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Map or Atlas

Map of Milwaukee

Date: 1849 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, wards, local streets, railroads, some landowners’ names, Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, and part of Lake Michigan....

Date: 1957 

Description: Richard Allen of the Whitefish Bay Recreation Club swimming in a state Amateur Athletic Union competition.

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Description: View northwest from Exposition Building. Buildings, church, and smokestack in background.

Date: 1975-08 

Description: Large ring gear that is a later component of a kiln drive. This product was purchased by Allis Chalmers and used by National Steel Pellet Plant. Original F...

Date: 1964-10-04 

Description: A vocal fan in the bleachers wears a sign reading "I like Eddie Mathews. She sits in front of a large sign reading "We love the Braves. Don't leave." The s...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A boy wearing overalls and holding a Pepsi bottle standing near a trash pile on a street curb.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Map of Merrill Estate property for sale and sold. Map reads: "Merrill Estate property (colored) lots marked X are sold for terms & prices inquire of S.H. C...

Date: 1950 

Description: Interior, with main altar in the apse. Ornate interior, decorated with sculpture and painting.

Photograph

Marriage Ceremony

Date: 1958-01-25 

Description: An interior image of St. Catherine Catholic Church during the marriage ceremony of Mary (Kustermann) Esser (b. 1934) and J. Thomas Esser (b. 1934).

Date: 1885-06-23 before

Description: Menu card and satin overlay with the intertwined initials "M" and "A" for the Eighth Annual Banquet of the Merchants Association at Plankinton House. The f...

Photograph

Road Races

Date: 1912 

Description: Driver Spencer Washart on left, with John Genter (the mechanic) sitting next to him. Washart has 'Mercedes" across his shirt. Another car is behind them,...

Date: 1967-09-30 

Description: A woman sits with her ten children surrounding her and watches TV.

Date: 1916 before

Description: Restaurant interior. The bar is on the left, arched ceiling overhead. Palm trees decorate the spaces between the tables. Located on N. 3rd Street, south...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A large crowd assembled outside International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The crowd is composed mostly of men but includes a few boys and at least one gir...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Library in the home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker, located at 645 Franklin Place, also known as "The Lion House." The dining...

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Description: Father James Groppi meets around a large table with the NAACP Youth Council. Several of the men are wearing shirts with the word "Commando" on the back.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Exterior view of new wing under construction. A fence separates the wing from the road.

Date: 1915 

Description: Exhibit at the Milwaukee County Fair devoted to Wisconsin's cranberry production. The exhibit includes cranberry plants, various cranberry varieties, cranb...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fire fighters on the street aim fire hoses at a fire in a collapsing building. Smoke envelopes most of the fire and rubble. On the right, only one wall of...

Photograph

Brick Mansion

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of a three-story mansion with a large yard.

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