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The Grill Room

Date: 1964-05-08 

Description: A waitress sets restaurant tables in anticipation of evening business.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Sunrise over a frozen cliff on Lake Michigan.

Photograph

Farm Women Class

Date:  

Description: Summer camp for Wisconsin farm women on the grounds of the Wisconsin State Fair with Wisconsin home economics leader Nellie Kedzie Jones. Mrs. Jones is pro...

Date: 1946-09-10 

Description: Two men at work moving railroad cars. Part of a series on working conditions aboard Lake Michigan railroad car ferries. Ferry workers belonged to the Natio...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

Date: 1986-06-26 

Description: Kids make a "train" with the bicyclist in the front pulling three girls on roller skates.

Photograph

Sivyer Marker

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Marks the birthplace of Milwaukee's first white boy, erected by Brodhead Estate.

Photograph

Banquet Guests

Date: 1967 

Description: Guests enjoying themselves at a banquet of the Executives' Secretaries, Inc.

Date: 1910 

Description: Sample tables in the Grain Exchange Room of the Chamber of Commerce Building. The Milwaukee Grain Exchange was a pioneer in grain trading with their develo...

Photograph

Melm's Brewery

Date: 1870 before

Description: Large brewery in background behind railroad tracks. On the right are smaller buildings. On the left is a small hill with ladders, fences, rocks, and plant...

Date: 1919-08 

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

Date:  

Description: Billhead of the Schwaab Stamp & Seal Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, an engraver and manufacturer of seals, stamps, and checks. In the center is a circula...

Photograph

E.B. Garton

Date: 1914-10-17 

Description: Three-quarter length seated studio portrait of E.B. Garton, Milwaukee manufacturer.

Date:  

Description: Couple posing outside. Harold Gauer's brother Norman with his "exotic oriental" dance wife, Wong Lee.

Photograph

Milwaukee Streetcar

Date: 1906-06-10 

Description: View of car #466, which was then one of Milwaukee's newest streetcars. The car was put in service by TMERL about 1905 and was rebuilt as a duplex car in 1...

Photograph

Icicles on House

Date:  date unknown

Description: House viewed through a "curtain" of icicles. A snow-filled yard is in front of the house.

Date: 1914 

Description: A worker prepares to stamp a heated metal rod at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works (factory).

Date: 1974 

Description: Senator Walter Mondale of Minnesota was a featured speaker at an agricultural conference in Milwaukee. Here he leans across the head table to speak with s...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up seated studio portrait of Edward James Kearney, Milwaukee engineer.

Date: 1970 

Description: Close-up of the clock in the tower in the Milwaukee Civic Center Plaza. The clock hangs from the inside roof of the three-legged tower in a teardrop-shape...

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