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Photograph

Windy Street Scene

Date:  

Description: A street scene with pedestrians and police officer on a windy day in downtown Milwaukee.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Four young women are walking down a city street across cable car tracks wearing coats and very large hats. Two of the women have fur muffs on their hands,...

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1904 

Description: Looking north on N. Water Street toward City Hall. The streets are filled with automobiles and streetcars. Sidewalks are bustling with pedestrians.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Police officer helping a young woman cross the street.

Date: 1964-01-21 

Description: Lloyd Barbee, NAACP state president, walking out of a Milwaukee Public School Board meeting when Chairman Harold W. Story refused to allow the participatio...

Photograph

Large Coupling

Date: 1968-01-29 

Description: Coupling that was purchased and used by Sociedad Mixta Siderugia, a steel mill in Argentina. Falk caption reads, "This 240G coupling is largest Falk gear c...

Photograph

John C. Karel

Date: 1921-06-14 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John C. Karel, Milwaukee judge.

Date: 1930 before

Description: Elevated view of Lincoln Memorial Drive at the point where it joins Wisconsin Avenue, now the site of the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center. Lake Michig...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the John Pritzlaff Hardware Company, with an elevated three-quarter view of the company building.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Men at their desks in the engineering department, the south end drafting room, of Pawling & Harnischfeger.

Photograph

Summer Construction

Date: 1958-08-17 

Description: Building for a new “supermarket” food and household necessities store, under construction on the outskirts of the Milwaukee area. In the background is a ba...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of church with towers are on the right. Three horse-drawn carriages are parked in front.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Building with three levels, a porch and two balconies across the front of the house, a roof, and a man with a telescope in a belvedere in the center of the...

Photograph

The Answer Machine

Date: 1963-11-13 

Description: A question is fed into a "computer" created by the mathematics club at John Marshall Junior High School. This was a project in observance of American Educa...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view showing counters, cases, and ornate carved cabinets along the walls display merchandise. Other details include a painted ceiling and column,...

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street, looking west from the Post Office. Includes the Pabst Building, the Wells Building and the Pfister Hotel.

Date: 1914-03-20 ca.

Description: Looking west from the roof of the Wells Building at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Milwaukee Street. The Pabst Building is on the left and the First National B...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Alexander C. Eschweiler.

Date: 1919-08 

Description: Postal workers demonstrate to demand salary increases to meet war-time cost of living increases.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A road crew repairs a street.

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