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Description: Vel Phillips is on a podium wearing a dress. To the left are two members of the media holding recording equipment who are documenting the N Lindsay Street...
Date: 1967 ca.
Description: Elevated view of a group of people marching in the street. There is a man driving a Milwaukee police vehicle in front, and one man is leading a donkey, whi...
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: A beach on Lake Michigan near the Milwaukee Yacht Club. Men, women, and children relax on the beach. In the background many boats are on the water.
Description: View from shoreline of Millers, Syl and others in two boats on the Milwaukee River. In the background is a boat in the middle of the river near a bridge.
Description: Elevated view taken from the Miller Building, which is the original site of the old Milwaukee House. In the center of the foreground is what used to be ca...
Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Hannah (Barber) Billinghurst (1832-1900) of Horicon. Hannah was the wife of lawyer Charles Billinghurst (1818-1865), who served...
Date: 1941 before
Description: Milwaukee Farmer's Market during the late 1930s. A customer carries produce purchased at the market.
Description: A woman, possibly Alma Reinhardt Taylor, wearing a long coat, on a rocky beach with a boy looking out at the water, and a younger child crouched at her fee...
Description: Bird’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: 1905 ca.
Description: Wooded drive with fall colors.
Description: Costume party at Gauer's home on Downer Avenue. Ruthe Distenfeld owned five appliance stores, Bernice Flower was Forrest Flower's wife (WPA Artist), and Be...
Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Rupert R. Fry, Milwaukee insurance company president.
Description: The exterior of the first Pawling & Harnischfeger storefront from across a street. The text in the windows reads "Panyard Machinery & Pattern Works," "Mfrs...
Description: Milwaukee County Stadium on the day of the first game of the 1958 World Series, between the Milwaukee Braves and the New York Yankees. A man is being lower...
Description: Leaving Milwaukee harbor via tugboat, this was the final voyage of the Lucia B. Simpson. Made in 1928, the Simpson was the last of the lake lumber s...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee railroad yards showing several trains on the tracks next to a large industrial building. The coal car in front of the locomotive...
Description: One-page menu from Kalt's Lunch Room at 230 Grand Avenue, with a handwritten menu mimeographed onto paper printed with the restaurant's name in distinctive...
Date: 1921-09-01 ca.
Description: Crowd of individuals at the Wisconsin State Fair with a view of the Colosseum in the background.
Description: Interior of the Milwaukee factor of the W.S. Seaman Company, a manufacturer of bodies for various automobile companies. In 1919 Nash Motors purchased a ha...
Description: Seated waist-up studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Emanuel A. Wurster, Milwaukee company secretary and treasurer.
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