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Apartment Building

Date:  

Description: Apartment building with caption reading, "Looking south at 719 East Pleasant Street."

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Threshing Wheat

Date: 1921-07-20 ca.

Description: Five men threshing wheat in a field.

Date: 1972-03-13 

Description: Original Falk caption reads, "Largest bevel gears manufactured by Falk to date. This photograph was taken in the Heat Treat Department." Male employees in...

The Many Varied Photographs

Read about the diverse career of photographer Harold Gauer, who is perhaps best known for his humorous photographs.

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Milwaukee College

Date: 1910 before

Description: The central gothic structure was built around 1852 for the Milwaukee Female College and the wings were added at a later time. Later this building was used...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A cargo ship on the river with a derrick.

Date: 1967-02-27 

Description: Spectators view of a curling match at Riverside Park.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Exterior of Schlitz Brewing Company with two men and a boy in suits and hats in the foreground.

Photograph

John J. Esch

Date: 1915-12-29 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of John J. Esch, La Crosse attorney and congressman.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Four-story building from the right front. An entrance is on each end, and a flag pole is on the far right roof.

Photograph

C.D. Stanhope

Date: 1921-05-05 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of C.D. Stanhope, Milwaukee medical doctor.

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Candy Maker

Date: 1981-10-11 

Description: Jim Niemann decorates dipped chocolates at his family's business, Niemann's Home Made Chocolate Shop.

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Rudolph Hokanson

Date: 1921-05-13 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Rudolph Hokanson, Milwaukee automobile distributor.

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Racetrack Mishap

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A 1930's coupe sponsored by the Enterprise Transfer Co. stalls out on the racetrack after being disabled by an apparent collision. A crowd of onlookers sta...

Photograph

Viaduct

Date: 1889 

Description: Chicago & North Western Railway viaduct on the line along the Milwaukee River. The viaduct has two arched passages, and stones and rocks lining the path f...

Photograph

Frank K. Espenhain

Date: 1913-10-28 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Frank K. Espenhain, Milwaukee merchant.

Date: 1892 

Description: This map shows schools, engine houses, railroads, street railways, wards, parks, cemeteries, block numbers, a street index, explanations, and general refer...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men with their backs to the viewer are gathering in a circle around an unknown event. One man near the center of the image has his shirt open in...

Date: 1947-11-08 

Description: Prize winners at a costume dance sponsored by Local 1114, United Steelworkers of America (Harnischfeger Corporation).

Postcard

Wisconsin Street

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Street looking east from Grand Avenue.

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