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Date: 1964 

Description: This map is a hand-colored blue line print and shows 4 residence zones, 2 business zones, 1 light manufacturing zones, schools, and parks. The zones are ou...

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Description: Letterhead of the A.F. Wagner Architectural Iron Works. At top left is a three-quarter view of the company building in an oval frame surrounded by printer'...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Outdoor group portrait of Alfred Lawson posing with large group of women, and a few men. They are standing in front of what appears to be the Lawson Airpla...

Photograph

Motorcycle Racing

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men are lined up on motorcycles on a track preparing to race.

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Factory workers at their stations at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works (factory).

Map or Atlas

Milwaukee and Vicinity

Date: 1966 ca.

Description: This map from the 1960s provides a detailed street map of Milwaukee County and eastern Waukesha County as far west as Menomonee Falls and Muskego Lake. A p...

Photograph

Kramer's Shop

Date: 1924-06-28 ca.

Description: Kramer's Clothing shop, located on the north side of W. Wisconsin Avenue between N. 5th and N. 6th streets. Inside, displays of men's clothing merchandise...

Date: 1955-01-05 

Description: A toddler inserts a dime into a March of Dimes collection board as her mother holds her and looks on. The collection is to raise money to eradicate polio.

Photograph

City Bank and Trust

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: The City Bank and Trust at 735 N. 2nd Street and Wisconsin Avenue.

Photograph

Church Skit

Date: 1963-06-26 

Description: Hope United Church of Christ members are putting on a skit of the "roaring twenties."

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: East Water Street and Wisconsin Street, northwest corner; this is also called the Ludington Block. The Spring Street and Booth Building are in the backgrou...

Date: 1968-10-31 

Description: Split ring gear that was a later component of a rod mill was purchased by ACC-Vickers-Babcock Limited and exported to India. Original Falk caption reads, "...

Date: 1914-05-03 

Description: A group of people, including minors, in a saloon dance hall at 2 a.m. in Milwaukee. The dance hall, Vizey's Hall, was on 8th Street and Walnut. Liquor was...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Confederate Civil War sharpshooter aiming his rifle, created as a preliminary study for a Civil War cyclorama. Although unsigned t...

Date: 1957-05-22 

Description: Boy Scouts and Explorer Scouts receive the Eagle Scout rank or the Explorer Silver Award, scouting's highest awards at a scouting court of honor ceremony.

Date: 1902 

Description: This map is a chart of Milwaukee Harbor that displays local streets, bridges, roads, railroads, public buildings, businesses, factories, dry docks, parks,...

Photograph

John Rugee

Date: 1861 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John Rugee, member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Photograph

Cadillac

Date: 1914 

Description: A 1914 Cadillac sitting near Lake Michigan. Its body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.

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Description: Memohead of the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with an elevated view of the brewery complex, including an elevator and other stora...

Date: 1856-12-30 

Description: A Marshall & Isley, Bankers, check in the amount of $12,500.00 written to J. Alder Ellis from Samuel Marshall.

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