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Water Tower

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Water tower of the Milwaukee water works, North Point.

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company, with a three-quarter view of a man driving an electric cable car marked "State St." under a...

Photograph

Joseph Very Quarles

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Joseph Very Quarles, Milwaukee attorney.

Photograph

Shovel Base

Date: 1985-09-12 

Description: Shovel base in the Falk foundry. This particular unit was purchased and used by Bucyrus Erie. Original Falk caption reads, "First job on VBM. Large weldmen...

Photograph

Carnival Banners

Date:  

Description: A group of adults and children are gathered in front of carnival banners. Probably depicting "Gay Paree" at the State Fair.

Photograph

Pabst Theatre

Date: 1935 after

Description: Exterior of theatre on corner of Wells and Water Streets. There is a billboard for Kools (cigarettes) on the side. Streetcar tracks and parked cars are in...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An automobile attempts to cross a flooded street as onlookers watch.

Date: 1964 

Description: A group of protesters march down a street, led by a car. They are protesting school segregation.

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Description: Letterhead of National Blower Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of "Steam Hot Blast Apparatus." On the left is an Uncle Sam figure pointing to a...

Date: 1947-03-29 

Description: The Local 1131 UE Winders bowling team at the Milwaukee County Bowling Tournament. From left to right are Chester Chojnacki, Louis Mersho, team captain Car...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A small marching band is at the head of the parade with a military group marching behind them. Crowds stand on the sidewalk.

Date: 1935-11-25 

Description: Branch service managers watch a test at a factory (most likely International Harvester's Milwaukee Works). Caption on photograph reads, "Branch service man...

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Description: A man in a horse-drawn vehicle crosses railroad tracks.

Date: 1911 

Description: A portrait of J. Robert Taylor wearing a hat.

Photograph

Tramway

Date: 1971-08-24 

Description: Tramway that was used by O.D. Hopkins Association Incorporated of Contoocook, New Hampshire. Falk caption reads, "Tramway (Skylark- customers, Sky Glider)...

Date: 1939-06-19 

Description: Milwaukee County Court House being demolished. A wing of the building is gone, and many windows are broken.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Interior elevated view of an Allis Chalmers factory. Men are posing on the factory floor.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the Reliance Iron Works.

Read about the career of Milwaukee-based photographer Simon L. Stein who is known for his portraits of prominent Wisconsin citizens.

Photograph

Kalvelage House

Date: 1977 

Description: 2432 West Kilbourn Avenue. Exterior detail of terra cotta figures of bearded men on the front porch columns.

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