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Photograph

Syl at Reservoir

Date: 1899-05-28 

Description: View down gravel path towards Syl seated on a bench along the edge of a reservoir on a hill. There is a brick building, perhaps a pumphouse, built over the...

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....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Milwaukee Braves catcher Del Crandall poses with his wife and child.

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Description: Unloading barrels of goods from the "Ogdensburg" in the Milwaukee harbor.

Map or Atlas

City of Milwaukee

Date: 1889 

Description: BirdÂ’s-eye-view map. Published in the Milwaukee Sentinel: Wednesday morning, August 28, 1889 for the 23rd Nationla Encampments of the GAR, August 27th to 3...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Elevated view, showing City Hall, and Hansen's and Zimmerman's Clothing Co., among other buildings. Text on image reads, "Birdseye view of Milwaukee, Wis."

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Description: A view of Milwaukee Central Fire Station, with fire fighters posed in front of the building and around a fire engine.

Photograph

Halloween

Date: 1963-11-01 

Description: A line of elementary students dressed up in Halloween costumes at school.

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Description: Phillip Best Building and Matthew Brothers Store, built in 1878.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vel Phillips standing and speaking in a costume. There is a woman on the left bowing her head. Three men are standing on the left looking to the right. In...

Postcard

Water Tower

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Water Tower surrounded by trees.

Photograph

Irene Janokuchi

Date: 1967 

Description: Irene Janokuchi, the official Holiday Folk Fair hostess, is wearing a white and red Japanese kimono and holding a bouquet of yellow chrysanthemums.

Photograph

Packing a Suitcase

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Description: A man in pajamas and a military hat packs a suitcase on the floor of a bedroom.

Photograph

Neal Brown

Date: 1918-10-27 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Neal Brown, Milwaukee lawyer.

Date: 1959 

Description: Warren Spahn, of the Milwaukee Braves enjoys a moment in the bullpen.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Three boys in a public library looking for books in the main stacks. A table and magazine rack are in the foreground. When it opened in 1938, the Library h...

Photograph

Elizabeth Layton

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Description: Portrait of Elizabeth Hayman Layton reading a book. She was the sister of Joel Hayman, and the wife of Frederick Layton, who she married in 1851. Elizabeth...

Photograph

Boss of the Year

Date: 1956 

Description: James C. Springer of Cutler-Hammer Manufacturing Co. surrounded by members of the Milwaukee chapter of the National Secretaries' Association who had electe...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of George Harry Russell, Milwaukee company president.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Large steam engines inside International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company until 1902.

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