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Increase Lapham's Cartes-de-visite Collection

View this magnificent collection of 19th century famous scientists collected by Wisconsin naturalist Increase Lapham.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of George Angus Buckstaff, Oshkosh manufacturer.

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Description: Design in blue art deco style for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp.

Date: 1908-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page of the annual banquet for the Old Settlers' Club. On the top left of the cover is an oval portrait of club president George Willi...

Date: 1939-03-30 

Description: Harvey Schmidt stands amongst a row of cows in a barn to use a portable milking machine.

Date: 1904 after

Description: Merrill Hall; front walk at entrance. A horse and carriage are parked at the entrance. Vines are growing up the side of the building on the right.

Date: 1967-09-22 

Description: An African American boy twirls a "hula-hoop" around his neck.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Throttle control on a Lawson Military Tractor 2 (MT2).

Date: 1955-07-12 

Description: Panoramic view of Milwaukee County stadium from center field during the All Star baseball game.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard showing the underside of the Lawson Military Tractor 2 (M.T.2).

Date: 1980-12-22 

Description: Holocaust survivor Cyla Tine Stundel in her residence.

Photograph

Emil Wallber House

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Emil Wallber house with four people standing near the entrance. Wallber was the mayor of Milwaukee from 1884-1888. The location of the...

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Vel Phillips is behind the podium in a dress. She is reaching out her hand for Bernice Lindsay, who is wearing a coat and a hat. An unidentified person is...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of people are standing around motorcycles parked outside a garage. Some of the bikes are Harley Davidson motorcycles.

Photograph

Thorsen Residence

Date: 1904 

Description: Exterior of house at 525 Jefferson Street. The first bathtub in Milwaukee, made of tin, was put into this house. A man in a horse-drawn sled is parked in...

Photograph

Max Landauer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Max Landauer.

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Description: Black and white design for the 3 cent Centennial stamp with a logging theme.

Photograph

Milwaukee Academy

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Corner of Van Buren and Oneida Streets. An ornate iron and glass lamp post is in the center of the image between two trees.

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Description: View west from Mitchell Block of warehouses, industrial buildings and a church in the background. In the foreground is a waterway with a schooner and two s...

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Now Wisconsin Avenue. Several horse-drawn vehicles are on the road. Below the image is a short letter dated July 6, 1907.

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