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Date:  date unknown

Description: American Legion floral emblem on the east slope of Milwaukee's Kilbourne Park Reservoir.

Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, buildings, some landownership, roads, railroads, cemeteries, the Milwaukee River, and Lake Michigan. The map includes...

Date: 1883-01-09 

Description: A large crowd is on the street surrounding the burning building. Fire fighters are struggling with horses pulling the fire engine, and on the left a group...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down Oneida Street, looking west, showing City Hall.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A man in a hat and jacket poses with three well-dressed women in dresses and wide-brimmed hats.

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Downtown street on a rainy night.

Photograph

Horse-Drawn Trolley

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Man driving a horse-drawn trolley of the Milwaukee City Railroad Company on the Greenfield Avenue & Third Street line. The corner of a building advertising...

Photograph

Albert L. Osborn

Date: 1913-12-09 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Albert L. Osborn, Oshkosh lumberman.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a dead or wounded Civil War soldier created as a preliminary study by one of the Milwaukee panorama painters active during the 1889s....

Date: 1970 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee Civic Center Plaza. Entire clock tower is visible, with the plaza around the base, and other buildings in the background. The c...

Photograph

Clinton House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of three-story building located on the south side. Buildings on either side have storefronts, and snow is on the ground.

Photograph

St. Mary's Hospital

Date: 1911 before

Description: End of wing on left is circular. Trees are in front of hospital in a small park area.

Date: 1955-10-05 

Description: Children and adults gathered in front of the gorilla cages at the Washington Park Zoo to celebrate the fifth adoptive birthday party for Samson and Sambo....

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: An illustration of the Old North Pier landing on Huron Street, drawn from memory.

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Description: Men working outdoors to fill what appears to be sand bags. Some of the bags are marked with a "P." There are industrial buildings in the background.

Photograph

Apartment Building

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Description: Apartment building with caption reading, "Looking south at 719 East Pleasant Street."

Photograph

Threshing Wheat

Date: 1921-07-20 ca.

Description: Five men threshing wheat in a field.

Date: 1972-03-13 

Description: Original Falk caption reads, "Largest bevel gears manufactured by Falk to date. This photograph was taken in the Heat Treat Department." Male employees in...

The Many Varied Photographs

Read about the diverse career of photographer Harold Gauer, who is perhaps best known for his humorous photographs.

Photograph

Milwaukee College

Date: 1910 before

Description: The central gothic structure was built around 1852 for the Milwaukee Female College and the wings were added at a later time. Later this building was used...

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