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Photograph

Cornelius Corcoran

Date: 1914-11-10 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Cornelius Corcoran, Milwaukee merchant.

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date: 1913-03-29 ca.

Description: East Wisconsin Avenue commercial district looking west from V. Van Buren Street. Landmarks left to right: Federal Building, Northwestern National Insurance...

Photograph

Western Hotel

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Western Hotel. The original tavern was built in 1834 (?) by William Shields (?). In 1845 it was operated by his son Simon Shields. In 1873...

Photograph

J. Robert Taylor

Date: 1907 

Description: Portrait of the photographer J. Robert Taylor sitting at a table smoking a pipe and possibly woodworking.

Photograph

Milwaukee River

Date: 1870 before

Description: North of Huron Street Bridge looking toward point near Grand Avenue crossing. A ship with several masts is docked on the river, and several large building...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: It was in this shop that Christopher Sholes, inventor of the typewriter, did much of his work on various inventions. This photograph may be as early as th...

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street looking east from Grand Avenue overlooking Buscule Bridge.

Date: 1915 

Description: Exterior view of the bar owned by Rudolph Steinbacher at the corner of 16th Street and St. Paul Avenue. A large sign for Schlitz beer is painted on the wa...

Photograph

Alice in Dairyland

Date: 1956 

Description: Alice in Dairyland, Doris Olsen, holds a cream puff, always a favorite Wisconsin State Fair treat, as she talks with two bakers at the fair.

Date: 1957-08-28 

Description: Jubilant Proxmire supporters dance in the streets in Milwaukee after Democrat William Proxmire won the special election to fill the seat left vacant by the...

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Description: The interior of the sewage treatment plant laboratory. A microscope and many glass beakers are sitting on the counter.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Map of Milwaukee as remembered by "Dr Enoch Chase, U.B. Smith & Others." Represented are major roads, lowlands, trails, homesteads, and lots. Map depicts t...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Factory workers machine parts at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

Photograph

Pabst Theater

Date: 2009 ca.

Description: View of Pabst Theater stage and auditorium from lower balcony.

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Description: Letterhead of Stanley & Camp, Jewelers, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Features a winged Father Time holding a large pocket watch in an extended hand, while a yo...

Photograph

Meeting Santa Claus

Date: 1956-12-22 

Description: Apprehensive young child on Santa's lap.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Side view of courthouse. Several cars are parked on the road lining the courthouse, and a woman is stepping onto the sidewalk near a fire hydrant.

Postcard

Lake Park

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: A dirt drive in the park, in between some hills, with a bridge leading to a building on the right. Next to the path are a stack of pipes, and remnants of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Corner of Grove and Mineral Streets with cars parked along the road. Storefronts line the streets. The Goodwill store, a used car dealership and a water to...

Photograph

W.C. Middleton

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of W.C. Middleton, Milwaukee manufacturer.

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