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Date: 1911 before
Description: End of wing on left is circular. Trees are in front of hospital in a small park area.
Description: Principals at the "Mid-Summer Festival." Festival was the precursor of what would become Summerfest. The gang went to the festival to "blow off steam" afte...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Lagoon in the sunken gardens with the conservatory in the background.
Description: A member of the Local 75 men's bowling team releases the ball down the alley.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Governor Julius Heil squirting milk from a cow, perhaps from a parade float. He wears a flower and a button reading "drink more milk" on his lapel. A porti...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Mrs. Upham obituary portrait. Some text from obituary, "Mrs. Upham Is Dead at 75. Widow of Attorney Was Leader in Club and Education Work."
Date: date unknown
Description: At the top of the incline is a building and a railroad train, with debris on shoreline near water. There is a small group of people to the left of the buil...
Description: "Tess was our waitress at the Milwaukee Ale House. Kay, Carly and Parker Hren and Ethan Casper were our guests."
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: Stationary engines on skids inside International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester Company until 1902.
Description: Portrait of Richard Brobst sitting on a couch. Opened packages of photography equipment are next to him.
Description: A mildly risqué party scene with (from left to right) Alice Bedard, Robert Vail, unidentified, Robert Bloch, and Angie Vail, all in various costumes. Strea...
Description: The caption with this photograph reads: "Dr. Walter Peterson (right), professor of history at Lawrence University, Appleton, with F. Gerald Ham, Wisconsin...
Description: Elevated view of tanning company owned by Guido Pfister & Fred Vogel in Milwaukee in the 1840s.
Description: A line has formed down and around a street corner at the Uptown Theatre. The marquee advertises showings of "San Antonio" and "Danger Signal," both in tec...
Description: Bird's-eye views of various sections of Milwaukee.
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: An exterior view of Octagon Cottage. The edge of the roof has crenelations along it, and a brick chimney is in the middle the roof.
Description: A male employee inspects the ring gear which was later purchased by F.L. Smidth and Company of New York, New York, and used by St. Lawrence Cement Company...
Description: This particular Y Product Cut was purchased by Mesta Machine. Falk caption reads, "2155 Y2 Special (hollow LSS with telescoping LSS). Ratio 36.69:1. See en...
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John Poppendieck, Jr., Milwaukee editor.
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Reverend Gustav Stearns, Milwaukee pastor.
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