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Description: View looking down two-lane road to the horizon. Telephone poles, power lines, and trees are on either side, with fields behind.

Read about Earth Day's founder, Gaylord Nelson, a Wisconsin senator and early environmentalist.

Map or Atlas

City of Cudahy

Date: 1965 

Description: This map shows wards, city limits, railroad right of way, proposed future streets, and approximate street elevations. Wards and public schools are labeled...

Photograph

Miller House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The brick home of Judge Andrew Galbraith Miller at 174 Wisconsin Street. There are steps up to the front entrance, a fence, and a fire hydrant on the sidew...

Postcard

Wells Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Text on image in English and German reads "A Happy New Year" and Glueckliches Neujahr," and "The Wells Building" and "Wells-Gebaude."

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This manuscript map is ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper and shows landownership. An approximate date can be established by the names written on the pla...

Date: 1905-06-08 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Free Press building at E. Wisconsin Avenue and N. Broadway (built as Northwestern Mutual's home office in 1870).

Photograph

Fred C. Best

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Fred C. Best, Milwaukee mortgage company president.

Date: 1886 

Description: Print advertising the Milwaukee Industrial Exposition, which went from September 1st to October 16th, 1886. Entire building with flags flying from almost...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Winter scene with a man dressed in a winter coat and hat standing in the snow in front of a car.

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Description: Design in shades of red for 3 cent Wisconsin Centennial postage stamp with farming and industry theme.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Confederate holding a wagon wheel, created as part of a painting by the Milwaukee panorama painters active during the 1889s. Altho...

Date: 1944-05-03 

Description: Woman sitting at a writing desk at Estella's. She is facing a bright window which has a window seat.

Postcard

Astor Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Hotel Astor at Astor, Juneau & Marshall Streets. Large red building with pedestrians, three cars, trees, and an American flag.

Photograph

Packard 2-Ton Truck

Date: 1915 

Description: A Packard 2-ton truck owned by the Chain Belt Company. Its body was produced by the W.S. Seaman Company.

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Description: Letterhead of the Gayety Theatre, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with the name of the theatre in an oval embellished with outlines of flowers and leaves, flanked...

Date: 1933 

Description: Pass issued by the Milwaukee Electric Railway and Light Company for the week of December 17-23, 1933.

Photograph

Victory Ship Gears

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Description: Workman working on the main reduction gears for a Victory Ship at the Falk Corporation, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: A hand-colored map of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin that shows the township and range system, sections, towns, roads, railroads and rail stations, cities and...

Photograph

The Medicine Shop

Date: 1981-08-15 

Description: Michael Persten standing behind the prescription counter of The Medicine Shop, a pharmacy he opened in Wauwatosa.

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