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Postcard

Pabst Residence

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Home with large yard with many trees and a fountain on the right. A smokestack is in the distant background. On the sidewalk are pedestrians, and on the r...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Oxen and prairie schooner owned by Charles Ward, Wisconsin Dells, on display for a passing crowd at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

Date: 1946-07-13 

Description: Decorated truck driven by Leonard Greachowiak through downtown in a United Public Workers Parade/Demonstration. The beribboned pickup displays a sign that...

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Motion picture and television "cowboy" stars Roy Rogers and Dale Evans arrive in Milwaukee for their appearance at the Wisconsin State Fair. Although unda...

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Description: Two men are near a creek, swollen with rainwater, running through Center Park. A footbridge crosses the creek which has large stones along its banks. Trees...

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Description: Memohead of the Wilbur Seed Meal Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturer of horse, cattle, poultry, and egg food, hoof packing, and various animal re...

Date: 1937 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Milwaukee in 1853 details building features and city layout from southwest. Important buildings are numbered in a silhouette drawing bel...

Date: 1886 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer in a field operating a hor...

Date: 1891 

Description: Lithograph view of The Pabst German Stadt Theater on Oneida Street in Milwaukee, Wis.

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Description: Billhead of A. Follansbee & Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a steam powered bakery producing "aerated" bread, biscuits, crackers, and cookies. On the left...

Photograph

Meat Packing

Date: 1965-08-30 

Description: Workers fill orders of ground steak patties by putting them into corrugated boxes layered with parchment divider paper.

Date: 1912-10-05 

Description: Photojournalist Fred Wagner covered the 1912 Milwaukee Grand Prize automobile race (later called the American Grand Prix) from Farnum Fish's airplane. The...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior of A.O. Smith Laboratories. Architects were Holabird and Root.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men standing on a wooden bridge holding rifles with a horse-drawn carriage in the background.

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Description: Visitors around a gazebo or pavilion in Washington Park.

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Description: A motorcyclist drives down the middle of the road, possibly in a race, as a crowd looks on.

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Description: The Terrace on Lake Shore, with a road, several pathways, and a curving stairway with columns, ornate railings, and a flagpole near the shoreline.

Map or Atlas

Colton's Wisconsin

Date: 1882 

Description: This basic reference map of the state shows natural features, railroads, county seats, and political boundaries against the G.L.O. township and range grid....

Photograph

Group on Tour Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: A tour boat with many passengers is traveling down a river. Two boys are sitting on the roof with suitcases and other baggage, and two men wearing hats sta...

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Description: View from water of Alma Reinhardt Taylor and her three children (from left) Frederick, Donna, and Ellen outside a cabin nestled among trees along a lake. F...

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