Mabel Tainter Memorial Theater from balcony with view of stage and organ.

Photograph

Temple Theatre

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Temple Theatre from across the street.

Historical Object

Alphabet Sampler

Date: 2010-07-27 

Description: A sampler made in Ohio in 1850 with the alphabet in both upper and lower case stitched on it.

Photograph

Driving in Delavan

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of a tree lined dirt road from the passenger seat of a Ford Model T, including hood ornament.

Photograph

Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: View of Pabst Theater's auditorium and stage from upper balcony.

Date: 1943 

Description: Image from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with women painting vases for United Service Organizations (USO) use. Groups at the settlement house wor...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: John Fawcett Tyrrell, handwriting expert and documents examiner of Milwaukee, standing at left of an illuminated poster, ten feet high, entitled "The Histo...

Date: 1950-04-20 

Description: Members of Nakoma Girl Scout Troop 107 display their needlework projects. Shown left to right are Katy Grimmer, 4018 Council Crest, holding the mittens an...

Date: 1953-12-08 

Description: "Umbrella Tree," an original holiday table/window decoration utilizing old umbrella spokes, was created by Ethel (Mrs. Philip H.) Falk of 3721 Council Cres...

Photograph

Oil Lamp

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: An old oil lamp with a cut cased glass font and a cast metal base in the form of a cavalier.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The front of the portfolio envelope for views of Hillside Home School.

Photograph

Hanson Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the Hawaiian Room at Hanson Hotel, one of the original structures built near Oquaga Lake. The room is decorated with palm trees that protrude...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Art Deco room named "The Snake Pit." Redone in the 1950's. Milwaukee Athletic club, on Broadway at Mason Street.

Photograph

Meadowside Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman sits in an upholstered chair near a fireplace in the lobby area of Meadowside Hotel. A mounted moose head hangs above the mantle while chairs and...

Photograph

Temple Theatre

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: Close-up of restored gilded Tiffany glass chandelier in the Temple Theatre.

Historical Object

Home Sweet Home Sampler

Date: 1877 

Description: Punch paper "Home Sweet Home" sampler.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the parlor's fireplace and mantle, with cabinets standing on either side. A statue of the Virgin sits in the mantle along with candlesticks. De...

Historical Essay

1809 Map Sampler

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Sampler embroidered by Cecilia Lewis at a boarding school in 1809. (Museum object #1984.294.1)

Historical Object

Paris Exposition Fan

Date: 1878 

Description: A handheld fan made of wood and cloth. This fan depicts the event it was made to commemorate — the 1878 Exposition Universelle held in Paris, France. The f...

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